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Budget debate: Gan Siow Huang, Ong Ye Kung spar with Leong Mun Wai over foreign ...

Straits Times 25 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Two People's Action Party office-holders crossed swords with Non-Constituency MP Leong Mun Wai over his proposal to impose a $1,200 monthly levy on Employment Pass (EP) holders, saying it signalled how his Progress Singapore Party favoured Singapore closing up instead of welcoming global companies and talent.
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Grab to hire 350 people in Singapore to deliver financial services, support digitalisation of companies

Straits Times 25 Feb 2021
Under the MOI, Grab will support Singapore's tech ecosystem through the ... IMDA chief executive Lew Chuen Hong said that the Government's partnership with Grab can help build Singapore's local talent in product development and grow the country as a base for high-end R&D in tech.
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Firms should invest in local talent to build capabilities for long-term competitiveness, say MPs

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Companies should invest in Singaporean graduates and talents to help build the capabilities and expertise required for the country's long-term competitiveness, MPs said on Wednesday (Feb 24) ... Suggesting that this could help address the tech talent crunch, Nominated MP ...
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Budget debate: Firms should invest in local talent to build capabilities for long-term competitiveness, say MPs

Straits Times 24 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Companies should invest in Singaporean graduates and talents to help build the capabilities and expertise required for the country's long-term competitiveness, MPs said on Wednesday (Feb 24) ... Suggesting that this could help address the tech talent crunch, Nominated MP ...
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Turning plastic bottles into uniforms, food waste into fresh herbs: How hotels are embracing sustainability

Straits Times 23 Feb 2021
How then are hotels in Singapore standing up to the expectations of these eco-conscious travellers, especially those stalwarts constructed in the 70s and 80s? ... Several hotels in Singapore, such as Grand Hyatt Singapore, have adopted a philosophy of “not wasting the waste” and upcycling a variety of waste into useful materials ... GRAND HYATT SINGAPORE.
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Helping large local enterprises grow as part of mindset change

Straits Times 19 Feb 2021
Professor Hoon Hian Teck, dean of Singapore Management University's School of Economics and a Nominated MP, told the roundtable discussion organised by The Straits Times and UOB ... "Singapore cannot be inward-looking ... Mr Douglas Foo, president of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation and vice-chairman of the Singapore Business Federation, said.
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School syllabus, not parents' vision, got me started in coding

Straits Times 19 Feb 2021
Singapore, as a nation that ... By introducing coding as a subject at the secondary level across all streams and schools, Singapore can ensure gender equality in its digital workforce, and build a bigger tech talent pool to reduce its dependence on foreign talent in the future.
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Forum: School syllabus, not parents' vision, got me started in coding

Straits Times 19 Feb 2021
Singapore, as a nation that ... By introducing coding as a subject at the secondary level across all streams and schools, Singapore can ensure gender equality in its digital workforce, and build a bigger tech talent pool to reduce its dependence on foreign talent in the future.
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S Pass quota cut not likely to slow manufacturing growth: Analysts

Straits Times 18 Feb 2021
Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) president Douglas Foo said companies are worried that competition for a limited pool of local talent may push up operating expenditure as it is difficult to attract and retain local talent in the sector ... the supply of Singaporean talent.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Champions Coca-Cola, Kroger Health, BIC, Bureau Veritas and BSB International to ...

Daily Freeman 17 Feb 2021
(HORP) is an international organization headquartered in Singapore offering services in the areas of Talent (Dream Job International® - the executive search vertical focused on C-Suite leaders and diversity talent); Training (Break the ceiling touch the sky® - the success and ...
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$24b to help firms, workers adapt to global changes

Straits Times 16 Feb 2021
Singapore will invest in three ... Singapore will also continue to enhance its infrastructure investments in the region, through projects such as Nongsa Digital Park in Batam, which facilitates collaboration between Singapore companies and technology talent in Indonesia, he said.
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Chan: Trade chambers can help companies tap opportunities arising from digitalisation

Straits Times 13 Feb 2021
He also said strengthening digital capabilities will help Singapore position itself as a critical node in the global production and supply chain ... In Singapore's case, it must be a place where businesses can mobilise capital, aggregate talent, protect intellectual property, and have a predictable environment to thrive and serve international markets.
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Govt will help SMEs build innovative capacity: Chan

Straits Times 09 Feb 2021
Mr Chan's visit to the precision equipment and medical device maker's factory follows last month's announcement of Singapore's plan to be a global business, innovation and talent hub for advanced manufacturing by 2030 ... SMEs must also strengthen their ability to develop their leadership bench and attract local talent at all levels, the minister said.
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