Singapore's new work pass: Visa schemes elsewhere pose challenge to S'pore

Dr Leonard Ng, a Singaporean who holds the UK’s Global Talent Visa for his expertise in materials science, hopes the Overseas Networks and Expertise Pass will put Singapore on the radar and catalyse innovative projects. PHOTO: COURTESY OF LEONARD NG
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SINGAPORE - Singapore's home-grown talent are making a splash abroad even as the country is trying to reel in top foreign talent with the new Overseas Networks and Expertise (One) Pass.

Dr Leonard Ng, for instance, is a Singaporean who has been a holder of the United Kingdom's coveted Global Talent Visa since its inception in 2020 for his expertise in materials science.

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