Singapore attacks ‘foreigners get most new jobs’ claim


ACTING Manpower Minister Ng Eng Hen said yesterday that Nanyang Technological University (NTU) economists were way off the mark by claiming that most new jobs created in the past five years had gone to foreigners. 

NTU economists had said that three in four jobs had gone to foreigners, but Dr Ng revealed that, in fact, nine in 10 new jobs went to Singaporeans and residents, and only one went to a foreigner. 

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