Anton Casey calling MRT commuters "poor people"

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 24 Jan 2014 4:12 pm

^This.
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Post by nutnut » Fri, 24 Jan 2014 4:46 pm

Does anyone ever actually talk about anything important?

Anyway, it's all relative, first world problems;

Train breaks down for one day - but, buses and taxis work.

1 (only 1) Mental Woman sneaks over border - but, they know about it and apprehend her in a few days. Probably nothing to worry about in regards to security on this occasion, there are hundreds a day in US and UK!

Stupid AngMoh says something stupid. So what.

It's all a bit flim-flam.

There are real issues in places where people are dying, wars are breaking out, why are we worried about such daft things?

Just saying.... Seems silly
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Post by nakatago » Fri, 24 Jan 2014 6:14 pm

nutnut wrote:It's all a bit flim-flam.
I disagree; I think it's jibber-jabber.





















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Post by JR8 » Fri, 24 Jan 2014 7:13 pm

nutnut wrote: 1 (only 1) Mental Woman sneaks over border - but, they know about it and apprehend her in a few days. Probably nothing to worry about in regards to security on this occasion, there are hundreds a day in US and UK!
Bleeding 'ell mate, you should get a job at the ST, such was the positive 'nothing to see, move along please' spin on that one. 'I'm sure the gahmen here agree and will let her go with just a verbal warning not to do it again, right?'

But hold on, which UK/US ministries get hundreds of vehicle-borne intruders a day?
nutnut wrote:There are real issues in places where people are dying, wars are breaking out, why are we worried about such daft things?
Because SG is my home, and it's going to seriously impact me and my family if a loony 'does a Beirut' against state infrastructure, never mind a government ministry.

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Post by Pal » Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:17 am

In a post on Crossinvest (Asia) facebook page, they and Mr Casey have parted ways with immediate effect:

http://therealsingapore.com/content/cro ... nton-casey
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Post by AngMoG » Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:56 am

Pal wrote:In a post on Crossinvest (Asia) facebook page, they and Mr Casey have parted ways with immediate effect:

http://therealsingapore.com/content/cro ... nton-casey
On the same site, they also mentioned that he left Singapore for Perth. I hope the online lynch mob is happy.

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Post by morenangpinay » Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:24 pm

some noob wrote to the wrong company...its getting shared in all social sites.
http://www.tremeritus.com/2014/01/22/op ... ton-casey/

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Post by Wd40 » Sat, 25 Jan 2014 2:19 pm

This has made it to efinancialcareers:

http://news.efinancialcareers.com/sg-en ... singapore/

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Post by PNGMK » Sun, 26 Jan 2014 1:06 pm

http://www.news.com.au/finance/british- ... 6810500317

Supposedly he has left Singapore for Perth along with his job. A win for the FT haters.

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Post by earthfriendly » Sun, 26 Jan 2014 1:10 pm

There is help for Mr. Casey. Send him to a "poverty simulation" program.

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One example are “poverty simulations,”

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Post by sudoku87 » Sun, 26 Jan 2014 3:04 pm

Probably a long time before he comes back

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Post by JR8 » Sun, 26 Jan 2014 3:04 pm

morenangpinay wrote:some noob wrote to the wrong company...its getting shared in all social sites.
http://www.tremeritus.com/2014/01/22/op ... ton-casey/
It's pretty funny, all the boiling rage, pages and pages of it pitched at HSBC :lol:

Who of course aren't involved in any way.

No wonder they need FT here!

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Post by nutnut » Sun, 26 Jan 2014 5:45 pm

Yep, it's a bit daft huh, people reading half the story and going off half cocked...
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Post by JR8 » Sun, 26 Jan 2014 6:30 pm

sudoku87 wrote:Probably a long time before he comes back
If I had my Facebook hacked, and then exploited by the government owned media, I can't say I'd EVER come back, never mind wish to.


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Post by Edroche » Mon, 27 Jan 2014 4:37 pm

I had a chance meeting with a random guy from Europe who was out cycling and got lost. He was in Singapore for a day or 2 on the way to his final destination. We told me that he has asked someone for directions to the MRT earlier in the day and the person asked him 'have you lost your Porsche'. Har har.

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