Did you miss out on vacation this year? You're not alone

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – In a typical year, New York employees of the magazine publisher Condé Nast must use their vacation days before late December or lose them – a common policy across corporate America. But early this month, the

No swift recovery in 2021, but Singapore job market on the mend

SINGAPORE – Hopes for a better 2021 are aplenty, but recovery for the labour market is likely to be protracted, experts say. Although the latest quarterly labour market data released earlier this month shows the employment situation for Singapore residents

Tech stars quit Silicon Valley as politics, pandemic weigh

SAN FRANCISCO (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) – Silicon Valley is seeing departures of some of its high-profile stars as a pandemic-linked shift to remote work and political polarisation have dulled the allure of the key tech industry hub. Nightmarish traffic and high

More families could face difficulty with home loan payments though overall household debt fell: MAS

SINGAPORE – More families in Singapore could face difficulties making their home loan payments in the coming months, warned the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Tuesday (Dec 1). The unsecured credit card charge-off rate, a leading indicator for the credit quality

Tax evasion costs the world $574 billion a year: Report

LONDON (AFP) – Tax evasion is costing the world about US$427 billion (S$574 billion) per year with cash funnelled via murky tax havens, according to data published on Friday (Nov 20) by the Tax Justice Network. The TJN said in