Archive for February, 2013

Chinese domination in Singaporean Opposition Parties

February 24, 2013

Singapore has a few opposition parties and most of them are very China orientated, especially parties such as SPP, NSP and the WP. Their main target is to have a democratic political system in Singapore and favoring Singaporean Citizens above the rest of the population. I don’t call these parties very democratic at all. The Chinese stamp in these parties are very dominating the party.

National Solidarity Party (NSP)

Take for example the council of NSP (1):

President: Sebastian Teo
Vice-President: Jeannette Chong Aruldoss
Secretary-General: Hazel Poa
Assistant Secretary-General: Reno Fong
Treasurer: Noraini Bte Yunus
Assistant-Treasurer: Steve Chia
Organising Secretary: Ivan Yeo
Assistant Organising Secretary: Raymond Chua
Webmaster: Elvin Ong
Council Member: Kwan Yue Keng, Tony Tan, Tan Chee Kien, Yip Yew Weng, Nicole Seah, Syafarin Bin Sarif (head of NSP Malay Office) and Gan Theng Wei.

I do notice a lot of Singaporean-Chinese in this council what does not reflect the population of Singapore nor the demographics of Singaporean-Citizens. Of the 16 members are only two Malay and zero Indian and zero others, which is only 12.5% of the council while by the official stats of SingStats, 26% of the Singaporean Residents are non-Chinese and from the entire population, 45% are non Singaporean-Chinese. NSP has total NO INDIANS in their council while they belong to one of the three main groups of Singapore.

To be political correct, NSP should at least have 4 non-Chinese members in their council and if we follow the population statistics, 7 members. If you call yourself a solidarity party, you should at least have solidarity towards the other racial groups in Singapore too.

The NSP core value is:

NSP believes in the human potential, dignity and rights of all people regardless of race, language and religion. The Party is committed towards the building of a more open, dynamic, vibrant and inclusive society through consensus and the democratic process. It also values the contribution of each and every member towards the promotion of its potential cause. The Party activates its core values through its motto: Building A Society For All.

Why then the populist politics to favor Singaporean Citizen over foreigners who also contribute to this country and pay their taxes. If NSP really wants to build a society for all, they should not favor citizens and have more non-Chinese members in their council on important positions.

Singapore People’s Party (SPP)

I also wanted to check the SPP website but I got a serious warning from my Chrome browser that the website contains malware. So I decided not to check it at all but so far I know, the entire council of the SPP still consists only of Singaporean-Chinese.

Chairman: Loh Woon Lee, Lina
Secretary-General: Chiam See Tong
Vice Chairman: Jason Leong Oi Mun
Council Members: Jay Ting, Yong Seng Fatt, Yen Kim Khooi, Toh Hock seng, Han Jook Kuang, Raj Nath Rai and Lee Kee Yang.

Of the 10 people are NON MALAY OR INDIAN OR OTHERS. If this party should be political correct, they should at least have 3 to 4 non Singaporean-Chinese members in their council. Other undemocratic issue of this party is that the wife of Chiam See Tong is holding the Chairman position and not one of younger candidates. This makes the SPP the MOST CHINESE POLITICAL PARTY in Singapore and disrespecting the multi-cultural identity of Singapore!!! To make it even worse, the SPP post their messages on their website also in Chinese. Why not in all the four official language of Singapore and only in Chinese????

Singapore People's Party secretary-general Chiam See Tong gives his views on the population white paper. (Screengrab of YouTube video)

The SPP is very dominated by 77 year old veteran Chiam See Tong. In each country this kind of political leaders will not be taken very seriously anymore at all, except Singapore. I do respect his strength to continue the fight and what he has done in Potong Pasir all these years but he should as Lee Kuan Yew getting retired and leave the politics over to the younger new generations of politicians. They have to shape the country as they have to live in this country for the next 30 years. Instead of getting retired, Chiam See Tong appoints his own wife into the politics and he lost his long lasted seat in Potong Pasir in the last elections. In 2013, a group of former members of the SPP joined the DPP, including Benjamin Pwee who became the party’s Acting Secretary-General.

