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by chandra19998
Sat, 29 Oct 2011 11:42 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: what should i do? wants US citizenship in NUS now
Replies: 12
Views: 5413

once you formally renounced US citizenship you won't be able to regain it back without the lenthy naturalization process again as any foreigners, same for Singapore citizenship. If I was you I would renounce Singapore citizenship and apply for a student pass. As an American Citizen, you are entitile...
by chandra19998
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: British citizen relocating. What rules for Thai spouse?
Replies: 4
Views: 3069

This is no concern, she is Brit no matter where she was born or what her skin color is!!
by chandra19998
Tue, 13 Sep 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Need advice on pr
Replies: 11
Views: 3836

I saw spouses are rejected these days, it is almost hopeless if the sponsor is just a PR and not a citizen and household income less than Singapore average household income (I heard some source say 8K), to be honest it is really difficult to raise a family here with just that amount of income, imagi...
by chandra19998
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:32 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR approved!
Replies: 52
Views: 35451

One indian colleague of mine also just got approved, and she is also under family scheme, it takes her 6 months. I guess they are now approving those family scheme applicants more quickly than other schemes
by chandra19998
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Renounce Citizenship
Replies: 17
Views: 7880

Ok fair enough, you are of more benefit to Singapore than it offer you, but just wondering how many times you have rejected their invitation for citizenship as one of my friend who got his PR in 2006 has already need to do it once! For someone who is a PR for 30 years, they must have been exhausted ...
by chandra19998
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Renounce Citizenship
Replies: 17
Views: 7880

The ONLY reason I'm still here is because I have been taking care of my MiL & FiL and my son needed to do NS (he's currently in the Navy). I personally have had my fill for over a decade, but my MiL (FiL passed on a couple of years ago) would never leave and there is no one else to take care of her...
by chandra19998
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: New PR application, please advise
Replies: 7
Views: 3657

Sigh, I don't have high hopes for this but if I am rejected me and my bf will have to resort to migrating to Canada... We want to settle down here because he is a Singaporean, but if the country doesn't want me there's no point staying. We postponed our marriage just because of this Sorry, I forgot...
by chandra19998
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Renounce Citizenship
Replies: 17
Views: 7880

[quote="traderwu"][quote="sundaymorningstaple"]Well, at least he got one thing right. :wink:[/quote] Glad we have something we can agreed on :cool: I do have a question for you. I have read that you have been living in Singapore as PR for 30 years, what is holding you back for applying the citizensh...
by chandra19998
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR for husband (Rejected three times) - Kindly advise.
Replies: 21
Views: 9917

^ i know i'm not speaking for the whole indonesians here.. but I finally got my PR last week. points: 1. I did not even realise that I apply for PR until last June 2011, I applied for LPR on Jan 2010, got a job in Singapore on Dec 2010, during this time I did not know that the LPR application is au...
by chandra19998
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: New PR application, please advise
Replies: 7
Views: 3657

[quote="ahdahboo"][quote="nakatago"]Don't hold your breath. There are people with more impressive backgrounds that have been rejected. You'll have to bear your mom's nagging indefinitely for now. On the bright side, you haven't been outright rejected. But again, don't hold your breath.[/quote] Sigh,...
by chandra19998
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR for husband (Rejected three times) - Kindly advise.
Replies: 21
Views: 9917

Re: PR for husband (Rejected three times) - Kindly advise.

Good day, everyone. I am hoping if anyone can advise on the following situation. Million thanks in advance. I am a 28years old SPR (since 2007). I have been working here from 2007 till now, have a degree, and currently drawing 3K salary per month plus bonuses. I am married to my husband on 2010. My...
by chandra19998
Wed, 31 Aug 2011 1:27 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PEP question - urgent
Replies: 26
Views: 10088

They use the work MAY and not WILL all the time, it is on a case by case basis, not all PEP will be cancelled after 6 months of unemployment, if they found that you are of good quality and want to retain you then they will not cancel your pass. After all PEP is for the government of Singapore to ret...
by chandra19998
Thu, 25 Aug 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: is he eligible for applying for PR?
Replies: 9
Views: 3542

Hi mei mei, my salary is 5K plus and I work in Singapore for over a year for a big bank and they reject it immediately when I apply for PR, your husband is not even in Singapore, chance is -100%, not sure if he can even get an EP to work that way
by chandra19998
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 11:15 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR Rejected - Working in Singapore Since 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 5123

Re: PR Rejected - Working in Singapore Since 2008

[quote="maktuub"]Hi, My husband has been working in Singapore Since October 2008, earlier was on contract and later absorbed permanently by the company in March 2010.Since then he a permanent employee to this Big MNC and earning Higher than average income. He has paid all taxes regularly as GIRO. Hi...
by chandra19998
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 9:16 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Singapore PR - How to really get it?
Replies: 3
Views: 3160

I was new and not knowing why there are many harsh posters against people asking for PR/citizenship etc, but after following this forum a while now I realized the problem. Majority of people asking the same questions here are from certain part of the world (such as subcontinent etc) and they tend to...

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