An employer determined to hire foreigners over Singaporeans can always claim that the Singapore applicants lacked the particular skill sets or the correct aptitude or attitude needed for the job. They can always claim that the Singaporean applicants appeared poorly motivated.
Singaporeans need to have our voices heard, and to see real, concrete solutions being put into action. The majority of Singaporeans have no interest in insulting ministers for its own sake, simply because the Law Minister has said that certain types of insults are not defamatory. What Singaporeans care about is whether the government is able and willing to improve our lives, or whether the PAP is so caught up in its system of party political cadre-ship that it is unable to change even if it wanted to.
Tea and crumpets have been named the official food of LGBT activists, even as officials of the Russian embassy in Singapore refused last Friday morning to accept a petition signed by a few hundred members of Singapore’s LGBT community and their supporters.