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28-year-old asks if he can take total break from working world for few years to recover from job stress, brutal work hours & demands

 

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A young man who wants to take a step back from his career for a while asked for advice on the anonymous NUS Whispers Facebook page.

The poster, who is 28 years old, said, “I want to take a total break from the working world for a few years.” He added that he has been in the banking industry for the past four years, but “the hours are brutal and the work is demanding.”

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MOH confirms first local case of monkeypox infection in Singapore

 

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The Ministry of Health has confirmed the first local case of monkeypox.

A Malaysian man, 45, living in Singapore, tested positive for the infection on Wednesday (July 6). He is in stable condition and is presently confined at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID).

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SGH staff shocked at S$6.70 caifan from Outram food court, porkchop size of spoon

 

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Facebook page Complaint Singapore member Anna Chai who was also staff from Singapore General Hospital highlighted on Thursday (July 7) that her mixed rice order from Outram Community Hospital food court included tiny servings.

She ranted that her meal, which initially cost S$6.70, was not worth the price, especially since the pork chop was about the size of a spoon. “When I ordered the potatoes, I saw only left a very small portion, and I ask the staff do they have some more and is it enough for 1 portion? The staff answered yes (sic),” said Ms Chai.

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Woman drugged & abused 15-year-old as “sexual plaything” — accused of 9 charges of sexual behaviour with a child

 

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Sex abuse is ‘as harmful to young boys as it is to young girls’, prosecutors warned after the case was heard in Court in the U.K.

A woman was imprisoned after using a young kid as her “sexual plaything” and drugging him between January 2016 and January 2017.

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Taiwanese singer Miu Chu dies of breast cancer

 

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Taiwanese singer Miu Chu died on July 3 from breast cancer. She was 40 years old. Chu’s family issued a statement on her Facebook page saying she “left us peacefully on July 3”.

“Thank you all for your concern. Miu, who has always been full of laughter and brought people positive energy with her music, left us peacefully on July 3,” the family said.

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