Both the Singapore and Hong Kong governments have recently launched schemes to attract non-local talent. Photo: AFP
Both the Singapore and Hong Kong governments have recently launched schemes to attract non-local talent. Photo: AFP
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Hong Kong vs Singapore talent battle recalls rivalry between 2 ancient Chinese states

  • During the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC-476BC), China was divided into multiple states that competed with each other
  • The Jin state’s poaching of Chu state’s talent led to a saying that refers to one entity losing its talented people to another

Both the Singapore and Hong Kong governments have recently launched schemes to attract non-local talent. Photo: AFP
Both the Singapore and Hong Kong governments have recently launched schemes to attract non-local talent. Photo: AFP
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