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GWEN TAN: I have attached pictures which i have took this morning, the neighbours living at BLK 317C YISHUN AVE 9, 6TH FLOOR, will not find this scene unfamiliar, with litters and cigarrette butts on the floor of the lift lobby, rubbish laying around the floor on the rubbish chute area, urine on the floor and etc. Things do not get better after several police reports made and complaint letters/emails...

PANDI THEVAN ARUNASALAM: Sells: Various, such as, car and house rental, food catering, selling of apparel, cleaning services (and it would not be surprising if she will start selling of other items since she is such a Jane-of-all-trades). Her Modus Operandi: Either you post requesting for a service/item and she privately messages you, or like the selling of apparels, she would post up copied pictures...

JOCELYN CHUA: Why does the education service need a Navy chief as its new 2nd Permanent Secretary? Granted, Lai Chung Han might have excelled in the navy since he managed to rise to the rank of Rear-Admiral. But is this what the education service needs at this time? Before RADM Lai, we had another Perm Sec for education development, another navy man, Neo Kian Hong. Why does the government see it fit...

WHING JENNY: See how inconsiderate, unreasonable and selfish these people can be. I said ‘excuse me please’ as I needed to sit. She told me that her son’s legs would remain as they were and I should accept that with whatever disturbance that came with it, if I still wanted to sit. She was occupying two seats unnecessarily and in adamantly refusing to move her son’s legs, she...

HOCK LENG: With regards to Has the Health Ministry’s Lax Governance Contributed to Sky-High Milk Formula Prices, I think it’s unfair to put the responsibility of high milk powder prices on the MOH’s lack of governance, or the marketing practices of private companies. I believe it is Singaporeans who have driven up the price of milk powder because of their kiasu nature and they have only themselves...

ANSEL: For too long already, the government has been exploiting national servicemen as cheap labour. This shouldn’t be the case especially for those frontline vocations like the SCDF and SPF where the NSmen are really out doing real work and putting their lives at risk for Singapore and Singaporeans. Think about it: a fresh from school regular SCDF sergeant can draw a salary of up to S$2400 or thereabouts....

LAURETTA: Madam Shireen is a 34 years old mother of 4 kids, 2 boys are her own, while the other 2 girls are left to her care due to their own broken family left behind by their own parents. She also has a mother whom she’s the only caregiver full time, and thus she’s unable to find work that’s too far away. Her trouble arises when she’s unable to service her mortgage loan from the bank, which...

HAN: In a nutshell, our National Development Minister Lawrence Wong has just told Singaporeans that the way to earn money to fund your retirement is to buy a HDB flat and sell if off later at a higher price. This is Part 2 of his online monologue on HDB flats – in the first part, he warned Singaporeans not to expect that their flats will be selected for en bloc redevelopment, i.e it’ll be worthless...

ADRIAN: Let’s make this clear from the start, I’m not talking about the tudung ban, but why it seems that only some MPs can discuss this issue publicly and not others. We’ve seen how the WP’s Faisal Abdul Manap got criticised by Minister Masagos and even our Prime Minister for raising the issue in parliament, but it’s not like PAP MPs don’t do the same thing. Just last year, Jurong GRC...

KENNETH JEYARETNAM: “Dear Mr Shanmugam, I refer to the shoddy, petulant and misleading press release dated 25 March 2017 issued by your ministry : “MHA’s Comments on Amos Yee’s Asylum Application.” I recognise that this may have been written over the weekend when MHA was short-staffed but it falls far short of the standards we would expect from a First World Government. As someone who...

JING WEN: My two cents worth on this whole taxi surge pricing thing, now that the LTA has given taxi companies to go-ahead to introduce this new means of ripping off commuters. The purpose of surge pricing is to regulate demand by introducing higher fees during peak hours. Right now, taxi companies have already introduced a “peak hour” fee. So with the addition of surge pricing, isn’t this a...

DARREN: I wanted to share this with other readers regarding an incident involving a GrabShare driver and passengers from the airport who needed help putting their luggage in the boot of the driver’s car. The passengers had requested that the GrabShare driver, a “Cassandra”, help them put their luggage in the boot, but instead of doing so, “Cassandra” just got into the...

PEI FEN: I view with skepticism Minister Chan Chun Sing’s statement that the government feels the “pain of our people”. Mr Chan also said that this government is not a “cynical government”, but I beg to differ. A government that cares for the people will not raise the prices of basic goods across the board during a time when Singaporeans are going through a tough recession...

FRED LOH: Hi, you should be familiar with the Jobs Bank. To be brief about this, the Jobs Bank is a portal for companies to hire Singaporeans first. So before companies hire foreigners, they have to put up their job vacancy on the Jobs Banks, and can only hire foreigners if there’s no suitable Singaporean for the job. But the problem from what my HR friends tell me is that this is all a show. It’s...