Singapore seeks foreign talent as demand for tech resources outstrips local supply

Singapore seeks foreign talent as demand for tech resources outstrips local supply

A meeting in progress. Photo by Headway/Unsplash

Singapore is pursuing more foreign tech talent as it ramps up efforts to grow the sector, its trade minister said on Monday, adding that locals would also benefit from the plans amid concerns about preserving jobs as the economy sours.

The Asian city-state is already home to the regional offices of hundreds of tech companies like Facebook and Google, a cluster it hopes to grow into a global tech hub and make the “linchpin” of its future economy.

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