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Indian PR feeling frustrated that wife and daughter could not get their permanent residency after three tries

Indian PR feeling frustrated that wife and daughter could not get their permanent residency after three tries

Hi, First, I would like thank everyone for your time to answer questions. I'm Indian, living here since 2002 (13+ years), married on 2011 and now have a daughter. I have applied PR for wife and [...]

Complaint against Bishan Toa Payoh Town Council for water fixing at rooftop which ruined hung laundry

Complaint against Bishan Toa Payoh Town Council for water fixing at rooftop which ruined hung laundry

Hi Gilbert, I've an issue with Bishan Toa Payoh Town Council. Would humbly request you to post this message on my behalf. Of course, it's all subject to your approval. Can I request you to do it [...]

Under-employed NUS sociology graduate earning $1200 working as part-time accounts executive

Under-employed NUS sociology graduate earning $1200 working as part-time accounts executive

Hi Gilbert, I came across your website while googling people who are in my plight and would like to share my thoughts and experiences with you. I have a diploma in accounting (merit) from a [...]

PMET feeling lost and seeking advice on whether to get out of small family business

PMET feeling lost and seeking advice on whether to get out of small family business

Dear Gilbert, Many thanks and appreciation for all your efforts to help people who feel all alone! Unlike most of the "genuine posts" that I see which always makes me feel undeserving, my [...]

Official complaint to United Nations – unfair general election ethics in Singapore 2015

Official complaint to United Nations – unfair general election ethics in Singapore 2015

To: United Nations Bangkok 12th Floor, United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Pranakorn Bangkok 10200, Thailand Dear Sir/Mdm, I want to formally lodge a complaint to the United [...]

Ten things you can do for yourself after the disastrous general election result

Ten things you can do for yourself after the disastrous general election result

Ten things you can do for yourself after the disastrous general election result:- 1. Volunteer for a opposition party A friend of mine told me she is finally willing to volunteer for a [...]

Two reasons why PAP won so handsomely in the recent election

Two reasons why PAP won so handsomely in the recent election

Mr Goh, That is a very good analysis, but you missed two important points. The first is the external factor, namely all the things that are happening outside Singapore. Over the past year the [...]

My thoughts on PAP’s landslide victory

My thoughts on PAP’s landslide victory

Singaporeans woke up to a post-GE 2015 feeling somewhat bewildered and shocked at the landslide victory of the incumbent. Many have messaged or emailed me expressing their astonishment and [...]

JC student: “Why GE2015 will go down in history as the biggest fluke election ever!”

JC student: “Why GE2015 will go down in history as the biggest fluke election ever!”

An essay concerning swing voters, pluralistic ignorance, and opposition unity. Firstly, I would like to begin by stating my opinion that designating 9/11 as polling day is inauspicious. It is also [...]

Odd job worker lamenting about termination and feeling suicidal

Odd job worker lamenting about termination and feeling suicidal

Dear Mr Gibert, I'm deeply saddened that within a year I am unable to secure a proper job. First I was laid off in the month of March 2015 where I worked for 2 years. Followed by my latest [...]

Ten things you should know about voting on 11 Sep

Ten things you should know about voting on 11 Sep

Ten things you should know about voting on 11 Sep:- 1. Your vote is secret People are still sceptical that their vote is secret due to the serial number printed on the ballot papers and polling [...]

Prime Minister helps British citizen staying in AMK GRC to acquire permanent residency

Prime Minister helps British citizen staying in AMK GRC to acquire permanent residency

Hi All I have been reading this forum on and off since I arrived in Singapore 3 years ago and thought I would share my experience in case it helps anyone. My situation when I applied in April [...]

Speech at Ang Mo Kio GRC election rally on 4 Sep 7pm Yio Ch Kang Stadium

Speech at Ang Mo Kio GRC election rally on 4 Sep 7pm Yio Ch Kang Stadium

Dear Singaporeans, Thanks for coming by our election rally at AMK GRC. I also want to specially thank my supporters who come from all over the island and those who took leave to support us - [...]

32-year-old jobless PMET ambivalent about getting a private degree

32-year-old jobless PMET ambivalent about getting a private degree

Hi There, Good Day, Stumble upon this site by chance. Allow me to start off with a rough summary of my current situation. I am 32+ currently. Just finish my short-term contract with my [...]

Ten awesome truths at yesterday’s AMK GRC nomination centre

Ten awesome truths at yesterday’s AMK GRC nomination centre

Ten awesome truths at yesterday's AMK GRC nomination centre:- 1. A shakened PM Our PM came the last at the nomination centre and started to go round and shook all the opposition candidates [...]

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