7 Problems in Singapore That Piss Us Off

Is Singapore still a good place to live and work in? That is the question many Singaporeans have been asking ourselves. Here are 7 problems we’re pissed off about, and surely got more, but let’s start with these first. 1. Do we have enough money to retire? With financial commitments and dependents that even those […]

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Can a behemoth like NTUC disrupt itself before it gets disrupted?

Founded in 1961 even before Singapore‚Äôs independence, NTUC has been around for more than half a decade. However, the world today is very different from when it was founded. Rapid technological advancements and changing socio-economic circumstances have disrupted many industries and various aspects of life in Singapore. Organisations that have been able to stay ahead […]

[Prezi] Why Don’t Singapore Unions Strike On Labour Day?

Because they don’t have to bother at all! Traditionally on 1 May, Labour Day, unions will hold protests around the world to lobby for raises in wages, better working conditions, corruption or other issues that plague workers. The last legal strike by a union in Singapore was all the way back in 1986, which was […]

Tin Pei Ling: Crying foul over turkey

Ms. Tin Pei Ling has published a note recently on her Facebook account. In it, she aired her views about the Foreign vs Singaporean worker debacle. It was really a fairly mundane article about her quizzing local businessmen why they are not hiring more locals. What jazzed up the writing, was the choice of the […]