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Myanmar government ban fails to stop maids heading here,

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - Maids from Myanmar are still coming to work in Singapore, defying a ban imposed by their government.

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Singapore doesn’t plan to curb inflow of foreign labour

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE, Oct 4 — Singapore probably won’t need more measures to restrain the inflow of foreign workers as a further tightening could deter overseas companies from setting up business in the city, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said.

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New foreign workers hired in services sector almost halved in 2013: Tan Chuan-Jin -

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Foreign manpower demand across the services sector has "moderated progressively", said Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin in Parliament on Tuesday (Oct 7).

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Easier for companies to open bank accounts for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - Employers will soon find it easier to open bank accounts for work permit holders from Oct 16.

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Foreign worker curbs could hit Singapore's growth and competitiveness: IMF

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Singapore
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Singapore's policy of slowing the increase in foreign workers could hurt the country's potential growth and lower its competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report issued late Friday.

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