08 Apr '13, 6am

Fewer jobs for foreigners, including Filipinos, in Singapore

Fewer jobs for foreigners, including Filipinos, in Singapore

RATE OF INCREASE. The government expects the growth rate of the Singaporean workforce to slow down further in the future, hitting 1% to 2% per year, half of the 3.3% per year averaged over the last 3 decades. The population is also aging, which means a heavier economic load and more taxes on a small base of Singaporean workers. Not surprisingly, foreign workers who will return to their own countries in their old age are seen as a partial solution. Screenshot from population white paper.

Full article: http://www.rappler.com/nation/25745-fewer-jobs-foreigners...

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