If Singaporeans wants a Singapore for Singaporeans only, vote indeed this guy as your next PM and all foreign companies and foreigners will voluntary rapidly move out of Singapore to Kuala Lumpur or Jakarta.

Workers Party (WP)

The only party with elected members in the parliament, 9 of them.

Sylvia Lim 林瑞莲, Chairman
Mohammed Rahizan bin Yaacob, Vice-Chairman
Low Thia Khiang 刘程强, Secretary-General
Yee Jenn Jong 余振忠, Treasurer
Frieda Chan Sio Phing 曾小玶, Deputy Treasurer
Ng Swee Bee 黄瑞美, Organising Secretary
Muhammad Faisal bin Abdul Manap, President WP Youth Wing
Gerald Giam Yean Song 严燕松, Media Team Chair
Jane Leong 龙秀金, Media Team Deputy Chair
Koh Choong Yong 许俊荣, Webmaster
Lee Li Lian 李丽连, Deputy Webmaster
Png Eng Huat 方荣发, Council Member
DrChen Show Mao 陈硕茂博士, Council Member
Glenda Han Su May 韩苏美, Council Member
Pritam Singh, Council Member (2)

I also do notice here again a lot of Singaporean-Chinese in the WP council and does not reflect the population of Singapore nor the demographics of Singaporean-Citizens. Of the 15 members are only two Malay and one Indian, which is only 20% of the council while by the official stats of SingStats, 26% of the Singaporean Residents are non-Chinese and from the entire population, 45% are non Singaporean-Chinese. To be political correct, the WP should at least have 4 non-Chinese members in their council and if we follow the population statistics, 7 members. But at least WP has all three races represented in their council compared to other parties but into my opinion, still very under-represented.

Also here, non Singaporean-Chinese members have are not heading one leading position in this political party such as Chairman, Secretary-General or Treasurer.

I notice that the WP is the only political party who list the names of their Singaporean-Chinese members in Chinese characters on their website. The Indian member, Pritam Singh, is not listed in Tamil characters what should be more fair to me and political correct.

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)

No-one from the DPP contested the 2011 general election. In 2013, a group of former members of the Singapore People’s Party joined the DPP, including Benjamin Pwee who became the party’s Acting Secretary-General.

Chairman – John Chiam
Vice-Chairman – Mohamad Hamim Aliyas
Acting Secretary-General – Benjamin Pwee
Assistant Secretary-General – Wilfred Leung
Treasurer – Winston Lim
Assistant Treasurer – Juliana Juwahir
Organising Secretary – Ting Tze Jiang
Assistant Organising Secretary – Sa’aban Ali

Three of the 8 council members are not Singaporean-Chinese and reflects the Singaporean society on a political correct way. Wish only that the non-Chinese were not only assistant but heading important positions within the party.

Reform Party (RP)

The has reform party council has 6 members, 2 Malay, 2 Indian and 2 Chinese (3). I think this is very equal and reflects on a democratic way the Singaporean society from a citizens perspective.

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP)

The SDP has also a nice healthy mixed of members, 8 Chinese, 2 Malay and 2 Indians. About 33% of the members are not Chinese and that is equal to the Singaporean population demographics. Each racial group of Singapore heads an important position in the council. Not one race dominates the other races.

Dr. Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General
Mr. John L. Tan, Assistant Secretary-General
Mr. Jufrie Mahmood, Chairman
Mr. Vincent Cheng, Vice-Chairman
Dr. Vincent Wijeysingha, Treasurer
Mr. John Law Swee Keat, Assistant Treasurer
Ms. Chee Siok Chin, Member
Mr. Sadasivam Veriyah, Member
Mr. Christopher Ang Siao Peng, Member
Mr. Francis Yong Chu Leong, Member
Mr. Mohd Isa, Member
Mr. Bryan Lim Boon Heng, Member

The SDP should be a role model for each political opposition party in Singapore, various races on important positions, all racial groups are equally represented and not dominated by only one race! That is true being democratic!

