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SINGAPORE BUDGET 2019

Labour crunch takes centre stage in the House

MPs all abuzz about how to ease manpower shortage on first day of Budget debate

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NTUC deputy secretary-general Heng Chee How calls for a tripartite effort "to enable the activation of the latent mature manpower pool".

Singapore

WITH Singapore's ageing local workforce projected to start shrinking next year, the labour pool was a hot topic in Parliament, as its debate on this year's Budget began on Tuesday.

More investment in skills training and technology, as well as the retention of older...