Addressing the unhappiness surrounding the CECA, Dr Tan See Leng said the heart of the matter is how, we as a small country devoid of any natural resources remain open to global talent to create opportunities for Singaporeans, while managing the attendant social repercussions. Singapore has a good Singaporean talent pool, but our pool is […]
In a social media post yesterday, PM Lee reiterated the importance of our network of FTAs in creating investments and opportunities for our businesses, and jobs for our people. He also thanked the dedicated officers who spent years negotiating our FTAs and helping Singapore grow its links around the world. In his post, PM Lee […]
Crucial to play our cards right, seize opportunities for future generations of Singaporeans: Tan See Leng
Singapore remains an. attractive investment destination for many global businesses in the midst of this pandemic but only if we are seen as remaining open and connected to the world, Manpower Minister Dr Tan See Leng said. This is because almost all the multinationals in Singapore today serve markets beyond Singapore. Singapore is now at […]
Racism and xenophobia will be normalised if we are not careful, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said in Parliament (11 May). “Singapore is 725 square kilometers of rock. We have to make a living by being open to the world. We will fail if we allow racism and xenophobia to become prevalent, and […]
As someone who works in a recruitment firm, I work with many MNCs on their recruitment needs. Trust me, we want to hire Singaporeans. Why wouldn’t we take care of our fellow countrymen/women? Unfortunately, the sad truth is that as companies look to cut costs, more are looking for combined skillsets and experienced individuals with […]
I was introduced to Mr Leicester Chua from i-vic International some time back by a friend, “You have to meet this gentleman, he has so many ideas and it was just a pleasure chatting with him.” I got to know that the company has tried its best to hold on to its Singaporean workers amidst […]
Kirsten Han just happened to be there when the protest took place outside MOE? Don’t be fooled. Parents should be wary of people like Kirsten Han. She is smart to keep herself safe and free, video recording the protest and providing a commentary while the students get arrested. Of course, she knew the students would […]
It is misguided to think we are grappling with low-income workers or inequality because of meritocracy.
Every country in the world is grappling with the same.
In a digital world, the competition for jobs is not a localized competition. So change your mindset and make yourself relevant to the entire world.
To remain successful and to stay competitive as an economic hub, Singapore needs to remain open to the flows of people besides being open to trade and investments. Staying open to the flows of people, however, does not mean staying ‘blindly open’ to foreigners.