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Friday March 24th 2017

‘My Daily Thought’ Archives

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  [...]

Seven Fundamental Changes Necessary For A Happier Singapore

Seven Fundamental Changes Necessary For A Happier Singapore

Written by: Gilbert Goh A friend of mine who is now living in Sydney returned to Singapore  last month to visit his ageing parents and friends. One of his comment particularly caught my [...]

Yes, discriminatory hiring practices exist in Singapore

Yes, discriminatory hiring practices exist in Singapore

These comments appeared on the article: Race-Bias Discriminatory Hiring Practices Exist In Singapore? Ada Style: New Temasek Review November 9, 2010 at 7:20 pm I fully agree with Gre’s [...]

Three Main Reasons Why Our Youth Joins Gangs

Three Main Reasons Why Our Youth Joins Gangs

I am concerned about the recent spate of gang-related crimes involving our teenagers. Two armed attacks involving gangs have occurred within a fortnight. Many have also speculated whether the [...]

Three New Political Dynamics That May Influence The Outcome Of The Next General Election

Three New Political Dynamics That May Influence The Outcome Of The Next  General Election

  Written by: Gilbert Goh I am  glad to read from many socio-political blogs that the forthcoming election will be fiercely contested by opposition political parties. One sure certainty is [...]

Globalisation – A Bane or Boon For Singaporeans?

Globalisation – A Bane or Boon For Singaporeans?

Globalisation – A Bane Or Boon For Singaporeans? Written By: Gilbert Goh I am glad that Prime Minister Lee Hsien  Loong has finally admitted that he could have done more if he has [...]

Race-Bias Discriminatory Hiring Practices Exist In Singapore?

Race-Bias Discriminatory Hiring Practices Exist In Singapore?

   Race-Bias Discriminatory Hiring Practices Exist In Singapore? Written by: Gilbert Goh Lately, I have being wondering if there is any race-bias discriminatory hiring practices in [...]

Singapore Land Authority Corruption Case: What can be done to prevent future fraud

Singapore Land Authority Corruption Case: What can be done to prevent future fraud

  The smashed Ferrari that Lim, Koh's colleague, crashed last December along Nicoll Highway. No one in SLA realised that the driver, named in reports as Lim Chai Meng, was their colleague as he was [...]

Jobs don’t come easy for the mentally ill

Jobs don’t come easy for the mentally ill

I refer to the article "Jobs don't come easy for mentally ill" (Sunday Times 12 Sep).   Employers have all along shun from hiring the mentally ill as they are seen as unproductive and many fear [...]

Our modern materialistic society to be blamed for the high marital failure rate?

Our modern materialistic society to be blamed for the high marital failure rate?

Written by: Gilbert Goh One in three marriages break up in our country and the situation does not look like it’s going to improve. Many friends around me have also thrown in the marital towel [...]

Why some PRs unwilling to become citizens

Why some PRs unwilling to become citizens

I refer to the article "PRs won't be forced to become citizens" (ST 8 Sep).   I agreed with Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong that permanent residents (PRs) can't be forced to take up citizenship in [...]

NS $9000 handout – is it enough?

NS $9000 handout – is it enough?

I refer to the article "NS handout: The money is not the point" (ST Sep 1). I agreed with the writer that there are many other ways to appreciate local citizens  who have served their national [...]

Working after 62 – is it possible?

Working after 62 – is it possible?

I refer to our Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew's recent urge for retirees to keep on working  after their retirement age at 62. There is enough scientific proof to show that retirees who keep on [...]

Lack of proper channel for PMETs seeking redress for work disputes

Lack of proper channel for PMETs seeking redress for work disputes

I refer to the article "Ex-civil servant talks of suffering after sacking (ST 21 Aug) and commended  Mdm Linda Lai  (see above picture) for her determined doggedness to seek redress for her [...]

Government’s Latest Measure To Curb Property Speculation Is The Right Move

Government’s Latest Measure To Curb Property Speculation Is The Right Move

I applaud the government's move to curb property speculation.   This move is timely as the red-hot raging property market has created  the risk of a unhealthy bubble asset which if left uncheck [...]

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