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NSP urges a National Referendum

February 23, 2013

The National Solidarity Party have written letters to PM Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan, urging them to call for a National Referendum on the population White Paper.

The letter to PM Lee noted that despite Parliament’s adoption, the majority of votes do not “reflect the views of Singaporeans because the PAP Members of Parliament clearly voted along party lines”.

“The future of this country is something that all Singaporeans have a stake in. It is only right that they should have a say in it as well. For this reason, we call on the Government to hold a National Referendum on the White Paper,” it concluded.

“In announcing your intention to run in the last Presidential Election, you had said, ‘I believe that the next President of Singapore may have to make very significant decisions that will affect the security and well‐being of all Singaporeans,'” said the letter.

Who says that the majority of the votes are not the personal opinions of the MP’s themselves. Yes of course they vote along party lines but the party have to convince them also why to vote in favor for the proposal. These MP’s are really not stupid and vote blindness what the party says but oversee the bigger picture of why our population has to grow to survive.

If you call yourself a National Solidarity Party you should have solidarity for all the races and people living in Singapore. Only what I hear is this press release is populist talk to favor again Singaporean Citizens above the rest of the population. The NSP is clearly forgetting that PR’s and Foreigners also helping to build this nation and pay their contribution to this country.

Singapore Companies Brace for Labor Curbs After Protest

February 22, 2013

Singapore will probably force companies to further reduce their reliance on foreign labor in the 2013 budget, after a public backlash against the influx of workers led to the biggest demonstration in more than a decade.

Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam may cut the ratio of overseas workers companies are allowed to hire, according to Credit Suisse Group AG. To counter any labor shortfall, there may also be incentives to boost productivity, economists at Citigroup Inc. and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. said ahead of the Feb. 25 budget presentation.

Thousands gathered in a rare political protest on Feb. 16, signaling concerns that foreigners are taking jobs from locals and driving up housing costs haven’t abated even after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tightened hiring rules in recent years. Lee has warned that the labor curbs will slow economic growth, while rising costs are bedeviling businesses such as The King Louis restaurant, where all the full-time waiters are foreigners.

“I’m worried every time the budget comes around,” said Sebastian Teow, marketing manager at the medieval-themed restaurant. Teow is already struggling to fill positions at the outlet and coping with higher taxes for hiring overseas workers in recent years, he said. “We are really hoping there won’t be higher levies as they are eating into the profits.”

Growth Slows

Singapore’s economy grew 1.2 percent in 2012, the least in three years. The island is in a “new phase” of growth where it must adjust to a smaller pace of expansion, and hiring constraints are among the reasons for last year’s slowdown, the prime minister has said. The government forecasts growth of 1 percent to 3 percent this year.

“The ongoing challenge of sluggish growth coupled with a high-cost environment remains a hurdle to both businesses and workers alike,” said Selena Ling, an economist at Oversea- Chinese Banking in Singapore. The budget “needs to strike a balance between economic restructuring vis-a-vis manpower constraints and cost issues on the ground,” she said.

A report tomorrow may show the economy grew an annualized 2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 from the previous three months, faster than an initial estimate of 1.8 percent, according to the median of 11 estimates in a Bloomberg survey.

Elsewhere in Asia today, Hong Kong’s jobless rate rose to 3.4 percent last month, while in Europe, purchasing managers indices for the region showed a deepening contraction in manufacturing and services in February. The U.S. will release consumer price data for January, while economists predict a separate report will show jobless claims rose in the week through Feb. 16.

Wage Supplements

Lee’s ruling party is facing weakening support in the island that it has governed for more than five decades. The rising number of foreigners has contributed to competition for jobs, congested public transportation and surging home prices. The resulting public discontent contributed to record opposition gains in the 2011 general election, and caused Lee’s party to lose a parliament seat in a January by-election.

