03 Apr '11, 2am

Diary of A Singaporean Mind: CNA Forum : Cost Of Living

To anon 11:20 , "Damn It, I'm Mad" is the same when you spelled it backwards. So there, you have said it twice! haha ok, i share your sentiments. After the show, I thought both Tharman & Josephine have given the same arguments that there are such measurements in place already, but still short of acknowledging that they are NOT working. I thought Dr Vincent gave them a very robust rebuttal whenever they try to score points and WP Gerald presented his views across very calmly. But here's what I would like to the Opp to ask: - What kind of FT quota is in place currently that would require companies to hire singaporean-first? In most cases a company will have singaporeans there and where does it strigently stipulate that company needs to prove/exhaust their search for local employees before they can bring in foreigners? And is that truly being enforced today? If there is a for...

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