26-year-old masseuse to pay boss $50,000 to “buy back time”

Tampines Masseuse Gets 2 Rest Days Monthly, Pays Boss S$50K For More Leave

Here’s the tea. Ms Li, a 26-year-old masseuse working in Tampines had to “buy back time” by paying her boss S$50,000 to take more leave days.   Her terms of employment   The massage parlour she works at is located at Block 822, Tampines Street 81 and the working hours were from 9 am to 10.30 pm daily. […]

Workers Here Celebrate CNY with Migrant Workers’ Centre!

Who’s like me, already looking forward to round 2 of nonstop hotpot, ong lai tarts, bak kwa, poker and mahjong this CNY weekend? The CNY festive period is a restful and shiok one for many of us. 4 days long weekend last week leh! But then hor, not everyone is celebrating and enjoying a good […]

Doing right by our airport staff and drivers working this Chinese New Year!

While you all bai nian on first day of new year, some people need work hor! Yesterday on CNY eve our Prime Minister and NTUC Secretary-General Ng Chee Meng go visit our bus captains and public transport workers. But got people more tok kong one leh. Today first day new year, still got people working […]

Lawrence Wong says there’s no need to compare: Just in time for Chinese New Year

Lawrence Wong says there’s no need to compare: Just in time for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year can be dreadful to some. Especially to those who get bombarded with nosey questions like “So which school are you studying at now?” or “Where are you working now?” And “When are you getting married?” or “When are you having kids?” Rather than closing yourself off from relatives who ask those questions, […]

FairPrice’s first big-scale live prawn sale at car parks next to 3 outlets

FairPrice’s first big-scale live prawn sale at car parks next to 3 outlets

Enjoy the freshest prawns this Chinese New Year! FairPrice is selling live tiger prawns driven in from Malaysia daily. Only 1,000kg of prawns is up for sale each day, while stocks last. And each person is limited to purchasing a maximum of 5kg. It’s a steal! The live tiger prawns are going for S$19.90/ compared […]