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More foreign talents equal to better society growth: LKY #Singapore

It is undoubtedly that any country requires talent whether they come from local or foreign sources. Singapore especially requires the inflow of foreign talent. I do not disagree with anyone in the government that foreign talent do contributes positively to the development and growth of the country as well create jobs multiplierly. But I do content the method and manner of how the government selects these foreign talent and how they approve certain categories of foreign talent. The is a perception that the MOM accepts anyone who has a degree wherever they comes from without much verification. I had the personal experience of disputing the manner of the MOM providing S pass to a person who professed to have a degree which purportedly is a general degree which has no inputs to the Singapore economy. I am sure that there are plenty of people who have better types degrees than ...

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