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Ministry of Manpower survey finds about 90% of foreign workers say they are satisfied with working in Singapore

  Singapore continues to be a growing hub of diversity, with people coming in and out from all over the world. Singapore is home to about 1,386,000 foreign workers, relying on them to perform key roles in the maintenance and development of various sectors. These foreign workers find Singapore to be their preferred destination. Close … Continue reading Ministry of Manpower survey finds about 90% of foreign workers say they are satisfied with working in Singapore

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Robert Downey Jr. Reveals New Robotics Environmental Project at Amazon’s AI Conference

The Footprint Coalition is the new project announced by actor Robert Downey Jr. as a plan to clean up the planet using advanced technology. The project was announced at Amazon’s re:MARS conference in Las Vegas on June 4th. “Between robotics and nanotechnology we could probably clean up the planet significantly, if not entirely, within a … Continue reading Robert Downey Jr. Reveals New Robotics Environmental Project at Amazon’s AI Conference

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Amazon’s New Delivery Drones Nearing its Implementation

Amazon’s latest innovation debut was its new, fully electric package delivery drone which Amazon stated they will start to use for shipping packages to consumers “in a matter of months.” This was announced by Amazon executive Jeff Wilke at the re:MARS conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The drones would be able to fly up … Continue reading Amazon’s New Delivery Drones Nearing its Implementation

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Work Visa Information: Employers

Who can apply: Employer or appointed employment agent (EA). How much: $35/pass when you submit, $35/pass when pass is issued How long: WIthin one week   Duration of work permit is usually 2 years, can be shorter depending onL Validity of the worker’s passport: 1 month before passport expires Duration of the security bond: 2 … Continue reading Work Visa Information: Employers

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MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her $37bn fortune

It was revealed that MacKenzie Bezos, the ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, promised to donate half of her fortune to charity, joining billionaires such as Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the Giving Pledge. This pledge was started by Mr Buffett and Mr Gates whose premise is for the richest to give … Continue reading MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her $37bn fortune

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Will AI kill developing world growth?

With the rapid development of technology, society has grown accustomed to expediting various operations by replacing human labour with robots or artificial intelligence. Many fear that artificial intelligence could displace millions of jobs, which jeopardises growth in developing regions such as Africa. Optimists would say that rapidly advancing AI systems would boost productivity and spark … Continue reading Will AI kill developing world growth?

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Work Visa Information: Employees

Types of employment passes: (Professionals): Employment Pass Foreign professionals, managers, and executives. Candidates need to earn at least $3,600 a month and have acceptable qualifications. EntrePass For foreign entrepreneurs wanting to start and operate a new business in Singapore Personalised Employment Pass For high earning existing employment pass holders or overseas foreign professionals. Greater flexibility … Continue reading Work Visa Information: Employees

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Apple just released the fastest Mac notebooks ever in Singapore

Singaporeans are now able to get their hands on Apple’s newest upgrade to their one of their notebooks, the Macbook Pro. The catch, however, is that it will set you back at least S$2,599 (USD$1,799) for the 13-inch model. Apple made the announcement on May 21st in Singapore that new versions of two of their … Continue reading Apple just released the fastest Mac notebooks ever in Singapore

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A research team in Singapore successfully 3D-printed a bathroom unit in just 12 hours

The technology of 3-D printed has progressed rapidly in recent years. Ranging from food to prosthetics to furniture and, most recently, even bathrooms. This progression in technology has the power to determine how different industries operate in the coming future. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have successfully printed an entire unfurnished bathroom … Continue reading A research team in Singapore successfully 3D-printed a bathroom unit in just 12 hours