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Singaporean - Jobs by meritocracy not birth right job competition

Benjamin Chan says it is important to have Singaporeans in top jobs, but only by his/her own merits rather than their birthrights.

To the millennial Singaporeans – don’t assume it is your birthrights to get a job in Singapore. Fight for it and polish up your CVs.

To the MPs – don’t take the easy route of socialism and protectionism just to win votes. Preserve what made us an economic miracle but enforce fairness in the workplace so that qualified Singaporeans don’t get sidelined.

To the “other Singaporeans” – don’t just complain why other foreigners are ahead of you. Venture out and get some overseas experiences as well. Life is not always fair, deal with it!

Benjamin Chan says it is important to have Singaporeans in top jobs, but only by his/her own merits rather than their birthrights.

To the millennial Singaporeans – don’t assume it is your birthrights to get a job in Singapore. Fight for it and polish up your CVs.

To the MPs – don’t take the easy route of socialism and protectionism just to win votes. Preserve what made us an economic miracle but enforce fairness in the workplace so that qualified Singaporeans don’t get sidelined.

To the “other Singaporeans” – don’t just complain why other foreigners are ahead of you. Venture out and get some overseas experiences as well. Life is not always fair, deal with it!



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Jamus Lim - Jamus Jerome Lim - Workers' Party - Minimum Wage

“The problem now is how to work the system of one man, one vote when we have to get quality leadership to the top.

If we leave it to natural processes it will be a contest on television performances as in the West.

And the best television performers and rally entertainers are not necessarily the best leaders who can deliver good government”

“The problem now is how to work the system of one man, one vote when we have to get quality leadership to the top. If we leave it to natural processes it will be a contest on television performances as in the West. And the best television performers and rally entertainers are not necessarily the best leaders who can deliver good government”



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Special position of Malays

The call by WP Sylvia Lim to do away with race-based policies such as the CMIO model and to do away with ethnic-based self-help groups seems to have caused some apprehension as expressed by this page called Sembang Masyarakat

The call by WP Sylvia Lim to do away with race-based policies such as the CMIO model and to do away with ethnic-based self-help groups seems to have caused some apprehension as expressed by this page called Sembang Masyarakat



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Murali Pillai Hairul

Thank you, Mr Murali, for once again making a difference in someone's life.

Kudos to Mr Hairul Firdaus.

He has kept an open mind and applied himself to learning and joining training courses. He did not give up.

Thank you, Mr Murali, for once again making a difference in someone's life.

Kudos to Mr Hairul Firdaus.

He has kept an open mind and applied himself to learning and joining training courses. He did not give up.



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PAP Government, Singapore Success

No one recognises a hero who prevents something bad from happening, and it didn't happen.

The government’s success in protecting Singaporeans has, ironically, resulted in a disconnect between government and people.

The government was left to talk about the burden of building a new future in a new normal while the people talked about how to stop the government.

There was no shared burden. What crisis? Life went on pretty much as usual save for the ‘inconvenient’ restrictions.

No one recognises a hero who prevents something bad from happening, and it didn't happen.

The government’s success in protecting Singaporeans has, ironically, resulted in a disconnect between government and people.

The government was left to talk about the burden of building a new future in a new normal while the people talked about how to stop the government.

There was no shared burden. What crisis? Life went on pretty much as usual save for the ‘inconvenient’ restrictions.



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Police officers

Public Servants, like the Police Officers, are bound by their duty to still ensure subjects are placed under arrest within the Force Doctrine

In fact, all officers are required to go through unarmed drills for situations such as the one in the video. What was seen on the video was 'part of the force doctrine that the officers had already executed' in unarmed drills.

At the end of the day, we must remember that our police officers are not out to brutally injure anyone. There are here to protect life and property, to defend, and detect crime.



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PAP General Election 2025

The younger voters want politics and not governance.

They hope to see an injection of excitement and drama in parliament, or as you put it, diversity.

Unfortunately, it means the government will have to divert resources from governance to politics.

This was what Lee Kuan Yew and his successors fought so hard against because there is so much work to do merely keeping Singapore up on the tightrope.



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Unfair hiring opionion

We exist as a nation and can thrive as a nation, only bcos we can offer value to the world.

That are skills and ideas we can offer to the world, just as we can pick up skills and ideas from others in the world.

We are fighting covid together, and we are forging a better future together.

But it requires each of us to understand that we must constantly strive to be better and to adapt.

Better still, to be ready for the new world to come bcos the old world will not come back again.

Keep well, stay calm, be kind, on this new day called today.



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