Tag: Gilbert Goh

Single mum with six kids evicted for failing to pay rent

A single mother with six school-going children was evicted from her rental flat because of her inability to pay the rent. Sharing her story and lending her assistance was socio-political activist Gilbert Goh, who visited her. In replying to TISG’s queries, Mr Goh said that the...

Netizens react to speculation DBS employee could become super spreader of COVID-19

Socio-Political activist Gilbert Goh shared a forwarded Whatsapp message on Facebook that he had received yesterday (Feb 14) which stated that the DBS employee who was reported to have caught the COVID-19 infection could potentially become a super spreader. The message reads that the employee...

Good Samaritans send groceries to quarantined family needing food aid

SINGAPORE — A family of five under mandatory quarantine requested for food aid, and many Good Samaritans came forward to help. On Thursday (Feb 13), Singaporean activist Gilbert Goh published a Facebook post about the acts of kindness, adding that he and his team intend to...

Activist says forget withholding results slips for non-payment; Singapore should move towards free education

Founder of Transitioning.org and social activist Gilbert Goh said that the ultimate goal for Singapore should be free education, and to move away from the withholding of PSLE results slips altogether. In an exclusive with TISG, he commented on how the Education Ministry plans to...

Supplies distributed to homeless people in Kelantan Lane, Jalan Bersih area

A socio-political activist who runs a non-government organisation that counsels unemployed Singaporeans distributed supplies to homeless people last Saturday evening (Dec 21). In a social media post yesterday (Dec 24), Mr Gilbert Goh wrote that a group of five people distributed raincoats, sleeping bags and...

Ong Ye Kung responds to petition to stop withholding examination results slips due to unpaid school fees

The Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung responded in an email on Wednesday (Dec 18) to Terence Tan, the author of a petition to stop the withholding of examination results slips due to unpaid school fees. Mr. Ong said that he plans to respond...

Activist raises more than S$10K to pay school fees for needy children

What started as an attempt to pay off school fees in order to allow students to collect their exam results’ certificates that would have otherwise been held back by the Ministry of Education, has now morphed into a project to pay for and fund...

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...