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Wednesday September 2nd 2015

‘My Daily Thought’ Archives

3 Favourite Topics of Singaporeans – making money, selling property and migration

3 Favourite Topics of Singaporeans – making money, selling property and migration

I have been meeting up with my friends since I returned from Sydney for the past few weeks. Three topics normally dominated our conversations: making enough money to survive, how to benefit from [...]

Lady jobless PMET who earned $7000/month now severely depressed and lost will to live on

Lady jobless PMET who earned $7000/month now severely depressed and lost will to live on

Jody floated in again a few days ago for her second appointment with me at my office. She has seen me last week for her first session. Casual in tees and jeans, she could be mistaken for a [...]

What I feared most in Singapore when I return home tomorrow

What I feared most in Singapore when I return home tomorrow

    I will be returning to Singapore tomorrow after staying away for almost 70 days and many friends have asked me what I miss most back home.   I told them its the local food plus of course [...]

Dishwasher job pays $3000/month – too good to be true or a publicity gimmick?

Dishwasher job pays $3000/month – too good to be true or a publicity gimmick?

 Restaurant chain Sakae Sushi has  recently mentioned  that it has received close to 300 applications for their dishwasher positions which pays a cool $3000 a month (source Yahoo [...]

Why I have to return home – even though I love Sydney

Why I have to return home – even though I love Sydney

Sydney Harbour Bridge Yahoo has recently uploaded an article on a 20-year-old Singaporean fleeing to London to escape our stifling environment as I am preparing to leave Sydney for Singapore in [...]

Should we use national service to convert foreigners into citizens?

Should we use national service to convert foreigners into citizens?

  I didn't expect the response to an article recently posted by a Burmese permanent resident to be so robust and fiery. We must have received close to 150 comments on the  two articles [...]

What Actually Is The Singaporean Dream?

What Actually Is The Singaporean Dream?

After hearing the Prime Minister's National Day Rally speech a few days ago, I couldn't help wondering what actually is our Singapore's dream and success story? Though the Prime Minister  has [...]

Why are schools so paranoid about our students’ hair cut?

Why are schools so paranoid about our students’ hair cut?

As everyone is still talking about the over-hyped mum who called the police when a teacher was too finger-itchy and snapped off the hair of a boy in a primary school, my concern is why are schools so [...]

Why do local employers kept talking down at our own local workers?

Why do local employers kept talking down at our own local workers?

I just don't get it... Why do local employers keep talking down on our own local workers? Besides being accused of laziness, local workers are also choosy, don't turn up for interviews and [...]

Singaporeans work longest hours in the world but least productive worldwide

Singaporeans work longest hours in the world but least productive worldwide

A woman PMET recently emailed me saying that she has tendered her resignation as a administrator after working for less than two months. She informed me that since day one of her job, she hardly [...]

Will Our Prime Minister Be Daring Enough To Slay Sacred Cows?

Will Our Prime Minister Be Daring Enough To Slay Sacred Cows?

I was heartened to hear that the Prime Minister is launching a review of major policies and that no stones will be left unturned  in a fresh bid to revive the ruling party's political [...]

7 Ways To Improve Population Growth

7 Ways To Improve Population Growth

Singaporeans continued  to be grabbled with Mr Lee Kuan Yew's threat of the country being overtaken by foreign new citizens in the future unless more of our population starts to marry and have [...]

Why Singaporeans are pissed off by Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s threat on population growth

Why Singaporeans are pissed off by Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s threat on population growth

As Singapore is still in a celebrative mood on our 47th National Day, ex-Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew threw in a dampener last Saturday as he spoke to his constituents at Tg Pagar GRC NDP dinner [...]

National Day Celebration: What is True Patriotism?

National Day Celebration: What is True Patriotism?

I was asked several times by friends back home whether I will spend National Day in Singapore  and felt slightly guilty that I am still away in Sydney during this period. Yet the question to ask [...]

Recent cabinet reshuffle – is it enough to save Singapore?

Recent cabinet reshuffle – is it enough to save Singapore?

I was surprised that the cabinet reshuffling came so early after a earlier  massive reorganisation immediately after the disastrous General Election last year. After the general election, three [...]

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