Singapore remote workers eligible for work injury compensation


Employees injured while working from home must be compensated by employers, Singapore Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad said in Parliament on June 04.

“Work-from-home arrangements do not change an employer’s responsibility for work injury compensation,” Zaqy was quoted as saying in a report by Channel News Asia.

This was in response to a question by MP Patrick Tay regarding the status of work injury compensation in case the employee is working from home. Due to Singapore’s COVID-19 circuit breaker measures, many employees from non-essential roles and businesses have been working from home since April 07.

“The key is

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Tech is the new ‘safe haven,’ and the semi trade is on: Paul Meeks


Investor Paul Meeks sees record upside in technology stocks.

Meeks, who’s known for running the world’s largest tech fund during the dot-com bubble, reveals he’s just as passionate now — and he’s making a big bet on semiconductors.

“We’re now seeing tech as not only the obvious upside winner, but believe it or not despite what had been perceived as volatility, a place that is a relatively safe haven even on market down days,” the portfolio manager at Independent Solutions Wealth Management told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Thursday. “That’s new, and I think that’s pretty interesting.”

It’s a significant shift

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Stock futures rise slightly after Thursday’s wild ride, jobs report looms


Pedestrians stand in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Friday, March 13, 2020.

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U.S. stock futures opened higher on Thursday after took a breather from its strong run-up to start the month.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded 35 points higher, or 0.1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures advanced 0.1% and 0.2%, respectively. 

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite each snapped a four-day winning streak during the cash session while the Dow eked out a minuscule gain. The Nasdaq-100 index briefly touched a record high before

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Delta reveals tie-up with Taiwanese insurance company


Delta Insurance has closed a deal with Taiwanese company Hotai Insurance, and will be providing a commercial cyber insurance offering along with risk management, employee training and product support.

The agreement is part of Delta’s long-term growth strategy across Asia, with managing director Ian Pollard noting its recent partnership with Vietnamese insurer Bao Viet Insurance, and earlier similar deals with partners in Hong Kong, Cambodia and Thailand. Pollard says the company will now look to establish similar deals across Indonesia, the Philippines, Korea, Malaysia and Japan.

“As part of our partnership, we will be helping Hotai’s underwriters and advisers understand

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