29 Nov '12, 11pm

The arrest of the 4 SMRT bus drivers could turn into an ugly diplomatic row that is bad for Singapore....

Dissatisfaction of Chinese Nationals working in Singapore has been known some time already, even Mouthpiece had reported that weighing the high costs of living for the so called higher wages is almost comparable what they get back in China. First, the skilled China workers and FTs have already left Singapore, now the lower class workers are the latest to leave. Now we are only attracting less qualified and less skilled workers, as compared to the 1990s. It's strange our Govt and the Companies do not sense it, and still stick to old practices of exploitation of workers, with the CEOs preferring to pay themselves very well at their workers' expense. Simply, SMRT and the Govt ask for it for being still in denial. These 4 drivers knew they were breaking the laws, prepared to go back home, knowing the Chinese Embassy would intervene. They have nothing to lose, maybe except for ...

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