30 Jan '13, 3am

Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Population White Paper : Filled with flaws and unsubstantiated claims

Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Population White Paper : Filled with flaws and unsubstantiated claims

Even before the PAP solved the problems caused by the large influx of the last 15 years, it tells us that it wants to continue the large influx until 2030 to reach a population of 6.5-6.9M people. This proposal has shocked both netizens and citizens alike because the past decade of high foreign influx has led to numerous problems and a decline in the quality of life Singaporeans. Singapore now has the highest population density in the world and the PAP govt wants to increase this further by another 30%. The high foreign influx and especially cheap 3rd world labour has caused the income gap to widen, wages to be stagnant among lower income groups, cost of living to shoot up and transport/medical infrastructure to be strained. Here is the white paper [Link ]. You should read the white paper in full to understand the arguments but if you don't have time, as usual, I will summ...

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