Global Economy


US, China closer to trade deal despite harsh rhetoric

Singapore economy

How Singapore's projected 2.6% salary increase for 2019 fare against global peers

SINGAPORE (Nov 22): After factoring in higher inflation of 1.4% as predicted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the average Singaporean employee is expected to see a real salary increase of

Management & Corporate Governance

Asia Pacific employers still fall short of fixing the compensation divide, finds survey

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): Over half the companies in Asia Pacific are failing to compensate their staff effectively and fairly, suggests a new study conducted by Willis Towers Watson.

Expats in Singapore now earn less than before, but remain among world's 20 most highly paid

SINGAPORE (May 28): Expatriates in Singapore are now receiving significantly less wages than before, even as the city state remains one of the 20 most expensive countries to employ expat staff in,

Recruiters shift focus from millennials as ‘Gen Z’ talent enter Singapore’s workforce

SINGAPORE (July 11): Generation Z – those born between 1997-2010, otherwise known as Gen Z – now make up 30% of Singapore’s resident population with the vast majority of them entering the local wor

Are Singaporean employees among the region’s least ethical?

SINGAPORE (May 25): While working for an ethical organisation is an imperative for some, Singapore’s employees appear to be more apathetic towards the subject than others in the Asia Pacific (APAC)

Expat packages are worsening in Singapore and Hong Kong: Survey

HONG KONG (May 18): The value of pay and benefits packages for expatriates moving to Hong Kong and Singapore continued to decline last year, according to consultancy firm ECA International.

Global Economy

It's a good time to find a job in these countries, but don't expect a big raise

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (March 16): Unemployment is falling almost everywhere. Wages aren’t rising much anywhere.

Expect a pay increase of 5% at most for managers in Singapore: Michael Page

SINGAPORE (March 6): Singaporean managers and senior staff can prepare for 5% pay increases at most this year as the labour market stabilises.

Deutsche Bank

Global Economy

Deutsche Bank cuts 2016 bonus pool by almost 80%, FAS reports

BERLIN (Feb 27): Deutsche Bank AG cut its bonus pool for 2016 by almost 80%, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported, a figure unmatched in the bank’s recent history as it tries to countera

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