About 90 workers were injured Monday when an oil rig being built at a shipyard in Singapore tilted to one side, the Ministry of Manpower said, amid reports of explosions and snapping cables.
Singapore sentenced a Chinese immigrant bus driver to six weeks in prison Monday for his involvement in the city-state's first labor strike in 26 years.
Singapore will deport 29 Chinese immigrant bus drivers who were involved in the city-state's first strike in 26 years, the government said Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Singaporean taxi driver has been heralded as a hero after he returned SG$1.1 million (US$900,000) in cash to a vacationing Thai couple who left the money in his cab.
A 32-year-old female Singaporean teacher was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday for having sex with a 15-year-old boy in her school, local media reported.