Benefit

IKEA GIVES NEW FATHERS 4 WEEKS PATERNITY LEAVE, WHY NO ONE ELSE FOLLOW?

Workers in IKEA can claim the benefit regardless of how many children they have, but it must be used within the first 6 months of the child’s birth. According to IKEA’s HR department, the benefit was to promote gender equality and enable fathers to take on more active roles at home, which it says is part of “Swedish values”.

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S'PORE IS PROSPERING OFF THE BACKS OF POOR NATIONS?

From Singapore's perspective, migrant workers are easy to employ or drop at will. But for the worker, this leaves him in a painfully difficult situation – often much worse off than he was before. It's yet another way rich nations benefit off the backs of poorer ones. Until we acknowledge and address global inequality, all talk about wanting to "prosper together as a region" is just lip service.

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HOW MALAYSIAN SPR MILKS THE S'PORE SYSTEM FOR THEIR OWN BENEFITS

Long long time ago, I knew of Malaysian colleagues who were working in Singapore holding onto their Malaysian citizenship while accepting Singapore PR in order to buy resale HDB flats; put their children through Singapore school system (to avoid compulsory Bahasa requirements & to learn Mandarin) & simply competing against Singaporeans for good jobs unlike in Malaysia where the NEP policy restricts them. Of course, they will be internally grateful to the PAP for their fortunate blessings.

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10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF HAVING SEX DAILY

People who have sex have higher levels of what defends your body against germs, viruses, and other intruders. Researchers at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania found that college students who had sex once or twice a week had higher levels of the a certain antibody compared to students who had sex less often.

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WHY WE SHOULD LET FOREIGNERS WORK IN SINGAPORE

First of all, I would like to remind all that we are living in a globalised world. If the cost of programming work is too high, companies will simply outsource the work to other countries like India, Malaysia or even Vietnam these days. This will be a loss to Singapore. Would you rather the work be done here in Singapore or other countries, even though in Singapore, they are done by foreign IT personnel, which include other nationals too like the Filipinos and Chinese?

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