30 May '11, 11am

Wow!Isnt HOGC Youth just have that "sustainable idealism"ABCvision. cna Youth can thrive with the right attitude:Khaw

SINGAPORE: Stiff competition posed by foreigners is a reality youths entering the workforce today have to face in a globalised world. But Singaporeans have little cause for concern if they have the "right attitude", National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said at a dialogue session on Sunday. The session, which was attended by 230 youths, was organised by the Sembawang GRC youth executive committees. Drawing reference to the national drive for higher productivity, Mr Khaw said the right skills, training and attitude will keep Singaporeans ahead of the game when asked how Singapore youths can stay relevant in the labour market with the influx of foreign students. "Our education system is not bad ... we have made leaps and bounds. So I don't think we need to feel diffident. We can win, we can compete but we must have the right attitude," he said. Mr Khaw noted how early ...

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