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“For the first time, I felt marginalised in my own country…”

“For the first time, I felt marginalised in my own country…”

Many jobless PMETs who emailed us and sought our volunteer support services have managed to find jobs later on. Deborah is one such   fortunate engineer and here is her response to our online [...]

Husband facing painful divorce after 22 years of marriage

Husband facing painful divorce after 22 years of marriage

Hi Gilbert Just wanted to share my story. After  trying to work things  out over the last few years, my wife of 22 years and a friend for 32 years has decided to call it quits and asked for a [...]

The fallacy of deflation

The fallacy of deflation

Furry Brown Dog Recently I’ve been engaged in an online discussion with Christopher Pang of the New Asia Republic here. Christopher wrote an article on some supposed economic myths and his [...]

Best Christmas and New Year Present – A Job!

Best Christmas and New Year Present – A Job!

Dear Gilbert, Remember you recommended me to contact Helen - the career coach? She did a great job. She  referred me to her friend,  Julaina, who in turn recommended me to her colleague [...]

Are NUS/NTU Graduates Creative Enough?

Are NUS/NTU Graduates Creative Enough?

  NUS and NTU are Singapore's leading Universities. Their graduates are locally very respected in Singapore. No doubt, they have studied long and hard. Yet, I have cause to wonder, are these [...]

Unfair study fees – prove me wrong

Unfair study fees – prove me wrong

Monday, December 27, 2010 Unfair study fees - prove me wrong (Update 27/12) From a reader's response, the table is a portray of the types of category a student falls under. By default a [...]

Jobless Single Man Drifting along Aimlessly in Life

Jobless Single Man Drifting along Aimlessly in Life

Dear Gilbert, I'm  a single male,  39 years  old and  recently unemployed. I wasn't retrench or sack but just decided not to renew my contract with the company after it ended. After [...]

2010′s Top Five Events In Singapore

2010′s Top Five Events In Singapore

Written by: Gilbert Goh I tried to trace through this year top political events in Singapore and it was not easy as there were many happenings that shook our country during the past twelve [...]

Australians spent $19 billion on online goods

Australians spent $19 billion on online goods

December 18, 2010, The Sydney Morning Herald The federal government says it won't scrap the GST-free threshold for goods purchased from overseas websites, but will crack down on businesses [...]

Sexless Marriages

Sexless Marriages

Did you know that nearly one in five marriages is considered sexless? A sexless marriage is defined as sex no more than 10 times per year.Not surprisingly, most sexless marriages feature a man who [...]

Husband Considering Divorcing Possessive Wife

Husband Considering Divorcing Possessive Wife

Hi Gilbert, I refer to your article “Are you a Victim of Emotional Abuse?” (http://www.steadymarriages.com/?p=551) and needs some professional advice from your group of counselors as to how I [...]

Middle-aged PMET with a medical condition facing prolonged unemployment

Middle-aged PMET with a medical condition facing prolonged unemployment

In this online interview with Melvin, we featured a middle-aged PMET who faced intense pressure from being rehired due to a medical condition:- Please let us know abit more about yourself  - [...]

How I met WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange and secured the American embassy cables

How I met WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange and secured the American embassy cables

Philip Dorling, The Sydney Morning Herald December 11, 2010    GETTING to WikiLeaks's secret headquarters took quite some time and was not without complications. This year a careful reading [...]

How I Turned My Jobless Christmas Season Around

How I Turned My Jobless Christmas Season Around

Written by: Gilbert Goh I am not  a big fan of the Christmas season. I have also always wondered if Jesus wants us to spend Christmas this way – full of materialism and wastage. After  [...]

Singapore’s educational system sets high standards but inhibits innovation

Singapore’s educational system sets high standards but inhibits innovation

Blowin' In The Wind Singapore has a government-run education system geared to provide manpower for business and industry. It has a “strong focus on mathematics, science and technical skills”. [...]

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