18 Aug '11, 6am

Can Singapore wean itself off cheap foreign labour? #Singapore

Seriously, am tired of all the fools who claim that WE are a lazy bunch and would not want to take up jobs such as construction or cleaning or waiting at the tables. When will you understand that its the pay and not the job which is the problem!!?? And someone said that we have to give up the comforts that we possess when we stop letting foreigners in because there would be no one to clean the streets or be a maid. Hey dude, if i can go out there and earn enough to support my wife and kids, i can allow my wife to stay home and she can cook,clean and take care of the household chores and my offsprings as well.. But apparently, that is not the case for most of us,is it? Both parents need to slog so the need for a maid to take care of the chores of the wife. Cars - it is a bloody mode of transport and it helps in your day-to-day activities. Only in SG, you pay ten times the c...

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