24 Sep '11, 8am

An overseas Singaporean upset with the mass import of immigrants into Singapore

An overseas Singaporean upset with the mass import of immigrants into Singapore

There was a recent case of a few mainlander Chinese men, who made fun of Singaporeans online on youtube, with one of them subsequently being fired and suspended from enrolment in the private school he enrolled in here. There has also been another recent case of a Filipina nurse and worker in the Ministry of Health who posted derogatory remarks about Singaporeans being the first to leave in times of war and being useless cowardly men, when the truth was unearthed by bloggers (as well as the alleged “confession” of the “culprit”) that it was actually her Singaporean Chinese husband—a MOE teacher—who posted these derogatory and insulting statements about Singaporeans under her name and facebook account. These foreigners are often treated much better in comparison with Singaporeans at the workplace, and if not, their pay packages, no matter how low, are something that does not...

Full article: http://www.transitioning.org/2011/09/24/local-english-pro...

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