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by Mad Scientist
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?
Replies: 38
Views: 6009

Re: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?

OP You are not reading my post properly. Read between the lines for godsake! This is an open forum You wanted exact antidote for your pain. Paracetamol cures many ailment including stomach pain . The general rule of thumb is there. 95% accuracy is not good for you ? OK, you win I'm going pig hunting...
by Mad Scientist
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?
Replies: 38
Views: 6009

Re: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?

Alright mate This is getting very nitty gritty. First of all application is based on its own merit be it in work visa, renunciation anything in Singapore. They cast a very wide net hence you negotiate with your eyes wide open I have gone thru hundreds of cases maybe thousand, I don't know. I lost tr...
by Mad Scientist
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?
Replies: 38
Views: 6009

Re: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?

Sorry not REP. Reentry Permit meant for PR ROE : child of Singapore parent born overseas use right of Entry using foreign passport when applied SG citizenship by descent I do not know UK laws hence I will not comment. My two sons are UK and OZ citizen But what I do know is if you are PR in most coun...
by Mad Scientist
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?
Replies: 38
Views: 6009

Re: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?

OP SMS has summarize much of it You have taken a quote from my posting years ago. Good on yea for going thru this issue with a fine tooth comb. I did that for my boys and girls. Well they have their own families to take care now, I would add a few more bites to this Yes, SMS said is right, Once you ...
by Mad Scientist
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?
Replies: 38
Views: 6009

Re: Dual nationality, which one takes precedence?

You've got it all wrong. You have jumble it up. First and foremost, Singapore and Malaysia does not allow dual citizenship period. You decide this one first then others will fall into places. Any dual citizenship especially if you are talking about Singapore citizenship , it only last till they are ...
by Mad Scientist
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Can anything be done about my NS/deserter issues?
Replies: 23
Views: 4005

Re: Can anything be done about my NS/deserter issues?

Snowflake status. Wow no need for an attack here. I'm not special. But the fact is 1500 people are in my position over the last 10 years. I am a US citizen and shouldnt be forced to do NS just to visit a country. Did I poke the right button? You are missing the whole point by a mile. Singapore gove...
by Mad Scientist
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Can anything be done about my NS/deserter issues?
Replies: 23
Views: 4005

Re: Can anything be done about my NS/deserter issues?

Good Luck with the lawyers. Let me know what they tell you and don't put your hopes high. It will come crashing down or nose dive into a tailspin You are not Dr Patrick Tan, just remember that BTW why do all bloody Singaporeans expats or residents living in other country thinks that this little red ...
by Mad Scientist
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Looking for Advice to Get Exempted From NS
Replies: 36
Views: 5415

Re: Looking for Advice to Get Exempted From NS

Hey, MS! Been awhile. Hope all is well. :cool: Hey buddy, Yup been awhile alright. Body is OK, just the bloody knees not holding up. Putting off the knee reconstruction for years on end but I think have to go under the knife soon Damn Kiwi weather, been raining for past four days non stop since I c...
by Mad Scientist
Sun, 03 Jun 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Looking for Advice to Get Exempted From NS
Replies: 36
Views: 5415

Re: Looking for Advice to Get Exempted From NS

Well it looks like I better get myself mentally prepared for NS then. Anyone can give any insights as to how it's like? How are the living conditions? Do you get free time while in there? It's tough man !!. I almost died eating too much food Weather so hot I could sleep all day on no one bother Tra...
by Mad Scientist
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 2:20 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: National Service Deferment Procedure in Singapore.
Replies: 531
Views: 378974

Re: National Service Deferment Procedure in Singapore.

[quote="almond2009"] >> He has had his Singapore passport for 2 years, and used it to travel to SG once. This door is now closed. >> Unfortunately I can't do it now, because I have a HDB flat and my parents are living in it. They are not going to accept that I want to give up SC so that my...
by Mad Scientist
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: National Service Deferment Procedure in Singapore.
Replies: 531
Views: 378974

Re: National Service Deferment Procedure in Singapore.

My son was born in the UK in 2015. He is a UK citizenship by birth. I registered him for Singapore citizenship after he was born, and as a result of it, he acquired a Singapore passport. So at this stage he holds this SG PP for three years ? yes How many times did he use SG PP to travel to SG ? (a)...
by Mad Scientist
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Working visa
Replies: 3
Views: 1259

Re: Working visa

I mean I am SG Cit. When I applied for NZ Citizenship and I choose to apply for Korean work visa... Will it affect or disrupt my citizenship process in NZ? First and foremost, NZ immigration laws and guidelines has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. It is getting harder now as the new Lab...
by Mad Scientist
Sat, 03 Feb 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Special Situation
Replies: 11
Views: 2207

Re: Special Situation

Hey my friend, Good to see yer still kickin'! Happy New Year. Oh, it's gone now. You want me to delete yer post? :mrgreen: I am good mate . Just came back from Malmo. Hate the winter but no choice-lah have to please the wife or else............... Off to Wooloogong soon to see my daughters and my g...
by Mad Scientist
Sat, 03 Feb 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Working visa
Replies: 3
Views: 1259

Re: Working visa

Hey Mad Scientist If I am an SG cit... While pursueing my citizenship in NZ, will I by any chance disrupt my citizenship process if I apply or already have a Korean work visa? Ty in advance This is harder to research and... I look forward to your reply :) What do you mean "if I am SG cit..&quo...
by Mad Scientist
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Special Situation
Replies: 11
Views: 2207

Re: Special Situation

You confused me. Where do you want to do your diploma ? Sin or NZ, If NZ might as well do your tertiary. Bloody new labour led government is providing first year free tuition fees in NZ. You are a PR hence you qualify. If you do this yes, CMPB will accept your reason to be away from Singapore and d...

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