Tweet The Ministry of National Development (MND) and the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) have formulated a Construction Productivity Roadmap to steer the industry towards higher productivity via a multi-pronged approach: Adjustment of Foreign Worker Levy (price lever) and MYE system (supply lever) to regulate the demand and supply of FWs respectively; Enhancement of the […]

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Tweet CELEBRATING Singapore’s 46th birthday, the National Heritage Board (NHB) is granting free admission for seven of its museums to all Singaporeans and permanent residents in August. The free admission for Singaporeans and PRs is valid from Monday (Aug 1) to Aug 31. The seven museums are: Asian Civilization Museum National Museum of Singapore Singapore […]

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Barangay Singapore on July 31st, 2011

Tweet SINGAPORE’S 40 richest are now collectively worth US$54.4 billion (S$65.5 billion), up by 19 per cent from last year’s US$45.7 billion, the latest rich list published by Forbes Asia has shown. Singapore’s 40 richest 2011 Legend: : up        : down       : new        : returnee       : unchanged The billionaires chalked up the increase despite a […]

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Barangay Singapore on July 29th, 2011

Tweet THEY ‘complain a lot’, ‘take things for granted’ and are ‘very pampered’. These are what Singaporeans had to say when asked about young men today. Recently, there have been much debate online on whether modern day luxuries like technology and domestic helpers in the family are creating a generation of young men who are […]

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Barangay Singapore on July 27th, 2011

Tweet Singapore has highest parking rates in SEA Singapore has the most expensive parking rates in South-east Asia, according to research released on Tuesday.   SYDNEY – Singapore has the most expensive parking rates in South-east Asia, according to research released on Tuesday. Singaporean commuters pay an average of US$24.59 (S$30.40) a day, compared to […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 26th, 2011

Tweet Our very own Filipino painter/sculptor Manuel "Nolet" Vega Soliven II is exhibiting his works from 24 to 28 June 2011, 10AM – 6PM at the ART FORUM, 82 Cairnhill Rd, Singapore 229684. For Nolet, becoming a visual artist was the answer to self discovery and self expression. His first step was acquiring the skills […]

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Tweet A FILIPINO expatriate would have drowned in the swimming pool of his River Valley condominium on Sunday had it not been for his neighbour, who pulled him out and administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Mr Mark Dee, an assistant brand manager with Unilever Singapore who looks to be in his 20s, regained consciousness and threw up. […]

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Tweet   A likely verdict of the immigration backlash by Singaporean voters is being felt by foreign workers half a world away — foreign hopefuls ranging from middle-aged professionals to fresh-faced graduates, from technicians and waitresses to construction workers, seeking to land a well-paying job here. After years of open immigration, tens of thousands are […]

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Tweet Pilipino Independence Day Council Singapore and UPAAS invite you to this inaugural QUIZ BEE competition this Sunday, 12 June 2011 at Speakers’ Corner, Hong Lim Park at 10:00-10:45am (Preliminary Round) and 1:00-1:30pm(Final Round). Big prizes are at stake. See below to register for this exciting event that will tap your knowledge, including your homeland, […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 2nd, 2011

Tweet The F Magazine June issue is now available with Jose Isidro N. (Lito) Camacho on the cover. Jose Isidro N. "Lito" Camacho is the current Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse Asia Pacific and Chairman of the Board of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc. Camacho also served in the Cabinet of […]

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