People cross a street during the morning rush hour in Singapore. Photo: Reuters People cross a street during the morning rush hour in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
People cross a street during the morning rush hour in Singapore. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus recession won’t derail Singapore’s push for equal society: Tharman

  • The city state is bringing forward the hiring of public servants to boost employment, says minister
  • Upskilling is also vital, he says, vowing ‘we must never become a society where social pedigree and connections count for more than ability and effort’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People cross a street during the morning rush hour in Singapore. Photo: Reuters People cross a street during the morning rush hour in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
People cross a street during the morning rush hour in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
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