15 Feb '15, 8am

there is no 'them' vs 'us'. We all live in the same country together. An editorial:

there is no 'them' vs 'us'. We all live in the same country together. An editorial:

I’m going to talk about something different in this post. It’s about an issue I believe in and would like to share my opinion about. Some people might see foreigners and expats in Singapore as “them”, that they are alien, a host of people that invaded our country and are fundamentally different from how local Singaporeans think and behave. I could see how that might seem so – some expats and foreigners in Singapore do have a certain ‘expat’ lifestyle and social circle that excludes locals. I am writing about this because I saw this really upbeat video that shows all the little things we do conscious or unconsciously to the people around us, no matter where they are from, and it struck a chord with me: But actually I have never thought of foreigners and expats that way. I remember how when I was growing up, we had rented out rooms in our house to a couple of PRCs who are wo...

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