Media

MediaChallenges of the Private Security Industry in Singapore
https://video.toggle.sg/en/series/ethiroli-s14/ep44/565238

Expect higher security spending amid rising threats: Heng Swee Keat
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/expect-higher-security-spending-amid-rising-threats-heng-swee-9921834

Straits Times Interactive – Basic pay for security officers to go up by $300 over next 3 years, limit on overtime hours dated 23 November 2017
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/manpower/basic-pay- for-security- officers-to-go-up- by-300- over-next- 3-years-overtime

Channel News Asia – Minimum wage to rise by $300 over 3 years; overtime hours reduced for security officers dated 23 November 2017
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/higher-minimum-wage-reduced-overtime-hours-recommended-for-9431488

STC PRESS RELEASE – “RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SECURITY TRIPARTITE CLUSTER ON THE PROGRESSIVE WAGE MODEL AND OVERTIME EXEMPTION FOR THE SECURITY INDUSTRY” On 23 November 2017
https://www.ntuc.org.sg/wps/wcm/connect/060bd327-7a9f-419d-9978-2ba9b1f7c373/STC+Recommendations+on+PWM+and+OTE+%282017%29.pdf?MOD=AJPERES

Straits Times : Security guards welcome move to raise wages but customers worry about costs on 24 November 2017
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/security-guards-welcome-move-to-raise-wages-but-customers-worry-about-costs

TODAY online 24 November 2017 – Higher wages for security officers from 2019, fewer overtime hours allowed from 2021
http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/higher-wages-security-officers-2019

Straits Times (13 Feb 2018) – New plan launched to get security companies to use tech instead of just relying on manpower
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/new-plan-launched-to-get-security-companies-to-use-tech-instead-of-just-relying-on

Channel News Asia (13 Feb 2018) – Less reliance on manpower, greater use of technology, part of security Industry Transformation Map
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/less-reliance-on-manpower-greater-use-of-technology-part-of-9954210

MHA Press Release (13 Feb 2018) – Launch of the Security Industry Transformation Map and Skills Framework for Security – Speech by Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Home Affairs & Second Minister for Manpower
https://www.mha.gov.sg/Newsroom/speeches/Pages/Launch-of-the-Security-Industry-Transformation-Map-and-Skills-Framework-for-Security.aspx

Today (13 Feb 2018) – Grading for security agencies tightened to improve industry standards
http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/grading-security-agencies-tightened-improve-industry-standards

Today (14 Feb 2018) – Low-wage workers working like ‘slaves’ says labour MP
http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/some-low-wage-workers-working-slaves-says-labour-mp

Straits Times (1 Mar 2018) – SIC spells out guidelines for private security industry
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/security-industry-council-spells-out-guidelines-for-private-security-industry

The New Paper (1 Mar 2018) – Late payments problems for security agencies
http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/late-payments-problem-security-agencies

Straits Times (1 Apr 2018) – Shorten License Validity for Security Guards
http://www.straitstimes.com/forum/letters-on-the-web/shorten-licence-validity-period-for-security-guards

Channel News Asia (11 Apr 2018) – Police Officers in Singapore to Get New Uniforms
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/police-officers-uniforms-new-spf-singapore-10126008

Straits Times (13 Apr 2018) – New Community Police Introduced
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singapore-police-force-launches-new-community-volunteer-police-scheme