06 Nov '11, 6am

Singaporean renounces citizenship, comes back to work in Singapore as foreign talent

This ex-Singaporean renounced his Singaporean citizenship, then got UK passport, then came back to Singapore and now working here as "foreign talent". So smart hor. So smug hor. Machiam international groberist. Excerpt : "I suppose if you were a little old lady who worked in a provision store, then fair enough - stay in Singapore and let the government take care of you. I know the PAP aren't perfect, but they have done plenty of good things for older Singaporeans and compared to Greece, well, it's perhaps best to appreciate them for the good things the PAP has done! But if you are a wandering soul with Hakka blood, destined to be 'guest people' - then I guess the passport you hold is far less important, after all, as you move from country to country, city to city, with each foreign language you learn and embrace, your notion of nationality and identity changes and evolves....

Full article: http://www.mrbrown.com/blog/2011/11/singaporean-renounces...

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