19 Jul '18, 2am

A Singaporean Dad’s letter to his son (if his son was Ben Davis) https://t.co/0NKbKtmACe

Submitted by a contributor, a guy who described himself as a regular working class Singaporean dad penned this heart-felt letter to his son (imaging if his son was Ben Davis ). Harvey Davis, the father of Singaporean footballer, Ben Davis, 17, had seek deferment for his son from full-time National Service (NS) after the youth signed a professional contract with a English Premier League (EPL) club – Fulham – on June 29. It is a two-year contract but his application for deferment was rejected by the authorities and he and his family had been informed of it 18 days earlier on June 11. The family intends to appeal the decision, but MINDEF seems adamant to reject the appeal again as they claimed the teenager had “no intention” of fulfilling his NS duties. Davis Senior said it is “unfortunate” that MINDEF has an impression that his son would not return to Singapore to serve his ...

Full article: https://alvinology.com/2018/07/19/a-singaporean-dads-lett...

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