02 Jun '11, 11pm

[News] Pride and prejudice: THE Republic of Singapore Air Force is to be congratulated on the wonderful open hou...

THE Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is to be congratulated on the wonderful open house at Paya Lebar Airbase over the weekend. The staging of the event and the RSAF's capability should act as inspiration for the Singapore Armed Forces and Singaporeans. It was great to see how all members of the RSAF present glowed with pride and were only too willing to share their world with us. Hence, the contrast could not have been stronger when a visitor said for all to hear that there were 'too many foreign trash' present. I was saddened by the offensive and myopic behaviour. Singaporeans are almost invariably welcoming and friendly, so I will put this down as a sudden outburst.

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