Mah Bow Tan's maiden speech after GE2011: Bring in as many foreigners as the country's resources are able to cope

Yahoo! News Singapore, 7 Feb 2013
Former National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan has called for Singapore to continue bringing in more foreign labour in the coming years — as much as the country’s resources are able to sustain.
“Businesses will want more (foreign workers), some people will want less — the numbers can be calibrated,” he said.
“I support this. I say go for the maximum that our resources — land, water, energy — can support, whatever that number is. It shows that Singapore is an attractive place, a thriving, vibrant city, one where people want to come here to live and work and play," he declared. Full story