THE public service will be rolling out more programmes to get its workers ready for longer careers, with the earliest to start next month, it said on Monday. It is also working with training...

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IT'S a known fact that Singaporeans are living much longer these days, with the country's life expectancy at birth currently the longest in the world at 84.8 years - even greater than that of...

THE retirement and re-employment ages will be raised, as will Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates, to enable older Singaporeans to continue working and be more financially independent...

INSURER Prudential Singapore raised the Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rate it pays for its employees above the age of 55 on Wednesday (Aug 7) to 17 per cent, to be on par with that of...

[TOKYO] At the age of 75, Mikiko Kuzuno found herself recently laid off and applying for a job at a factory near Tokyo.

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THE call to raise older workers' Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates is not new, nor are the common objections to it. What does change is the economic context surrounding each...

A GROUP in the People's Action Party (PAP) that champions elderly causes is calling for a number of changes to how seniors work, retire and live.

THE retirement and re-employment model for older workers continues to be relevant - and the mandatory retirement age should remain at 62 years, according to employer, government and worker...