23 Jul '11, 1am

シンガポールという国にとって有益な人はウエルカムなんです [TR] Lee Kuan Yew: We will continue to welcome ‘talent’

Despite the public backlash at the relentless influx of foreigners, PAP supreme leader Lee Kuan Yew is adamant that the pro-foreigner PAP regime will continue to welcome ‘talent’. Speaking at a dialogue to wrap up the two-day South Asian Diaspora convention in Singapore on Friday, Lee was asked about the issue of attracting ‘foreign talent’ in Singapore given the possible political implications. “For some time, the Singaporean has felt the competition from talented foreigners. But these are people who have come here to become our citizens and I am a firm believer that the more talent that you have in a society, the better the society will grow,” he replied nonchalantly. Lee did not elaborate on his definition of ‘talent’. Under the PAP’s indiscriminate and unthinking immigration policies, even cleaners, sales assistants, nursery teachers, construction workers, bus drivers,...

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