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LEE HSIEN LOONG TOTALLY OUTSMARTED BY INDIA’S CECA AGREEMENT?

Twelve years ago on 29 June 2005, PM Lee triumphantly went to India to sign the free trade agreement, the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement or CECA, with the Indian government. Hence with CECA, Indian IT companies like Wipro or Infosys can exploit the "intra-corporate transfer" loophole, to move large number of Indian IT workers into Singapore since CECA does not set any quotas. They do not have to hire a single Singaporean in their Singapore-based subsidiaries. Before the PAP govt notices, tens of thousands of Indian IT workers have already quietly entered Singapore with many of them working and settling in the East side of Singapore, creating their own enclaves.

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INDIA GOVT ACCUSES SINGAPORE OF BLOCKING INDIAN IT PROFESSIONAL VISA PASSES

According to a New Delhi newspaper, working IT professional visas in Singapore for Indian nations have been "dropped to a trickle" by the Singapore government. This has prompted the Indian government to halt their review of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) pact with Singapore citing violation of the pact by the Singapore government.

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MAN THROWS HIMSELF ON WOMAN @ JURONG EAST & GROPE HER BREASTS

A local Indian woman became the victim of a dirty molest trick on Thursday evening after she was groped by an Indian male while alighting from the MRT at Jurong East MRT platform. According to the netizen, the incident took place at about 7.10PM after she alighted from the East-West MRT line at Jurong East. She was walking over to the North-South MRT line platform when she almost knocked into a man, who had abruptly stopped in the middle of the path of the already congested walkway.

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HAPPY TV ANTI-RACISM VIDEO PROMOTES RACISM INSTEAD

A video by local social media production house Happy TV has received flak for its controversial portrayal of racist stereotypes in Singapore. According to a reader, the video was meant to persuade Singaporeans about the nastiness of racial stereotypes, but ended up becoming crass and insensitive instead.

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NUS STUDENT RECOUNTS EVERYDAY LATENT RACISM SHE FACED AS AN INDIAN MINORITY IN SCHOOL

A female student from NUS Business School penned a heartbreaking account of the latent racism she faced as the only Indian lady within the faculty. She recounted how her majority Chinese schoolmates often spoke in Mandarin and were unaware of her inability to understand what they were talking about. The lady was allegedly warned by an Indian Professor privately that in order for her to succeed, she needed to work extra hard to beat the competition.

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