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Hoon Hian Teck in debate on securing Singaporeans’ jobs and livelihoods, and foreign talent policy

Singapore overcame the odds by developing the right mindset and economic institutions which are capable of riding on the opportunities in the world, said NMP Hoon Hian Teck. Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday (Sep 14), he said Singapore now faces the challenges of a growth and demographic transition, technological disruptions and higher workers' aspirations. It will be the ability to develop political consensus and supporting social and economic institutions to continue to embrace economic openness, not only to goods and capital but also to people, that will assure it of a future with good jobs and wages. He expressed support for the motion to secure Singaporeans' jobs and livelihoods while staying open and connected to the world in order to grow and prosper.

Hoon Hian Teck in debate on securing Singaporeans’ jobs and livelihoods, and foreign talent policy

14 Sep 2021 09:27pm

Singapore overcame the odds by developing the right mindset and economic institutions which are capable of riding on the opportunities in the world, said NMP Hoon Hian Teck. Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday (Sep 14), he said Singapore now faces the challenges of a growth and demographic transition, technological disruptions and higher workers' aspirations. It will be the ability to develop political consensus and supporting social and economic institutions to continue to embrace economic openness, not only to goods and capital but also to people, that will assure it of a future with good jobs and wages. He expressed support for the motion to secure Singaporeans' jobs and livelihoods while staying open and connected to the world in order to grow and prosper.

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