Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

Lee news is no news. BusinessWeek: Singapore will continue to take in foreigners even as citizens complain about overcrowding and increased competition for jobs, former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew said. “We have slowed down the intake of foreigners but we will continue taking in foreigners at a pace” that citizens “find comfortable,” Lee, 89, […]


Lee on immigration and population growth.  AFP: Singapore needs young immigrants to save its economy from long-term decline as a result of a falling birth rate, elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew said in remarks published Wednesday. “At these low birth rates, we will rapidly age and shrink,” the 87-year-old Lee said in comments released to […]



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