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OVERWHELMING NEGATIVE SENTIMENT FROM NETIZENS ON PE 2017 WALKOVER

Negative sentiments have dominated social media over the recent Presidential Election walkover after Madam Halimah Yacob was deemed the only candidate eligible to run by the Presidential Elections Committee on Monday, says a report by global media monitoring organization Meltwater.

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HEALTHCARE SECTOR GROWING, BUT HOW MANY JOBS GO TO SINGAPOREANS?

In this connection, anecdotally – everytime you go to a hospital – most of the staff that you see, from the reception to the wards, pharmacy, cashier, etc – do not appear to be Singaporeans? What is the breakdown of the workforce in the healthcare sector currently – into foreigners, permanent residents (PRs) and Singaporeans? As to PRs and Singaporeans – it may be interesting to note that from 2004 to 2016 – we granted 555,659 and 228,840 new PRs and new citizens, respectively.

With regard to jobs – from 2006 to 2016 – the employment growth for locals and foreigners was 376,800 and 701,900, respectively. How many of the 376,800 locals’ jobs were S’poreans? So, how many of the “locals” (PRs and citizens) employment growth of 376,800 went to Singaporeans, since 467,659 new PRs and 208,840 new citizens were granted in the same period from 2006 to 2016?

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WHAT'S THE USE OF PM LEE'S SMART NATION WHEN THE NATION DOESN'T BELONG TO S'POREANS?

After all, what’s the point of focusing on a smart nation – when in the two years from 2015 to 2016 – it is estimated that almost none of the 11,400 jobs growth (37,300 foreigners’ jobs growth) went to locals – actually went to Singapore born true-blue Singaporeans (61,005 new PRs and 42,917 new citizens granted in the same two-year period).

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SINGAPOREANS FOUND BY SURVEY TO LACK GRACIOUSNESS

A reason given for this kind of behaviour given was that Singaporeans are so used to people cleaning up after them that they don’t take it upon themselves to do so. Some even pointed out that Singaporeans have a sense of self-entitlement and it is getting worse. There are parents who tell their kids to let the maids or cleaners do the cleaning

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