Only 30 percent of all sons of PRs do National Service

Yahoo! News Singapore, 6 Feb 2013
People’s Action Party’s deputy party whip Inderjit Singh on Tuesday urged the government to stop the growth in the number of permanent residents and new citizens, and focus on improving the lives of Singaporeans.
He also noted that Singapore already has too many PRs and are enjoying full citizen privileges without the citizen’s responsibilities. In an example of the latter, he said only around 30 per cent of all boys of PRs do national service.
In line with this, he said children of PRs must be made to do national service and that the government should make it an offence for them not to do so. Full story
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