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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 1:37 pm

movingtospore wrote:That is not how many locals see it, I think. True singaporean = a certain ethnicity and everybody else comes second.

It's an unfortately byproduct of may years of social engineering I think.


likewise the latest rumblings, that those who didn't serve NS should be treated as second class

for that matter, I know a few locals who were 'expempted' and I wonder how they feel when their own fellow citizens fail to remember that ;)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 03 Oct 2014 1:49 pm

ecureilx wrote:
movingtospore wrote:That is not how many locals see it, I think. True singaporean = a certain ethnicity and everybody else comes second.

It's an unfortately byproduct of may years of social engineering I think.


likewise the latest rumblings, that those who didn't serve NS should be treated as second class

for that matter, I know a few locals who were 'expempted' and I wonder how they feel when their own fellow citizens fail to remember that ;)


I know a whole race who were, for all intents and purposes, exempted from NS in the early days. :o


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