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Official complaint to United Nations – unfair general election ethics in Singapore 2015

Official complaint to United Nations – unfair general election ethics in Singapore 2015

To: United Nations Bangkok 12th Floor, United Nations Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue, Pranakorn Bangkok 10200, Thailand Dear Sir/Mdm, I want to formally lodge a complaint to the United [...]

Ten things you can do for yourself after the disastrous general election result

Ten things you can do for yourself after the disastrous general election result

Ten things you can do for yourself after the disastrous general election result:- 1. Volunteer for a opposition party A friend of mine told me she is finally willing to volunteer for a [...]

Two reasons why PAP won so handsomely in the recent election

Two reasons why PAP won so handsomely in the recent election

Mr Goh, That is a very good analysis, but you missed two important points. The first is the external factor, namely all the things that are happening outside Singapore. Over the past year the [...]

My thoughts on PAP’s landslide victory

My thoughts on PAP’s landslide victory

Singaporeans woke up to a post-GE 2015 feeling somewhat bewildered and shocked at the landslide victory of the incumbent. Many have messaged or emailed me expressing their astonishment and [...]

JC student: “Why GE2015 will go down in history as the biggest fluke election ever!”

JC student: “Why GE2015 will go down in history as the biggest fluke election ever!”

An essay concerning swing voters, pluralistic ignorance, and opposition unity. Firstly, I would like to begin by stating my opinion that designating 9/11 as polling day is inauspicious. It is also [...]

Odd job worker lamenting about termination and feeling suicidal

Odd job worker lamenting about termination and feeling suicidal

Dear Mr Gibert, I'm deeply saddened that within a year I am unable to secure a proper job. First I was laid off in the month of March 2015 where I worked for 2 years. Followed by my latest [...]

Ten things you should know about voting on 11 Sep

Ten things you should know about voting on 11 Sep

Ten things you should know about voting on 11 Sep:- 1. Your vote is secret People are still sceptical that their vote is secret due to the serial number printed on the ballot papers and polling [...]

Prime Minister helps British citizen staying in AMK GRC to acquire permanent residency

Prime Minister helps British citizen staying in AMK GRC to acquire permanent residency

Hi All I have been reading this forum on and off since I arrived in Singapore 3 years ago and thought I would share my experience in case it helps anyone. My situation when I applied in April [...]

Speech at Ang Mo Kio GRC election rally on 4 Sep 7pm Yio Ch Kang Stadium

Speech at Ang Mo Kio GRC election rally on 4 Sep 7pm Yio Ch Kang Stadium

Dear Singaporeans, Thanks for coming by our election rally at AMK GRC. I also want to specially thank my supporters who come from all over the island and those who took leave to support us - [...]

32-year-old jobless PMET ambivalent about getting a private degree

32-year-old jobless PMET ambivalent about getting a private degree

Hi There, Good Day, Stumble upon this site by chance. Allow me to start off with a rough summary of my current situation. I am 32+ currently. Just finish my short-term contract with my [...]

Ten awesome truths at yesterday’s AMK GRC nomination centre

Ten awesome truths at yesterday’s AMK GRC nomination centre

Ten awesome truths at yesterday's AMK GRC nomination centre:- 1. A shakened PM Our PM came the last at the nomination centre and started to go round and shook all the opposition candidates [...]

Malay diploma holder working as a secretary finding it difficult to make ends meet

Malay diploma holder working as a secretary finding it difficult to make ends meet

Dear Gilbert, I heard about you from my friend who tells me that you are a labour activist representing the downtrodden in Singapore. Would just like to share with you my experience. I have a [...]

Temp staff in Ministry of Social & Family Development laments about poor labour conditions

Temp staff in Ministry of Social & Family Development laments about poor labour conditions

Hi Gilbert, I am currently working in MSF as a temp staff for one month as I will be taking up a full time job in October. I noticed there are many other temp staff over there too. At first I [...]

Ten reasons why the PAP is so afraid of GE 2015

Ten reasons why the PAP is so afraid of GE 2015

Ten reasons why the PAP is so afraid of GE 2015:- 1. Resurgence of people's voice Singaporeans, by and large, are very compliant and submissive to the leadership of the ruling party. They are [...]

42-year-old overseas graduate struggling with under-employment when she returned to Singapore

42-year-old overseas graduate struggling with under-employment when she returned to Singapore

Dear Gilbert, I have been under-unemployed for quite a while. Finally got a job back to a company I used to work part-time about 9 years ago but wasn’t allowed to work full-time just like [...]

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