SNA - PAP MP Seng Han Thong claims his "broken English" remarks on TV were "misinterpreted"

SNA - PAP MP Seng Han Thong claims his "broken English" remarks on TV were "misinterpreted"

Yahoo! Singapore News, 22 Dec 2011 Member of Parliament (MP) Seng Han Thong has defended a comment he made on national television that appears to criticize the English spoken by Malay and Indian SMRT staff. In a note posted on his Facebook late Thursday night, Seng posted a partial transcript of the talk show and said that "unfortunately, some of my comments were mis-interpreted". During the latest episode of "Blog.TV" on Channel NewsAsia on Monday, the MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC had said one of the reasons for SMRT's unpreparedness to deal with the disruptions last week was, according to the company's public relations team, the bad command of English by SMRT's Malay and Indian staff. Full story Related: MP Seng Han Thong defends himself on facebook over “racist” remark - TR Emeritus

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