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SINGAPORE FORTITUDE BUDGET 2020: SAFEGUARDING JOBS

Economists divided on how far S$2b package can mitigate unemployment

But some agree pandemic will alter Singapore's manpower landscape

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Over a longer horizon, some analysts believe that Singapore's job landscape will evolve to rely less on foreign workers as a result of the support measures.

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WHILE the Singapore government has set aside some S$2 billion for a jobs and training package, industry watchers appear divided on the extent to which it can help ease the pandemic's impact on unemployment.

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