Tag: Gilbert Goh

Gilbert Goh investigated by police after foreigner participates in anti-CECA event

Socio-political activist Gilbert Goh is being investigated by the police after a foreigner took part in a recent event he organised opposing the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) and the Government's 6.9 million population target. The event, which saw a crowd of about 300-400 gathering...

Activist sets up fund to pay school fees for needy children after giving out S$1,000 to families

Social activist and president of the Transitioning – Unemployment Support Service non-profit group Gilbert Goh has set up a fundraising campaign to help needy students pay the balance of their school fees. Goh had about 10 different families with children unable to collect their...

Twin boys who work as part-time dishwashers could not collect N’Level results because of unpaid school fees

Twin boys Aqif and Aqil were not able to collect their Normal Level (N-Level) examination certificates because of unpaid school fees and they weren't the only ones facing this problem. In a Facebook post yesterday (Nov 26), social activist Gilbert Goh shared instances of many...

Gilbert Goh spotted placing the Singapore flag on the ground at anti-CECA event

Socio-political activist Gilbert Goh was spotted placing Singapore's national flag on the ground at a recent event he organised opposing the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). The event, which saw a crowd of about 300-400 gathering at Hong Lim Park on Sunday (Nov 3), was...

“We want a Singapore-first labour policy” —message at anti-CECA event at Hong Lim Park

Singapore—Singaporeans gathered for a rally at Hong Lim Park on Sunday afternoon, November 3, following a week-long furore over a viral video of a man of Indian descent verbally abusing a security guard at the condominium where he lived. Posters that read “We want a...

Man from sandwich-generation writes to activist Gilbert Goh saying, “Why can’t our government make healthcare cost cheaper for low-income people like us?”

In an open-letter, a man who says that he is part of the sandwich-generation and drives a Grab for a living, wrote in saying that he finds it difficult to make ends meet caring for his parents, spouse and two children. The man wrote in...

Socio-political activist says Tan Cheng Bock-Lee Hsien Yang partnership “provides a ray of hope for Singapore”

Noted socio-political activist Gilbert Goh echoed the views of several Singaporeans as he asserted that the friendship between Tan Cheng Bock and Lee Hsien Yang "provides a ray of hope for Singapore," in a recent Facebook post. A career counsellor who runs the transitioning.org support...

Activist rolls out ‘Adopt a Homeless’ programme on Chinese New Year’s day

Noted activist Gilbert Goh is pioneering a new 'Adopt a Homeless' programme, which he has launched today on Chinese New Year. Goh, who has been helping the homeless as well as the unemployed and underemployed, revealed the news on Facebook as he shared a video...

Activist helps poor and needy during CNY only to get flamed by some netizens

Noted local activist Gilbert Goh has been handing out ang baos to the poor and needy in Singapore in the prelude to Chinese New Year. While his kindness has largely been praised, with some even being inspired by Goh to give from their own...

I wish….Sylvia will marry Kim Song

By Tan Bah Bah My wishes for 2014 The People’s Action Party Will declare unequivocally that it is on the side of all born-and-bred-in-Singapore Singaporeans, in particular, those who have put them in power and helped build up this country.  No ifs, no buts. Will commit...