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Why 6,000 foetuses were aborted yearly by our married women in Singapore?

Why 6,000 foetuses were aborted yearly by our married women in Singapore?

 Transitioning.Org has recently received two saddening mails from our readers in the space of a day last week. One was sent by a pregnant Indian lady, Theresa (not her real name), who wanted to [...]

Pregnant Woman Thought Of Abortion Due To Financial Stress

Pregnant Woman Thought Of Abortion Due To Financial Stress

Dear Gilbert, Thank you for your time in advance. I'm writing to you because I wanted to have a listening ear from someone who might be able to also offer advice. But as I am currently not [...]

Thank You For A Successful Employ Singaporeans First Event!

Thank You For A Successful Employ Singaporeans First Event!

Transitioning.org is pleased to see a nice turnout of around 200 Singaporeans yesterday - coming out in unity to support our jobless Singaporeans. Many of you also turned up in black to protest [...]

Wear Black at Hong Lim Park Event For The Unemployed & Under-employed on 4 June (Sat) at 5pm

Wear Black at Hong Lim Park Event For The Unemployed & Under-employed on 4 June (Sat) at 5pm

Dear Friends,   I will be organising a Hong Lim Park event on 4 Jun (Sat) at 5 pm for displaced PMETs affecting by our re employment policies here.   This event will be held under the [...]

How Foreign Talents Bully Singaporeans in the Work Place

How Foreign Talents Bully Singaporeans in the Work Place

Hi Gilbert, Thank you for providing support to fellow jobless Singaporeans who were directly or indirectly displaced by FT/FWs. I'm also affected by the massive influx of foreigners too [...]

Top Sacred Cows for our PM to Consider Slaying

Top Sacred Cows for our PM to Consider Slaying

Written by: Gilbert Goh As our Prime Minister slew one sacred cow after another to hold on to power desperately after the recent watershed General Election, I have listed another few sacred cows [...]

39-year-old jobless PMET to employer: “Stop asking discriminating questions!”

39-year-old jobless PMET to employer: “Stop asking discriminating questions!”

Hi Gilbert, I'm a 39-year-old unemployed sales and marketing professional residing in Tampines GRC. After  sending out tons of application emails and going for more than a dozen of interviews for [...]

Job search experience of a female masters degree graduate

Job search experience of a female masters degree graduate

My Job search experience                                              Written by: Grace I began my job search when I relocated back to Singapore [...]

27-year-old Malay security officer earning $1400 hesitant to get married

27-year-old Malay security officer earning $1400 hesitant to get married

Dear Sir, My name is Abdullah,  27 years old and currently working as a security officer earning around $1400. Before this, I was working as a Restaurant Manager in a  F & B outlet. I've [...]

Insider thoughts of a election candidate

Insider thoughts of a election candidate

One week after the general election, I am still trying to recover from the intensity of the once-in-a-lifetime event. The sheer energy drain could only be felt when the final result was announced [...]

Working mum struggling with work stress and office politics

Working mum struggling with work stress and office politics

Dear Gilbert, Singapore needs more Singaporeans like you! I feel very compelled to write to you somehow. Even before you stood as an NSP candidate in Tampines GRC in the recently-ended GE, I am [...]

24-year-old executive lost girlfriend due to work stress

24-year-old executive lost girlfriend due to work stress

Hi Gilbert, My name is Allen  and I am 24 years young this year. I am currently working as a service engineer and studying part time at SIM but am leaving my work end of this month. The reason [...]

88 Ways To Make A Stranger Smile

88 Ways To Make A Stranger Smile

Marc and Angel Don’t wait for people to smile.  Show them how. Let your guard down.  Talk to someone you don’t know straight from your heart.  Compliment them.  Don’t anticipate [...]

Response to Goh Chok Tong’s Status Update on Blue Collared Workers

Response to Goh Chok Tong’s Status Update on Blue Collared Workers

A response to GCT's status update on Mparader (There are 420,000 blue collar workers. Change the collar colour to white n put them in education, health, IT, financial sectors? More IRs perhaps? [...]

The Struggles of Our Modern Families

The Struggles of Our Modern Families

This article first appeared here on Feb 2010. As Singapore prospers  economically  with one of the highest GDPs in Asia, our country also faces the same problem like most developed countries [...]

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