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Top Glove Aims to Hire 9,000 New Workers in Malaysia

Rubber manufacturer Top Glove has announced a year-long recruitment drive, which will provide employment opportunities to over 9,000 Malaysians. This move is part of the company’s efforts to meet increased global demand for gloves and other personal protective equipment. In a statement issued today, the company said it will hold a virtual career fair every […]

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January 22, 20216:19 pm
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Fujitsu to Redesign Office to Support Flexible Working

Companies are slowly adopting the new normal in their workplaces. As part of its efforts to support and facilitate employees in the pandemic, Fujitsu recently announced its plans to redesign its Singapore office so employees will have different spaces throughout the office to conduct casual face-to-face meetings, as well as for social interactions. The company […]

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January 21, 20212:46 pm
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Technology, Logistics, E-commerce and Healthcare to Remain Key Growth Areas for 2021 in Singapore

As economies continue to tread a tightrope between recovery and pandemic-related developments a year on, bright spots emerge even as companies remain cautious in ramping up their workforce. The uncertainty has accelerated the urgency to build a resilient and digital-ready workforce to support transformed businesses. Professionals able to bring niche skillsets especially in areas of […]

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January 20, 20217:58 pm
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Malaysian Workers Holding PR Now Eligible for Periodic Commuting Arrangement Scheme

Malaysian citizens holding permanent resident (PR) status who are working in Singapore are now eligible to apply for the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) Scheme, according to the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore. “The PCA application process for this category shall begin on Jan 11, 2021,” the High Commission said in its official Facebook. The […]

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January 13, 20215:46 pm
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Indonesia is Rolling Out Covid-19 Vaccination

Indonesia has just started its vaccination program today (Jan 13). Mr President Joko Widodo became the first person to receive the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine after the country approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccine millions of people in the world’s fourth most populated country. After the president, top […]

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January 13, 20213:50 pm
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Some Employers Hiding Their Workers’ Covid-19 Positive Status

As companies are inviting workers to come back to their cubicles, office clusters are inevitable. While it is important for employers to keep the government updated when their workers contracted Covid-19, there are employers who hide their employees’ Covid-19 positive status for fear of not being able to operate at full capacity. This finding was […]

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January 12, 20215:34 pm
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Number of Unemployed in Indonesia Rose to 9.7Mil Due to Pandemic

The number of unemployed people in Indonesia has risen by 2.6 million to reach 9.7 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has said. “Based on BPS (Central Statistics Agency) data, the number of unemployed people stood at 9.7 million nationwide. This means that the figure increased by 2.6 million,” she said […]

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January 12, 20214:27 am
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Into 2021: Travel and Tourism Industry to be Left Reeling from Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has left industries of travel, tourism, and hospitality with a hard hit, with retrenchment numbers exceeding those seen in the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. International travel continues to have marked decreases and it appears unlikely for travel to return to record levels the world has seen previously in 2018 and 2019. […]

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January 11, 20215:46 pm
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Construction, Marine and Process Workers among Priority Groups for Vaccine in Singapore

Singapore has started rolling out Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccinations to its healthcare workers on Dec 30, making it the first country in Asia to do so. Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said that second phase of vaccination will be directed at the elderly and those at greater risk of severe disease from COVID-19 infection starting from […]

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January 5, 20215:21 pm
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Singapore to Begin Covid-19 Vaccination on Dec 30, Healthcare Workers will be in the First Line

Healthcare workers at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) will be the first to receive doses of Covid-19 vaccination exercise in Singapore. Starting on Dec 30, workers at other public healthcare institutions as well as private healthcare providers will follow in the subsequent weeks. According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), the next line […]

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December 28, 20203:23 pm