Minister of State Amy Khor: 'Singaporeans first' policy will not benefit the economy

Comment: For that speech alone, Amy Khor could be promoted to a full minister by the PAP government.


Hardwarezone Forum, 27 May 2014
A manpower policy that advocates hiring "Singaporeans first" will not benefit the economy in the long term, said Senior Minister of State for Manpower Amy Khor in Parliament on Tuesday.
Such a policy might result in employers feeling "constrained and unable to hire the best person for the job", she added.
That could ultimately hurt Singaporeans, if companies' manpower needs are unmet and they eventually decide to move out of the country. Full story




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