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Amazon Kindle Fire: Is it a worthy iPad nemesis?

As have rumoured since last year, Amazon wanted to bite a piece of the Apple iPad success. Since the launch of their Kindle ebook reader, they want to upgrade it to be a worthy competitor in a tablet industry. It’s not a surprise why Amazon also join in the race for getting tablet users. Amazon Kindle Fire tablet is Android ... Read More »

Philippine education fails to pass muster

Below is an article published today in a Singapore newspaper The Strait Times, authored by Bruce Gale. ——————————————- Last week, when the London- based Quacquarelli Symonds organisation released its global rankings of higher educational institutions, none of the premier universities in the Philippines made it into the top 300. Worse, almost all registered declines. The University of the Philippines, arguably ... Read More »

Enhancements to the Employment Pass Framework

New assessment criteria to take effect from January 2012 The Government is committed to managing the size of the foreign workforce, as part of our broader strategies to achieve productivity-driven economic growth, as well as to ensure that Singaporeans remain at the core of a diverse and globally competitive workforce. Our aim is to avoid increasing dependence on foreign workers ... Read More »

Another Stricter Criteria for Foreign Professionals in Singapore

(As published in Strait Times today Aug 15, 2011)   THE salary levels for foreign professionals to qualify for an Employment Pass (EP) are to be raised again, in a move by the Government to allay job concerns that continue to persist among white-collar Singaporeans. The announcement of the impending change by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday comes less ... Read More »

When is the best time to visit Singapore?

There are 3 reasons I can think of why people around the world visit Singapore. And that is either for holiday, for business and for employment. Holiday. Singapore is one of the best places to visit if you want to relax and enjoy various city tourist attractions. The country offers wide arrange of interesting places to visit like the Marina ... Read More »