04 Jun '11, 4am

(TTR) Lee Wei Ling: 27 percent of docs at NNI are Indians

Two days ago, a PAP supporter Yap Yien Li wrote to the ST Forum accusing Singaporeans of becoming more ‘racist’ based on comments posted on a TR Facebook (started by fans) about a photo showing three expat Indians sitting in strange positions on a SMRT train. An unlikely public figure came to the defence of Singaporeans – Lee Wei Ling, the only daugther of PAP paramount leader Lee Kuan Yew. In a letter published in the Straits Times Forum today, Lee who is also the director of the National Neuroscience Institute argued that Singaporeans are not racist. Using herself as an example, Ms Lee wrote that two of her best friends are Indians and she has many friends who are of mixed Indian-Chinese heritage. She then made a shocking relevation that 27 percent of doctors in NNI are Indians: “At my hospital, the National Neuroscience Institute, we have a disproportionate percentage o...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/06/04/lee-wei-ling-27-p...

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