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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore workers Asia's unhappiest and most want to quit jobs: survey

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:26pm by Reuters

    ... in the next 12 months. There is no magic equation for retaining staff, but career opportunities are a great start MICHAEL SMITH, RANDSTAD SINGAPORE The top reasons were an unsuitable corporate ... is a great start," said Michael Smith, the director of Randstad Singapore. About 59 per cent of Singaporeans had a pay rise in the last year and 67 per cent expected a rise of at least 5 per ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore government under pressure over sex scandal

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 01:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore opposition parties urged Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday to call a by-election after the parliamentary speaker abruptly resigned due to an extramarital affair. The calls came less than 24 hours after Michael Palmer, 44, publicly confessed and announced his resignation from his parliamentary seat and membership of the ruling People’s ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore speaker quits over extramarital affair

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Married father-of-one apologises to family and supporters over fling with community worker Speaker resigns after he admits having an affair Singapore's parliamentary speaker has announced his resignation after confessing he had an extramarital affair with a community worker, setting off a fresh sex scandal in the city-state. Michael Palmer, 44, ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Obama thanks Singapore PM for military co-operation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 08:54am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... with Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Underscoring the Obama administration’s efforts to sustain its Asian diplomacy, the foreign ministers of two US treaty allies in the region, the Philippines and South ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore government faces test in by-election

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 02:44pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Voters in a Singapore suburb began casting ballots on Saturday in a by-election that tests the public mood two years after the ruling party suffered its worst ever poll performance. At stake is a seat left vacant when former Speaker Michael Palmer stepped down and quit the People’s Action Party (PAP), which has been in power for over half a century, after ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore PAP gets poll boost from split opposition

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 02:28pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the opposition failed to agree on a common candidate. The by-election resulted from the resignation of a rising PAP star, Michael Palmer, who quit as parliamentary Speaker and left the party in December ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore police to probe 'Straits Times' over by-election poll

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Newspaper faces probe for poll on by-election Police said they were investigating top daily The Straits Times over a voter survey it conducted ahead of a by-election in apparent breach of a law against polls during the campaign. The by-election on January 26 is for a seat left vacant when the former speaker of parliament, Michael Palmer, stepped down ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to get its first woman Speaker of parliament after scandal

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 09:26pm

    ... will be the country’s first female Speaker. Halimah, 58, will replace Michael Palmer, 44, who abruptly resigned last month after publicly confessing he had an extramarital affair with a community worker ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's ruling People's Action Party faces by-election test

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... announced the by-election for the seat in Punggol East ward, which had been held by former Speaker Michael Palmer, 44. He resigned from parliament and the PAP last month "to avoid further ...



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