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Six voting scenario of the next coming general election 2019

Six voting scenario of the next coming general election:- 1. A change in government Many from the opposition quarter wish for a change in government [Read More]


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30-year-old single Singaporean struggling with his parents in our expensive city

30-year-old single Singaporean struggling with his parents in our expensive city

To Gilbert, Hi, My name is David Toh, I am a struggling middle-income 30-year-old man who lives with his retired parents with no siblings. I am writing to you today because I am quite worried about the cost of living in Singapore. My parents and I live in a fully paid 3-room HDB in Clementi. I am not a sandwich class yet but I am planning [...]

Sandwiched-generation Singaporean driving Grab and struggled with high healthcare cost

Sandwiched-generation Singaporean driving Grab and struggled with high healthcare cost

Hi Gilbert I am your typical sandwiched generation staying in a 4-room HDB flat with elder parents and  my wife is pregnant with our third child. I gave up my full-time job about two years ago so that I have more time for my elderly parents and two kids. I made that decision because friends told me I could make about the same income of [...]

Singaporean studied Phd overseas because NUS rejected him based on age

Singaporean studied Phd overseas because NUS rejected him based on age

Hi Gilbert I am a Singaporean who is now a matured student in the University of Toronto. I am not an economics student though I maintain keen interest in economics. I think you are doing a fabulous service with your transition website. (I am 48 if you were wondering). In fact, one reason why I need to go overseas for my eventual PhD is that [...]

Singaporean unhappy with eventual replacement by a Indian national at sub-con company

Singaporean unhappy with eventual replacement by a Indian national at sub-con company

Hi Gilbert This morning I received a official copy of warning letter and my company has requested that I sign. Due to incorrect facts stated on the warning letter, I refused to sign. The operations manager called me saying if I do not sign, he will send an email to sub-con office and tomorrow I can jolly well be off packing. I explain to him [...]

Woman struggling with mortgage arrears, ill health and son’s ITE bill

Woman struggling with mortgage arrears, ill health and son’s ITE bill

To Whom It May Concern, I have previously appealed through the West Coast GRC MP to obtain assistance from South West CDC but received no fruitful result. Hence I would like your purported "feedback" channel to highlight with urgency, my current financial predicaments and soon to be homelessness. I am in my 50s and struggling with my [...]

Toy grenade prank discouraged during silent protest for presidential election

Toy grenade prank discouraged during silent protest for presidential election

Dear Sir/Mdm I refer to the article "Man admits placing toy grenade at MRT station exit to force Hong Lim Park protestors to leave" (Todayonline, 6 Sep 2019). As the organizer of the silent protest at Hong Lim Park on September 16, 2017 against the ‚Äúreserved elected presidency‚ÄĚ, I would like to commend the police for their firm action [...]

Singaporean living in Vietnam returning home for better education for his 2 sons

Singaporean living in Vietnam returning home for better education for his 2 sons

Thanks for allowing us to interview you online Desmond please describe abit about yourself e.g. personal particulars, educational qualification and work experience. Desmond: I am a polytechnic graduate in my mid fifties. Thirty-two years in the work force with 27 years in the construction industry. Where are you living now and why do you [...]

PMET struggling with ten months of unemployment and feeling lost

PMET struggling with ten months of unemployment and feeling lost

Hi Gilbert, I chanced visited your Transitioning.org website as I was searching for jobless-related articles. I hope to receive a copy of your free Ebook if possible. I have been jobless twice, the first one lasted for 16 months and this time round already 10 months and counting (still lost and jobless). Just to share with you my [...]

45-year-old Singaporean migrated to Melbourne but thinking of returning home due to friends and family

45-year-old Singaporean migrated to Melbourne but thinking of returning home due to friends and family

Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed online Daniel, describe abit about yourself e.g. personal particulars, educational qualification, work experience, etc. Daniel: I am aged 45, graduated from Dundee university in 2000 with BEng (Hons) EEE. When I was in Singapore, I used to work for Fujitsu in a data centre and Alstom transport for the north [...]

Struggling Grab driver with 4 children gave away last $2.30 to beggars

Struggling Grab driver with 4 children gave away last $2.30 to beggars

I am going through similar situation. I'm with 4 children in school, one ailing 80-year-old mom-in-law, in the midst of a law suit against former employer (government agency), a diabetic with an unruptured brain aneurysm and was recently discharged from CGH for stroke and heart issues. I was a GRAB driver and because of stroke, I'm now deemed [...]

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