Go for 5.9 million instead of 6.9 million: Workers' Party

Yahoo! News Singapore, 4 Feb 2013
The Workers' Party proposed Monday that Singapore prepare for 5.9 million instead of 6.9 million as detailed in the government's recently-released population white paper.
After the paper was presented by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean to Parliament for endorsement Monday, WP chairman Sylvia Lim in Parliament stood up to explain the party's objection to it, arguing that the proposed population policies outlined would further dilute Singapore's national identity.
She noted that the 3.7 million Singaporeans expected to make up the population in 2030 would include new citizens, meaning home-grown citizens would make up less than half the total of people. Full story
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