22 Dec '11, 10am

Madam Halimah Yacob On Seng Han Thong saga: "inappropriate and unfair" Good one Madam Halimah!

SINGAPORE: Member of Parliament (MP) Seng Han Thong has apologised for his remark made on Channel NewsAsia's programme, Blog TV.SG, which was telecast on Monday. Mr Seng said on Blog TV.SG that "I noticed that the PR mentioned that some of the staff, because they are Malays, they are Indians, they can't converse in English well enough". The comment by the deputy chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Transport suggested SMRT staff failed to communicate with commuters during the two massive train breakdowns last week, because of their ethnicity. That remark got Mr Seng -- one of the five guests on a special edition of BlogTV which discussed the recent spate of MRT breakdowns -- in hot soup. It incurred the wrath of Singaporeans, who vented their anger on his Facebook page. It also drew a rebuke from Minister of State for Community Development, Youth an...

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