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Singapore firms keen to use new EDB Tech.Pass scheme to boost talent pool

Singapore firms keen to use new EDB Tech.Pass scheme to boost talent pool EDB says Tech.Pass is an attempt to address this manpower issue while simultaneously growing Singapore’s tech ecosystem and creating opportunities for locals.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM Hariz Baharudin FACEBOOKTWITTER SINGAPORE – When cyber protection company Acronis wanted to grow the team for its …

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Malaysia’s 1.7 million foreign workers to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening

Malaysia’s 1.7 million foreign workers to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening Malaysian Senior Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said employers who flout the regulations would be fined RM50,000 per worker.PHOTO: REUTERS FACEBOOKTWITTER PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Malaysia has imposed mandatory Covid-19 screening for 1.7 million foreign workers in view of the high number of …

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Work passes of four revoked for breaching SHN rules

Work passes of four revoked for breaching SHN rules Two of the four, who left their SHN residences, were detected by the MOM-issued smartwatch.PHOTO: MINISTRY OF MANPOWER  Jolene Ang FACEBOOK TWITTER  Four more foreigners have had their work passes revoked for breaching stay-home notice (SHN) requirements in the past three months, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) …

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Work pass privileges suspended for discriminatory hiring practices

Significant increase’ in firms with work pass privileges suspended for discriminatory hiring practices People walk out of their office building as they head for their lunch break in Singapore on Sep 30, 2020. (File photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman) By Cindy Co 19 Nov 2020 01:02PM(Updated: 19 Nov 2020 01:46PM) SINGAPORE: The work pass privileges of about 70 employers …

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New work pass to help Singapore attract foreign tech talent, says PM Lee

New work pass to help Singapore attract foreign tech talent, says PM Lee Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attends the Singapore Tech Forum 2020 on Nov 17, 2020. (Photo: Ministry of Communications and Information)   By Tang See Kit@SeeKitCNA18 Nov 2020 06:52AM(Updated: 18 Nov 2020 11:49AM)  SINGAPORE: Singapore needs more technology talent and a newly announced work …

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New work pass ‘Tech.Pass’ in Singapore for top-tier foreign tech professionals to launch in January

New work pass “Tech.Pass” in Singapore for top-tier foreign tech professionals to launch in January The tech sector is poised to be a large engine of growth for Singapore Hariz Baharudin  SINGAPORE – A new work pass will be launched next year for top-tier foreign professionals and experts looking to start businesses, lead corporate teams …

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New features rolled out on MyCareersFuture to strengthen fair, inclusive hiring practices

New features rolled out on MyCareersFuture to strengthen fair, inclusive hiring practices Workforce Singapore (WSG) and the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP) have rolled out three new features on the national job portal MyCareersFuture to strengthen progressive hiring practices amongst employers. Developed by WSG in partnership with the Government Technology Agency …

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MOM to organise one-time flu vaccination exercise for migrant workers

MOM to organise one-time flu vaccination exercise for migrant workers, shots to cost S$25 each SINGAPORE: The Assurance, Care and Engagement (ACE) Group, under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), is organising a one-time vaccination exercise for employers to protect their foreign workers from the flu, said the ministry on Monday (Nov 9). The flu vaccination will …

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