Dr Tony Tan and his "Singaporeans First" myth #sgpresident

What's this call about Singaporeans first but let's not forget foreigners? Let me state my position. I am NOT against foreigners here. That is not the point of my post. The point of my post is the self-contradictory statement Tony Tan appears to be giving. Dr Tony Tan believes in 'Singaporeans first' education policy SINGAPORE: Former Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Tony Tan, said he believes in a higher education policy that puts Singaporeans first. But he said this is different from a "Singaporeans only" policy. Speaking at a public lecture at the Singapore Management University, Dr Tan said as an international city, it would be a mistake for Singapore to close its doors to foreigners. ""Singaporeans first" is different from saying "Singaporeans only". While putting Singaporeans first, we should not make it too difficult for international talent to come to Singapore. Finding t...

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Dr Tony Tan, a.k.a. Presidential Hopeful, a.k.a. Our Former DPM, a.k.a. Currently Unemployed (he resigned from SPH and GIC...

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straitstimes.com 19 Jul '11, 3am

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Singapore presidential hopeful Dr Tony Tan has made several public appearances this month. (AFP Photo) By P N Balji Presid...

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temasekreview.com 23 Jul '11, 1pm

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theonlinecitizen.com 29 Jul '11, 4am

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