21 Apr '11, 2am

Mother-to-be ponders on General Election

I have a summary and some observations to make with regards to your article : 1. Your perspective as a mother to be acknowledged the realities today of Singaporean families. The dual income family is set to stay, as well as the high cost of living and housing. This, as you have mentioned, is because we need to maintain our status as the most competitive economy in Asia, (if not the world). This has led to the declining fertility rate and thus the import of foreigners as a solution, after efforts to increase childbirth has failed. The efforts have failed because of the high cost of living, concerns about career stability, high cost of childcare etc. And now this has led to even lower childbirth rates, even more foreigners, and even an effort to increase the population to 6.5 M by relying on even more foreign imports. The foreign imports are making our careers even more unst...

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