Singapore immigrants worry their children are growing up too soft in the city

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A new concept for a TV programme in Singapore has been conceptualised after foreigners from third world countries living in Singapore worried that their children are too well-adjusted to city life; knowing little about their home countries and roots. The four-part special shows children aged 7 to 11, attempting tasks such as picking fruit, helping to kill a chicken and riding on a motorised bicycle in their parents’ native countries. The programs Senior Executive Producer stated that Singaporeans do not usually get to see into the world of immigrants here, how they adapt to their new life, and why they have doubts that their children may grow up too “soft” living in the city.