Dear Gilbert, This is Jean. I am 51 this year. It has been very tough for me to get a job. I resigned from my job last Monday 24 March as an office manager. I was paid $7.50 an hour in a recruitment agency (not for domestic helpers.) I was hired as an admin executive on 6 November 2013.
- PM Lee: S'poreans spamming the Philippines Day FB page are a disgrace
- PM Lee censors foreigner's comment saying S'poreans should be given their rights
- SCDF NSman had sex with 13-year-old girl at Pandan reservoir shelter
- Gilbert Goh: Ten reasons why you must resist the Filipino celebration of their Independence Day
- Macdonald asks customers to faster finish their meals because the "Big Bosses" are coming
- Philippine's media laud PM Lee for calling his own citizens "a disgrace"
- Filipino in Singapore: Pinoys in SG have gone too far
- Dear TRS, this bus driver really made my day!
- Singaporean mum pulled down maid's shorts and underwear in front of her kids
- Philippines ABS news: Singapore PM defends Pinoy celebration by insulting his own citizens
Just last Saturday, I visited the temple at Balestier Road where my late grandparents’ ashes are interred. It has been sometime since I met my maternal relatives, and I chipped in to help my mother and uncles lay out food offerings on the table before we made some prayers to the patron deity of the temple.
Online shopping has been a growing phenomenon since its inception in the last decade or so. Figures and statistics show that in 2013 total retail sales only slightly increased (2.2%) and GAFO (General Merchandise, Apparel, Furniture, and Other) sales decreased by 0.6%. This may be a result of various socio-economic aspects; changing trends, GDP, the state of the economy or the emergence of online shopping. Or it could simply be a combination of all these factors. This change in retail sales revenue is comparable to the raging war of e-books and paper books.
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As a Singaporean, i first would like to say that i am not comfortable seeing any other national flags being rallied, march upon openly in the public showing your nation’s pride of your national history on our soil – THIS IS SINGAPORE. I believe many other Singaporeans like myself shares the same opinion. Orchard road is a very iconic place and it is close to most Singaporean at heart. Most of us grew up hanging out at Orchard Road on weekends where we mixed and meet new friends from different races. To share some of the golden age OF MY TIME of metal heads, punks, ska, skin heads who were often seen around that area back in the 1990s where it is more of a culture based than of a nation’s pride like your agenda of celebrating “Philippines Independence Day“.
Justice Choo Han Teck, said in a recent judgement that women should not automatically get 'maintenance' money after going through a divorce. Justice Choo explained that the idea of maintenance money in a divorce is directly contrasting the ideas of gender equality and independence. He had written this in his judgement on a case where a woman was seeking $120,000 from her ex husband for 'maintenance costs'.
Monkeys can use symbols to add — a finding that sheds light on the evolutionary origins of math, researchers say. Humans possess a sophisticated combination of mathematical capabilities unmatched in the animal kingdom. Still, there isincreasing evidence that at least some of these abilities are shared with other species. For instance, many animals can figure out which of two clusters of dots is larger or smaller.