Demographic time bomb ticks down on Singapore

Demographic time bomb ticks down on Singapore

atimes.com 22 Feb '18, 9am

It is being called a “demographic time bomb.” The impact of a shrinking workforce coupled with a greying population will be among the toughest economic and social challenges Singapore faces in the decades ahead. Already the oldest society in Southeast Asia measured by median age, the wealthy city-state is now seeking coping strategies for the economic and social impacts to come of a rapidly aging population. The dailyReport Must-reads from across Asia - directly to your inbox While aging populations affect much of the Asia-Pacific, the expected decline in Singapore’s working-age population will be among the region’s most acute. Indeed, thi...

What its like to be your country's only competitor

edition.cnn.com 22 Feb '18, 10am

"I did practice holding the flag. Before the flag ceremony started I did a quick TV interview. I was thinking, 'I'm about to start one of the...

Singapore helps migrant workers track income after reports of unpaid wages

reuters.com 22 Feb '18, 10am

(Reuters) - Singapore will help migrant workers set up bank accounts to ensure wages are paid after a report by a support group found some em...

Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

transparency.org 21 Feb '18, 6pm

Governments and businesses must do more to encourage free speech, independent media, political dissent and an open and engaged civil society....

#Babies born in Japan, Iceland, Singapore and #Finland have the best chance at survival

unicef.org 22 Feb '18, 9am
#Babies born in Japan, Iceland, Singapore and #Finland have the best chance at survival

This month, UNICEF is launching Every Child ALIVE, a global campaign to demand and deliver solutions on behalf of the world’s newborns. Throu...

Eat & Drink

12 Places In Singapore To Curb Your Late-Night Mookata Cravings

12 Places In Singapore To Curb Your Late-Night Mookata Cravings

ladyironchef.com 22 Feb '18, 5am

Located along Macpherson Road, this eatery offers an all-you-can-eat buffet with no time limit. At S$17.80 from Mondays to Thursday, you get ...

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singpromos.com 22 Feb '18, 11am

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10 Starbucks outlets in Singapore that are super chill

lifestyle.toggle.sg 22 Feb '18, 10am

Photo: Starbucks Singapore Facebook When it landed in Singapore in 1996, Starbucks changed every Singaporean’s perception of coffee. But in a...

Arts & Culture

WeWork x SUITS

thelist.sg 22 Feb '18, 11am
WeWork x SUITS

WeWork x SUITS Thursday, February 22nd 7:00 pm - WeWork x SUITS Get your inspirations flowing with Delegate and WeWork Singapore as they take...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Machine Learning Engineer job at Clik Malaysia

startupjobs.asia 21 Feb '18, 3am
Machine Learning Engineer job at Clik Malaysia

We are an internationally-funded FinTech startup looking for the brightest minds in Cambodia. Working with some of the biggest names in the F...

Singapore City Harvest megachurch leader Chew Eng Han 'tries to flee by sea'

bbc.co.uk 21 Feb '18, 5pm

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Chew Eng Han and five others were convicted of misappro...

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youtube.com 22 Feb '18, 6am

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