Singapore’s strategy of staying open to MNCs to attract good jobs

In recent years, more surveys have shown that youths in Asia, including Singapore, show a marked preference for working in MNCs compared to local companies. It’s not hard to see where the allure lies, as millennials and Gen Z-ers are more attracted to a vibrant workplace culture. MNCs often offer flexibility and an interactive workplace […]

Vital for Singaporean Youths to Embrace Globalisation

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Covid-19 may have brought overseas travel to a halt, but it is still important for young Singaporeans to understand their region better and gain a global perspective on issues, said Mr Alvin Tan, Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth, as well as Trade and Industry at a webinar for some 1,200 youth participants […]

PM Lee: Our network of FTAs has benefited us enormously.

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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 […]

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

PSP Leong Mun Wai asked in Parliament why Singapore’s education system was not producing the required numbers of local talent needed. “Minister Tan said that there’s simply not enough local talent… Then what happened to our education system? What happened after 20 years, you’re still telling Singaporeans that we (have) not enough talent.” Is there […]

Creating a new generation of jobs for Singaporeans: Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun SIng

In his speech at the launch of the Temasek Polytechnic Advanced Manufacturing Centre (TP AMC), at Temasek Polytechnic, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing shared with students on how Singapore can scale up its manufacturing sector qualitatively and be in niche areas that will make us hard to displace down the road. To do this, Singapore […]

The simultaneous attack on NTUC and PA. A perspective.

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The recent unrelenting attacks on NTUC and PA have raised more than one eyebrow. Why such a concerted effort to attack the two organisations? The Online Citizen (TOC) published 2 articles, one that claimed that the NTUC FairPrice ‘has been ripping off consumers for decades’ and another asking if PA and NTUC were ‘for the […]

Man told to marry his own race and not to prey on Chinese girl

Dave Parkash racial tolerance

“I used to believe that Singapore was moving in the right direction on racial tolerance and harmony. Based on recent events, I am not so sure anymore,” said Law and Home Affairs Minister Shanmugam in a Facebook post. Singaporean Dave Parkash had a most unpleasant encounter in which he felt embarrassed, humiliated and hurt. The […]

Embrace a global mindset, yet treasure your local identity: Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing

In his closing remarks to students at the Pre-University Seminar 2021 Virtual Closing Ceremony, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing exhorts them to embrace a global mindset while treasuring their local identity.  The minister was heartened to see their ‘determination and desire to co-create a vision for the future of our country’. Here’s the excerpt from […]

4G Leadership: why you can put your confidence in Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing - MOE MInister

“We cannot save every job and every business, but we will take care of every Singaporean. We will not let widespread unemployment erode the confidence and dignity of our people.” – Chan Chun Sing June 2020 – A common thread running through Chan Chun Sing’s speeches is the expressed determination to ensure a successful and […]