HELP’S AT HAND: THREE VIEWS ON THE BUDGET

A leg-up for youth and securing nation's future

70 per cent of local graduates from universities, polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education will have some form of international experience.PHOTO: ST FILE

Coronavirus panic has gripped Singapore in the last few weeks, and the Government has marshalled considerable resources in Budget 2020 to help the country tide over the crisis.

But amid the billions of dollars set aside for support packages, it is easy to lose sight of other key objectives laid out in this major policy speech.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 19, 2020, with the headline 'A leg-up for youth and securing nation's future'. Subscribe