04 May '12, 10am

The problem with Gilbert Goh #sgpolitics #sgelections #sgelection

The problem with Gilbert Goh #sgpolitics #sgelections #sgelection

There are many factors which deter singles from marrying or prevent married couples from having more babies. Singapore is too expensive, too stressful, too fast-paced, too crowded etc. for raising kids. If the environment is not conducive for romance or kids, people would rather remain single. The increasing divorce rate is also a deterence for wanting to get married. Financial incentives can never be enough to relieve the burden of raising kids. Raising kids require a lot of effort, time & patience which working parents cannot afford to give. Using immigration to solve the problem of low birth rate will only lead to more problems such as competition for housing, jobs etc. Many PMETs are also getting retrenched at a younger age & have problems surviving, don’t mention raising kids. It is ironic that the govt is encouraging workers to continue working after retirement and y...

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