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by sundaymorningstaple
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Aesthetic Enhancement & Cosmetic Surgery
Topic: Dermal Filler, Face Lifting Thread & Botox
Replies: 13
Views: 4771

Re: Dermal Filler, Face Lifting Thread & Botox

Nobody's rude, just some have thin skin because they didn't think before they put their fingers on the keyboard. Google is your friend if you use it. So is the search engine of this board. I know most of the strawberries of today expect everybody to do their work for them, but we generally don't pla...
by sundaymorningstaple
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.
Replies: 24
Views: 4376

Re: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.

If you think your story is different, so be it. You've already been rejected once. You don't earn enough to sponsor your future spouse. That part is currently cast in stone regardless of your race. Her family's background is not anything that can be used as you don't earn enough to sponsor her. I wi...
by sundaymorningstaple
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:45 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.
Replies: 24
Views: 4376

Re: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.

We've been taking care of my Nephew's little girl since she was 1 year old because her mother was banned due to the not obtaining the PLMA and them getting married in the 'peens. When they returned to Singapore they allowed her to be on an LTVP (1 year) in order to give her the opportunity to give b...
by sundaymorningstaple
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Aesthetic Enhancement & Cosmetic Surgery
Topic: BREAST AUGMENTATION & LIPO
Replies: 24
Views: 13730

Re: BREAST AUGMENTATION & LIPO

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by sundaymorningstaple
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:10 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.
Replies: 24
Views: 4376

Re: Pre marriage rejected & stvp rejected.

For future applicants of pmla, if you have same situation as him, be discouraged if you marry a foreign spouse. Keep trying and you may well be wasting time and money. For N1mrod, if you don't have a salary of $4.5~$5K/mo, the likelihood of even getting an LTVP is slim. Combined incomes are meaningl...
by sundaymorningstaple
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Aesthetic Enhancement & Cosmetic Surgery
Topic: Dermal Filler, Face Lifting Thread & Botox
Replies: 13
Views: 4771

Re: Dermal Filler, Face Lifting Thread & Botox

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by sundaymorningstaple
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Employment pass processing time
Replies: 21
Views: 10636

Re: Employment pass processing time

Not normally. They do this for a reason. In the near past, there have been several ethnic groups who have taken that information and then tried to tailor make their resumes to avoid the negatives but eventually get caught anyway, thereby giving whole races here a bad name due to a few bad apples.
by sundaymorningstaple
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Singapore PR Approval chances in the year 2017-2018
Replies: 43
Views: 46112

Re: Singapore PR Approval chances in the year 2017-2018

fh12, when one has been on this site and in the region for a fair number of years, we collect a fair amount of data and also are able to spot trends, for better or worse. Nobody knows what exactly the MOM or ICA uses as a guideline, but we do know from our interactions with folks on here and people ...
by sundaymorningstaple
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Be SmArT: Use the Self Assessment Tool
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Be SmArT: Use the Self Assessment Tool

MGEORGE, You are not entirely correct. Maybe you should stick with non-Malaysians. Malaysians with degrees can get an EP (not S pass) with a $2400/mo salary. I know. I just hired two Entomologist BSc freshers from the University of Malaysia. One, three months ago, and the other one last month. Oh, d...
by sundaymorningstaple
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: LTVP for my son
Replies: 2
Views: 1146

Re: LTVP for my son

Has your husband adopted the boy yet? If not, there 'may' be some issues. Possibly will need your husband's employer to stand as surety for the boy. But I don't know if it is always the case.
by sundaymorningstaple
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 9:47 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR Surrendering and CPF Withdrawl
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Re: PR Surrendering and CPF Withdrawl

CPF is not taxable. Give up your PR and you can have it sent to any bank in the world via electronic transfer, takes around 3 weeks I believe. It is NOT taxable by IRAS. However, if you withdraw your CPF you will not be able to return to Singapore and Take up PR in the future unless you return ALL t...
by sundaymorningstaple
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 9:29 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PLease help evaluate my chance In getting PR
Replies: 13
Views: 3190

Re: PLease help evaluate my chance In getting PR

Thanks SF. I'm on hols at the moment and sitting under the live oaks in Tampa FL on R&R for a couple of weeks so only periodically look in as I need a break for the numbskulls who don't like to have a spade called a spade. ;-) I think coldthing is having burnout.
by sundaymorningstaple
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: ICA Formalities for visit pass
Replies: 8
Views: 1295

Re: ICA Formalities for visit pass

On the other hand, if he looks like this..... :mrgreen:
by sundaymorningstaple
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Can I be exempted from NS?
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: Can I be exempted from NS?

You would be surprised what two years of 'feeble' military training will teach you. First of all, it will make a man out of a little boy. Secondly, you would be surprised at what you will be capable of doing. I enlisted at the age of 17. On my 18th birthday, I earned my Warrant Officer bars and pilo...

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