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06 April 2014 ~ Comments Off on New Law for Cleaning Industry

New Law for Cleaning Industry

If you survey the workforce and ask who earns the lowest, you will surely find out that cleaners belong to this group. The good news is that the government is thinking about passing a new law that can guarantee an increase of cleaner’s wages to at least S$1000 per month. For their supervisors, they can […]

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30 January 2014 ~ Comments Off on Singapore’s Bid for UNESCO World Heritage Site

Singapore’s Bid for UNESCO World Heritage Site

Singaporeans want the Botanic Gardens to be included in the list of UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site. UNESCO was established in the hopes to encourage and promote respect for justice, law, freedom and human rights. It has programs which include science programs, literacy programs, history projects and preserving world’s […]

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28 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Economic Growth 2013

MTI (Ministry of Trade and Industry) released the economic performance of Singapore for Q3 (third quarter) of the year 2013. According to the numbers released by MTI, the economy significantly grew by 5.8%. Furthermore, MTI anticipates an overall economic growth of 3.5-4%. This is higher than the previous forecast of 2.5-3.5% increase. The growth is […]

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04 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Fire Risks for the Blind

A fire sparked at a Marine Crescent flat on October. According to the SCDF (Singapore Civil Defence Force) a body was discovered by firefighters. The body found was believed to be the body of a blind man. The authorities are looking through the cause of the fire. Without a doubt, blind or visually impaired persons […]

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