20 Feb '11, 4am

"The Shadow Budget calls for HDB flats to be sold at cost. The HDB should be a zero-profit venture."

"The Shadow Budget calls for HDB flats to be sold at cost. The HDB should be a zero-profit venture."

The PAP proposes that the Foreign Worker Levy be raised by $100 in order to discourage the indiscriminate hiring of foreign workers. The problem with this levy is that it will hurt smaller businesses but not the big corporations which will have no problem absorbing cost increase. In the end it will not make any difference to the number of foreigners coming into Singapore. Past increases of the levy has not made any difference. This latest proposal is nothing but a smokescreen to make it appear that the Government is doing something about the influx of foreign workers. Our Shadow Budget proposes the Singaporeans First Policy where Singaporeans are given priority when it comes to employment. Employers will have to demonstrate that no Singaporeans can be found for the job that they want to hire before a non-Singaporean can be employed. This will effectively stop the indiscrim...

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