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My ST Forum Letter: “Offer those jobs to local, middle-aged engineers as well”

My ST Forum Letter: “Offer those jobs to local, middle-aged engineers as well”

ST Forum Home > ST Forum > Story Aug 23, 2010 Offer those jobs to local, middle-aged engineers as well   I REFER to the report ('Factory sector 'needs young Singaporeans''; Aug 15).  I agree with Trade and Industry [...]

Divorced man feeling the blues

Divorced man feeling the blues

Hi Gilbert, I came across your website and have decided to email. I find it hard reading your articles as it just causes too much pain and I am totally lost about what I can do now and I constantly cry and battle suicidal thoughts. I am from [...]

Retire in Xiamen China

Retire in Xiamen China

http://retire-in-xiamen.ning.com In 2007, I traveled to Xiamen, China for the first time. Although I had traveled to China for a number of times, this was my first trip to Xiamen. I liked Xiamen immediately. I had also been thinking of [...]

Singapore 3rd best on Newsweek list if

Singapore 3rd best on Newsweek list if

Posted: 20 Aug 2010 11:28 AM PDT - Blowing in the wind Singapore ranks 20th on the world's best countries list compiled by Newsweek. But it would have the third highest score if the list didn't include the political category. If you look at [...]

Sold out, but seats empty

Sold out, but seats empty

Aug 19, 2010 YOG TICKET MYSTERY Sold out, but seats empty Organisers will resell tickets to walk-in fans and fill empty seats By Leonard Lim & Jonathan Wong ORGANISERS of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have moved to correct a [...]

Aussie YouTube queen makes $100k from clips

Aussie YouTube queen makes $100k from clips

An19:30 AEST Fri Aug 20 2010 - By ninemsn staff Australian woman who lives with her  parents in western Sydney has raked in over $110,000 in the past year — thanks to clever skits on her popular YouTube channel. Natalie Tran, 22, has been [...]

Jobless Reader Found Us in Reader Digest’s Article

Jobless Reader Found Us in Reader Digest’s Article

Dear Gilbert  My name is Helidor (not her real name)  and I am a middle-aged  Singapore citizen.  I came to know about you and your website after reading a Readers Digest article entitled "Lost your Job? Here's what to do".  I have [...]

Local businessman loses $26m at RWS casino over 3 days

Local businessman loses $26m at RWS casino over 3 days

Local businessman loses $26m at RWS casino over 3 days 05:55 AM Aug 18, 2010 by Conrad Raj Today Exclusive  SINGAPORE - In what is said to be one of the biggest losses yet at a Singapore casino, a local businessman lost $26.3 million over [...]

Singapore MPs’ pay highest in the world

Singapore MPs’ pay highest in the world

MPs' pay in Singapore and other countries Posted: 18 Aug 2010 04:46 AM PDT - Blowing In The Wind Singapore's members of parliament are paid more than the members of the House of Commons and the European Parliament and their counterparts in [...]

S’poreans just won’t take cleaning jobs: HR manager

S’poreans just won’t take cleaning jobs: HR manager

I refer to the article "S'poreans just won't take cleaning jobs: HR manager" (Today 18 Aug) - article attached below.   Many Singaporeans shy away from the cleaning industry and the main reason I believe is the low salary being offered for such [...]

Good grief, grieving may not be all bad

Good grief, grieving may not be all bad

Aug 17, 2010 Good grief, grieving may not be all bad By Allen Frances A STARTLING suggestion is buried in the fine print describing proposed changes for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders - perhaps [...]

Can Credit Card Creditors Garnish Salary from Debtors?

Can Credit Card Creditors Garnish Salary from Debtors?

Hi Gilbert!   I'm an author of a blog entitled "The Romantic Dragon". Basically, the site which had just started, focuses on social issues, such as unemployment and related areas. The blog also features daily paying jobs and cheap housing [...]

Foreigners allowed to use foreign licences temporarily

Foreigners allowed to use foreign licences temporarily

Foreigners allowed to use foreign licences temporarily 05:55 AM Aug 17, 2010 Foreigners who become Singapore citizens or permanent residents could be allowed to temporarily use their foreign driving licences to drive here, according to [...]

Stay at home Dads

Stay at home Dads

Singapore Expats Forum -> Parenting, Family & Schools I'm a stay-at-home dad for my daughter who is now 5 1/2. She's in school from 8:30 until 3:00 each day, so I do get some time to myself, and am with her the rest of the time. Not [...]

How a 16 Year Old Kid Made His First Million Dollars

How a 16 Year Old Kid Made His First Million Dollars

Posted: 13 Aug 2010 10:08 PM PDT Written by Jesus Diaz His name: Christian Owens. His age: 16. He made his first million dollars in two years, “inspired by Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs”. This is how he did it. The British teen—who [...]

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