23 Feb '12, 8am

Still watiing for MOM to come clean - How many foreigners working here? #sgpolitics

I am actually quite concerned with the number of Chinese nationals in Singapore. While i have nothing against them per se, their presence do speak of perhaps a more cynical and systematic move by the state to pull in more Mainland Chinese to balance what it deemed to be slower decline in the birth rates of ethnic Malay population. LKY did sound a warning in the recent CNY dinner speech that if Singaporeans do not accept immigration, the ethnic Chinese population would reduce by half eventually. Till date, we have no exact figures of the Mainland Chinese in Singapore, and speculation ranges from 250,000 to a million. I do tell my Hong Kong and Taiwanese friends that numerically and proportionately, Singapore holds more mainland Chinese than these two places, which are supposedly part of the Chinese orbit. The state should come out frankly with not just the foreign populatio...

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