Tag: Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing—Singapore’s economy will be affected if turmoil in HK continues

Singapore— The country’s Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing warned of the “negative spillover impact” that Singapore and other countries in the region will experience if the protests that have disrupted Hong Kong over the past 13 weeks continues to go on. Because...

On attracting highly-skilled tech professionals, “if Singapore sits back and does nothing” it will be left behind – Chan Chun Sing

What Singapore officials will do today will decide whether the small city-state will make it as a tech hub or not and that it is imperative that everyone moves now and has to move fast. This was what Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing stressed...

Chan Chun Sing: Foreign talent important because deep tech is the linchpin for future economy

Singapore—In Parliament on Monday, September 2, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that although the issue of bringing in more foreign talent is a delicate one, the country should not adopt an “inward-looking, protectionist approach” either. Mr Chan acknowledged that because of employment...

Chan Chun Sing: Gov’t recognizes cost pressures of planned CPF increases on businesses

Singapore — At a visit to a local seafood distributor, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that the Government recognizes the cost pressures of the planned increases in the ages for re-employment and retirement, as well as Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution...

Chan Chun Sing claims ‘top’ foreign talent are “competing for Singapore” instead of competing with locals

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing has said that the new Government scheme that will allow local technology firms to hire foreign talent more easily can be extended to other industries in Singapore. He added that these foreigners are not competing with...

Chan Chun Sing says Singapore must do more to attract international talent

Singapore—On July 29, Monday, the country’s Minister for Trade and Industry, Chan Chun Sing, said that the country needs to do more specifically in the area of attracting talent from all over the world. This could even include schemes to fast-track visas, as well...

PAP leaders refute Tan Cheng Bock’s statement that PAP has gone astray

Singapore – Two top leaders of the People’s Action Party (PAP) took time out on July 27, Saturday,  to refute some of the statements made by Dr Tan Cheng Bock the day before concerning the ruling party, saying that while the former PAP MP...

Chan Chun Sing encourages student leaders to use technology to build bridges

Singapore—In a speech at Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) on July 22 wherein he addressed close to a hundred teachers and students from around the globe, Chan Chun Sing, the country’s Trade and Industry Minister, underlined the importance of the next generation in building connections...

Chan Chun Sing urges Singapore to brace for fallout from US-China trade war

Singapore — The country’s Trade and Industry Minister has highlighted the seriousness of trade tensions between the United States and China. Chan Chun Sing stressed in a May 14 (Tuesday) public Facebook post that Singapore must be ready to face challenges resulting from this...

Breathing new life to Singapore: 4th tower added to Marina Bay Sands

Singapore – Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing announced on April 3 (Wednesday) that Singapore’s two Integrated Resorts (IRs) will be investing around S$9 billion “to expand and refresh their non-gaming components” in the country. Marina Bay Sands (MBS) will be creating a...