19 Jul '11, 3am

'Singaporeans first, not Singaporeans only,' says presidential hopeful Dr Tony Tan

Dr Tan said: 'What I understand by this is that Singaporeans can be put first. Whatever initiatives we launch, we must always put the interests of Singaporeans and Singapore first.' -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM PRESIDENTAIL hopeful Dr Tony Tan said on Tuesday morning that he favours a 'Singaporeans first' policy in higher education. He was delivering a lecture on the futures of higher education at the Singapore Management University. Dr Tan used to be the Education Minister in the late 1980s. Dr Tan said: 'What I understand by this is that Singaporeans can be put first. Whatever initiatives we launch, we must always put the interests of Singaporeans and Singapore first.' He pointed out that citizens have priority entrance to primary and secondary schools which would lay the 'critical foundation for success in higher education'; and many subsidies and scholarships are available t...

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  1. 19 Jul '11, 1pm

    'Singaporeans first, not Singaporeans only,' says presidential hopeful Dr Tony Tan. But
    Sorry, We Don't Need You. we need a full time Singapore President work for Singaporean First. Jesus!

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