12 Oct '11, 2pm

Can MOM keep its promise to put Singaporeans first?

Can MOM keep its promise to put Singaporeans first?

Looking at the just recent parliament extract on what have been said by the ministry of manpower (see MOM’s addendum to the President’s address HERE ), the points might just be summarized into a general statement: The government would look after the best interests of Singaporeans as regards job opportunities while trying to balance the need for more foreign talents coming into the local worker pool so as to promote the growth of Singapore’s economy . Apart from the reviews on the health and safety aspect for foreign workers, the main points raised in this MOM addressees most of the hot button issues which get Singaporeans talking. Many of these hot button issues (especially those about foreign workers) were addressed during the rallies and campaign messages of the Opposition parties in the 2011 general elections 2011. And after the lowest percentage win by the People’s Act...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/10/can-mom-keep-its-prom...

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