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Is the '996' work culture the way to go in Singapore?

Hard work should not be demonised - but neither should it be put on the altar at the expense of everything else

It's not about employees being chained to their desks with their noses to the grind all day. It's about enriching and educating yourself about what's out there so that you can be a more effective person and worker.

CHINESE billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma faced a backlash when he voiced support for the infamous "996". No, it is not a symbol of the end times, but refers instead to the infamous 12-hours a day, six-days-a-week work culture rampant in China's tech sector.


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