Migrant workers vital to Singapore economy, say business groups amid COVID-19 crisis

Migrant workers vital to Singapore economy, say business groups amid COVID-19 crisis

The groups urged careful consideration of stricter policies, highlighting the value of foreign labour in different areas. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG SINGAPORE — In coordinated statements on Wednesday (May 27), business groups and trade associations underlined the importance of migrant workers to Singapore’s economy, in response to calls to restrict their numbers after the […]
SMC starts COVID-19 testing for 70,000 workers

SMC starts COVID-19 testing for 70,000 workers

Swabbing booths at SMC’s head office in Mandaluyong Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. is preparing for the gradual return of its employees to the workplace by testing all 70,000 of them in phases using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests, deemed...
1.2M displaced SME workers get gov’t aid

1.2M displaced SME workers get gov’t aid

More than 1.2 million Filipinos who had worked for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that temporary closed down during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) imposed in Luzon and other parts of the country already received a total of P10.1 billion in wage subsidies...