05 Feb '11, 8am

[News] Budget will help grow, transform economy: PM: Mr Lee tossing yu sheng with NTUC deputy secretary-general

[News] Budget will help grow, transform economy: PM: Mr Lee tossing yu sheng with NTUC deputy secretary-general

Mr Lee tossing yu sheng with (from left) NTUC deputy secretary-general Heng Chee How, Building Construction and Timber Industries Employees' Union leader Nasordin Mohd Hashim, Sembcorp group president and chief executive Tang Kin Fei, SembWaste employees Abdul Rahim Md Salleh, Cheo Cheng Fatt, Ng Yong Ern and Kuppusamy, labour chief Lim Swee Say (hidden), and SembWaste's senior vice-president Lim Chin Khuang (right). -- ST PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN THE upcoming Budget will have measures to grow and transform the economy, including ways to help Singaporeans gain the skills and the ability to do better for themselves, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said. There was a need to especially help those at the lower end of the wage and skills spectrum. And the best way to achieve that 'is to uplift their skills and redesign their jobs and improve what workers are able to do,' he said on ...

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