More S’poreans want to become foreigners to enjoy higher quality of life

Posted on 14 February 2013

Because foreigners have lesser responsibilities, more opportunities.

More Singaporeans want to become foreigners. Because foreigners deemed more sexy, got less responsibility and are more in demand. Except try not to be like Sun Ho.

More Singaporeans want to become foreigners. Because foreigners deemed more sexy, got less responsibility and are more in demand. Except try not to be like Sun Ho.

With the recent talk about expanding Singapore’s population to 7 million inhabitants and counting, Singaporeans are increasingly expressing their desire to turn themselves into foreigners — if possible — to enjoy a higher quality of life here.

The reasons provided by such Singaporeans are aplenty, as New Nation learnt.

One foreigner-wannabe Singaporean, Ang Moh Quee, said: “As a foreigner, I don’t need to do National Service. Look what a PAP MP mooted on Facebook: In the future, if you are a foreigner setting down roots here, you can just pay some money. And watch the local boys waste two years of their lives, ‘serving the nation’.”

Others, are convinced that being a foreigner will spell more opportunities career-wise.

Another foreigner-aspirant Singaporean, Wai Guo Ren, said: “As a foreigner, the government will automatically think you are better than locals. And even the locals will think that you are better than them.”

He continued: “Look at Stephanie Sun. She is not even true-blue foreigner. But an overseas stint made her more popular back home here, where no one initially gave a rat’s buttocks about her when she first started out.”

However, there are others with a clear head and kind heart who point out that such logic and thinking is not right.

Cindy Shan Liang, a true-blue Singaporean patriot said: “Look at Pastor Kong Hee’s wife, Sun Ho. Went to US to become a Japanese geisha, but still not popular in Singapore what.”

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