03 Aug '12, 9am

Blogged: An expat in Singapore: If we pulled out, Singapore will be poor and lonely.

Doreen is an British expat working in Singapore for the first time, and she went to the NDP Facebook page to complain about not being able to get NDP tickets due to the balloting. Well and good, since she is entitled to whinge about the scarcity of these NDP tickets. But then somewhere down the thread , she says this: Doreen Everitt: "I'm not on holiday, I live and work here. And like most overseas people we are here at your request to make sure your country makes money from our expertise." She also says: "Your government brings us in to work here because you don't have the skills. Don't knock us because believe it or not there is more foreign money in Singapore than anything else. If we all pulled out you would be a very poor and lonely country. Be grateful that there are people like us willing to give up our country, our ways to actually come and work for you and your go...

Full article: http://www.mrbrown.com/blog/2012/08/an-expat-in-singapore...

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