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by Liquorice
Fri, 01 May 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: National Service
Topic: Can I be exempted from NS?
Replies: 16
Views: 3241

Re: Can I be exempted from NS?

Ultimately the Singaore govt can reject citizenship applications from NSmen who served as PRs for any reason. In fact, they don't have to give a reason- there is no judicial review of such decisions- so how do you know the reasons for rejection are reasonable? All I'm saying is that the public polic...
by Liquorice
Fri, 01 May 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: National Service
Topic: Can I be exempted from NS?
Replies: 16
Views: 3241

Re: Can I be exempted from NS?

Actually this whole ''2nd generation PR needs to serve NS'' is a big con by the Singapore govt. Here's why: 1. The Singapore govt often hints that its neighbourhood is not the most secure (i.e. Malaysia and Indonesia are not good neighbours and have threatened to cut off the water/gas supply). There...
by Liquorice
Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: National Service
Topic: Former PR wishing to return
Replies: 4
Views: 900

Re: Former PR wishing to return

Hi PNGMK- thanks for the reply. Just to clarify- I don't want to get my PR back. I am asking if I can get a PEP (personalised Employment Pass). Your advice pretty much confirms my hunch. Although I do know of at least 1 case similar to mine. He was the same age cohort, Malaysian dad, Japanese mum. H...
by Liquorice
Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: National Service
Topic: Former PR wishing to return
Replies: 4
Views: 900

Former PR wishing to return

Question for the likes of Mad Scientist (if he is still around). I would like to know the chances of a Personalised Employment Pass being approved, should I take up a job offer in Singapore. Background info: - Male, born in 1971, in U.K, to a British father and Singaporean mother; - British citizen ...

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