SINGAPORE: Jurong Shipyard has been fined S$400,000 for failing to ensure the safety and health of employees employed by contractors of the Noble Regina Allen (NRA), an oil rig under construction, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Thursday (Nov 9).

In December 2012, the NRA tilted suddenly …

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Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date: 9th November 2017, 18:01

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SINGAPORE: Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers will have the authority to perform security screenings, carry out search and seizure duties and arrest people under a proposed amendment to the Immigration Act.

Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo tabled the Immigration …

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Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date: 6th November 2017, 14:01

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SINGAPORE: For the fourth consecutive year, Singapore has retained its title as the world’s most expensive city for expatriates to live in, according to survey results released on Monday (Nov 6) by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Hong Kong came in second ahead of Zurich, while the return of …

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Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date: 6th November 2017, 11:01

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ABU DHABI: WorldSkills Singapore 2018 will be expanded to include university students and introduce competition areas that are relevant to industries in Singapore such as cybersecurity, SkillsFuture chief executive Ng Cher Pong said on Wednesday (Oct 18).

Mr Ng was speaking to the media on the …

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Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date: 18th October 2017, 22:00

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SINGAPORE: Just last month, Singapore’s pro bono movement received a boost with more law students getting involved in Community Legal Clinics, by providing paralegal services to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents in need.

It was a further boost to an ecosystem that barely existed just 30 years …

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Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date: 15th October 2017, 07:04

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SINGAPORE: Pre-school principals and lead teachers can now go on overseas study trips and receive cash incentives, under a new professional development programme launched on Friday (Oct 6).

The Professional Development Programme (PDP) for Leaders, announced at the Early Childhood Development …

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Author: Channelnewsasia.com SG
Date: 6th October 2017, 13:03

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