FIGHTING TO DIE OR DYING TO FIGHT?

March 30, 2005
Singapore Democrats

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The Rhetoric

“I have three sons. I’m prepared to send my children, all sons, to fight for Singapore, to die if necessary.”
– MP Dr Wang Kai Yuen, Straits Times, Apr 5, 2002

The Reality

“For decades, young Singaporeans have been venturing overseas for further studies. But unlike previous generatons, more and more young Singaporeans these days are opting to stay abroad.”
– Straits Times, Apr 15, 2002