Tag Archives: Working

70 YEAR OLD, PM STILL SAY SHE MUST WORK TO KEEP HERSELF FIT

It was interesting that our PM, in his National Day Rally speech, decided to highlight 70-year-old Teo Yoke Lan, who delivers meals on an e-bike for UberEats around the Central Business District area. PM Lee said she did this to keep herself fit and able to make a living at the same time.

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SINGAPORE’S ELDERLY WORKING POOR REFLECTS WHAT A SHAMEFUL NATION WE ARE

The further danger, said Dr Ng, is that such rigorous means-testing would “discourage others who might actually qualify if they tried”. Ms Wong Yock Leng, a senior social worker with Tsao Foundation, said: “When you ask for ComCare assistance, they will check for everything… That’s why a lot of people don’t apply anymore after that. It’s so daunting, the whole process.”The shame of a 1st world nation?

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HDB STAFF TAKES 14 DAYS TO REPLY ONE SIMPLE EMAIL, CAN LIDDAT MEH!?

A reader shared this email reply from the Housing & Development Board with us. According to the reader, he had emailed them regarding an inquiry about his flat. When he received this reply from them, he almost flipped in his chair when he saw that they might take up to 14 working days or more than 2 weeks to give him a reply.

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SINGAPOREANS HAVE THE LONGEST WORKING HOURS IN THE WORLD

In the latest Ministry of Manpower (MOM)’s quarterly Labour Market report, it was revealed that Singapore has an average of 2389.4 hours in 2014. The result continue to place Singapore in its number one position in the longest working hours in the world. From results in recent years, Singapore’s nearest Asian competitors in long working hours are Taiwan (2,163), Japan (1,735 hours) and South Korea (2,193 hours).

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HELP! MY COLLEAGUE IS A LAZY A$$ HOLE!

My colleague managed to finish 5day work within 1min, but pretended it took him 5 days My colleague's job is to clean up excel sheet data and present charts. Using microsoft excel VB, he wrote a script to finish the work within 1 min. Instead of submitting the work immediately, he pretended it took 5 days and submitted 5 days later.

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MAJORITY OF SINGAPOREANS WORKING EXCESSIVE HOURS

About 82 per cent of professionals in Singapore say they are working more hours than what is stipulated in their contracts, according to a survey released by global consultancy firm Morgan McKinley on Wednesday (Sep 17). Compared to other countries in the Asia Pacific region, the Morgan McKinley Working Hours Survey 2014 showed that this figure was slightly lower than those of Japan and Hong Kong, both registering 84 per cent, but higher when compared to China (65 per cent).

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