Tag Archives: Yeoh Lam Keong

EX-GIC CHIEF ECONOMIST TO SPF: WE NEED TO BE CIVIL FOR PROPER DEBATE, APOLOGY IF I WAS TOO STRIDENT

I'd like to thank the Singapore Police Force (SPF) for the detailed reply to my comments on what I perceived to be one of the major causes of the little India riots in 2013 - inadequate community policing in the community in question. This view was based on my personal macro observation that police numbers on the ground have not kept up with our population growth- particularly in the foreign worker community -due to its huge expansion over the late 1990s and 2000s. I hope the SPF does not read my comments as having any more intention than just giving my personal views on how to keep Singapore as safe as possible for all citizens

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