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May Day Rally: Singapore has to work hard to tackle rising unemployment, says PM Lee - Channel NewsAsia

Unemployment is expected to creep up further this year, as Singapore's workforce ages and older workers who lose their jobs take longer to find new ones, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (May 1). 2 related media assets (image or videos ...and more »

Bigger changes to Cabinet, more new ministers in 2018: PM Lee - Channel NewsAsia

At the end of his trip to Manila for the ASEAN Summit, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told the media to expect bigger Cabinet changes next year and more new ministers will be helming their own ministries. 2 related media assets (image or ...and more »

GDP growth in 2017 may exceed 2%: PM Lee - THE BUSINESS TIMES

"(Growth) is uneven still; not every sector is doing well. Some sectors, like retail, are still struggling a bit. But overall, we are improving," Mr Lee said at the annual May Day rally. PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI / THE STRAITS TIMES. Singapore. SINGAPORE'S ...and more »

Workers need to know where jobs are: Union leaders - TODAYonline

PM Lee walks in the hall with NTUC President Mary Liew for the May Day Rally at Our Tampines Hub. Photo: Nuria Ling/TODAY. Published01 May, 2017. Updated 01 May, 2017 ? Shares. SINGAPORE — Reskilling workers is at the heart of tackling unemployment ...and more »

Redeployment key to coping with gloomy economic outlook: PM Lee - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE — A discussion Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had recently with several union leaders — about the prospects for various industries, where the jobs are and how unions were helping workers adapt to restructuring — has highlighted the uneven ...and more »

PM's May Day message: Singapore economy picking up, but unemployment also creeping up - The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Singapore's economy is picking up and may do better than last year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday (April 30). Total employment - the number of workers in jobs - is expanding, he noted in his annual May Day message to workers ...and more »

Hard work needed to keep up growth, says PM Lee - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE — Buoyed by an upswing in several major and emerging economies, Singapore may achieve a better economic growth this year compared to last year's 2-per-cent expansion, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said. In his May Day message issued on ...and more »

Major Cabinet reshuffle on the cards next year: PM Lee - TODAYonline

MANILA — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday (April 29) that he plans to carry out a major Cabinet reshuffle next year which will see more new ministers helming their own ministries, adding that this week's promotion of two ministers was ...and more »

The future of Singapore's jobs: PM Lee speaks with union leaders - Channel NewsAsia

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a dialogue session with union leaders on Apr 18, 2017. (Photo: MCI). 30 Apr 2017 07:40PM (Updated: 09 Jun 2017 01:30PM ). Share this content. Bookmark. SINGAPORE: While Singapore's economy is not doing badly this year ...and more »

Jobs, jobs, jobs: 8 highlights from PM Lee Hsien Loong's May Day Rally - The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Singapore's economy is doing better than it did last year, but Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong maintains a "cautiously optimistic" outlook, he said in his May Day Rally speech on Labour Day (May 1). Growth this year is forecast at 1 to 3 per ...and more »