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Singapore doubles down on tighter foreign worker quotas

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"In the coming one to two years, companies will have to attract and retain more locals to work in the construction industry," says Ng Yek Meng, president of industry group Singapore Contractors Association Ltd.

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AFTER foreign labour caps in the services sector were tightened in last year's Budget, the same fate has now befallen the construction, marine and shipyard and process industries.

The limit on how many S Pass holders companies in these sectors can hire will be cut from 20...