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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: 4341

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: 4341

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: 372612

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: 372612

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: 985

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: 1878

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: 985

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: 1878

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...
by Mad Scientist
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Special Situation
Replies: 11
Views: 1878

Re: Special Situation

Given that in my case I have completed full time service and I want to skip reservist if any. I plan to apply for EP for five years and apply for NZ citizenship... Then reapply and state that i have a job overseas. Then apply for Korean pr...find a korean wife then get korean cit.. Then give up sg ...
by Mad Scientist
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Brother (minor) renounced PR and might be returning
Replies: 3
Views: 2608

Re: Brother (minor) renounced PR and might be returning

What a dork !!
I can forgive both of you as you are the children

But your Dad, I should skew him between the legs, moreover he is a SC

Now he shot both your feet and his at one go
by Mad Scientist
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: NS man Overseas Notification "consolidated trips" > 6 months
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

Re: NS man Overseas Notification "consolidated trips" > 6 months

Not sure now as it has been a long time ago but I used the exit permit route which is much safer as long as it is under 1 year and 364 days. You cannot return back to Singapore more than 3 months as your exit permit will be become invalid Apply under business trips with overseas address of company t...
by Mad Scientist
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: going to default NS due to a change in plans
Replies: 25
Views: 5192

Re: going to default NS due to a change in plans

Mate

You PM me and expect me to tell you how to skip this ? get real , matey !!

How do I know you are legit or not ?

Sorry, I can't help you. I have been burned by ingrates more than once
by Mad Scientist
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Forewarned is Foreamed
Replies: 19
Views: 3060

Re: Forewarned is Foreamed

Again, I stress that we will only feature those that understand they are speaking with the media and are willing to do so. I will explain to them what the feature is about, how their story will be told, how they will be quoted etc. I have been sitting on the fence but can't help it to have a dig at...
by Mad Scientist
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Forewarned is Foreamed
Replies: 19
Views: 3060

Forewarned is Foreamed

To All I have been send a PM by this person. I am calling him out in the open and beware. Sorry I don't share my toys. Go and play yourself Hi there, I'm a journalist with The Straits Times. We might be interested to work on a feature about NS defaulters, those that might be willing to share their ...
by Mad Scientist
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 6:24 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: SPR status - is it really worth it if your children have to pursue their dreams?
Replies: 24
Views: 2987

Re: SPR status - is it really worth it if your children have to pursue their dreams?

Hey MS, Still lurking I see. Been pretty quiet here innit! Was that meant for meeeee? :-k :mrgreen: Nah, not you mate, For the poster. I just sat down and thought of reading some post came up with this thread . Things never change for some people, aint it ? Just came back from Indonesia. Been livin...

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