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S$600 Million Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) payouts Allocated for Companies that Gave Salary Rises

More than 90,000 employers are eligible to receive S$600 million in payouts for Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) initiated by Singapore’s government. According to the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the payouts will be given via giro to the bank accounts of companies that raised the salaries of some of their workers. The disbursements will be made […]

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March 15, 20199:30 am
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Warner Bros. CEO Apologizes to Staff amid Misconduct Reports

Warner Bros. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara delivered an apology to his employees at the studio for personal mistakes that caused “pain and embarrassment”. The internal message was issued amid investigation on Tsujihara’s rumour of sexual relationship with an actress he helped to promote. “I also deeply regret that these personal actions have caused embarrassment […]

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March 13, 20199:51 am
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Malaysian Employers Can Fire Employees Found Submitting Fake Degrees

Employees found to summit fake degrees to their employers can be fired, said Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan. In a statement, Mr. Shamsuddin revealed that if an employee is found guilty of handing out fake degree to gain employment or promotion, the normal punishment is dismissal as such an offence is considered […]

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March 7, 20199:42 pm
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Singapore Listed the Most Millennial-Friendly City in Asia-Pacific

In today’s increasingly globalised society, more and more people are crossing geographical borders to live and work overseas, especially the younger generation or Millennials. In the pursuit of achieving better personal and career opportunities, many young talents are willing to move abroad and start a new life. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, […]

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March 6, 20199:46 pm
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Philip Morris Malaysia Awarded Equal Pay Certification

Philip Morris Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a country affiliate of Philip Morris International, is the first firm in the country to obtain the Equal Salary certification from the Equal Salary Foundation. The Equal Salary certification is a process that allows the cigarette-maker company to verify and communicate that they pay their female and male employees equally […]

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March 5, 20195:40 pm
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Looking for Jobs? Over 2,000 Opportunities Available at Jewel Changi Airport

Good news for jobseekers who are seeking new career opportunity, as a recruitment fair offering more than 2,000 jobs at Jewel Changi Airport was launched on Thursday (Feb 21) at Our Tampines Hub. The two-day career fair features job openings from 50 tenants and agencies comprising various sectors such as food and beverage services, retail […]

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February 25, 20199:43 am
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PayPal Malaysia to Shut Down Operation Centre by the End of 2019

One of the largest online payments, Paypal, is planning to close its operation centre in Malaysia by the end of the year, a source from Amanz.my reported. A VSS (Voluntary Separation Scheme) process will be taking effect from April until August 2019. According to the unidentified PayPal source, the move was taken due to a […]

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February 25, 20199:02 am
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Singapore Budget: $4.6 Billion to be Invested in Building Business Capabilities and Supporting Workers

Around $4.6 billion will be invested to boost businesses and support Singaporean workers over the next three years. There will be $3.6 billion of this earmarked to assist workers during industrial disruptions while $1 billion will enable firms to grow their deep enterprise capabilities, Straits Times reports. “But let me emphasise that supporting companies and […]

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February 21, 20199:54 am
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Singapore to Become One of the World’s Best Destinations to Hire Tech Talents

The Lion City is projected to be among the best places to hire tech talents in the coming decade, recent Glassdoor report showed. This positive forecast can be attributed mostly to Singapore’s highly educated workforce, proximity to large Asian markets, as well as pro-tech-investment policy stance. Based on job postings on the jobs website Glassdoor, […]

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February 20, 20199:46 am
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China’s Ride-Hailing Firm Didi to Lay Off 15 Percent Staff in 2019

Beijing-based ride hailing service provider, Didi Chuxing, is set to lay off 15 percent of its staff this year, a source said. The move is expected to affect about 2,000 people, marking the firm’s first major cut back as it grapples with regulatory scrutiny and public backlash over the murder of two of its users, […]

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February 19, 20199:56 am