01 Apr '11, 12pm

DTN Singapore: GE: Cost of living, foreign workers among issues tackled at TV forum: SINGAPORE: The cost of livi...

SINGAPORE: The cost of living and the influx of foreign workers were two issues tackled during the pre-election television forum, organised by Channel NewsAsia. Entitled "A political forum on Singapore's future", it is the first such programme to be recorded since 1988, and will be broadcast unedited. Despite the discussions being limited by time constraints, representatives from the People's Action Party (PAP), the Singapore People's Party (SPP), the Workers' Party (WP), the Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) and the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) all made full use of the forum to get their positions across. An issue which dominated part of the discussion was the cost of living. SDP's representative, Dr Vincent Wijeysingha, said during the forum: "It's getting impossible to live in Singapore. We're one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in and i don't th...

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