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Why we should not let Sun Xu off easily

Posted by temasektimes on March 2, 2012

如果这次轻判了孙旭,以后在新的外国人将越发的为我独尊,目中无人了。如果美籍的麦克菲因毁坏了几辆车可被罚鞭刑,那么诋毁辱骂新加坡国民的罪行又何以处之? 若是那么鄙视新加坡,何必那么没骨气还来呢?

当年美国强迫钱学森留在美国,并在事隔多年以后再三邀请访问,钱学森也不稀罕。你孙旭要是有本事有骨气,新加坡政府就是给你奖学金,你也可以不来啊!来了那么多年,你非但没融入新加坡的社会环境,还满怀傲慢之心鄙视新加坡与其国民。如果以后要靠你这种败类来延续巩固新中关系就完了!

新加坡人和世界每个国家的国人一样,各有缺点,也都不完美。但是在你辱骂他国国人之前,你为何不去反思现今中国的社会面貌。我在2008北京奥运时,就亲眼看到两组中国人可以为了争看天安门广场的升旗礼而互相开骂,泼妇骂街,吵得面红耳赤,当着全世界蜂拥而至的国际友人面前亲手毁掉了微笑北京的奥运形象。同样的生活小磨擦发生在中国籍的华人身上时,你会用狗这样的字眼来形容吗?可是为了同样的推挤事件,你可以再三的百般羞辱诋毁新加坡,可见你的内心已经傲慢狂妄到什么地步了! 你不配拿新加坡的学历与文凭!

还有你可意识到你辱骂的是华族后裔。 你要有本事就不要只会欺负华族,你要有本事就学沙祖康那样叫美国人闭嘴,学周南那样跟滔滔雄辩把中国主权给挣回来!没出息!只会仗着官二代的嚣张气焰来辱骂他国华族的普通老百姓!

 

YU YEO WOO

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DPM Tharman: GST will increase to 20 percent if healthcare expenditure is raised to 6 percent of GDP

Posted by temasektimes on March 2, 2012

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has rejected calls by the Workers Party to increase spending on healthcare to 6.1 percent of GDP, as in the OECD, saying the government will have to raise GST to 20 percent to meet the increased expenditure in healthcare.

Wrapping up on the Budget debate in parliament yesterday, Mr Tharman emphasized that the spending on healthcare has to be sustainable and not a burden to future generations.

“If we have to take our healthcare spending to six percent of GDP which is the wonderful average of OECD countries, what does it mean in terms of taxes? If it is GST, it has to rise to 20 percent. If it is corporate income taxes, it will have to rise to ‘ above 40 percent. If it is personal income taxes it will have to rise across the board with the top line rate moving to 60%, very high,” he opined.

Instead, Mr Tharman said, the focus should be on outcomes.

By 2016, healthcare spending would go up to 2 percent of GDP and by 2030 around 3.5 percent of GDP.

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