Tag Archives: Economic Growth

LOWER JOB GROWTH, FEWER JOBS FOR LOCALS THAN FOREIGNERS

I refer to the article “Annual job growth of 25,000 to 40,000 for next three to five years: Lim Swee Say” (Straits Times, Feb 8). It states that “Singapore aims to create about 25,000 to 40,000 jobs annually for the next three to five years, said Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say on Wednesday (Feb 8).

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YOUNG SINGAPOREANS WANT MORE THAN JUST ECONOMIC GROWTH

When asked, 31 year-old Singaporean arts business administrator Eric says that a good life in Singapore would mean "opportunities to explore my interests, good relationships with the people around me and to practise my faith." He added that these goals did not have anything to do with career advancement or material progress for Singapore, which is often trumpeted in the mainstream media.

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