Four languages to be used in Parliament at same time

Citing incompetence of the new batch of MP’s English abilities, it was decided that a more Singlish-style mélange would enhance communication in Singapore’s Parliament. This would have two benefits. First of all, it would prevent foreign critics from fully understanding what’s going on in Singapore’s law-making body, and it would also prevent non-Chinese MP’s from understanding what they are talking about (just like in daily Singaporean life outside Parliament).

2 Responses to Four languages to be used in Parliament at same time

  1. […] (Ms. Lim had argued that the GST increase is not necessary at the present time.) Although the use of Hokkien is illegal in parliament, an exception has been made because it was used in the context of an ancient wise proverb. PM Lee […]

  2. I am Sorry to say to you.. Who ever who Write this letter about four Languages.

    Singapore is a multi racial society and English is the administrative and master language, Malay is the National Language, Chinese is just use and Tamil also is use daily. English must be on top and use in parliament. Dont be so racist that you said “it would also prevent non-Chinese MP’s from understanding what they are talking about” .. Singapore is a Immigrants country and we are all united by english. English must be top before Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.. you must understand this so all of us will have peace, equality, justice to all religion.

    Thank you for listening…

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