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Too many foreign talents could deprive S’poreans of jobs. Control the quality and number of immigrants

Posted by inspir3d on August 30, 2006

“As a 41-year-old Singaporean, I have seen the country’s progress and cannot but greatly appreciate the government’s efforts since 1965 in shaping the economy and bringing in foreign investments.To keep the economy growing despite intense competition from neighbouring countries, it has outlined a policy to keep the population growing.” …more (Shanmugam Manohar @ STI Online Forum; Recommended by PTC)

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Of Wild Goats and New Citizens

Posted by inspir3d on August 30, 2006

High impact2“A Goatherd, driving his flock from their pasture at eventide, found some Wild Goats mingled among them, and shut them up together with his own for the night. The next day it snowed very hard, so that he could not take the herd to their usual feeding places, but was obliged to keep them in the fold.

He gave his own goats just sufficient food to keep them alive, but fed the strangers more abundantly in the hope of enticing them to stay with him and of making them his own. When the thaw set in, he led them all out to feed, and the Wild Goats scampered away as fast as they could to the mountains.” …more (Dr Huang)

Also, a reply by Whispers from the Heart

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