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challenges for singapore during 1965 to 1979 responses by Mind Map: challenges for singapore during
1965 to 1979 responses
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challenges for singapore during 1965 to 1979 responses


setting up of labour intensive industries

more jobs for singaporeans

invited foreign corperations for more job opportunities

decrease in entrepot trade

appointment of PSA to control all port facilities.

expansion of port facilities to cater to larger ships

developing of the keppel and tanjong pagar terminal for more efficient hadling of goods

loss of economic hinterland

decided to star trade with other nearby countries

started trading with other foreign countries that pass by the reigon

small land area

developing of industrial estates

located near housing estates

heavy industries are located away from residential areas to prevent pollution and noise

labour disputes

new labour law passed

IAC set up to settle misunderstandings between employers and workers

NTUC trade union set up to improve and promote good working relationships between workers and employers

increased wages for workers who were more productive to entice workers to work harder

weak industrial base

welcomed foreign investors

setting up of the EDB

government provided insentives for foreign inestors to interest them

unskilled labour force

introduction of technical education

EDB started industrial training schemes


learned from israel for better training

introduced national service

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