If a traveler just landed at
The island government has for some time declared their policy of bringing in large numbers of immigrants because far too many local Singaporeans are opting to leave for settlement abroad especially to
Although the global talent pool is obviously spread out across the world, including Eastern Europe, Australasia, and Latin America and elsewhere, and allowing the best qualified immigrants to come to
This deliberate racial policy obviously impedes the development of the island which would have benefited much more had they allowed the best regardless of who they are.
The reason for the Lee Kuan Yew government in this blatant racial discrimination in favor of Chinese looking people is the fear they have towards non Chinese people. They fear that people from Eastern Europe, Middle East or
Such a policy is highly dishonest and it shows a complete lack of integrity on the part of the government.
In essence, what they are doing by only accepting Chinese nationals is to forgo the best interests of the island by refusing to accept better qualified people from elsewhere in the world, for their own self interest to hold on to power by accepting only Chinese from China, whom they believe to be as submissive and obedient as the locals adn therefore not a threat to their grip on power.
As a result of their selfish policies which damage the island's best interests, you find masses of Chinese immigrants in
It is Lee Kuan Yew’s dictatorial government, without the rule of law, which is the main reason why the island has one of the highest rates of brain drain in the world. At the same time, if you restrict the pool of skilled people around the world from which to choose immigrants, you are ending up with the best leaving the island that are replaced by these third rate people from China. With this sort of policy, the island will decline even faster than it is doing now.
Attorney at Law
A Singaporean in Exile
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