Tag: foreign talent

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...

Minister Chan: Singapore must be open to skilled foreign talent in tech

Singapore — In his speech in Parliament on Monday (Sept 2), Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing expressed the need for Singapore to be open to accommodating highly skilled tech professionals in the fields of artificial intelligence and cyber security. Singapore cannot afford...

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...

New scheme launching in 4Q 2019 will facilitate hiring foreign tech talent

Singapore—A new pilot, Tech@SG, to be launched later this year, has been specifically designed for qualified tech firms to have the applications for Employment Pass for “core team members” facilitated, according to an announcement from the Economic Development Board (EDB) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG)...

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...

Foreign fresh grad asks: Is SGD3,600 a decent salary in Singapore?

A graduate from the Philippines, planning on moving to Singapore, polled the Internet asking if SGD 3,600 amounted to a decent salary here. His question was picked up by netizen Vernon Tay, who shared it on social media and said, “An FT posed this question...

Woman body-blocks SBS bus from moving off because she missed her stop

It’s not every day you encounter something like this. One video recorded by a netizen has been shared almost three thousand times already and has drawn thousands of reactions from the online community. A woman used her body and blocked Bus 43, bound for...

Dashcam catches man leaving poopy diaper on hood of car at Vivocity

Well, someone believes in leaving poop where you shop. A video posted on the Facebook account of ROADS.sg on Monday, September 24, has been viewed more than 137,000 times, despite its crappy content. Or maybe because of its crappy content. The poster, identified only as...