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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Xenophobe or brave patriot? Gilbert Goh polarises Singapore over immigration

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by Satish Cheney

    ... on immigration in Singapore He's been accused of being a xenophobe, a racist and even an extremist by some of his fellow countrymen, but he still has his fair share of supporters. Many of them ... dare to say these things in public." In recent years, Goh has become more vocal in his criticism of immigration policies that he blames for allowing foreigners to steal jobs from ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporean widow, 87, in HK$244m battle to get fortune back from Chinese tour guide

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... of her wealth. The saga has attracted widespread interest in Singapore, where anti-immigrant sentiment is simmering due to the presence of a large number of foreigners. Yang was a tourist guide ... police arrested Yang on September 17 for "suspected criminal breach of trust" and the Chinese national is currently out on bail. The city-state's immigration authorities have also ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporeans riled over manipulation of wealthy widow by Chinese man

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Tussle over control of retiree's fortune likened to that in Hong Kong over Nina Wang's billions Case of the elderly widow and the Chinese tour guide Allegations that a Chinese national manipulated an 87-year-old Singaporean widow to give him control over her fortune have caused a stir in the city-state, where anti-immigrant sentiment ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore protesters hit out at immigration and labour policies

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Protesters slam labour, immigration policies Hundreds of Singaporeans rallied yesterday to denounce the government's immigration and labour policies amid a fresh wave of anti-foreigner sentiment in the city state. Protesters, estimated to number around 400, wore black headbands with the words "Protect Singaporean Rights" in red ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Celebration by Filipinos sparks wave of anti-immigrant abuse in Singapore

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Planned celebration by Filipinos sparks outpouring of nationalistic abuse, a sign of rising tensions over city state's pro-immigration policies Outsiders see ugly ... of the average Singaporean. "The anger probably stems from unhappiness with the government's immigration policy," said Tan, a social commentator and appointed lawmaker. Singapore's ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... leadership style but without the authoritarianism," the academic said. Many observers believe that Lee's biggest mistake over the last decade was letting immigration become a cause ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Locals-first job website launched by Singapore amid backlash against migrants

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... Singaporeans make up just over 60 per cent of the 5.4 million population. The influx of foreign workers has sparked a rise in anti-immigrant sentiment. ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    ‘Filipino infestation in Singapore’ blog sparks embassy call for probe

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 04:14pm by AP

    ... compared to a tenth in 1990, according to government statistics. A small but vocal group of radical Singaporeans has been fanning online discontent with what they claim are lax immigration policies. At an anti-immigration rally last month, protesters claimed foreigners were stealing jobs from Singaporeans. In December, mostly Indian guest workers rioted in the worst unrest in decades ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Australian faces Singapore caning for plane row

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 11:59am by Global Post

    ... Global Post An Australian man is facing a caning in Singapore after being accused of swearing during an argument on Tiger Airways flight. The West Australian newspaper wrote that Perth maritime worker Bruce Griffiths, 47, entered into a loud argument with ...

  10. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Cut price Johor homes fuel Singapore sprawl

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by BLOOM

    ... to land and labour in neighbours that were once rivals is crucial. Economic growth and soaring immigration have strained Singapore's resources, making it one of the most expensive places ... minutes or more at immigration. More than 130,000 vehicles a day cross the kilometre-long Causeway, built in 1923. The second route, a bridge opened in 1998, has the capacity to take another ...




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