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The return of poverty……..

The return of poverty……..

Written by: Lucky Tan On my way to work, I pass by this condominium called The Marq On Patterson. The Marq is the most expensive property in Singapore priced upwards of $6000 psf. "The Marq [...]

Indians to get affected by Singapore employment laws

Indians to get affected by Singapore employment laws

August 18, 2011‚Äď 9:40 am¬†By Ayyappa Prasad Singapore, August 17(TruthDive): Indians mostly from Tamil Nadu will get affected by the new employment norms of the Singapore Government. New norm [...]

Email Interview with a Disenchanted PMET – Jobless Since Mar 2008

Email Interview with a Disenchanted PMET – Jobless Since Mar 2008

1. First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Christine and can you provide us with some background information about yourself? Bachelor’s degree in Business [...]

Singapore is not so clean, Mr Murdoch

Singapore is not so clean, Mr Murdoch

   guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 26 July 2011 08.00 BST Crippling poverty and an overpaid government mean Singapore is not the beacon of social perfection that Rupert Murdoch claims Letchmi [...]

Singaforeigners

Singaforeigners

http://www.nowhere.per.sg/?p=1634 I have quite a number of friends who are foreigners, some I had known from the days I joined the workforce back in 95, and some in church since 98. A few of my [...]

Email Interview with jobless Indian PMET with masters degree

Email Interview with jobless Indian PMET with masters degree

1. First of all, thanks for allowing us to interview you online Subramaniam (not his real name) and can you provide us with some background information about  yourself? I am a Singaporean aged [...]

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 [...]

Under employed PMET: “These past few years have really been hard on us.”

Under employed PMET: “These past few years have really been hard on us.”

Dear Gilbert I stumbled on transitioning.org only today. Didn’t know there's  a support group for unemployed citizens like me! It’s a good thing what you’re doing here and I thank you for [...]

Jobless PMET with master degree: “E2i is a useless organisation!”

Jobless PMET with master degree: “E2i is a useless organisation!”

Hi Gilbert, your article touches on a lot of sore points with Singaporeans like me - who are jobless.  E2i is a useless organisation.  They claim to train people for alternative jobs but [...]

Singpore Public Transport Revisited

Singpore Public Transport Revisited

http://elitocracy.blogspot.com/2011/07/singpore-public-transport-revisited.html Singpore Public Transport Revisited 1. Back in 2008, I wrote an article on how to improve our public transport, [...]

Can China’s economy absorb six million graduates?

Can China’s economy absorb six million graduates?

There are approximately 81 million young people around the world actively looking for work, according to the UN. In most countries, 15-24 years olds are more than three times as likely to be [...]

Young PMET Lady in MICE Industry Concerned About Work Life Balance

Young PMET Lady in MICE Industry Concerned About Work Life Balance

Hello Gilbert I chanced upon your website and thought your team could shed some light onto my situation. Unlike others who have sought advice from you, I'm neither unemployed nor depressed, but [...]

Local Employer’s Appeal Letter to PMO for More Workers

Local Employer’s Appeal Letter to PMO for More Workers

10 July 2011                                                                        Ref: 100711/CW/1 To: Prime [...]

Interviews Needed For Unemployment Story With Channel News Asia

Interviews Needed For Unemployment Story With Channel News Asia

Dear Mr Goh,  Hi, I’m Anna, a producer for English Current Affairs channel News Asia. I was researching on the internet when I found your website and also the recently concluded event at [...]

An epidemic of corpses

An epidemic of corpses

  Saturday July 9, 2011 An epidemic of corpses INSIGHT DOWN SOUTH By SEAH CHIANG NEE IN RECENT days, parts of this law-and-order city, whose murder rate ranks as low as Japan’s, resembled [...]

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