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41-year-old jobless Singaporean with masters degree working as GrabCar driver after losing business to PRCs

41-year-old jobless Singaporean with masters degree working as GrabCar driver after losing business to PRCs

Dear Gilbert, I thought of sharing my experience. I am a 41-year-old Singaporean with 3 kids and Master degree holder. I have been in the private education industry for the past 13 years. My [...]

To the Police and AG Chambers: “Please charge me in court!”

To the Police and AG Chambers: “Please charge me in court!”

I was quite surprised when the police recently issued me a official mail to drop by Bedok Police Station to assist on the Filipino independence day celebration case again. It must be at least 18 [...]

Local jobless graduate of 18 months: “Full time positions for foreigners and contracts for Singaporeans!”

Local jobless graduate of 18 months: “Full time positions for foreigners and contracts for Singaporeans!”

I graduated from a local university and my career path is somewhat similar as the author. It took me 1 year and 1 month before I got my first job at a MNC for $1800. Median pay for grads few yrs [...]

Petition to ask for proper accountability into financial lapses related to AGO audit before next election

Petition to ask for proper accountability into financial lapses related to AGO audit before next election

Dear Singaporeans, After a lavish gala celebration at the SG 50 national day, we are brought down to earth by a spate of issues that bother Singaporeans - particularly the absence of [...]

Lady PMET with first class honours jobless and asking for more labour protection

Lady PMET with first class honours jobless and asking for more labour protection

I am a Singaporean degree holder who has graduated with first class honours from an established university. I even got a first position in my whole entire class for my thesis. My CV is pretty [...]

My Top Ten Wish-list During SG 50 Celebration

My Top Ten Wish-list During SG 50 Celebration

My top ten wish-list during this SG 50 celebration:- SG wish list 1. Our elderly given a small pension so they can retire with some dignity It irks me whenever I see our elderly pushing their [...]

Ten reasons why Mah Bow Tan is Singapore’s most hated minister

Ten reasons why Mah Bow Tan is Singapore’s most hated minister

Ten reasons why Mah Bow Tan is Singapore's most hated minister:- 1. Touted as the government's best brain on how to suck money from Singaporeans, he helmed two ministries - communications and [...]

18-year-old foreigner on PR status checking on renunciation of PR to escape national service

18-year-old foreigner on PR status checking on renunciation of PR to escape national service

Hi, I feel slightly embarrassed to ask about issues which have seemingly been addressed over and over again - but feel unsettled without a definitive answer. I'm extremely sorry if I've offended [...]

43-year-old senior manager earning more than $10,000/month forced to resign on the spot by MBS

43-year-old senior manager earning more than $10,000/month forced to resign on the spot by MBS

Hi Gilbert, l work as a Senior Manager in Marina Bay Sands (MBS). l am currently 43 years old. Last Thursday, l was called into a meeting room and handed a termination letter and pay for [...]

Singaporean tower crane operator terminated by main con for exposing unsafe construction practices at Punggol HDB site

Singaporean tower crane operator terminated by main con for exposing unsafe construction practices at Punggol HDB site

Hi Gilbert I’m Edward a Singaporean tower crane operator. My salary is only $2500 but I was terminated by my company for exposing unsafe practices at my construction site.at Punggol after [...]

Daughter of mum complained about gross hospital lapses at Changi General Hospital

Daughter of mum complained about gross hospital lapses at Changi General Hospital

Dear Panel, I would like to feedback about the severe and dire consequences of the uncontrolled immigration and privatisation of public hospital policies that led to undesirable outcomes which we [...]

Foreigner to local Singaporean: “Don’t expect your country to give you special treatment just because you’re a local.”

Foreigner to local Singaporean: “Don’t expect your country to give you special treatment just because you’re a local.”

If you’re qualified, employers will hire you. Don’t like low paying jobs? But now complaining your government doesn’t protect your rights. Yes, I don’t know Singapore much, I visited [...]

Permanent resident to local Singaporean: “Don’t blame the government for everything!”

Permanent resident to local Singaporean: “Don’t blame the government for everything!”

Madam, I am not a Singaporean but an SPR...I hope your husband lands a job very soon and your household is relieved of related worries. I would like to just comment on one sentence of yours- [...]

What do voters look for before they decide to swing their votes to the opposition?

What do voters look for before they decide to swing their votes to the opposition?

With the release of the final report on boundary electoral changes, Singaporeans could now smell the whim of the coming general election near at hand. Many people speculate that Sep 12 is the D [...]

Whistle blower to Prime Minister: “Please look into Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) illicit operations!”

Whistle blower to Prime Minister: “Please look into Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) illicit operations!”

Dear Prime Minister, Singapore being the best sea port in South East Asia has make me felt very proud to be involved in the marine industry. But when His Excellency, President Obama, skipped [...]

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