Updated Friday, November 30, 2012 0:35 am TWN
Four mainland Chinese bus drivers were charged in Singapore on Thursday with inciting a strike by dozens of drivers that highlighted tension about an influx of immigrants and the treatment of foreign workers in the wealthy financial center.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
This week's walkout in Singapore by dozens of mainland Chinese bus drivers over disparities in pay would have been considered small, calm and short-lived in almost any other nation.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
At least 100 Chinese bus drivers in Singapore refused to go to work on Monday to protest against changes to their employment terms, media said, in a rare show of defiance in a city-state where industrial action is almost unheard of.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Prominent Singapore opposition leader Chee Soon Juan has been discharged from bankruptcy, the government said Wednesday, after an unprecedented concession by two former prime ministers to whom he owed about US$408,000.
Singapore will no longer publish the names of top scorers in national student examinations to reduce academic pressure on children, but the move has drawn mixed reactions, press reports said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Friday, September 28, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Singapore's leader has vowed to punish corrupt officials, no matter how senior, following several high-profile cases including three sex-for-favor scandals that have embarrassed a nation widely praised for its integrity.
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