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7 Uniquely-Singapore Shameful Policies

7 Uniquely-Singapore Shameful Policies

I have listed seven shameful policies that are unique to Singapore. They  not only cause untold misery to our own people but also make it to be the first in the world for some instances. Our [...]

Supervisor at Hans Cafe resigned due to marginalisation by foreign staff

Supervisor at Hans Cafe resigned due to marginalisation by foreign staff

Editor's Note: Some of you have asked if we should boycott Hans Cafe - what do you think? Please pen your comments below so that we have a sense of how you felt about the whole incident. We also want [...]

Married woman feeling tortured when husband walked out

Married woman feeling tortured when husband walked out

Dear Gilbert, I saw your email addresses on steadymarriages.com and I decided to email right away because I’m having a very difficult time coping with the fact that my husband left me 2 weeks [...]

Travelling by Qantas? Do it at your own risk…

Travelling by Qantas? Do it at your own risk…

I was fortunate to have changed my flight date out of Sydney  as all flights were cancelled on Sunday (30 Oct) due to a lock-out imposed by Qantas chief  Mr Alan Joyce. I am supposed to fly out of [...]

Singaporean migrant in Melbourne: From office work to factory job

Singaporean migrant in Melbourne: From office work to factory job

We continue our series on Singaporeans migrating abroad in search of a greener pasture. In this interview, we featured Jack who has just moved over to Melbourne with his wife  less than two months [...]

Career Transition from Navy Regular to Media Industry

Career Transition from Navy Regular to Media Industry

Hi Gilbert, I am dropping you this email, to thank you, and to show my support for your Transitioning website. It was really by chance that I stumbled upon your website. The global recession is [...]

Why 34, 000 Singaporeans Seeked Treatment For Mental Illnesses in IMH?

Why 34, 000 Singaporeans Seeked Treatment For Mental Illnesses in IMH?

In a Channel News Asia article dated 8 Nov last year, an IMH expert reported that one in ten children aged 6-16 has mental health disorders which represents  roughly about 50, 000 children. Five [...]

38-year-old Jobless PMET: “I attempted to kill myself and trying my best to move on now.”

38-year-old Jobless PMET: “I attempted to kill myself and trying my best to move on now.”

First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Philip  and can you provide us with some background information about  yourself? Hi Gilbert, I am 38 with good university degrees, a [...]

Yue Yue’s Tragic Death: Will This Happens To Us Too?

Yue Yue’s Tragic Death: Will This Happens To Us Too?

Many people wiould  have by now witnessed the disturbing Youtube video on how 2-year-old Yue Yue from Fushan China was knocked down by two cars and ignored by 18 bystanders before a garbage [...]

Her Face as a Reminder in Every Parliament Speech

Her Face as a Reminder in Every Parliament Speech

RE: Singapore's system depends on 'getting politics right': PM Lee  Regardless of the great stuff they mouth in their speeches, the sight of Tin Pei Ling in every single shot of anyone speaking in [...]

Passive Singaporeans Not Ready For Occupy Raffles Place?

Passive Singaporeans Not Ready For Occupy Raffles Place?

It was not surprising to see that the Raffles Place Protest, supposed to be conducted on 15 Oct (Sat) afternoon, was merely a flash in the pan. More than 70 people have signed up via  the [...]

Why only 39.4 males are married compared to 1,000 unmarried men?

Why only 39.4 males are married compared to 1,000 unmarried men?

I realised that most of my   friends  now  are single  and living mostly with their parents. They are also  in their forties to fifties’ age group though some belonged in  their [...]

Political reasons why our government restricting graduate enrolment?

Political reasons why our government restricting graduate enrolment?

WikiLeaks news  revealed last month that only 23% of  Singaporean students entering primary school will ever complete a 4-year tertiary education.   Even though the report was out in early [...]

40-year-old PMET: “Should I expand my business or look for a job?”

40-year-old PMET: “Should I expand my business or look for a job?”

Dear Mr Gibert, I found your website when I was goggling 'jobs over 40 years old', and I wished that I had found your site sooner. My purpose for goggling was to find out how difficult it is for a [...]

Five Great Lessons I Learnt From Steve Jobs’ Life (1955 – 2011)

Five Great Lessons I Learnt From Steve Jobs’ Life (1955 – 2011)

As I read through the many commentaries that accompanied Steve Jobs’ death, I realised how much this mortal  man has contributed to the world of technology. He not only created Apple Macintosh, [...]

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