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Lao niang explain: The 13th Month Bonus – You got or not?

Song boh?! Lai liao lai liao, it’s the time of year again where many people will receive a big fat 13th month bonus. Lao niang want to buy iPhone 12 Pro MAX!!! If you are not one of the MANY people who will be getting their 13th month bonus hor, then sucks to be you loh. But before you go cry father cry mother, ask the heavens ask earth why other people have this 13th month bonus but you don’t have… Say real one, other than it is MONEY, what else do you really know about this 13th month bonus leh? The 13th Month Bonus Commonly referred to as the Annual Wage Supplement (AWS), this 13th month bonus is a payment which is added to an employee’s total annual salary BUT IS NOT COMPULSORY BY THE LAW! That means hor, if you go and flip flip flip your employment contract

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PAP and NTUC got special relationship, call the symbiotic relationship

Aiya, we all know that the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and People’s Action Party (PAP) got a special relationship, which they call it the symbiotic relationship. They always talk about this symbiotic relationship very openly in a lot of different occasions, including at the PAP’s 36th Ordinary Party Conference Speech last week wor. So it’s not like they 走地下情 (have secret affair) that they scared people know about. In fact, unions in many other countries also have some sort of relationships with political parties de. In case you never study history or fail history de, NTUC and PAP already ak kah chiew ji (very friend-friend kawan-kawan) with each other since long long ago liao. Heck, Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew even started doing union work before he joined politics! When Mr Lee Kuan Yew was still a young and shuai lawyer back in 1952,

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7 things that you need to know about the Parti Liyani case

Let’s go parti parti all night, oh oh oh! Steady la, Parti! You can go and PARTY now! If you have been following the news, you will already know that this domestic worker Parti Liyani who was accused of stealing her tow kay’s things was cleared of charges. And instead hor, her tow kay Karl Liew, who is the ah sia kia of the former Changi Airport Group Chairman Liew Mun Leong, now kena charged with giving false evidence and information. Sibei plot twist maciam watching drama sia. This case also triggered a lot of people, make them angry and feel a lot about Singapore’s criminal justice system and the way the case is being handled lah. So, in response to this, Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam yesterday gave a lor sor speech in Parliament to explain why. In case you lazy to read the article, donch you

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Kaoyao oh! Why MediShield Life premiums need to increase sia???

This one must be what everyone is asking right now. Why must our MediShield Life premiums mou twin twin (out of the blue) need to be increased?! Increase jiu increase, but one shot want to increase by 35% some more. Can meh??? Actually here got explain lah, but hor Straits Times sibei money face, they hide the article behind pay wall. But never mind, lao niang is here to help you all to understand why our insurance premiums must be increased in simple Singlish. Free one some more. 1. What MediShield Life premium ah? I got meh? MediShield Life is a compulsory basic health insurance plan that is administered by the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board. Cannot act one 潇洒走一回 (cool) and say you don’t want one. Because the purpose of this insurance plan hor is to help you offset your hospital bill and some selected outpatient treatments, like dialysis

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Oh my tian, did Jamus Lim Oppar just look down on Singaporean workers?

Today, my Jamus Lim Oppar just insulted Singaporean workers in the Parliament. No wonder last time my laobu always tell me, find husband must find good one, must know the person inside-out, upside-down then can marry him. Face yandao, can talk filly felleh, even can do martial arts in bed also no use one. Now I know why liao. My heart xiao pain because it’s not the first time he like that chut che (make mistakes) liao. First was during his virgin show in Parliament as a Workers Party (WP) MP. That time, when other people ask him questions, he everything also don’t know never mind lah. Cannot really blame him mah because he first time what. Must give chance one right? Then later, he go suggest Gahmen to implement simi environmental tax that time, lao niang still want to stand by his side and support him one. Even though

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Survey shows that Singaporeans feel positive about having foreigners here, only 14% buay song

This one is survey say one ah. According to a survey conducted by REACH and contrary to popular belief hor, the survey result shows that actually, most Singaporeans feel positive or neutral about the presence of foreigners here lei. Only a small percentage unhappy and buay song the foreigners. In case you lazy to read the survey result, here’s a summary of the survey that you need to know: REACH conducted the survey during these 2 periods: from 11 to 21 August 2020, and from 21 to 24 August 2020 respectively. They used 2 ways to conduct the survey: The first method, they sibei gao lat, sibei effort. They go and randomly call 2,100 Singapore Citizens, all aged 15 years and above. Then next they also conducted an online survey with 1,050 randomly selected Singapore Citizens, also all aged 15 years and above. And yah, the survey they only ask

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Foreign airline crew tio pok liao, then the remaining tenancy how?

The other day hor lao niang bumped into this 妖艳贱货 aka little bitch who was working in an airline company in Orchard Road. She used to be kong zeh lah, air stewardess you know. At first lao niang don’t recognise her one because her hair xiao messy. So different from her curry pok hair she always comb lei! A bit chua-tio. So anyway she said hi to lao niang first, so lao niang also said hi back to her lor. Courtesy mah, my lao bu teach one. Catch up a bit with her over bubble tea and tia gong she recently tio pok and kena retrenched by her airline company leh! Don’t say which airline company lah hor, but you know, the blue blue uniform got a lot of pattern that one. When lao niang first heard she tio pok that time, actually inside my heart I got um-chio a

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Still want to abuse bus captains some more? Then be prepared to get sued until your pants drop!

Another day, another 社会败类 (scum of society) decided to go and verbally and physically abuse our poor bus captain again. Just last month only, got this guy called Nimal Desilva become sibei famous, appear all over the news for abusing a bus captain not enough, now got another bugger also want to become famous wor. OEI, enough hor! Can stop abusing our transport workers? In case you don’t know what happen, here’s a quick summary of what happened: Bugger boarded bus 21 along Pasir Ris Drive 6 without wearing a mask Bugger only put on the mask later Then bugger suddenly kisiao, started to KPKB and scold vulgarities at the poor bus captain Bugger sibei longwinded, he continued to KPKB all the way for 2 more bus stops Mata (police) tio alerted While waiting for the mata to come, the bugger grabbed the bus captain’s neck and collar Bus captain

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57-year-old uncle finally found a job after career coach share with him a secret tip

Today, lao niang want to tell you an inspiring story which I just read. Is about this 57-year-old Uncle who managed to find a job after a few failures. Uncle Richard used to be a warehouse manager in a logistic company. But then COVID-19 happened, and everything took a turn for the worse. Because of COVID-19, his department not enough manpower to meet deadlines never mind, the most jia lat thing is still got people in his company want to play office politics wor. Sibei stress. So, in the end, Uncle Richard decided to throw letter and start to look for other jobs. But aiyo, this kind of situation, find job where got so easy sia. As expected lor, he tried applying to be a forklift driver with a few companies, but then no one call him back. He also tried to apply for food packing positions, but also no

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Minimum Wage vs Progressive Wage Model, which one better ah?

Wow, it’s like macam the whole of Singapore suddenly interested in Minimum Wage and Progressive Wage Model (PWM) lei. Is it lao niang should also talk about it then lao niang can be part of the WOKE crowd?? If you don’t understand simi Minimum Wage, simi Progressive Wage Model, why got people debate over them, and the difference between these 2, lai lai, let lao niang explain to you. Actually hor is very simple one lah, no need to confuse yourself. The whole intention of Minimum Wage and the Progressive Wage Model is good one lah. Both also want to help those low-income workers in Singapore to earn more money. Just that they got some xiao differences. Minimum Wage Minimum Wage, as the name suggests hor, is the minimum pay your tow kay must die-die pay you. It is a law that is set by the Gahmen. Your tow kay

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