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Not to be outdone, Singapore welcomes world’s tenth ‘7 billionth baby’

Not to be outdone, Singapore welcomes world’s tenth ‘7 billionth baby’

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A Singaporean Chinese baby boy was the third child today to be given the honor, following the examples of Philippines and India. This is a satirical piece.

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Singaporean Maximilus Aloysius Tan, a healthy newborn boy, is officially the world’s 7 billionth baby to arrive.

His mother gave birth to him in a very packed hospital ward filled with frantic media, relieved relatives, and a very happy government minister.

Chan Chun Sing, the acting Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, said, voice cracking: “I’m so happy for Singapore, the new parents, and the citizens. I can’t believe we are just the tenth country to have the 7 billionth baby in the world!” Read the full story