Posted on: 27 Jul 2010
Start of 2010 School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans
School Placement Exercise
The 2010 School Placement Exercise for Returning Singaporeans (SPERS) is open for registration from 26 July 2010 for Singaporean children who are returning from overseas and wish to join our secondary schools, junior colleges (JC) or Millennia Institute (MI) at the beginning of academic year 2011.
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Posted on: 25 Feb 2010
Singapore Confers Prestigious Honorary Citizen Award on Mr Jeroen Van Der Veer
Singapore will be honouring Mr Jeroen van der Veer, retired Chief Executive of Royal Dutch Shell plc, with the Honorary Citizen Award for his valuable contributions to Singapore.
The award is the highest form of recognition bestowed by the Singapore Government for outstanding contributions by individuals to the country’s growth and development. It is conferred on those who have made a significant impact in the areas of business, science and technology, information communications, education,...
Posted on: 25 Jan 2010
Investment Outcomes Better Than Expected In 2009; Outlook Positive For 2010
Singapore well positioned to ride on Asia's growth
1. Despite the global downturn, Singapore's strong fundamentals continued to attract high quapty projects in 2009 that are capital-, knowledge- and/or innovation-intensive. These investments will strengthen our key clusters as well as help Singapore make inroads into new growth areas .
2. In addition,...
Posted on: 12 Jan 2010
Strong growth in third quarter lifts Singapore out of recession
Singapore economy expands for two consecutive quarters in 2009; expected to grow by 3 to 5 percent in 2010
Singapore , January 12, 2010 – The Singapore economy grew by 14.2 percent in the third quarter of 2009. This strong growth follows a similar growth of 20.7 percent in the second quarter. The total employment grew by 15,400 in the third quarter as well. With two successive periods of quarter-on-quarter growth, Singapore is technically out of recession....
Posted on: 12 Jan 2010
Employment Pass Services Centre Officially Launched
A convenient one-stop centre for pass holders
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has officially launched the new Employment Pass Services Centre (EPSC) to register and issue new Long Term Pass (LTP) cards to pass holders and their dependants entering Singapore on the various types of work passes1.
New Initiatives to Remake Customer Service
2. “Recognising that the EPSC would likely be the first stop at a government agency here where initial impressions are formed,...
Posted on: 30 Oct 2009
40 exceptional students from China, Korea and Hungary discover Singapore is a great place to work and live
Contact Singapore, the agency which aims to attract global talent to work and live in Singapore, invited these students on an immersion programme
Singapore , October 30, 2009 – 40 students from the top universities in China, Korea and Hungary visited Singapore recently on an immersion programme conducted by Contact Singapore. Titled “Experience@Singapore: Engineering and Technology”, the programme brought the students on a 5-day visit to Singapore government organizations,...
Posted on: 07 Oct 2009
Over 200 jobs in Singapore available to Overseas Singaporeans in the USA
Contact Singapore, the agency which aims to attract global talent to work and live in Singapore, is partnering Singapore-based employers to present career opportunities to Singaporeans in the USA.
Singapore, October 7, 2009 – Contact Singapore (CS), is working with various organisations to present career opportunities to Singaporeans in the United States of America (USA) this October ( www.contactsingapore.sg/careers@home_us) ....
Posted on: 05 Aug 2009
New Marina Bay Downtown to Change Singapore Skyline Dramatically
Over S$27.5 billion invested in Marina Bay from private and public sectors
Outlook for Singapore ’s financial sector remains bright with banks on hiring spree
Singapore , August 5, 2009 – Singapore’s new financial district is taking shape at the Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC). The MBFC will be a seamless extension of the city’s existing Central Business District and will provide businesses with a premier waterfront address,...
Posted on: 01 Aug 2009
Singapore Launches Media Blueprint with Injection of Funds into Industry
Singapore , August 1, 2009 – Singapore recently launched the Singapore Media Fusion Plan (SMFP) to further develop the media landscape and position itself as a hub for New Asia media. This national media blueprint will inject an additional S$230 million to the development of the industry, on top of the $500 million already committed to interactive and digital media R&D.
The SMFP encompasses initiatives to strengthen the sector,...
Posted on: 08 Jul 2009
Singapore’s manufacturing industry expands for second time in June
Purchasing Managers’ Index turns positive in May and June. Singapore Trade and Industry Minister says Singapore remains committed to grow its manufacturing industry.
Singapore, July 8, 2009 – Singapore’s manufacturing industry has expanded for the second time in June. The Purchasing Managers’ Index, a leading indicator of manufacturing activity, turned positive in May for the first time in nine months, standing at 51.2. The trend continued in June, with a reading of 51....