21 Dec '11, 7pm

MP defends 'broken English' comment on TV - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Mr Seng should know better than to repeat an excuse given by SMRT's staff on TV, with it being so controversial. A politician is supposed to exercise prudence and be watchful of whatever he says because after all, isn't that what the tax payers are paying him for? What I am upset about is the PR personnel who sprouted this claim which started this uproar in the first place. Seriously? Your Malay and Indian staff cannot speak proper English? As compared to the China Chinese staff that you hire? Or are they trying to converse with the multitude of China Chinese passengers that you carry on a daily basis? Am I then to assume that your Singaporean Chinese staff can speak excellent English with proper tense and sentence structure? Even your CEO cannot speak grammatically correct English. Which university did you graduate from? Excellent PR work. Top notch..

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/amk-mp-defends--broken-english--...

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