From New Sintercom

The government has been attracting foreign workers, especially the highly skilled ones, to work and settle in Singapore. It has also urged Singaporeans to accept these foreigners as one of them. The given reasons being needs these workers to keep the economy growing and to stay competitive in a globalized world. Very valid reasons but the government seems to have overlooked the other part of the equation.

In this globalized era, the world is competing on human resources and talent. The government should, therefore, not only try to attract foreign talents to its shores but also nurture and retain its own talents. SM Goh had recently admitted that Singapore is losing its best and finest. If nothing is being done, the trend is likely to continue as a recent survey showed that half of the youths interviewed wanted to migrate to other countries.

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