Foreign Workers

Skills shortages may hit Singapore hard

Singapore has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce, but growing demand for highly skilled labour, combined with limits on numbers of foreign workers may mean a tougher path ahead.

11 May 2019
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From tourist to illegal worker

Indonesia is hoping to attract 3.5 million Chinese tourists to visit various tourist destinations in the country this year. Tourism Minister Arief Yahya expressed optimism that the target of 3.5 million Chinese tourist arrivals for 2019 would be achieved after the ministry designated Singapore as a hub for the Indonesian tourism market.

12 April 2019
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When visitors become workers

Recent reports have revealed that Indonesia is hoping to attract 3.5 million Chinese tourists to visit various tourist destinations in the country next year.

19 December 2018
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Skills crunch slows Jokowi's plans

As Indonesia’s Joko Widodo bids for a second term, a skills shortage that’s leaving millions locked out of higher-paid jobs is weighing on his quest to develop the economy.

9 October 2018
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