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20 Things I’ve Learned From Traveling Around the World for Three Years

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Why our jobless PMETs are reluctant to work abroad?

Why our jobless PMETs are reluctant to work abroad?

Recently, we saw off two of our own talents venturing abroad for work as things are getting more difficult here due to the intense competition from foreign influx. One is a professional 40-year-old PMET with a bachelor degree and MBA - jobless for about 6 months and he has recently relocated to Vietnam to work for a local set-up there. The pay [...]

Comment: Is renting better than having a huge HDB mortgage loan saddled round your neck?

Comment: Is renting better than having a huge HDB mortgage loan saddled round your neck?

Hi! I read with great interests on your interview article. I find that no matter where we are, it is good to save money for raining days. In the event if we are unemployed, it could help us financially before getting a new job. I know that most Singaporeans love to have a little house to be called as our home. HDB is part of the Government [...]

Swiss IT new graduate trying his luck in Singapore for jobs

Swiss IT new graduate trying his luck in Singapore for jobs

Hello, Because I couldn‘t find any satisfied answers, I try it here. First something about my background:- I‘m from Switzerland and did a 4 year apprenticeship (Swiss federal diploma) in Information Technology. To deepen my knowledge I decided to study Computer Science at a University of Applied Sciences after my apprenticeship. [...]

Singaporean gave up citizenship to be a Australian due to work reason

Singaporean gave up citizenship to be a Australian due to work reason

Describe a little about yourself e.g. name, citizenship history (if any), educational background, work experiences. I am a Singaporean by background (birth), formerly a Singaporean by nationality and now an Australian. Where are you living now and why do you choose that location? Australia. I could not get job stability in my field in [...]

Indoor labour day event: future of employment for Singaporeans

Indoor labour day event: future of employment for Singaporeans

Every year during the first of May, NTUC will organise it's tripartite-alliance labour day event in a indoor venue for selected group of people to attend - unreachable by most ordinary people-in-the-street. We have tried to organise our own ground-up labour day event since 2013 and with your active participation we will continue to do so [...]

Returning overseas Singaporean fails to find work and giving up citizenship

Returning overseas Singaporean fails to find work and giving up citizenship

"What's the use of being a Singaporean, when your livelihood is not secured and you need to compete vigorously with others not born here for a piece of pie in your own turf?!" With that, our conversation continues for almost three hours which swiftly passes us by as the exchange was truly intriguing. David is a fifty-something single PMET [...]

Contineo Media owes staff salaries and unpaid CPF

Contineo Media owes staff salaries and unpaid CPF

Contineo Media Pte Ltd/Karay Holdings/Asian Television Awards This company is the organiser of Asian Television Awards. Owes the staff months of salary and CPF. This is a continuous cycle whereby most staff will quit due to non/late payment, and the company will continue a new batch of staff to replace the ones who left. The senior staff [...]

Jobless Singaporean returned home after working overseas for seven years and regretted

Jobless Singaporean returned home after working overseas for seven years and regretted

I have chosen to work overseas and for seven years - some don’t even survive for more than three. As a matter of fact, I was selected for overseas attachment since school days. I came back in 2017 but so far unable to secure a job since. I will explain the many reasons why I decide to come back to Singapore upon my one year in Singapore [...]

Singaporean with specialised skills disappointed upon return from UK

Singaporean with specialised skills disappointed upon return from UK

I specialise in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics which is a skill sought after in the UK and apparently I heard it is likewise in Singapore. I moved back to Singapore recently from London thinking that my skills will be needed here and that I would be more than happy to help my home country grow and prosper. To my dismay, I was [...]

Seven repercussions of the 6.9m population white paper after 5 years

Seven repercussions of the 6.9m population white paper after 5 years

Five years after the passing of the 6.9 million population white paper in Feb 2013, we examine seven major repercussions the population growth has on our country:- 1. Population growth According to worldometers - a online apolitical world population data site - Singapore's current population stands at 5.79 million recording a 700,000 [...]

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