COMMENT | Give local grads same job opportunities as foreign engineers

COMMENT | The proposal from the government to temporarily hire international students who graduate from local higher education institutions in the electrical and electronics (E&E) industry, amid talent deficits within these sectors, is raising concerns about neglecting the needs of local graduates.

While international graduates could help bridge the workforce gap for the sector to sustain its competitiveness, it is equally important to provide equitable opportunities for local graduates to foster a skilled workforce and ensure its long-term growth trajectory.

Equal opportunity for local graduates in this sector will promote fairness and encourage the development of domestic talent, fostering a sense of ownership and commitment to the industry's advancement.

This approach not only...

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