#AskTheTweeps: What’s up with that low birth rate in Singapore?

Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew’s latest statement has been a(nother) stern one: have babies or “fold up”, get swamped by foreigners and new citizens. And now everyone’s talking about Singapore’s low fertility rate. A few of us have noticed that a lot of them are men, which made me think that it may be nice to have women share their thoughts – whether they have children or not.

That’s not to say that you’re not allowed here if you’re a man; anyone is welcome to share their opinions here but it would be nice if it wasn’t along the lines of “how can husbands influence their wives to make babies“.

So once again I’m trying out this Storify/discussion thing. If you have a comment or a question to add on this issue, either leave a comment at the bottom of this post, or tweet me at @kixes!

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#AskTheTweeps: Singapore’s GDP tops the class!

It’s now been reported that Singapore has the highest GDP per capita in the world, which kind of means that we’re the wealthiest country. Top student at last! But what does this really mean for Singaporeans?

I asked some of my tweeps and collated their responses. Add your views by commenting below this post (you can also tag friends from Twitter or Facebook by adding @ before their names).

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