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Stories you may have missed, November 29th

Gilbert Goh meets an 80-year-old cleaner who would rather earn $900 a month than receive $600 a month in government benefits

Photo: IG Screengrab/Gilbert Goh

Activist Gilbert Goe recently shared a story on Instagram about an 80-year-old man who, despite his advanced age, still works as a janitor.

The Malaysian uncle, who was in a cheerful mood during the visit, told Goh and his team, “I would rather work as a cleaner earning $900 a month than receive a $600 a month government benefit because it is not enough.” I like it,” he said.

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Maid reveals many helpers want live-in jobs, but one of her friends says the commute is tiring

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(From left to right) Bangladeshi helper Sumi Khan, Filipino Melka Into (housekeeper), French student Alix Lenoir, and Sudanese Iman Bashir, the daughter of a migrant worker, at a restaurant. Preparing to walk the catwalk during a fashion show in the trendy Gemmayzeh district of Beirut on May 15, 2016. Featuring female migrant domestic workers and women from other segments of Lebanese society, Fashoin her show, modeled after the designs of young future fashion her designers, was organized by Lebanese Insan. rights group. The annual fashion show is one of the association’s most prominent awareness-raising activities, shedding light on the plight of her more than 250,000 migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.

A maid took to social media to discuss the pros and cons of a live-in arrangement. This means that the helper goes to work like any other employee, completes the task, and then returns to the rented apartment.

In her post, she wrote that she saw many of her fellow helpers asking about sleepover jobs. It means that you want to go to study on your days off without rushing to do.As I understand it, work during your stay is easy, especially if you have a work permit in the domestic sector. It’s not an obtainable job,” she wrote.

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Girlfriend, who earns more than twice her boyfriend’s salary, says he made her feel small and accuses her of locking him up and forcing him to apply for BTO

Photo: freepik.com/tiracharz (for illustration purposes only)

A girlfriend who wrote that there had been a power struggle in the relationship asked on social media if others had shared similar experiences.

In her post, she wrote that they had been in a relationship for a year and a half and felt he was the person she wanted her life to be. I’ve always been drawn to having someone who “drives”, but also “grows” together. I’ve been caught,” she added.

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My girlfriend says she wants to split the BTO costs evenly with her boyfriend, but I’m afraid I don’t have any savings.

Photo: Freepik/tiracharz (for illustration purposes only)

The girlfriend, who became worried about her finances after learning that her boyfriend wanted to quit a high-paying job to complete her master’s degree, turned to others on social media for advice. In an anonymous post on the popular confession page SGWhispers, the girlfriend wrote:

A girlfriend of 25 writes that her boyfriend of 26 wants to quit his high-paying job for a three-year master’s degree. The pair have been in a relationship for three years. She added that they just got the BTO flat and it will be ready in four years.

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‘Next is… Prime Minister’ — Netizens react to Lawrence Wong’s promotion to PAP Deputy Executive Director

Photo: FB Screengrab/Lee Hsien Loong, Lawrence Wong

Netizens are reacting to the promotion of People’s Action Party (PAP) deputy prime minister and finance minister, Lawrence Wong, to the party’s deputy general secretary, predicting it will bring him one step closer to becoming prime minister one day. Some people do.

“Next is… the prime minister,” read a post shared on Singapore’s online news forum on Monday (28 November). The news post included a photo of Mr. Wong and the caption, “Who do you think has been promoted? Yourself.”

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