ONE of the most disruptive ways in which technology is changing the world of work is without doubt the so-called "gig" economy, where unlike in the traditional firm-based model, work is...

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SINCE end-2015, food-delivery platform foodpanda has grown its base of delivery persons more than six times to over 6,000, the company's Singapore managing director Luc Andreani said....

[BRUSSELS] The rise of automation has so far had a negligible impact on jobs at a global scale, the World Bank chief economist said, despite common gloomy predictions that humans are set to be...

[LONDON] Uber Technologies welcomed on Monday the British government's response to a review into workplace rights, which looks set to preserve the business models of gig economy companies,...

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A LOCAL startup calling itself a social enterprise stands accused of owing some S$20,000 for months to freelancers and a boutique public relations firm, bringing into focus the risks that gig...

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KARL Marx defined the proletariat as labourers "unencumbered by any means of production" who were increasingly impoverished by the rise of machines. In that classic form, Marx's...

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THE gig economy may be taking off, but labour and economy experts here are more concerned about traditional self-employed workers, such as private tutors and taxi drivers.

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THE gig economy may be taking off, but labour and economy experts here are more concerned about traditional self-employed workers, such as private tutors and taxi drivers.

[JAKARTA] Heru Sishandito isn't your typical gig economy millennial. The former construction worker, 58, is a driver for Grab, a popular ride-hailing service, in Bandung, the provincial capital of...

THE evolving nature of work is among the major structural changes in the world today, said DBS chief executive Piyush Gupta on Friday morning.