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Tripartite talks focus on protecting S'porean core

Government, business and labour leaders discuss the implications of this, and agree that now - when the economy is soft - is the time to train workers, invest in productivity tools

Singapore National Employers Federation chief Robert Yap said training was another key concern of the participants.


PROTECTING the Singaporean core was the dominating concern of 50 government, business and labour leaders at a closed-door discussion on Tuesday evening, as they grappled with the prospect of a slow-growing workforce.

The key takeaway from what participants described as a