Singapore firms keen to use new EDB Tech.Pass scheme to boost talent pool

SINGAPORE – When cyber protection company Acronis wanted to grow the team for its research and development centre here last year, it targeted locals. But when it could not hire enough with the required know-how, the Singapore-based firm tapped the Tech @ SG programme, which provides for more flexible requirements for foreign professionals to secure an Employment Pass (EP). The programme, jointly […]

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Singapore firms keen to use new EDB Tech.Pass scheme to boost talent pool

SINGAPORE – When cyber protection company Acronis wanted to grow the team for its research and development centre here last year, it targeted locals. But when it could not hire enough with the required know-how, the Singapore-based firm tapped the Tech @ SG programme, which provides for more flexible requirements for foreign professionals to secure an Employment Pass (EP). The programme, jointly […]

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Severe fire danger for Australia as temperatures smash records

SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Parts of Australia, including Sydney, sweltered through the hottest November night on record with temperatures likely to stay high on Sunday (Nov 29), prompting authorities to issue a total fire ban. Sydney CBD surpassed 40 degrees Celsius on Saturday, while swathes of western New South Wales, South Australia and northern Victoria baked through even higher temperatures nearing […]

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Love in sickness and in health: Breast cancer survivor and fiance return to institute for wedding photos

SINGAPORE – The hospital is no conventional location for wedding shoots, but for Ms Artika Raemi, 26, and Mr Aziz Abdullah, 28, the chemotherapy bay at The National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, bears great significance as it was the place where Mr Aziz, her fiancé, rendered her with emotional support and comfort throughout her breast cancer journey. Ms Artika, who […]

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India's Modi visits key vaccine facilities as Covid-19 case load surges

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured three of the nation’s leading vaccine development and manufacturing sites on Saturday (Nov 28) as coronavirus case counts continue to soar. India has recorded 9.35 million Covid-19 infections, second only to the United States. It reported 41,322 new cases and 485 deaths on Saturday. The western state of Maharashtra – […]

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