Burmese defends Singaporeans against attack by PAP MP Sim Ann
Posted by temasektimes on September 10, 2012
Singaporeans are not xenophobic.
They are unhappy and angry with the unrestricted and uncontrolled influx of foreigners into the country.
With only an area of 700 sq km, Singapore’s population has reached almost 6 million people and still increasing rapidly.
Singaporeans believe this is madness..
And the fact is, many genuine foreign talents agree with assessment.
Now, in a desperate attempt to silence critics of its failed policy, it is accusing ordinary Singaporeans of makin’g ‘hate specches’.
Not surprisingly, this heavy-handed move to stop the people from voicing their concerns is causing great distress to foreign talents as well.
Instead of lashing out at the people, these elites should come down from their ivory towers and observe closely what is happening on the ground.
Exploitation of foreign workers by unethical and greedy employers is rampant.
Many work permit holders in the construction and manufacturing sectors earn as little as $18 working up to 14 hours a day.
Hundreds of foreign construction workers have died on our worksites and this doesn’t look like it is about to stop soon.
Many foreign workers live in the most inhumane conditions that breeds diseases but nothing is done to improve their situation.
Which is worse?
Voicing concerns over the growing influx of foreigners or closing both eyes to the exploitation of migrant workers by cruel and immoral employers.
U THANT MYINT