Expedia’s survey results build upon a growing body of research that cites Singapore as one of the most overworked countries in the world.
Prior to his civilian career, Desmond Kuek was the Chief of Defence Force in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) from 2007-2010, holding the rank of Lieutenant General.
The renewal notice was dated 6 September 2018. But according to Singpost’s date stamp on the envelope, the letter was only cleared on 30 January 2019, over 4 months later.
“My simple philosophy is to make all the staff happy. It has been my golden rule since I founded Kyocera when I was 27. Not to make shareholders happy but simply to create the company that every employee is proud to work for. Many people were skeptical if such a simple philosophy would work but in the end, it did.”
High rents impact a host of other issues, including employment, cost-of-living, culture and the overall economic well-being of communities in which rents often seem out of control.