4G Leadership: why you can be excited about Lawrence Wong

4G Leadership Lawrence Wong

“I’ve devoted my life to public service, first as a civil servant and later in politics. I will continue to do my utmost to serve our people.” Lawrence Wong The 4G Leadership has decided who will lead them. The choice fell on Finance Minister Lawrence Wong Lawrence who is also co-chair of the Multi-Ministry Taskforce handling the […]

Is it time to finally talk about mental wellness in the workplace?

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Recently, the topic of mental wellness has been gaining more attention. With many of us feeling fatigued and more isolated due to Covid-19, it’s no wonder that more people are feeling the blues. Covid-19 has also wreaked havoc on the way we live, causing some to face challenges in adapting to the “new norm”. In […]

NTUC FairPrice’s role during Covid-19 in serving the community

I don’t think you can be a Singaporean without knowing what NTUC FairPrice is. But how many of us actually understand the story and mission behind this supermarket chain? FairPrice commonly criticised for being expensive Every time a new announcement is made pertaining to FairPrice, even if it’s good news like giving the Pioneer Generation […]

Employees with positive Covid-19 ART tests are entitled to paid sick leave

As Covid-19 cases increase islandwide and more of us are called to self-test and ensure our own safety, what should we do if we have a positive Covid-19 ART test? Notify your employer, DO NOT go to work Firstly, DO NOT go to work. Notify your employer of the positive test result. MOM has recently […]

Meet the people faithfully speaking for lower wage workers

COVID-19 has thrust our lower wage workers like cleaners into the spotlight. Many Singaporeans have become aware that they play an integral role in society and deserve to receive higher wages. The good news is, the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) which benefits many lower wage workers, is already implemented in some sectors. These are the […]

A consistent effort to show kindness to our migrant workers

On Hari Raya Haji, Singaporeans probably let out a collective sigh of frustration after it was announced that we were heading back to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert). Indeed, the recent setback in our Covid fight has been a matter of great frustration for law-abiding citizens and businesses alike. That said, can you imagine how tough […]

NTUC FairPrice to offer discounts to lower-income families

Lower income families with CHAS blue cards will be receiving a 3% discount every Thursday at NTUC FairPrice stores until the end of 2021. This discount is applicable at all 149 FairPrice stores, including FairPrice Finest outlets and FairPrice Xtra hypermarkets, as well as FairPrice on Wheels and all 84 Unity pharmacies. To receive the […]

F&B Sector To Welcome Easing of Dining In Restrictions

Have you sounded out your 4 other foodie kakis for 12 July? If you have been looking forward to dining in for a bigger group, your prayers have been answered. ICYMI, dining in restrictions are set to ease further come Monday – with group limit for dining in increasing to 5. The Food and Beverage […]

Full text of Lawrence Wong’s speech on race and racism

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Finance Minister Mr Lawrence Wong’s speech on MULTIRACIALISM AND FAULTLINES delivered at the IPS-RSIS Forum on Race and Racism on 25 June 2021. The speech reproduced in full: Excellencies and distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen I am very happy to join you for this seminar today. Lately, several worrying incidents have given us pause to […]