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betty July 4, 2022

In this series, manpower correspondent Calvin Yang offers practical answers to candid questions on navigating workplace challenges and getting ahead in your career. Q: My boss keeps picking on me and criticising my work, although he stops short of outright bullying or workplace harassment. What can I do? A: Take time to reflect and figure […]

betty July 4, 2022

SINGAPORE – Power generation through harnessing water, one of the world’s largest renewable sources of electricity, is coming increasingly under threat in the Himalayan mountains and neighbouring ranges because of climate change-related disasters. Many new hydropower projects are planned near glaciers or glacial lakes at high altitudes – which are vulnerable to global warming. Better […]

betty July 4, 2022

SINGAPORE – After consumer prices here reached a 13-year high in May, Singapore initiated several measures to help people and businesses cope with inflation. Disruptions to supply chain, among other factors, pushed May’s core inflation to 3.6 per cent – the highest rate that Singapore has faced since December 2008, when it hit 4.2 per […]

betty July 3, 2022

SINGAPORE – They may look similar to the button one presses to activate the green man at a traffic junction, but at two new pedestrian crossings here, a wave of the hand is all that is needed to signal an intention to cross the road. As part of a six-month trial by the Land Transport […]

betty July 3, 2022

SINGAPORE – He is a smoker but Ang Mo Kio resident Jonathan welcomed the smoking ban which kicked in on Friday (July 1), saying he can empathise with non-smokers who visit parks for fresh air. Jonathan, who declined to be identified as his family is not aware he lights up, frequently visits Bishan-Ang Mo Kio […]

betty July 3, 2022

SINGAPORE – In two weeks, I will get on a flight and be away from my children for six days. It is for a full-time job which I am starting. More than the excitement and trepidation over the new job, my thoughts circle around the teens – aged 14, 16 and 18 – running the […]