30 May '11, 11am

[TR] Khaw: Slower growth will lead to lower starting pay for young Singaporeans

In a sign that the PAP regime is still clinging on to its pro-foreigner and ultra-liberal immigration policies, new housing minister Khaw Boon Wan continued to rehash the PAP rhetoric that higher growth will generate more jobs for Singaporeans. Speaking during a youth forum held at Woodlands Community Club yesterday, Mr Khaw was asked by some in the audience about the large numbers of foreigners in Singapore to which he replied: “We thought (taking foreigners in) was important to bring wages to people’s pockets, so that we can grow as fast as we can… (and) catch up with other countries. But now, we get the message that ‘we don’t want so much growth, that we are prepared to accept slower growth’” An JC economics student would know that GDP growth is simply a measure of the total economic output of a country which is determined by several factors such as the number of worker...

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