Sustainable work conditions as important as sustainable growth: MAS chief

SINGAPORE – The concept of sustainability goes beyond climate change and runs through the whole gamut of policies that ensure economic stability, said the managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Speaking at a virtual conference on Wednesday, Mr Ravi Menon said sustainable use of resources is key to reversing the negative impacts of […]

ST HeadSTart: What should I do if I feel trapped in my job? | For great work, forget quitting quietly or passion pursuits

Welcome to the latest edition of ST HeadSTart, bringing you the best of The Straits Times’ career and personal finance coverage every Monday morning. Sign up here to get weekly tips right into your inbox. Good morning! This week, I’m happy to introduce a new monthly series, Working Well, in which my colleague Lydia Lim writes about […]

4-day work week UK trial going well, could launch in S’pore ‘in near future’: Programme co-organiser

SINGAPORE – Most of the 70 companies in the four-day work week trial in Britain are adapting well, and the organisation behind the initiative is not ruling out a similar pilot in Singapore in the future.  Co-director Kyle Lewis of British think-tank Autonomy told The Straits Times that the participating firms are adapting after teething […]

Crypto needs consistent regulation across nations, US Treasury says

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – The United States and its foreign allies must work together to create shared standards for regulating cryptocurrencies to make it harder for bad actors to get away with crimes, US Treasury Department said on Thursday (July 7). “Uneven regulation, supervision, and compliance across jurisdictions creates opportunities for arbitrage and raises risks to […]

Global Portfolio and Work Management Leader Planview Expands with Asia Pacific Headquarters in Singapore; Two Asian Tech Veterans to Lead Regional Operations out of Singapore

SINGAPORE and AUSTIN, Texas, Jul 7, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Planview, a global leader in Portfolio Management and Work Management, today announced the establishment of its regional headquarters in Singapore. The expanded Asia Pacific operations will support the growing demand for software solutions to accelerate agility and business transformation. The business disruptions […]

Hexagon and Fujitsu Announce Strategic Partnership to Solve Societal Challenges for ‘Trusted Society’

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and Tokyo, Jun 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division and Fujitsu Limited will partner to accelerate the development and promotion of use cases to solve societal challenges and contribute to the realization of the ‘Trusted Society’ — a sustainable, resilient place where people can live […]