Dr Chee Soon Juan extended a listening ear to vulnerable youths after learning they are committing suicide at an alarming rate. According to a report by the state media, suicides in Singapore increase by 10% as compared to the incidents last year. Statistics given by the Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) said 94 people aged between 10 and 29 had killed themselves in 2019. Those in need can email him or contact Samaritans of Singapore 1800-221-4444 and Singapore Association for Mental Health 1800-283-7019.Read More »
Tag Archives: Youth
YP Scolded by HDB Residents for Gathering
A group of YP was caught flouting the no-gathering and stay-home rule during the circuit breaker. One uncle and one auntie took it upon themselves to teach the boys a lesson.Read More »
AUTISTIC SINGAPOREAN YOUTH FELL TO HIS DEATH FROM M’SIAN APARTMENT
19 year old Singaporean Ng Teck Ann was found dead at the foot of his Malaysian apartment this morning. The boy was autistic but it is uncertain if it led to suicidal tendencies. Both mother and son had moved to Malaysia 5 years ago and only have each other as the father had passed away. #RIPRead More »
ECONOMIST SAYS 10.9% YOUTH UNEMPLOYED IN SG, MOM SAYS ONLY 6.7%
Youth unemployment is a problem for any country, which is why governments try their best to keep such figures to a minimum. So it comes as a shock when according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the latest youth unemployment rate in Singapore is at 10.9%. That puts Singapore on par with South Korea.Read More »
JOBLESS YOUTH SNAPS AT SG CHURCH CAMP AFTER BEING MOCKED
A jobless Singaporean youth went berserk yesterday after he was mocked by a fellow youth at a local youth church group. According to a reader who witnessed the scene, the youth had been sharing about his difficulties in finding a job. He was mid-way through his sharing when a fellow group member interrupted him and mocked at him, telling him, "Why you don't be humble and just suck it up..."Read More »
ST JAMES POWER STATION BECOMING ANOTHER LITTLE INDIA?
As a resident of Bt Purmei and regular Church goer at St Theresa's, I hope the authorities which already have knowledge of the insanity occurring nightly across at Club Luxi of St James Power Station will really take concrete action to stem the problem of gang fights when the parties are over.Read More »
WP BERNARD CHEN: PAP ALREADY DECIDE, STILL ASK ME TO VOTE?
PM Lee basically disqualifies President Tony Tan from seeking re-election. But hooray, we are finally going to have a Malay president since Yusof Ishak. Next year's presidential election to be reserved for Malay candidates. The community will now be proud that one of them will assume the highest office in the land. Rejoice! A bit like the 1963 referendum to join Malaysia. Option A: merger, Option B: merger, Option C: merger. You already decide, still ask me vote. 2017 Presidential Election. Option A: Malay, Option B: Malay, Option C: Malay. In the name of multiracialism, I must vote wisely. Bo bian, voting is compulsory.Read More »
GERALD GIAM: YOUTH MUST SPOT POLITICAL INTENTIONS OF POLICY CHANGES
Had a very exciting discussion on Sunday on the proposed changes to the Elected Presidency scheme with a group of young people - poly and uni students and recent grads - at WP Youth Wing's monthly "Youth Hangouts". Participants shared their frank yet sensible views on this hot button issue.Read More »
S’POREAN SERIAL RAPIST GETS MINIMUM SENTENCE DUE TO HIS YOUTH
Serial rapist 18 year-old Marcus Yow Kai Wen, fresh from an 18 month long probation for a string of sexual assaults against 4 other women in 2014, has landed himself in jail again.Read More »
BEWARE OF THIS SERIAL CHOA CHU KANG MOLESTER, WATCH OUT!
Be on alert for this MOLESTER / RAPIST in CHOA CHU KANG (info here appears to be accurate and is reproduced from a flyer i received). Molested 4 women near his area by covering their heads with plastic bags between 2 - 3am in 2014. Molested and tried raping a woman using a knife at void deck of Blk 512 Choa Chu Kang St 51Read More »