Last week’s demonstration was against a population policy that may see the number of people on the island rise to 6.9 million by 2030 from 5.3 million now. Lawmakers from Lee’s party endorsed a white paper earlier this month that outlined proposals to allow more foreigners through 2030 to boost the workforce.

Tough Times

The white paper predicted total workforce growth will ease to 1 percent to 2 percent annually through 2020, compared with an average rate of 3.3 percent per annum in the last three decades. The projections are “tough” for businesses, said Ho Meng Kit, chief executive officer of theSingapore Business Federation, which represents more than 18,000 companies.

In 2012, the government cut the proportion of foreign workers that companies can hire, and increased levies for employing them. An Association of Small and Medium Enterprises survey last year showed more than eight in 10 companies are facing manpower shortages.

Under current limits, employers in the construction industry can hire as many as seven foreigners for every local worker, compared with a ratio of 1.5 for manufacturers and 0.8 for services companies. Monthly levies that companies have to pay for such workers may be as much as S$650 ($524) per employee in construction, S$550 in services and S$500 in manufacturing.

Worker Strike

SMRT Corp. (MRT), the island’s biggest subway operator, said in January that its profitability in the next 12 months will deteriorate in part as staff costs “significantly increase.” Dozens of SMRT’s bus drivers from China held Singapore’s first strike in 26 years in November over a wage dispute.

Unit labor costs rose 6.1 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, Statistics Department data show. They may climb 3 percent to 4 percent in 2013, the central bank said in October.

“The likely continued pressure on wage costs will be negative for offshore and marine companies, domestic transport operators and exporters,” Sanjay Mookim and Kwee Hong Ching, research analysts at Credit Suisse, said in a research note.

Shanmugaratnam may also announce more assistance for the poor and bigger wage supplements for low-income earners when he presents the budget to Parliament next week, according to Citigroup economist Kit Wei Zheng.

Singapore’s income inequality as measured by the Gini coefficient widened last year, according to the Statistics Department. Inflation averaged 4.6 percent in 2012 and the island is the third-most expensive Asian city to live in and the sixth globally, according to an Economist Intelligence Unit ranking published this month.

Last year, the government said it will make permanent a program to provide cash, utility rebates and medical funds for elderly and low-income households.

“Helping the lower-income segment of the society is likely to remain on the top of the lists as Singapore strives to be an inclusive society,” Francis Tan and Jimmy Koh, analysts at United Overseas Bank Ltd. (UOB), wrote in a research note.

Original published at Yahoo, 22 February 2013.

6.9 Million – Part Two

February 20, 2013

Transistion.org posted the next 5 points on their website why each Singaporean should protest against 6.9 million people on this island (1). The reasons behind of it is really a joke and from a very nationalistic viewpoint against foreigners.

1. Limited physical space

By now, even our existing foreigner population should acknowledge the constraint we have on accepting another 1.5 million  new foreigners in our limited physical space.

But a lot of these foreigners will become one day Singaporean Citizen, same as the ancestors of each citizen in this country. Many many Singaporeans have suddenly forgotten that their parents or grand-parents were foreigners one day too.

Many Singaporeans have no choice but to stay at home during the weekend to avoid the over crowding at shopping malls and entertainment centres.

Singapore has also overtaken Hong Kong as the third most populated country in the world with a 7257 population per sq km to Hong Kong’s 6427. Macau and Monaco took the top two spots with 19, 488 and 16, 398 population per sq km respectively.

Nothing special on this, small city-states such as Singapore are always on the top of that list. They don’t have the luxury as the other countries to have enough space to build up their countries more spread out. They have to do it with a very small space. Whatever they do, they will be always the most populated countries in the world.

Overcrowding not only produces inherent stress within the population but also does not allow over worked Singaporeans the space to rest and rejuvenate.

