Tag: Netizens react

Public highlights need for locals to have higher pay due to high costs of living

Singapore – In response to news that recruiting locally may provide a more stable workforce yet could mean paying higher salaries, members from the online community noted this was mainly due to high costs of living. The topic of preserving and reserving jobs in Singapore...

With Ghost Month over, posts of leftover litter surface on the Internet

Singapore – With the Ghost Month officially over, images of leftover litter from the offerings have surfaced on the Internet, with netizens sympathising with cleaners who have to clear the mess. It is not an uncommon sight for members of the public to stumble upon...

Unaware pedestrian on phone gets slammed from behind by oncoming van

Singapore – Video footage was captured of a pedestrian walking while on his phone and he became unaware of the approaching van which missed the space on the road and hit the individual at the back, sending him and his phone flying. On Tuesday (Sept...

Netizens react to the lack of social distancing at Paya Lebar Square yesterday

SINGAPORE – A video was posted at around 1 p.m. yesterday (September 14) on the social media page of All Things Singapore on Facebook yesterday showing tons of people in Paya Lebar Square not practising social distancing. The Facebook clip, which showed about 12 seconds...

Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh thanks town council cleaners during walkabout; does not go unnoticed online

Singapore – Leader of the Opposition and Workers’ Party chief, Pritam Singh took the time to express his gratitude to the cleaners of the town council during a recent walkabout. His actions did not go unnoticed among netizens. Mr Pritam joined Sengkang parliamentarian Chua Kheng...

Foreign worker seated precariously at the back of an open lorry cause for concern

Singapore – A photo of a foreign worker resting on top off supplies at the back of an open lorry is circulating on social media, garnering respect and concern from netizens for their hard work. Facebook page All Singapore Stuff shared a photo on Thursday...

‘Hiring slowed but did not come to a standstill,’ says MOM

Singapore – According to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), hiring slowed in the second quarter of 2020, but it did not come to a standstill. Members from the online community commented on the report, stating that MOM should ensure its...

‘How to get rid of free riders in Parliament? Abolish GRC system’ says Lim Tean

Singapore — Opposition Peoples Voice party leader Lim Tean took to social media to comment on the subject of “free riders”, to whom Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong referred in a speech on Wednesday (Sept 2) during the debate on the President’s Address at...

Abolish GRC system to get rid of “free riders”, says opposition politician Lim Tean

Singapore -- Opposition Peoples Voice party leader Lim Tean took to social media to comment on the subject of "free riders", to whom Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong referred in a speech on Wednesday (Sept 2) during the debate on the President's Address at...

Suntec S’pore retrenchments: Public questions the term ‘local’ once more

Singapore -- In response to news that Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre (Suntec Singapore) was retrenching almost half of its workforce, the majority being locals, members of the public question what the term "local" truly means. Suntec Singapore and the Building Construction And Timber...