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Foxconn lays off 60,000 factory workers, replaces them with robots

(Source: www.hardwarezone.com.sg)

Foxconn lays off 60,000 factory workers, replaces them with robots

 

Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn says that it has cut 60,000 jobs at one of its factories and replaced them with robots, a move that is part of an ongoing process to automate many of the manufacturing tasks in its operations. 312 more words

Technology

Hey, are you a Chinese helicopter?

(Source: themiddleground.sg)

MAYBE we shouldn’t use the phrase, not when there is an online petition to get the venerable Oxford English Dictionary to withdraw this new addition to its lexicon. 563 more words

Current Affairs

Marcos son loses Philippines vice president election

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

Manila – The son and namesake of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos has narrowly lost the election for vice president, according to an official count that was only completed Friday, almost three weeks after polls closed. 394 more words

Current Affairs

Literacy KC Term 1 2016 Recap

As we prepare for the Term 2 classes to begin, we reflect on the inspiring results from Term 1. Our students are consistently learning and growing with each day of class on their path to literary success. 136 more words

For Volunteers

Some Myanmar citizens reject Suu Kyi's call to avoid terms like 'Rohingya' and 'Bengali'

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

YANGON: Some Myanmar citizens have rejected their State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s suggestion to avoid the use of terms like “Rohingya” or “Bengali” to describe the beleaguered community. 500 more words

Current Affairs

MAS eases rules on motor vehicle financing

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday (May 26) announced that the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) ratios and loan tenure allowed for motor vehicle loans will be eased, although restrictions will remain in place for the long term. 299 more words

Current Affairs

Are executive condos gaining value over the long term?

(Source: www.99.co)

As of the date of this writing, there are 21 executive condos in Singapore that are over 10 years old and have been privatised. 309 more words

Money Matters