Many have to drive to nearby JB to take a break or take short get-away trips via cheap budget airlines to nearby SE Asian cities.

Those who can’t drive have to make do with whatever space they can find within their tiny flats to recharge for the next day.

It is no wonder that the recent Gallop polls have found Singaporeans to be the least positive people in the world!

Mwahhhh… Singaporeans have the reputation to complain about everything and anything. That’s why they are the least positive people in the world. If its not the foreigners then they will find something else to complain about. It looks like or it is the national sport in this country. When they always complain during conversations about Singapore I ask them or they want to live in Malaysia or Indonesia, and when they said no, I tell them to shut up and don’t complain. Singaporeans should learn to respect how good their lives are compared with other southeast countries.

2. Skyrocketting property market

The current property market is one of the bullish I have seen since I started to buy my first BTO HDB flat almost  two decades ago.

Anything that you have bought before 2009 should have doubled in price by now and some have even tripled.

A friend bought a condominium at East Coast and  he has sold it off with a handsome profit of $1 million – all within five years.

A HUDC flat in Shunfu was recently sold for $1.33 million and Executive Condos mostly now market for around $1.5 million upwards.

It is no secret that most buyers of record-high properties are foreigners with ready cash to splash.

Eh, foreigners are not allowed to buy HDB, EC or Landed Properties in Singapore, so they are forced to buy other private properties (2).

Many do not even want to bargain and will pay you whatever price you are trying to sell!

It is envisaged that foreigners will occupy 30% of our private properties in the near future if the current trend is to continue.

Foreigners are counting 38% of the population and therefore normal that 33% of all properties are sold to foreigners as they are not allowed to buy HDB, EC and Landed Properties. Where these foreigners have to live else??? And who asking the higher cash to these foreigners, right yes, the SINGAPOREANS!!! Do you think that the foreigners like to pay these high expenses? They just pay it because they know it’s the normal market price in Singapore and the sellers think to make a huge profit of it. Different is that the foreigner don’t complain and the Singaporean does!

I visited Sentosa Cove recently for an event and saw that most occupiers of the multi-million properties belong to foreigners.

Sentosa Cove is the first project that was launched for foreigners to buy a landed property in Singapore. No wondering that most of them are foreigners. DO YOUR FUCKING RESEARCH!!!

Do we want to see HDB resale properties selling at $400, 000 and above for 3-room flats denying newly-weds the opportunity of a good nest in a choice location?

HDB price has going up by Singaporeans as foreigner are NOT ALLOWED to buy any HDB unit in Singapore. DO YOUR FUCKING RESEARCH!!!

Couples setting up a family can of course purchase cheaper  BTO units from HDB but why should Singaporeans be denied a chance to buy better HDB resale units just because the government allows in affluent foreigners by the hundreds of thousands with dubious financial disposition?

HDB price has going up by Singaporeans as foreigner are NOT ALLOWED to buy any HDB unit in Singapore. DO YOUR FUCKING RESEARCH!!!

SMRT or CMRT

February 19, 2013

Stand SMRT for Singapore Mass Rapid Transport or is it CMRT, Chinese Mass Rapid Transport?

Photo: I'm sure many have already noticed. Why the sudden need for chinese translations of SMRT stations in the trains? How does that cater to a nation with the believe, "Regardless of race or religion"? If it is really necessary, then should they not cater to everyone else too? Your thoughts on this please. Share if you feel this is unfair.

Recently, Singapore MRT started making English and Chinese announcements on the trains. Before every station, English and Chinese (Mandarin) announcements are made. Other announcements like no eating on the trains, security alert, etc are still made randomly in the four official languages. Until recently, the station announcements used to be made in English only. Recently, Chinese (Mandarin) was added. For more than 25 years since SMRT started operations, only English announcement was made for stations. Why the sudden addition of Mandarin?

