Hi Mr Gilbert Can I ask for your help for my daughter and my two grand kids. She is working in a call centre taking home less than $1000 each month. I [...]
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Hi Mr Gilbert, I’m sorry to disturb you. I’m a single mom of 6 kids staying in a 1-room rental flat and currently unemployed due to my youngest 4-year-old daughter not in school yet. My outstanding rental now is $950 and my outstanding SP bill is $600+ and currently I’m on PAYU. Can I ask for your help in terms of foods and [...]
First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Amanda and can you provide us with some background information about yourself? Hi, I am Amanda and I graduated from NUS with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004. I worked for close to three years, then did my PhD in NTU. I completed my PhD in 2011. After that, I worked as a [...]
Good afternoon Mr Gilbert. I need your help…right now I am facing a financial melt down. My hubby has been sacked by a company last year and he managed to get a contract job as a packer earning $1200 to sustain the whole family. But his income is not enough to stretch till his next pay day. I myself is a stay-at-home mum and [...]
GIORDANO ORIGINALS SINGAPORE PTE LTD 85% of employees are foreigners! Contract says, 44-hours work per week, 1 and 1/2 day off but they made us work more than 44 hourrs per week, sometimes they only give you 1 day off because there is not enough manpower. The first 2 months I worked, when doing closing, each time the area manager came, [...]
If what you said is true, PLRD (Police Licensing and Regulatory Department) knows about this problem due to lots of feedback from the people, they should come out with their reasons why the rules is such. They should be transparent and honest enough about this matter if they are really taking security matter seriously. Like I mentioned [...]
When Singaporeans complain about foreigners, they are particularly referring to people from their neighbouring country “Malaysia”. Most Singaporeans are afraid to discriminate and complain against Malaysians because Singapore is small and solely depending on Malaysia for many things and their survival. Singapore and Malaysia are just [...]
First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Gerry and can you provide us with some background information about yourself? Gerry: I am young, qualified and jobless deaf Singaporean guy. I am a graduate from a local university in my mid-20s. I studied IT-related course and wanted to seek better job prospects despite my [...]
I cannot speak for other nationalities but for Malaysians working in Singapore it makes more sense to retain their Malaysian citizenship….so you see many working in Singapore, some for 25 years….making as much as possible and then returning to Malaysia once they have made enough. Singapore’s economy is so far ahead in the region that you [...]
Dear Reach Panel, I am a student at ITE College Central (AMK) and am very stressed regarding a situation at school which did not help even after my parents have spoken to a section head. I was about to quit my course after previously studying hard to get into this higher engineering qualification as everyone understands the reality of the [...]
Hi Gilbert, I am out of work again. I left my last job as I was too stressed. I only lasted eight months in that job. So far I have been jobless for over 4 months. I have serious doubts about my capability to handle stress. I have schizophrenia. Although I still keep applying for jobs. I will be starting part time work end of this [...]