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Sign our online petition against high influx of foreign workers

Sign our online petition against high influx of foreign workers

  Dear Singaporeans, Foreign workers have  overloaded our infrastructure, compete with mid-ranged PMETs for jobs, lower our starting salaries  and jack up our housing cost. Today, there [...]

Weak show of support harming protest events?

Weak show of support harming protest events?

Rain threatened the Singaporeans First event yesterday at Speakers Corner but it held off gloomily as we started our speeches against the heavy foreign influx of workers. I expected about 100 people [...]

26-year-old Singaporean lady trying out new business venture

26-year-old Singaporean lady trying out new business venture

Thanks for allowing transitioning.org  to interview you online Eileen, can you tell us abit about your new business and is this your first  venture? We are classified under conference, business [...]

Diamond Dustdrops – Ranting of a Gen-X Local Chiobu

Diamond Dustdrops – Ranting of a Gen-X Local Chiobu

Diamond Dustdrops - Born and bred Singaporean who doesn't follow rules for the sake of it, who has done some travelling to know what is good and what lacks in our system, and thus isn't quite a [...]

Unfair statement? “Unless we have more babies, Singapore needs to accept immigrants.”

Unfair statement? “Unless we have more babies, Singapore needs to accept immigrants.”

    Editor's Note: Transitioning.org will lead a protest event this coming Saturday (11 Feb) at 5.30pm against Mr Lee Kuan Yew's immigration drive to artificially cope with our slowing [...]

MRT breakdown, flooding, DBS fraud, sex scandal of government officers – is Singapore slowly cracking up?

MRT breakdown, flooding, DBS fraud, sex scandal of government officers – is Singapore slowly cracking up?

From failed MRT trains, DBS ATM card fraud, unsolvable incessant flooding to two top scholar-chiefs of sensitive departments implicated in a sex scam, Singapore seemed to be embroiled  in a [...]

Cost of financing medical study abroad for Singaporean: $600, 000!

Cost of financing medical study abroad for Singaporean: $600, 000!

Thanks Jeff for allowing transitioning.org to conduct this online interview, you have informed us that your son is going overseas for his medical study  abroad soon, why is this so? A: As [...]

Corruption practices at government bodies – more deterrent measures needed?

Corruption practices at government bodies – more deterrent measures needed?

I was awakened by shocking revelation, over   text message from a friend early this morning,  that our chief of SCDF Mr Peter Lim and head of CNB Mr Ng Boon Gay were suspended by the authorities [...]

Four Shameful Foreigner-First Policies Damaging To Singaporeans

Four Shameful Foreigner-First Policies Damaging To Singaporeans

I have listed several  reasons to prove that our government is increasingly leaning towards foreigners and neglecting our own local Singaporeans. Many Singaporeans have also lamented at the [...]

Locals’ pay $3000 to $4000, expats $7000 to $8000 – same job scope!

Locals’ pay $3000 to $4000,  expats $7000 to $8000 – same job scope!

Hello Gilbert, Singapore for Singaporeans indeed. I work for a British company and I just want to share some of my thoughts on social divide, animosity and preferential treatment for the expats [...]

Young local graduate frustrated with initial work hiccups

Young local graduate frustrated with initial work hiccups

Dear Gilbert, I am writing to request for your help to recommend a career counsellor whom I can get career advice. I have graduated with a First Class Honours degree from a local university [...]

Why I returned home – when many Singaporeans continue their exodus abroad

Why I returned home – when many Singaporeans continue their exodus abroad

This is my third week in Singapore after a lengthy three-month stay in Sydney to be with my family. I have not seen them for seven months since touching down in Singapore way back in January last [...]

Jobless 60-year-old’s appeal for assistance from Prime Minister

Jobless 60-year-old’s appeal for assistance from Prime Minister

Latest: Mr Fernandez has just found a part-time job in Jurong - congrats! We wish him the best in everything - Gilbert. To The Honorable Prime Minister of Singapore Mr. Lee Hsien [...]

Tightening measures have little impact as Employment Pass applications surged 25.7 percent in 2011

Tightening measures have little impact as Employment Pass applications surged 25.7 percent in 2011

Singapore company registration specialists, Rikvin, has observed a 25.7% increase in the number of Singapore work visa applications between 2010 and 2011, in spite of higher requirements effected in [...]

Job offer of $1100 in restructured hospital – how to survive?

Job offer of $1100 in restructured hospital – how to survive?

  I am a Singaporean, age 27, who went for an interview at  a local healthcare setting for the position of podiatry assistant. I have 3 years of work experience in a healthcare setting  and  [...]

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