Low birth rate not my fault: Lee Kuan Yew


TheSundDaily.com, 6 Aug 2013
Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew has denied his policies were to blame for the city's low birth rate and said financial handouts for young couples would not solve the problem.
In excerpts from a new book, Lee insisted that the reluctance of couples to have more children was the result of changed lifestyles and mindsets, which no amount of financial perks could alter.
The former prime minister, rejected as "absurd" suggestions that his "Stop At Two" children campaign in the 1970s played a part in the decline of fertility rates. Full story
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