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Keeping race and politics out of trade

Straits Times 16 Sep 2021
Monday's marathon debate in Parliament on the foreign talent policy brought into sharp relief the issues surrounding it. The Progress Singapore Party alleged that foreign talent policies have been the main cause of job-related anxieties among Singaporeans.
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MNCs come to Singapore to play global game and need global talent pool: Mariam Jaafar

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
Multinational corporations (MNCs) in these vital sectors come to Singapore for many reasons, and they play a "global game that requires a global talent pool", she told the House during the debate on two motions on jobs and Singapore's foreign talent policy.
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Parliament: From the Gallery: Talk about opportunities, but do it responsibly

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - Less than an hour into the debate on the motions on jobs and foreign talent on Tuesday (Sept 14), I thought.
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From the Gallery: Talk about opportunities, but do it responsibly

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - Less than an hour into the debate on the motions on jobs and foreign talent on Tuesday (Sept 14), I thought.
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Competing in the Champions League? You need Messis: MP

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
Multinational corporations (MNCs) in these vital sectors come to Singapore for many reasons, and they play a "global game that requires a global talent pool", she told the House during the debate on two motions on jobs and Singapore's foreign talent policy.
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If S'pore turns inwards, firms could leave with the jobs they provide

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
There are severe consequences if Singapore turns inwards and loses its lustre as a regional hub, causing companies to leave with the jobs they provide, Manpower Minister Tan See Leng said yesterday ... Setting quotas on EPs would send the wrong signal that Singapore is not welcoming of such talent, he said.
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S'pore could lose investors, firms and jobs they bring for locals if it turns inwards: ...

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
Dr Tan was speaking during a debate in Parliament on two motions about jobs and Singapore's foreign talent policy - one by Progress Singapore Party's Non-Constituency MP Leong Mun Wai and the second tabled by Finance Minister Lawrence Wong in response, to set out the Government's position on Singaporeans' jobs and livelihoods.
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S'pore has no special affinity for workers from any country, including India: Sim Ann

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
Speaking in Mandarin during a parliamentary debate on two motions pertaining to jobs and foreign talent policies, she said Singapore’s goal is to become a finance, and digital information and communications technology (ICT) hub to create better jobs for Singaporeans.
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Robust debate in Parliament over foreign competition in job market

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - Singapore's answer to ... This was the gist of a 10-hour parliamentary debate that ended past midnight, during which four political office-holders rebutted the Progress Singapore Party's (PSP's) assertion that the Government's foreign talent policy has cost citizens jobs.
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Employers in India want to hire more but have a problem

Live Mint 14 Sep 2021
Employers have shown the highest hiring intentions in India but the talent shortage shows no sign of easing, according to US-based employment-services provider ManpowerGroup ... The strongest outlooks are in India (+44%), Taiwan (+21%) and Japan (+16%), and the most cautious plans are reported in Singapore (+1%) and Hong Kong (+8%) ... Talent shortage.
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NCMP maintains job losses, displacement are due to foreigners

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) yesterday outlined several ways its position on foreign talent policies differed from the Government's, in areas such as reskilling, discrimination and job creation, among others ... Third, Mr Leong wondered if Singapore's education system - ...
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Singapore will lose investments and jobs if it curbs global firms' hiring: Wong

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
Singapore could lose good investments and jobs if it imposes tighter restrictions on global companies' ability to employ the talent they need, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said yesterday ... Singapore's economic policies have helped to raise living standards across the board and create many good jobs for citizens.
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7 key highlights from parliamentary debate on jobs and livelihoods, S'pore's foreign talent policy

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - MPs from both sides of the House spoke during a debate on two motions in Parliament on Tuesday (Sept 14) ... Mr Leong's motion was centred on Singapore's foreign talent policy ... The data is clear that Singapore's economic policies have helped to raise living standards and create many more good jobs for Singaporeans, said Mr Wong.
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The Big Story: S'pore MPs debate job security, foreign talent policy in Parliament

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show ... Delivering his remarks in Parliament on Tuesday (Sept 14), Mr Wong also hit back at the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) for the way it has framed its criticism of the Government's foreign talent policy ... We also share other news in Singapore, and around the world.
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No special affinity for workers from any country: Sim Ann

Straits Times 14 Sep 2021
Speaking in Mandarin during a parliamentary debate on two motions pertaining to jobs and foreign talent policies, she said Singapore's goal is to become a finance as well as a digital information and communications technology (ICT) hub to create better jobs for Singaporeans.
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