PAP MP Hri Kumar suggests "Cash for NS" scheme for PRs' sons who don't want to serve NS

Yahoo! News Singapore, 13 Feb 2013
Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC member of parliament Hri Kumar Nair has proposed that all permanent residents (PRs) and foreigners pay a new National Defence Duty tax and have the money placed in a trust fund for men in National Service (NS).
"In short, we do duty, they pay a duty. Since PRs and foreigners cannot contribute manpower to our SAF and Home Team, they make a financial contribution to the protection and preservation of their lives, families, jobs, investments and properties," said Nair, who is a director at law firm Drew & Napier. Full story

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