23 Jul '11, 9am

What's his definition of 'talent'?

What's his definition of 'talent'?

Mr Lee Kuan Yew, can you please spell out the meaning of the term “talent.” It is an amorphous term which has shifting definitions to suit the whims and fancies of your party/government. Are Chinese prostitutes considered a talent because they can provide better service than local prostitutes? Hence, should we have an open door policy for Chinese prostitutes? If we were able to create Singapore Airlines and PSA using home grown talent, why is it not possible presently? This is not a rhetorical question? You need to explain areas in which the local citizens fall short relative to foreigners. What makes us so dependent on foreign workers today? The problem with your party and government is that you extol the virtues of an open door immigration policy without considering the costs involved. Every policy has costs and benefits. However, you seem to be blind to the costs while ...

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