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by Barnsley
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 16645

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/21/donald-trump-proposes-arming-teachers-stop-future-school-shootings/ Donald Trump said he was considering backing proposals for teachers in schools to be armed in the wake of America's deadliest ever high school shooting. Mr Trump said the plan would mean a...
by Barnsley
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 16645

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

http://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/donald-trump-orders-ban-of-rifle-bump-stocks-after-florida-shooting President Donald Trump directed the Justice Department to write regulations banning the use of accessories known as "bump stocks" that allow semiautomatic rifles to be fired...
by Barnsley
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: LTVP Child of Singapore PR Non-Working Mother
Replies: 8
Views: 525

Re: LTVP Child of Singapore PR Non-Working Mother

Have you applied for citizenship?

Maybe they have little belief in your genuine reason to stay here if you have been PR 20+ yrs with no inclination to change status.

If you have applied and been rejected , apologies.
by Barnsley
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 2018 Budget aka pork barrels
Replies: 1
Views: 199

Re: 2018 Budget aka pork barrels

Not a lot of headline grabbers!!!

But with the largest Budget Surplus ever last year apparently , maybe the Govt thought it prudent to not do a lot , just put the price of cigs up :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Barnsley
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:50 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Entry Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: Entry Permit

Your re-entry permit is always associated with your travel document, ie, your passport. Do you have a passport? Do you not have a REP in it? How do you know you even have a REP? Having re-read the original post .... I am now wondering what the OP has been doing since birth when a renewal has been c...
by Barnsley
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Entry Permit
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: Entry Permit

Anyone knows what can I do now? Should I go down ICA instead.. It's so far from my house though... I assume you must live overseas as nowhere in Singapore is far from anywhere!!! ICA is at an MRT station as well to make things even more convenient. A face to face would obviously speed things up , b...
by Barnsley
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Education & Enrichment Courses for Children
Topic: SAIS
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: SAIS

Hi , need help about choosing between SAIS and OFS . Visited both and liked SAIS little bit more than OFS mainly due to location . But we found very few Indians , any Indian families who may have enrolled kids there ? Please share your experiences , how easy it difficult it was to assimilate ? Were...
by Barnsley
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Falcon Heavy
Replies: 3
Views: 231

Re: Falcon Heavy

Elon Musk successfully launched the "Falcon Heavy" today, becoming the world's most powerful rocket and capable of lifting nearly 70 tons into orbit. In addition to being an amazing engineering feat, the launch was notable for two other reasons. a) Because it was the first launch of a tes...
by Barnsley
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: EP Rejection - But SAT says eligible
Replies: 6
Views: 626

Re: EP Rejection - But SAT says eligible

The SAT only tells you that you have the minimum qualifications necessary to apply for an EP. Just because you qualify to apply doesn't mean you (or your company) checks enough boxes to actually get the EP. For example, you are going to be a body shop contractor, rented out to other companies. Not ...
by Barnsley
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: Where to find reasonably priced contact lenses in Singapore?
Replies: 19
Views: 36787

Re: Where to find reasonably priced contact lenses in Singapore?

PNGMK wrote:Malaysia


:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Was going to say the same thing!
by Barnsley
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR rejection question
Replies: 9
Views: 2104

Re: PR rejection question

What is your line of business? Maybe something in your profile makes it look like you aren't likely to progress to be a citizen. What sex is your baby , if its a boy , I am assuming you are an Ang Moh maybe the Govt think no way these folks are gonna be here when its NS time so no point giving PR. T...
by Barnsley
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 16645

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/30/state-union-address-donald-trump-outlines-agenda-live/ Donald Trump made a plea for unity in his first State of the Union address, declaring a "new American moment," while also promising to crack down on immigration, keep open Guantanamo Bay, and...
by Barnsley
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: China welcomes back diaspora
Replies: 12
Views: 944

Re: China welcomes back diaspora

Interesting ....

Ageing population , need a boost in younger workers issit?
by Barnsley
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Seeking 3 Bed / 2 Bath Unfurnished Condo
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Seeking 3 Bed / 2 Bath Unfurnished Condo

waynegrant wrote:My wife and I have just moved from Melbourne and will be living here for at least the next 2 years.

We are looking for an unfurnished 3 bedroom / 2 bath condo - max rent SGD3500

Any recommendations?


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by Barnsley
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 100
Views: 16645

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42784380 What kind of businessman is Trump? The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. The move is in line with President Trump's 'America First' trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign compe...

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