An Indian complained in FB group “Indians in Singapore” that he saw a HDB rental listing go up from $2100 to $2900. He complains that “this is going to be a huge burden for anyone”, and tells everyone to “negotiate to the core and be strong in it to lower …Read More »
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11 Indian Students Get Scholarship Worth $90K Each To Study Here, While We Have To Pay Higher School Fees
India’s news reported that 11 of their students have been selected from various parts of the country for an all-expenses-paid 2-year scholarship to Singapore. The students are 16-18 year-olds. The scholarship is by Global Indian International School Singapore (GIIS), and the SGD 90,000 per student is to help cover all expenses …Read More »
CECA People Start Petition Asking For Entry Approval Into Singapore
Just this weekend on 4 Sep 2021, a new petition was created on change.org asking that the Singapore government grants entry approval for Indians working in Singapore. In the petition, they complain that they are stuck in Singapore, cannot go back to India to visit their families because once they …Read More »
Netizen: Singaporeans Are Angry With CECA Because It Is Unfair, Nothing To Do With Race or Nationality.
In last week’s National Day Rally, our PM Lee faulted the anti-CECA movement for having a “strong racial undertone”. This is another proof that our leaders are more than out of touch with what is going on in the ground. We were never angry at the race or the nation …Read More »
South Asian Couple Throw Garbage Bags Into Our Canal?!
In a video uploaded onto vimeo, a couple of South Asian origin can be seen standing sheepishly along the canal, with the man holding a filled garbage bag. With the woman on the lookout, the man tossed the garbage bag he was holding into the canal. There was already another …Read More »
South Asian Says Expats Contribute More to the Economy than Sporeans, Asks Why Expats’ Vaccination not Priority
South Asian woman claims that Singapore is discriminatory because we never prioritize expats for vaccination. She claims that expats contribute as much as, if not more to the economy than Singaporeans. She also say that the government open up vaccination slots for Singaporeans aged 12 to 39, but a 39-year-old …Read More »
New Petition Asking Singapore To Ease Travel Restrictions for South Asians Who Are Vaccinated
There is a new petition on change.org “Ease Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated ‘Indian’ with Singapore” which asks that the Singapore government allow vaccinated individuals from South Asia to fly into the country without restrictions. The petition starter, “Srinath Raddy” say that they should be allowed entry as long as they …Read More »
Ex-SPH Staff: It Is Wrong To Say That CECA Indians Are “Foreign Talents”, they are not “Talents”
There is a message circulating on WhatsApp from an alleged ex-SPH staff who reflects on the influx of CECA Indians in the early 2000s. The ex-SPH staff wrote that any skills transfer was amongst the CECA Indians, and some fresh graduates from India with zero work experience was also labelled …Read More »
Indian Government: There Are 650,000 Indians In Singapore
According to a document by the Ministry of External Affairs in India, there are 650,000 Indians in Singapore as of December 2018, made up of 300,000 persons of Indian origin (i.e. first generation SC/PRs), and 350,000 non-resident Indians (i.e. EP/WP/etc. holders). In 2018, Singapore’s population was at 5.639 million. 650,000 …Read More »
Indian EP holders doubled to 25%, did our education system fail us?
Yesterday, PAP’s Tan See Leng shared in parliament that the proportion of Employment Pass (EP) holders from India doubled to 25 per cent last year, from 14 per cent in 2005. He says that this is driven by the growth of our digital economy and technological sector, rather than CECA, and emphasized that …Read More »