OPINION: Riot tarnishes Singapore’s image as place of ethnic harmony - Jeremy Grant


Financial Times, 8 Dec 2013
At least one person was killed and 10 police officers were injured in Singapore after an accidental road death triggere the worst outbreak of civil unrest for years in the island nation, tarnishing its long-held reputation as one of the region’s safest cities.
The incident, on Sunday night, comes as Singapore’s ruling party, the People’s Action party (PAP), has for months been appealing for greater social harmony in the wake of rising unease among Singaporeans over a recent influx of foreign workers, many of them immigrants from South Asia. Full story

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