Visa pain for Indian techies: Mindless to have open border, says Singapore

Visa pain for Indian techies: Mindless to have open border, says Singapore

business-standard.com 22 Jul '17, 2pm

Singapore on Saturday sought to defend its visa regime, saying that one-third of its workforce is "already foreign" and it would be "mindless" to have open border without any policy framework to control the flow of people. The statement of Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam assumes significance as Indian IT companies use that country as a gateway to serve clients in the region. All major Indian tech companies including TCS, HCL, Infosys and Wipro have a presence in Singapore. With Singapore taking a conservative view of visa issuance to Indian tech workers, companies are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain the...

Alternate history of Singapore scoops comic books awards in U.S.

reuters.com 22 Jul '17, 11am

SAN DIEGO, Calif (Reuters) - Singaporean graphic novelist Sonny Liew dominated the comic industry's equivalent of the Oscars, scooping three ...

The promoter of the Singapore Grand Prix says a new deal covering 2018 and beyond is "very close":

motorsport.com 22 Jul '17, 3pm
The promoter of the Singapore Grand Prix says a new deal covering 2018 and beyond is "very close":

Singapore race promoter Colin Syn says a deal for the race to continue in 2018 and beyond is “very close.” Along with China, the Singapore ra...

Buff 50-year-old male S’porean photographer looks like a dashing young 20-something https://t.co/...

mothership.sg 22 Jul '17, 11am

Tan is a photographer from Singapore, and one half of photography duo ChuanDo&Frey. They have shot for international fashion titles such as J...

NASA's historic Apollo Mission Control Center seeks donations for 'urgent restoration' - Channel ...

channelnewsasia.com 22 Jul '17, 4pm

SINGAPORE: Fifty years after Apollo 11 landed the first two humans on the moon, the Apollo Mission Control Center (MCC) is on another mission...

Eat & Drink

EVENT: Join Us For A Burger-making Workshop At WOLF Burgers On 12 Aug 2017

EVENT: Join Us For A Burger-making Workshop At WOLF Burgers On 12 Aug 2017

ladyironchef.com 22 Jul '17, 4am

Fancy a good, hearty burger feast? Well then, we have some good news for you. As part of the Singapore Food Festival 2017, Changi City Point ...

Yuba Hut – Aburi Sushi Rolls And Salmon Rice Bowls At Heartland Mall & Hillion Mall. NETT Pricing...

danielfooddiary.com 22 Jul '17, 3pm

Most diners seem to come for the sushi rolls, with a choice of five from Champion Floss Maki, Cream Cheese Mentaiko Salmon, Taiyou Century Eg...

Pokemon Go Legendaries Finally Released To Gym Raids Worldwide

aspirantsg.com 21 Jul '17, 4am

After months of pining and speculations, the folks at Niantic have finally confirmed that the legendaries are going to be released to Pokemon...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Ecommerce and Social Media job at Supermodels Secrets Sdn Bhd Malaysia

startupjobs.asia 20 Jul '17, 10am
Ecommerce and Social Media job at Supermodels Secrets Sdn Bhd Malaysia

Salary between : 500 - 1000MYR Responsibilities Assist in developing marketing plans and strategies to catalyze business growth Assist in ful...

Chelsea squad depart for Singapore without concussed Pedro but Antonio Conte ...

standard.co.uk 22 Jul '17, 4pm

Antonio Conte hopes Pedro will be able to take a full part in the rest of Chelsea 's pre-seas...

Fears of more Israeli-Palestinian violence over holy site

sg.news.yahoo.com 22 Jul '17, 2pm
Fears of more Israeli-Palestinian violence over holy site

Stabbings and clashes that left six people dead raised fears on Saturday of further Israeli-P...

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