17 Feb '13, 10am

Singapore seethes over population plan

Singapore seethes over population plan

"The White Paper is about mitigating the problems of our aging population and low birth rates, so as to secure Singapore’s future," said Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a post on his Facebook page . "Our priority is to maintain a strong Singaporean core by encouraging Singaporeans to get married and have children. We will reduce inflow of foreign workers, moderate flow of new citizens and maintain [permanent resident] population at about present size."

Full article: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2013/02/2013216...

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