Chinese cities now dominate the list of the most expensive places in Asia for expatriate residents due in part to a stronger local currency, a regional survey showed Wednesday.
Four Chinese bus drivers facing possible jail for instigating Singapore's first industrial strike in 26 years were given more time on Wednesday to explore their legal options.
Two mainland Chinese workers who staged a high-rise protest atop construction cranes in Singapore over unpaid wages have been arrested and could face imprisonment, police said Friday.
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.