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33 YEAR OLD MASTER DEGREE HOLDER UNFAIRLY DISMISSED AND FEELING DESPERATE

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 11:26pm

Hi Gilbert, I was employed in xxxxx as an Accounts Administration Manager on 10th Sep 2012. However, recently on 17th Sep 2014, I was terminated with one month of salary. The reason given was that the Board could not work with me. In Aug 2014, 2 staff were terminated from the school, stating cost cutting. They left the school within 2 hours. The company did not inform MOM of termination nor cutting costs beforehand. 


TONY TAN: OVERSEAS SINGAPOREANS SHOULD ALSO CELEBRATE SG50

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 11:12pm

Next year is SG50, marking Singapore’s 50th year of independence and the government has all sorts of initiatives lined up to celebrate all year. These initiatives include special commemorative birth and marriage certificates for those who are born and get married as well as a series of celebrations including national musicals, films and performances.


MYANMAR ARMY KILLS DETAINED 'REPORTER' AUNG NAING: PRESS FREEDOM GROUP

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 9:05pm

Myanmar's press council says the army has admitted to shooting dead a man in its custody who activists claim was a reporter detained after covering clashes near the conflict-hit eastern border. Aung Naing was gunned down as he tried to flee detention in Kyaikmaraw town in south-eastern Mon state on October 4, the interim Myanmar Press Council (MPC) said, citing a rare statement issued by the military.


CHROME AND FIREFOX FLAG BIT.LY LINKS AS MALWARE

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 9:00pm

Having issues accessing Bit.ly links? You’re not alone. It seems many internet users are being greeted with this following message when accessing links that emanate from the popular link-shortening service. While Bit.ly links are working fine on Safari and Internet Explorer, the problem was initially limited to Mozilla’s Firefox and Google Chrome, though Firefox now seems to be working fine for us.


DEAR TRS, I WAS OFFERED A JOB PAYING S$12K TO RELOCATE TO SINGAPORE, SHOULD I TAKE IT?

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 8:25pm

Dear The Real Singapore, My name is Rajiv and I am currently in Delhi, India. Currently I am drawing about SGD 3500/per month (in hand after tax) I currently have a middle class living style. My wife (housewife) and child (12 years) stay together I have got an offer from a company based in Singapore and Vice President - Sales and Business Development (Asia Pac-EMEA).


FILIPINO RAISED IN SINGAPORE: I FEEL EMBARRASSED TO CALL MYSELF A FILIPINO

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 8:14pm

I was born and raised most of my life here in Singapore. I've studied throughout Primary, Secondary and now I am a student in Polytechnic. After all these years living here, I've gotten citizenship here and I am proud of that. Why? Because for so many years of my life, I have been completely and utterly embarrassed to call myself Filipino. Don't get me wrong though, some Filipinos are genuinely nice, they even have social awareness to be softer in public, because honestly,in Singapore, privacy is a huge issue. But why am I embarrassed to be Filipino?


US NURSE RECOVERS FROM EBOLA, HUGS OBAMA

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 7:34pm

The good news for the nurses, who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas, came as the city of New York was dealing with its first case of the deadly virus. Nina Pham smiled and appeared healthy, wearing a turquoise shirt and dark business suit at a news conference on Friday outside the National Institutes of Health Clinical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland.


DPM TEO: WE WILL BE COLLABORATING MORE WITH THE CHINA COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 7:26pm

DPM Teo said that Singapore and China are looking at new ways to collaborate. He was speaking to reporters from Xinhuanet as he said that Singapore and China are planning to start another government-to-government project in the West of China similar to the industrial parks already at Suzhou and Tianjin. DPM Teo said that, currently they are planning to either collaborate on a modern connectivity or modern services project but talks are still only in early stages. 


MOTORCYCLIST DIES AFTER BEING HIT BY CEMENT TRUCK AND DRAGGED 50M ALONG CTE

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 October 2014 - 7:02pm

A motorcyclist has died in a horrific traffic accident along the Central Expressway (CTE) this afternoon in the direction of the Seletar Expressway (SLE). The accident happened at about 2:30pm near the Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 exit when the motorcyclist was hit by the cement mixer truck.


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