22 Sep '11, 6am

"Think about it. Who really watches the race? Or rather, who can afford to buy the tickets? Each ticket costs...

"Think about it. Who really watches the race? Or rather, who can afford to buy the tickets? Each ticket costs...

Until you read further. The initiative was undertaken because the smoke from the forest fires threatened to cast a pall over the F1 race scheduled to take place this weekend. The operation to send planes over to help fight the Sumatran fires would have cost millions of dollars. Unfortunately it wasn't to ensure that the air that Singaporeans breathe would be cleaner but that those enjoying the F1 would have a better view of the race cars that speed by. (Ironically, are not the fumes of the burning of the high-octane fuels and the roar of the engines contributing to the pollution of the environment?) This latest incident is but a window to Government's mindset which is that the PAP will do almost anything - including sacrficing the interests of Singaporeans - for that extra buck. Think about it. Who really watches the race? Or rather, who can afford to buy the tickets? Each...

Full article: http://yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/4959-f1-the-h...

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