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Minister Lim Swee Say: “Targeted” help for unemployed

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Lee Hsien Loong signed agreement to import cheap Indian labour

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Certis Cisco claim Singaporeans have higher salaries, figures shows otherwise

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Minister Janil Puthucheary: Poly and ITE grads choose to be jobless

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