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NETIZEN ASK WHY TECHINASIA HIRED FOREIGNER, GETS FLAMED BY STAFF

Though there is nothing wrong with Singaporean companies hiring foreigners, I was curious why such a blog that does not deal with advanced technology requires the skills of foreigners. Hence, I left a comment on that article. A few people chipped in. One of them is someone by the name of Ian Tan, whom is one of their staff working as a Web Engineer. He made personal attacks at me and accused me of trolling.

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LOWEST JOB GROWTH SINCE 2009, BUT MOST JOBS WENT TO FOREIGNERS?

Since the “Overall seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2 per cent. Compared to the last quarter, unemployment rose to by 0.2 percentage point to 3 per cent for residents and 3.1 per cent for citizens” - does it mean that most of the job growth went to foreigners and PRs – as the citizens and residents’ unemployment rates increased by 0.2 per cent whilst the overall unemployment rate (including foreigners) remained unchanged?

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NATIONAL SERVICEMEN TO GET $80 MORE IN ALLOWANCES

According to a statement by the Ministry of Defence, from 1st December this year, all full-time national servicemen and operationally ready national servicemen will receive an additional $80 in allowances across all ranks. The increase applies to all NSFs and NSmen in the Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore Civil Defence Force and Singapore Police Force.

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