SINGAPORE (Jan 18): Mohsin Khan is still at his job repairing aircraft hydraulics parts although the Singaporean turns 75 in a couple of months.
“Governments need to look after the needs of their aging population, and enable older workers to work longer and stay productive,” Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said this week.
More than 650 companies in Singapore have made use of the up to S$300,000 ($221,174) job redesign grant since 2016. Other schemes include wage offsets to employers of older workers and a grant to adopt progressive age management practices.
BEIJING (Jan 18): China's statistics bureau said on Friday that it has revised down the country's 2017 gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 6.8 percent from 6.9 percent previously.
The size of the GDP was also revised down from 82.7 trillion yuan ($12.21 trillion) to 82.1 trillion yuan, the statistics bureau said in a statement on its website.
Dolby is secretly building a mobile music production app it hopes will seduce SoundCloud rappers and other musicians. Codenamed “234” and formerly tested under the name Dolby Live, the free app measures background noise before you record and then nullifies it. Users can also buy “packs” of audio effects to augment their sounds with EQs settings […]