Tag Archives: Long Weekend

SG SEEMS SO EMPTY AND IDEALLIC THIS CNY WEEKEND.

CNY is here! And because this year the CNY happened to be during the weekend, many people already taking advantage by going away for a long weekend break somewhere. Some businesses also closed during this period, allowing the Malaysian workers to actually return home for the weekend. Finally, we see a Singapore that is less packed with people. How many of us felt the MRT were less crowded today? And the roads were so much more empty? Probably the only jam to occur today on the rods woll be at the two causeways.

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IS SINGAPORE FAVOURITE PASSTIME TAKING MC AFTER SUPER LONG WEEKEND?

Today, since it is the first day of work back for many after taking long leave, i see the clinics are all full of people. Usually, after a long weekend, clinics will be full of people, all hoping to get another day or two of MC. Are Singapore's working environment too stressful, that people cannot bring themselves to go to work after a long holiday? Or Singaporeans really so weak, so easily fall sick one? Or people really very very lazy one?

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7 LONG WEEKENDS FOR 2017

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced a list of 11 gazetted public holidays for the year 2017. 7 of these fall on a Friday, Sunday or Monday. Under the Employment Act, if a public holiday falls on a Saturday, an employee who is not required to work on a Saturday is entitled to another day off or an extra day’s salary in lieu of that public holiday, said the MOM.

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