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Friday February 12th 2016

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40-year-old Singaporean frustrated with government agencies for failure to provide him a job

40-year-old Singaporean frustrated with government agencies for failure to provide him a job

Hi Gilbert, I am Lee, 40-year-old Singaporean married with a 6-year-old son and a 4-month-old baby girl. I have been working in Sales, Marketing and Operation position for more than 16 years. [...]

Investor made police report after losing USD$30,000 in investment scam from Cuffz Holdings

Investor made police report after losing USD$30,000 in investment scam from Cuffz Holdings

Editor's note: We urge all investors who lost money in the Cuffz Holdings investment scam to report to the police immediately. If possible, please submit the report to us so we can post it up after [...]

Investor who lost US$3000 in Cuffz Holdings scam trying to warn others at RWS event

Investor who lost US$3000 in Cuffz Holdings scam trying to warn others at RWS event

Hi Gilbert After reading the post of the mom who lost her children education fund of $30K to Cuffz Holding, I think I should write in and hope you could help to alert the general public that the [...]

University undergrad cheated of life savings $6500 by Cufflinks Holdings in alleged scam

University undergrad cheated of life savings $6500 by Cufflinks Holdings in alleged scam

Hi Gilbert, I got to know this company Cuffz Holdings (CH Assets) through a NS friend. He told me that his parents had invested with this company in the project called The Islandia (at Batam, [...]

Single mum cheated of $30,000 by Cufflinks Holdings meant for sons’ university education

Single mum cheated of $30,000 by Cufflinks Holdings meant for sons’ university education

Hi Gilbert I first got to know the company Cufflinks Holdings through a good friend. She told me that she invested around SGD 100K with this company in a Condotel project in Philippines and has [...]

40-year-old jobless PMET feeling discouraged and suffer from low self esteem

40-year-old jobless PMET feeling discouraged and suffer from low self esteem

Dear Gilbert, Came across your website while surfing. I'm a 40 years old female jobless since July. I started as a sales coordinator in my previous company and am an Assistant Sales Manager [...]

Suicidal PMET struggling with unemployment and illness

Suicidal PMET struggling with unemployment and illness

Dear Gilbert, I have flirted with suicide thoughts for the past 7 months because of job loss linked to a chronic medical condition. It all started in Dec 2013, when I got slipped disc while [...]

48-year-old jobless engineer feeling suicidal after being asked to leave due to illness

48-year-old jobless engineer feeling suicidal after being asked to leave due to illness

Dear Gilbert, I came across your unemployment website and wish to share my current situation. I am a 49 year old buyer working in a engineering firm. During the beginning of this year, I [...]

Singaporean Eurasian found it tough to further his tertiary education

Singaporean Eurasian found it tough to further his tertiary education

Dear Sirs, I am currently at my wits end regarding gaining a proper educational qualification that enables me to at least obtain an inferior degree from SIM University which requires 3 'A' Levels [...]

Ex-employee complained about malpractices at BizHub Asia Pte Ltd

Ex-employee complained about malpractices at BizHub Asia Pte Ltd

AVOID WORKING FOR THIS RECRUITMENT AGENCY:- Bizhub Asia Pte Ltd 81 Ubi Avenue 4, Ubi One # 9-13, Singapore 408830 1. When I was working there my manager would force me to work after office [...]

Foreigner on Dependent’s Pass found it difficult to get a recruitor job

Foreigner on Dependent’s Pass found it difficult to get a recruitor job

Postby gmse26 » Fri, 04 Dec 2015 5:56 pm Hi all, I moved to Singapore on a Dependant's Pass 6 weeks ago from London and have been searching for recruiter/talent positions. Most of the [...]

Security guard unhappy about Police Licensing & Regulatory Department’s regulation

Security guard unhappy about Police Licensing & Regulatory Department’s regulation

Hi Gilbert. I am not writing this to KPKB but to share with all my fellow security guards. I have a very nasty encounter with a security agency at the "Frontline" of the Year-end Festive Season [...]

Singaporean lamenting about salary dfference between local and foreign PMETs

Singaporean lamenting about salary dfference between local and foreign PMETs

I myself was unemployed for 2 years and just recently found a job. All I can say is this, low paying job is better than having no job at all. I’m now currently working for a Jap MNC and my [...]

Singapore PMET discouraged from seeking labour redress from Transitioning.org

Singapore PMET discouraged from seeking labour redress from Transitioning.org

Dear Minister Lim Swee Say, I take this opportunity to wish you Happy Holiday and I would like to add further input into this case before the commencement of the Labor Court this [...]

Singaporean driving taxi after unemployed for one year and shared a one bedroom with family

Singaporean driving taxi after unemployed for one year and shared a one bedroom with family

Dear Gilbert, My name is Terence. I am a 48-year-old Singaporean who is currently driving a taxi. I am a father of 2 very young children, age 5 and 7. I was formerly a training manager for [...]

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