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Saturday May 23rd 2015

‘My Daily Thought’ Archives

Post Presidential Election: What will become of Singapore’s political future?

Post Presidential Election: What will become of Singapore’s political future?

The recently-concluded  Presidential Election (PE) threw up a few interesting political analogies  for  our country.  One thing is for sure,  Singapore will never be the same again after the [...]

How Can We Help Fellow Singaporeans When the Financial Crisis Worsens?

How Can We Help Fellow Singaporeans When the Financial Crisis Worsens?

  I could not help feeling nervous when I saw how the global stock markets took a battering last week. I was in China for a month and my recent two-week returned stay here has been anything but [...]

Why Singaporeans are peeved by Presidential Candidate Tony Tan’s son national service fiasco

Why Singaporeans are peeved by Presidential Candidate Tony Tan’s son national service fiasco

In a  show of online solidarity, Singaporean netizens have displayed  unity to mount a national enquiry  on Presidential candidate Tony Tan’s son, Dr Patrick Tan, national service fiasco. Led [...]

How to survive in China – a practical business experience

How to survive in China – a practical business experience

PS:- Thanks all for posting birthday greetings on my facebook page - I saw them on my yahoo mail from facebook reminder. I can't post anything on my facebook page as I am still in China and facebook [...]

Why Many Singaporeans Are Irked By Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Remark on Foreign Talents

Why Many Singaporeans Are Irked By Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Remark on Foreign Talents

Frankly, I was slightly surprised at the strong reaction of Singaporeans towards Mr Lee Kuan Yew's comment on the issue of foreign talents: "Foreign talent allows Singaporeans to punch above its [...]

Wuhan Update – “Your putong hua is not bad!”

Wuhan Update – “Your putong hua is not bad!”

I took a deserved rest today after working flat out for the past few days. However,  I will be seeing someone tomorrow (Sunday) but it will be more relaxed than normal as the business session [...]

How working abroad has toughened me up…

How working abroad has toughened me up…

I couldn't help but wondered whether  there will be a place that is warmer and more humid than Singapore until I came to Wuhan, China on a sunny summer afternoon yesterday. I am glad to represent [...]

Are Singaporeans too compliant for their own good?

Are Singaporeans too compliant for their own good?

I was really troubled this week  after speaking with a friend over lunch. He told me that he is the only Singaporean working in his GLC office – together with twenty other Indians. I was [...]

“Why should I pay maintenance if I can’t even see my children at all?”

“Why should I pay maintenance if I can’t even see my children at all?”

Abdullah cut a forlorn figure at the family court as Andrew and I accompanied  him to the court chamber on a warm Tuesday afternoon. Andrew is the founder and ex chief editor of TOC. I decided to [...]

Parental Alienation – Worst Form of Child Abuse

Parental Alienation – Worst Form of Child Abuse

Father’s Day came and passed away hurriedly yesterday – it was like any other normal day unlike Mother’s Day which is celebrated more like a special occasion. My 17-year-old daughter as [...]

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 [...]

Consequences of Implementing Minimum Wage System In Singapore

Consequences of Implementing Minimum Wage System In Singapore

  This article first appeared here on 3 Oct 2010. Written By: Gilbert Goh Minister Without Portfolio, Mr Lim Swee Say, has thrown his weight against the implementation of the minimum wage [...]

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 [...]

Should Our Prime Minister Step Down Also?

Should Our Prime Minister Step Down Also?

Singapore has been lately rocked  by  unprecedented happenings within the ruling party – first there were the resignations of two of our ex-PMs and now we knew that three ministers were retired [...]

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 [...]

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