PM Lee applauded for speaking English instead of ‘native tongue’ at White House press conference
What's his native tongue? Singlish?
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PM Lee has just concluded his first working visit to President Donald Trump from Oct. 21 to Oct. 26 where both countries affirmed their “strong strategic partnership” and even inked a multi-billion dollar contract to purchase American-made aircraft.
A video of the press conference was uploaded by Golden State Times on YouTube.
As usual, the comments section is the place to go for entertaining nuggets, such as:
Well, an ethnic Chinese Prime Minister – must be from China right? Seems like many people around the world today still don’t know much about Singapore.
At the very least, we can count on YouTube comments to help bridge cultural gaps.
Here’s a useful response when foreigners ask if Singapore is in China:
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