27 Apr '15, 9am

Chee: PAP talking out of both sides of its mouth on foreign-worker issue

Chee: PAP talking out of both sides of its mouth on foreign-worker issue

Dr Chee Soon Juan warned that Singaporeans should be careful in believing that the PAP has withdrawn its intention to increase our population to 6.9 million. In his Parliamentary speech in February 2013, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong backtracked on the 6.9 million figure after Singaporeans expressed outrage over his intentions to expand the population size. PM Lee then quickly assured that the future population would be left to “Singaporeans of tomorrow and not the Government of today”, adding that the figure would be more like 6 million. Dr Chee, speaking at a Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats conference in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend, pointed out that Mr Lee's promise was betrayed by the Government's push for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) which would, among other things, form a single market among ASEAN nations that would allow the unrestricted flow of labo...

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