21 Mar '11, 2am

New blog post: SM Goh Chok Tong compared Japan Tsunami with Singapore Floods

I felt ashamed and disgusted after reading the news article about Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong comparing the recent Japan Tsunami with Singapore flood . For those who missed the news article, here’s the quote taken from the news article. How many of you followed the latest tragic events in Japan with the tsunami…and then put into context our floods in Singapore against that kind of disaster. I am not saying we shouldn’t do anything about the flood. But the amount of noise you made with just sporadic flood compared to the Japanese. I saw them on TV. Very stoic looking. You don’t see them crying. This has happened, just get on, that’s the kind of spirit you want to have and you call it nation building. Dear SM Sir, with all respect, this comparison came at a very distasteful timing. Everyone around the world is still trying to figure out how we can best help Japan recover f...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2011/03/21/sm-goh-chok-tong-compared-ja...

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