Oct. 19, 2022

#330 - Lawrence Wong highlights “hands-on” and “heart” work & IMDA bans local film #LookAtMe

In his speech at the Singapore Economic Policy Forum, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong pointed out that the Singapore economy places too much emphasis on cognitive abilities – “head” work – and does not equally value those engaging in more technical “...


In his speech at the Singapore Economic Policy Forum, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong pointed out that the Singapore economy places too much emphasis on cognitive abilities – “head” work – and does not equally value those engaging in more technical “hands-on” work, or service and care roles, which he christened “heart” work. We discuss why this admission is important. Elsewhere, the IMDA has banned the local film #LookAtMe by Ken Kwek, and we talk about why that might be the best thing to happen to the film.

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Lawrence Wong highlights “hands-on” and “heart” work

IMDA bans local film #LookAtMe

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