Singapore has raised the average levy per foreign worker for all sectors, reports the Straits Times.
The newspaper says the average levy per foreign worker will be raised by S$60 (US$47) for the manufacturing sector, S$180 (US$141) for the services sector and S$200 (US$157) for the construction sector.
Fewer Job Ads
Meanwhile, the number of job advertisements fell 9 percent in the fourth quarter of last year as staff movements declined during the festive season. There were 236,191 advertisements for professional positions in the three months to Dec 31, down from 259,665 in the third quarter, says the Times, citing figures from recruitment consultancy Robert Walters.
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