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100,000 More foreign workers!

Post by ksl » Thu, 15 Jul 2010 1:55 pm

Well here is some good news for some! Though they will be more selective.

http://sg.yfittopostblog.com/2010/07/15 ... ed-pm-lee/

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Post by carteki » Thu, 15 Jul 2010 2:40 pm

Interesting to read the 3rd / 4th comment below the article!

I was wondering if the effect of the tightening of the work-pass criteria and increased levies earlier this year has resulted in higher food prices etc as threatened. Has anyone noticed?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 15 Jul 2010 3:00 pm

How to tell? The food prices have been going up before this even started! :?
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Post by nakatago » Thu, 15 Jul 2010 3:11 pm

While I can empathize with the posters feeling threatened, a lot of them gave typical comments:

"DEY TOOK OUR JERBS!"

and

"VOTE *** OUT!"

but we all know how the elections will turn out anyway...
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Post by serve_the_servants » Wed, 21 Jul 2010 7:50 pm

This one is also pretty positive:

http://news.xin.msn.com/en/singapore/ar ... id=4230981

Singaporeans are getting more confident in the job market.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 21 Jul 2010 8:36 pm

But you can bet your sweet hind part that the vetting will continue to be stringent for those 100K to get in.
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Post by Biogentic » Fri, 23 Jul 2010 4:49 am

serve_the_servants wrote:This one is also pretty positive:

http://news.xin.msn.com/en/singapore/ar ... id=4230981

Singaporeans are getting more confident in the job market.
lol.. you sure that is a representative of our voice? our media is ranked 154th in the world for a reason.

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Post by Mad Scientist » Fri, 23 Jul 2010 4:54 am

Biogentic wrote:
serve_the_servants wrote:This one is also pretty positive:

http://news.xin.msn.com/en/singapore/ar ... id=4230981

Singaporeans are getting more confident in the job market.
lol.. you sure that is a representative of our voice? our media is ranked 154th in the world for a reason.
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Post by winger7 » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 10:49 am

I'll think about looking for a job there again since things look very positive at the moment apparently... :)

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Post by kilfer » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 1:14 pm

It's probably marketing talk to attract more Foreign Direct Investment.

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