Ladies and Gentlemen,
Lee Kuan Yew has said, like he has said so many other things, both true and untrue, credible and incredulous, that Singapore is now on the lower portion of the list first world countries and in 10 years will move to the upper portion of that list. Whatever all that means. He said this at the Chinese New Year gathering at Tanjong Pagar.
He can say whatever he wants, and whatever he says will be promptly seconded, by his various minions ordered to do it and the motion carried without any further delay, and published immediately thereafter at his orders, in his State controlled newspaper. We are bored to death.
As far as I can see, I do not see any first world country in Singapore. What happens in Singapore on a daily basis is people jumping off tall buildings to their death. Unless they are indulging in the some newly discovered sport of jumping off tall buildings without parachutes, they are actually committing suicide, at least one a day, giving Singapore one of the highest suicide rates in the world, because they are unable to withstand any more poverty, misery and hopelessness, in his so-called "first world country". Let me tell you Mr. Lee, this is not a sign of a first world country, regardless of bottom, top or any other rung of any one's list of first world countries, that I am sure of.
As of late, those wanting to take their lives have found a new method, that of jumping onto oncoming trains at MRT Stations. In fact one such incident has even been posted on the Internet.
I think Lee Kuan Yew should understand by now that the people are tired of listening to his exaggerations and shenanigans and for once he should try to behave with more respect rather than the comedy and entertainment that he now provides by his nonsensical talk.
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