There is also a huge different between the operators, SBS and SMRT. SBS operates the purple line (Harbourfront – Punggol) and their announcements are spoken in all four languages. I do take that MRT line very regularly and I noticed that I do hear much more announcements in various languages instead of the other MRT lines.

This latest policy of making Chinese announcement has caused lots of controversy. It is creating lots of robust and emotional discussion in the cyberworld especially on Facebook and public forums. There are already so many foreigners in Singapore especially taking our public transport. Some feel that this policy of making Chinese (Mandarin) announcement is to cater to those PRCs working here. Except for those older folks, nearly all Chinese Singaporeans can understand English. And these old folks, they live here more then 40 years, they should be able to learn to understand some basic English.

Most of our places have either English or Malay names. In fact, the local Chinese are more familiar with the English or Malay names of places. Most local Chinese can understand Bugis or Kembagan better than if they were to be pronounced in English. To translate into Chinese (Mandarin) sounds odd and alien. It’s jarring to the local Chinese ears. Of course those English or Malay place names do not ring a bell with those PRCs since they are not natives.

Some of my Malay and Indian friends are clearly unhappy over this matter. In fact, most of them feel that Malay and Indian languages are sidelined. Mandarin has suddenly come into prominence. They are wondering if they are trying to promote Mandarin? What’s the agenda? If it is only English, then there is no issue as English is a neutral language. But if Chinese (Mandarin) is included in station announcements, then they feel that Malay and Indian (Tamil) should also be added.

The Singapore constitution clearly accords equal weight to all our four official languages. By highlighting only two of the four i.e. English and Chinese (Mandarin), the Malays and Indians feel sidelined and threatened. It is not a healthy sign. It is very divisive and unpopular with the non-Chinese of course. Like I say, most local Chinese even in the 55-60 years age group can understand English since it is only names of places which all local Chinese are familiar with, why then the station announcement in Chinese? Only those local Chinese above 65 years may not understand English. But I’m sure if it is only names of places, they should have no problem understanding.

I get so sick of all these bi-lingual announcements in the trains. English is the common bridge language in Singapore and please make all signs and announcements in English only! Residents from other countries are then forced to learn to speak English and to use it on daily base.

If such a thing were to happen in other countries, there will be mass protests and demonstrations or even riots, citing constitutional rights and language discrimination, etc. Here, you can’t or you will be arrested for voicing your concerns as a non-Chinese citizen of this country! Those non-Chinese citizens can only rant among themselves. Singapore becoming more and more like a part of china. It is a Malaysian version of Hong Kong before 1997. A humiliation. A catastrophe.

In the Netherlands (Europe), the government forces immigrants to speak their language and have to do a test before they enter the country. If you can’t speak Dutch, you do not get a visa. Why we can not do this with Singapore? That will force all Banglah and Chinese PRC to force to learn the national language of Singapore, ENGLISH!!!

(copied from The Malasian Insider but added and removed some lines as I didn’t agree with the entire text)

6.9 Million – Part One

February 18, 2013

People attend a demonstration, organised by Gilbert Goh (C), against a government white paper on population at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore February 16, 2013. The paper released in January said the island’s population of 5.3 million could grow by as much as 30 percent by 2030, mostly through foreign workers to offset a chronically low birth rate.

People attend a demonstration, …

People carrying umbrellas attend a demonstration against a government white paper on population at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore.

Man holds a sign at a demonstration …

Oh yes, then pack up your back and fuck off to your beloved China. Give the country then back the original people. Singapore is a Malayan country with thousands years of cultural history and IS NOT CHINESE!!!!

People shelter under umbrellas …

YES, indeed but the right text should be…. STOP GOV UNFAIRLY TREATMENT TO FOREIGNERS IN SINGAPORE… an agitation against foreigners in Singapore created by nationalistic Singaporeans…

Gilbert Goh, organiser of …

Gilbert Goh, organiser of a demonstration against a government white paper on population, waits to talk at Speakers’ Corner in Singapore February 16, 2013. Of course it is again a Singaporean-Chinese who is protesting against the influx of immigrants in Singapore. Wonder or his parents or grand-parents where immigrants too???

