"They (nurses and healthcare staff) number 58,000 now and the Ministry of Health estimates that this will need to grow to 82,000 by 2030," Health Minister Ong Ye Kung told Parliament on Wednesday.
Singapore has been recruiting doctors from overseas to ease the "heavy workload" here and to supplement its healthcare capacity needs, said MOH Holdings (MOHH), a company of Singapore's public healthcare institutions.
It’s going to take the Southeast Asian nation at least 17 years to displace its rival, according to Bloomberg Intelligence analysis.
In an order provided by CAP, domains related to several illegal online stream sites such as SportsBay, WatchSeries, DramaCool and 123Movies were blocked.
The combined entity's network covers trade routes responsible for more than 50% of global air cargo volume, the companies said in a statement on Wednesday.
The leader of the crisis-hit Indian Ocean nation met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Japan on the sidelines of a state funeral for Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister assassinated in July.
SGX is due to kick off trading in two lithium and two cobalt contracts on Monday. The London Metal Exchange and CME Group Inc. already offer futures for both metals, although trading liquidity is still far below established commodities contracts.
There is broad recognition in India that a significant part of India's interest lies to the east of India, said Wong, who is on a five-day visit to India.
AMCHEM Singapore, reported total income of USD 20.22 million (Rs 153.31 crore) and the profit for the year was USD 0.43 million (USD 3.22 crore), chairman Ashwin Muthiah said.
During a ministerial roundtable on Saturday, India and Singapore addressed fintech, investment prospects, and regulatory cooperation among other topics.
The 'Industry Transformation Map 2025' plans released by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's central bank, will include measures to streamline corporate structures used by investment funds, including family offices, that offer tax breaks, and a S$400 million ($285 million) investment in local talent within the industry.
The Indian government on Thursday imposed a 20 per cent export duty on non-basmati rice except for parboiled rice to boost domestic supplies amid a fall in area under the paddy crop in the current Kharif season.
The Dendrobium Elizabeth was bred from orchids originating from Singapore and Papua New Guinea, and carries just about 40 blooms per plant.
The new work pass will allow high-earners and high-achievers to live in the country without having to secure a job first.
Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) through its official press release announced “enhancements to strengthen Singapore’s position as a global hub for talent”.
We expect the India security and facility management businesses to be the growth drivers while the international security business is likely to grow in mid-single digits
The introduction of the Overseas Networks and Expertise (ONE) pass last week as well as other steps that make it easier to hire expats are a response to the tight labor market, Tan said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Juliette Saly on Monday.
Asia’s largest and Singapore’s oldest, the Jurong Bird Park has announced the ceasing of its operations after 52 long years.
The Overseas Networks and Expertise Pass to be introduced from January 1, 2023 is meant for talent from any sector who earns a monthly salary of SGD 30,000 and above
The move comes as the city-state works to cement its place as Asia’s primary aviation hub, with rival Hong Kong still imposing Covid quarantines and other border restrictions.
During his speech at the annual National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he believed it is the right thing to do now as most Singaporeans will now accept it.
"I believe this is the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will now accept," he said in an annual national day rally speech, adding the government will repeal Section 377A of the penal code, a colonial-era law that criminalises sex between men.
The event is scheduled for 5 p.m. (1000 GMT). Neighbouring Singapore reported its first case of monkeypox last month.
Singapore earlier saw 7.5% of its adult population with a wealth of atleast $1.38 million, jump to 9.8% in the year 2025 and later 13.4% in the year 2030.
The partnership will allow Jetstar customers in Singapore and Southeast Asia to book low-cost direct flights and connections to India