Daily Archives: 2011-01-20

The birth rate blame game

The following article is reproduced here with permission by the author who posted this article on his blog. by Gerald Giam Just like a broken record player, that tired refrain is heard yet again: We must welcome more new immigrants otherwise our economy will tank. In recent days, with the release of the Census findings that Singapore’s total fertility rate …

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PRs : Singaporeans’ worries?

(Part 4 of the Singapore Census 2010 series) by Leong Sze Hian One aspect of the recently released Singapore Census 2010, which I think no media has talked about, is what the profile of permanent residents (PRs) may mean for Singaporeans? Whilst I must confess at the onset, that this article is entirely speculative, and rather deficient in statistical veracity (unlike my normal …

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