Tag Archives: Government Job

CIVIL SERVANT ANYHOW THROW USED CIGARETTE, SHOUTS AT PASSERBY WHEN TOLD OFF

T H Soon left the cigarette butts on the ledge of the corridor wall. I approached T H Soon and requested him to remove the cigarette butts. He was taken aback by my actions initially but later confronted me and ask who I was. I clarified my identity as a public visiting the school and was astonished by his loud rude reply. He scolded that as a public I do not have rights to interfere in what an NTU student does in campus and told me to get lost. I explained to him that his actions is no different from littering offence and he replied rudely that he is an undergraduate who do not need uncles to teach him what to do.

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10 THINGS I LOVE & HATE ABOUT A S’PORE GOVERNMENT JOB

This is the question I posed to 3 fellow Singaporeans recently, all of whom replied with a similar answer, “Not now, but perhaps later when I want a slower pace of life, or if I’m about to retire”. For many Singaporeans, a government job seems to have a strong stereotype of being slow-paced and bureaucratic. But a government position is typically well respected in most countries worldwide; you’d think that this will hold true especially in Singapore which has, undeniably, one of the most efficient government organisation in the world. Why then are so many locals dissing at the suggestion of a government job? Being there, I do agree that there's some parts that can be better, but to be fair, it's not all bad.

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