Frankly from my experience all those 35 years with SIA, I did not find the Indonesian stewardesses (IDFSS) any better than our local girls. I do not understand why would we want to recruit them when the Singaporeans are dying for the job. What has happened to our "Singaporean first" policy? The puzzling thing about employing these IDFSS is that they are being deployed on all international routes similar to the our local girls. Most of the IDFSS' spoken English is not up to expectation. Perhaps the reason to employ them is to strengthen the spirit of ASEAN co-operation. If this be the case then my sincere apology for being critical.