Singaporeans Protest Population …

Read: Singapore for Singaporeans-Chinese !!!

Many in the crowd came armed …

Despite a steady drizzle, …

Gilbert Goh (centre) with …

A very very Singaporean-Chinese party!!!

Okay I can understand how they feel about it, keep Singapore livable and don’t put too many people on this island. But goes it really about that or is it again the deep-seated hatred against the foreigners who they allegedly to stealing them from their jobs.

On their website he list a few points…

Lifestyle will definitely  suffer due to overcrowding despite assurance from our government that unused  outlying islands will be converted into housing space and more importantly, the Singapore  identity will be lost as by then there will be more foreigners staying among us than local Singaporeans.

Local Singaporeans??? Who, the descendants of immigrants from China? Come on, local Singaporeans do not exist. You maybe be born in this country but your forefathers not, and that don’t make you all yet a natural born Singaporean. This is a typical example of a descendant of an immigrant who has become the majority and start to claim this country as their natural land.

However, not many Singaporeans are convinced that the government has done enough to improve the birth grown here and more pressing effective measures like improvng work conditions has fallen on deaf ears as Singaporeans struggle alot with work stress and overwork.

Struggling with work stress and overwork??? WOW!!! That’s now exactly the reason why companies in Singapore want to hire foreigners, THEY DO NOT COMPLAIN ABOUT WORK STRESS AND OVERWORK!!!

Gonna read all his points and break them all down because they are based on bullshit… but that is what we are used if it goes about their racist battle against foreigners in Singapore…

Lets be equal!!!

February 13, 2013

The Perth metropolitan area is home to almost enough Singaporeans to form a constituency. Eight times the size of Singapore island, there are more than 10,000 Singaporeans here within the population of 1.3 million, a third of the total 33,590 in Australia. The actual number of Singaporeans [in Perth] is probably double the official figure, because the latter reflects only those who have successfully applied for permanent residency. It has the nickname, ‘Singaperth’. To compare, only 5,000 Australians lives in Singapore.

According to the G Population White Paper 2013: ‘A Sustainable Population for a Dynamic Singapore, there are about 200,000 Singaporeans living overseas’.

Why should these 34,000 Singaporeans living in Australia have the same rights and benefits as the local citizens while the 5,000 Ozzies living in Singapore are getting heavily discriminated and have to pay extremely high fees for medical care and schooling!!!

THIS IS BLOODY UNFAIR AND WE DEMAND THAT FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS START TO TREAT SINGAPOREANS IN THEIR COUNTRIES THE SAME AS SINGAPOREANS TREAT THEIR CITIZENS IN SINGAPORE!!! 

Let them all pay also S$500,- school fees for public schools, no right on subsidies, no right to buy an cheap property and have much higher medical fees. Let them rent the properties for Singaporean prices and see how long it takes before they come back to Singapore or change their passports.

Swedish Arrogancy

February 12, 2013

Got today a discussion with a Swedish couple who are on holiday in Singapore. Both fitness trainers and addicted to salads and organic food. Not that she has the figure of a fitness trainer, she was ugly fat, but that’s a different story. They were looking for a job as fitness instructor in Singapore… shit! 😦

Tell you what happened. While I was eating my typical Asian brunch, rice with veggies and chicken, they were eating a Cesar Salad with tuna fish. Suddenly they told me that what I was eating, was very unhealthy and I should eat better salads or European organic food. They got even the guts to say that what I was eating is rubbish and only creates diabetics. That comment made me really pissed!!! I should hit them with their salads… aaahhh!!!

These Swedish nitwits coming on holiday to Asia and they have the guts to tell me that what I am eating is wrong while my food is a typical traditional meal in Asia? What the fuck, I don’t tell them also how freaking stupid their IKEA designs are! Thinking that in their Europe everything is much better than in Asia. Why the fuck they go on holiday to Asia then… stupid trash!!

