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Singapore juggles global talent vs local jobs under COVID threat

Lee warns against turning inward but new policy raises cost of foreign hiring

Singapore's leaders are under pressure to protect jobs for citizens without missing out on foreign talent.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Simmering discord over Singapore's skilled foreign workforce resurfaced this week, as lawmakers gathered to debate policies for the first time following the competitive general election in July.

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