Keyword : Migrants

  • More Singaporeans going abroad, but are no less Singaporean for it

    By: admintest admintest | Sep 05, 2017 | Hits: 2001

    The number of Singaporeans who choose to work or live abroad has increased over the years. A total of 213,400 Singaporeans have chosen to do so as of last year, compared to 157,800 in 2004. Six in every 100 Singaporeans reside abroad. This figure is significantly higher than that of many other developed countries including…..

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  • The Immigrant Associations that Facilitate Immigrant Integration

    By: admintest admintest | May 16, 2016 | Hits: 8045
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    I remember my father driving my grandfather to the Foochow huayguan (clan association) as well as the Zhang clan premises frequently to attend social activities when I was about six years old. When my grandfather died, we no longer made those trips. I once asked Dad why we stopped. He replied that he did not…..

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  • Drop the Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric; Focus on Integration

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 06, 2016 | Hits: 2391

    From Washington to Berlin, governments are increasingly coming under fire for their liberal immigration policies. Singapore is no exception to this global backlash against foreigners. Yet, as a highly globalised city, Singapore relies on immigration to attract talented people and remain economically competitive. While there have been recent policies to tighten immigration flows, we cannot…..

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