Asia got already a fine dining culture for centuries while their ancestors were still killing each other in the dark ages. Without stealing our spices a few hundred years ago, they were never be able to build a fine dining culture.

I try to explain them that they were the one who are eating wrong. That you should start the day with a good heavy solid meal that gives you a lot of carbs for the day and a light meal is much better at nighttime when your body is already shutting down. Of course they didn’t agree, too blind to see that other cultures maybe know something too. How ignorant you can be if you don’t open yourself for alternatives. Not one culture in the world has the ultimate healthy food. By a top 10 of most healthy food in the world was the top 3 countries from Asia while their Sweden was number 4. Japan was 1, Singapore number 2 and China 3 (1).

Then they started to talk about diabetes, that Asia has the highest amount of diabetics worldwide. That Philippines has a extreme high number of diabetics and they should not eat rice anymore!! If you follow their statics, maybe yes but the real numbers are different. They using for European countries only the registered patients with diabetics and not the additional projected ones as they did with the Asian countries.

    diabetics       Percent    Obesity
Singapore 487 9.36% 6.9%
Philippines 4,321 4.59% 4.3%
Malaysia 2,082 7.43% 16.3%
Japan 7,107 5.12% 3.2%
Sweden 390 4.23% 12.1%
Italy 3,903 5.57% 9.8%
USA 24,113 7.70% 33.9%
UK 3,335 5.59% 23.1%

Malaysia has indeed a high rate of diabetics, that is known but it is still much lower than the USA for example. Philippines has a LOWER diabetics percent than countries such as Italy, Singapore or UK. So which country has the best healthy kitchen? And what is the norm for a healthy lifestyle, diabetics or obesity? Countries such as Sweden, USA, UK and Italy have all a VERY HIGH obesity rating and we all know that obesity can create a lot of diseases such as heart and other organ failures, bone problems due the heavy weight, hernia, high blood pressure, heart infarcts, etc… This means that THEIR FOOD is unhealthy, it develops obesity and from that again a lot of other diseases.

In Asia are living more then 4 billion people, in Europe is this only 730 million and the USA 330 million. In Asia there are more then 6 million cancer cases in 2008 while Europe with much less people, has 3 million cases. The USA has 1.6 million cases. Sadly more people in Asia die of cancer because they don’t have the money always for the medicines. But why if the food and the lifestyle in Europe is so much better, more people get cancer in Europe and the USA than in Asia, Latin America or Africa!!!

Same with their organic shit. Many years they propaganda around that we have to eat organic food but more and more reports telling that organic food by western standards are not always better (3). Food looks maybe cleaner but absolute not more nutritious. I personally think that fresh food and variation in diet is the key for a healthy lifestyle. Asians have it easier, they can buy their fresh fruits, veggies and meat simply at the market. In developed countries the food has to be packed to stay ‘fresh’ for a couple of day (or weeks) and transported to the supermarkets. Meat in Singapore is packed in plastic package with a kind of gas inside to keep it longer ‘fresh’. Buy for example chicken at the NTUC, most times it is already yellow of color and start to smell. In the Philippines or Indonesia, you buy it directly from the market and is the meat only a few hours or days old…. that is what I call fresh and healthy!!!

Until the stats tell me a different story, I will eat daily my bowl of rice and these fake healthy gurus can FUCK ME OFF!!!! I hope they never get a job in Singapore as fitness trainers. I don’t want that they force locals here to eat their shit and developing here slowly their same bad habits and diseases.

(2) Obesity levels worldwide

Racist Kaizxcxz

February 11, 2013

Born-in-China Ngee Ann Poly student tweets disturbing things against the Malays on twitter. Has he arrested, of course not! They should lock him up for 6 months as it against the law! Shameless. Go back to your own country if you don’t want Malay singing.

His facebook page is at www.facebook.com/wenkai.votreromeo