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by PNGMK
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 7:41 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Delta putting a damper on things global
Replies: 28
Views: 1069

Re: Delta putting a damper on things global

Viruses mutate selectively towards becoming as transmissible as possible and as non lethal as possible in order to spread as far as possible. In a few years Covid19 will be the same. The mechanism is simple and repeats hundreds of thousands of times in a victim per hour I've read. A virus that kills...
by PNGMK
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Renouncing PR to Avoid National Service
Replies: 8
Views: 430

Re: Renouncing PR to Avoid National Service

x9200 wrote:
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 7:17 pm
This: "you have unresolved issues with Mindef" is very weird.
Has he tried to ask Mindef how to solve the issues?
It beaurucratic speak for "We think you're an absconder from NS" but the issues are not resolvable because the fellow has missed his chance to do NS. Classic catch - 22
by PNGMK
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Renouncing PR to Avoid National Service
Replies: 8
Views: 430

Re: Renouncing PR to Avoid National Service

I don't see it as have any criminal law or military law issues unless, as SMS says, you are already enlisted.
by PNGMK
Thu, 29 Jul 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: Expat retiree looking for Covid vaccination
Replies: 18
Views: 701

Re: Expat retiree looking for Covid vaccination

I am retired 67 with several more months to go here in Singapore. For me I will need a vaccination that I pay for not being a citizen of Singapore. Asked my GP and my GI and no one knows. US embassy not offering shots. Guess I will be on home delivery since August starts dine in only for vaccinated...
by PNGMK
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Migrating to Singapore as a doctor
Replies: 19
Views: 907

Re: Migrating to Singapore as a doctor

LF it varies a lot by speciality and experience.
by PNGMK
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR surrender and CPF withdrawal
Replies: 130
Views: 72086

Re: PR surrender and CPF withdrawal

All that sounds correct. You are wise not to withdraw CPF early.
by PNGMK
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:57 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Rejection Reasons
Replies: 20
Views: 2329

Re: Rejection Reasons

Education and economic contribution - we both have masters degree and professional qualifications. I have masters from local University And salaries above 200k each

None of which matters if you're in the wrong industry or come from a racial category that is heavily oversubscribed.
by PNGMK
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Migrating to Singapore as a doctor
Replies: 19
Views: 907

Re: Migrating to Singapore as a doctor

search for posts by taxico - he is our resident MO who has good advice on this - I don't recall it exactly but you do need several approvals and must have studied at an approved university as well to gain registration with the SMA.
by PNGMK
Fri, 23 Jul 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Taxation of share options granted prior to Singapore
Replies: 1
Views: 552

Re: Taxation of share options granted prior to Singapore

The taxation in Singapore will only apply to the period you're tax resident. If you are only coming in for a few years try to postpone the vesting and sale to after you leave Singapore.
by PNGMK
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Indian Ethnicity Specific PR Guidance
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

Re: Indian Ethnicity Specific PR Guidance

OP, the gahment has two reasons to give PR.

Win Elections.

Increase GDP.

You do neither.
by PNGMK
Mon, 19 Jul 2021 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Australian tax residency changes
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: Australian tax residency changes

No. The only work for EEE in oz of any significance is control systems and instrumentation work on mines. No significant electronics domestic manufacturing or research or development left.
by PNGMK
Sun, 18 Jul 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Australian tax residency changes
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: Australian tax residency changes

Go to Oz WD40. Don't wait.
by PNGMK
Sun, 18 Jul 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Indian Ethnicity Specific PR Guidance
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

Re: Indian Ethnicity Specific PR Guidance

The issue is not the level but the level vs position. If it doesn't look normal it doesn't help.
by PNGMK
Sun, 18 Jul 2021 6:32 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Australian tax residency changes
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: Australian tax residency changes

Wd40 wrote:
Sat, 17 Jul 2021 1:53 pm
Australia is also giving out PRs faster to people who are in the country, right now. My sister moved to Melbourne 4 years ago and she just got her PR. Here I am waiting since 2009.
Australia has an open and honest immigration system and needs the migrants.

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