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‘Salary higher than fresh U grad, who wants?’ — Cleaner job offer for S$3800/month


Image: FB screengrab / Singapore Incidents Umbrage Singapore

SINGAPORE: An old video of a cleaner job offer posted for S$3800 a month has resurfaced and been shared online. The job was for eight hours a day and six days a week.

An online page that keeps track of incidents that take place all over Singapore shared an old Tiktok video featuring a job offer with a rather… enticing salary. The Tiktok video, which was originally published in July 2022 resurfaced on Facebook and made a comeback on Wednesday (March 22).

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Maid lied to employer about borrowing money from loanshark, she now wants to transfer to another family that allows her to stay out of registered premises on weekends


A foreign domestic helper reads a newspaper (Photo by Ed Jones / AFP)

SINGAPORE: A frustrated employer took to social media complaining about her domestic helper who had been lying to them.

In an anonymous post to a Facebook group for both employers and helpers alike, the woman wrote: “My helper has been lying to us from day one of her contract”. She added that her maid was ending her contract early, which the family did not mind.

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Maid who has a husband and boyfriend runs away with only her passport despite employer allowing her to rest 6 hours in the daytime and ends work at 9.30 pm


Newly arrived domestic helpers from Indonesia wait for their transportation to a maid agency after going through medical check in Singapore on March 6, 2012. Singapore’s decision to grant a mandatory weekly day off for foreign maids was welcomed by social workers and human rights groups, but some employers were unhappy. AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP)

SINGAPORE: A puzzled employer took to social media sharing the situation where her maid ran away, taking only her passport with her. In an anonymous post, the employer wrote that the maid left behind all her belongings and Work Permit as well.

Sharing her situation to a Facebook group for employers and helpers, the woman wrote: “Today, I am upset with the sudden missing of a helper whom I have treated like my own family. Given her all the flexibility, care and concern. I never expect that being kind and nice, my helper would still run away. Her job was never difficult coz I’ve been doing it myself all this while. I really take care of her”.

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Farrer Park resident builds bird park in his neighbourhood


SINGAPORE: Farrer Park residents are proud owners of their very own mini bird park called ‘Farrer Park Bird Paradise’, which is home to several different species of birds.

The bird park, which can be found between Block 12 and 13 Farrer Park Road, was created five years ago by Mr David Martin, a resident of Farrer Park and bird enthusiast, with the help of his friend Janice.

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‘No hanging of laundry on the playground’ — Netizen calls park sign the “most Singaporean sign”


Image: Reddit Singapore / @ebsurv

SINGAPORE: In response to a public sign instructing residents not to hang laundry in a playground, online users have flocked to the comments section of a post calling it “the most Singaporean sign”.

An online user on Saturday (March 25) took to an online news forum for dialogue on all things Singapore to share a rather interesting sign spotted at a playground.

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