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by vestapo
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:25 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: SPR male with foreign female spouse, 3 years married
Replies: 31
Views: 8133

Is RACE the only thing Singapore is looking for at immigrants now? Seems a bit desperate but 3K/month salary and SPR, Seriously?!!?
by vestapo
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:06 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: In-law LTVP for PEP under new (Sept 1st) rules
Replies: 13
Views: 4334

Indians have the weak point that they always have to live with parents and even grandparents, althought it is a good thing and respectable attitude to show gratitude to those who brought them up, they have a lot of problems when migrating oversea. No country wants elderly peole to move to their land...
by vestapo
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Extreme manpower shortage in service sector
Replies: 7
Views: 3425

Extreme manpower shortage in service sector

I talked to some friends who own restaurants or small shops here and all off them said they are unable to hire service staff to work, as owner they have to work as servers some time. They put ads online, outside the shops for weeks but only foreigners willing to take the jobs, some local agreed to w...
by vestapo
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Singapore citizenship rejected. Shall I appeal?
Replies: 30
Views: 21727

No reason given for the rejection. I applied in April and got the letter early this week. It simply means that Singapore do not find that you and your family is a good fit for the society here, if you lose the jobs in the future and no longer be of any help for Singapore, you are welcome to go home...
by vestapo
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Singapore citizenship rejected. Shall I appeal?
Replies: 30
Views: 21727

Re: Singapore citizenship rejected. Shall I appeal?

Hi I have been living in Singapore sice 8.5 years and both my kids were born here. We are PR since 6.5 years and my daughter goes to local school. My wife is doing PV in the same school since last 2.5 years and she is a home maker. I am working with a Financial Company for last 5+ years and earn 5 ...
by vestapo
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR REJECTED - UK EXPAT
Replies: 28
Views: 8867

Sorry. I misread vestapo's post and thought it was posted by martincymru. That is why the confusion on the follow post that I've deleted as it didn't make sense.| I am afraid you read it wrong, I was working on an Employment Pass before I went on to study and that study was after I was retrenced so...
by vestapo
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR REJECTED - UK EXPAT
Replies: 28
Views: 8867

I may apply as a fresh/new application in say 1 or 2 years time (say) but have no idea as to the ideal moment in time that will more likely achieve a positive result. Very tedious to repeat same old history/ paperwork/ interview etc. My question though is.... Surely ICA have a moral/ethical respons...
by vestapo
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 10:41 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: 30% of EP, S-Pass applicants rejected so far this year
Replies: 142
Views: 37113

It is true that IT is dominant by Indian, I think it is because the universities in India has too much emphasis on IT courses and most students think they can get the jobs with IT degree but after that the competition in India is too fierce because of the supply so they spill over to the rest of the...
by vestapo
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: 30% of EP, S-Pass applicants rejected so far this year
Replies: 142
Views: 37113

Following up from my post in this topic before I went away on holiday. Just got back to work to find that the appeal for one of our programmers on S-Pass has been rejected. Her last day is on Friday. She was from Myanmar and had been with the company two years. We will struggle to get a local/PR in...
by vestapo
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: 30% of EP, S-Pass applicants rejected so far this year
Replies: 142
Views: 37113

Following up from my post in this topic before I went away on holiday. Just got back to work to find that the appeal for one of our programmers on S-Pass has been rejected. Her last day is on Friday. She was from Myanmar and had been with the company two years. We will struggle to get a local/PR in...
by vestapo
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: 35 year old PR, IT professional, for citizenship?
Replies: 12
Views: 4167

I am Indon chinese, applied and got rejected, i guess my stay is shorter than you but you can give it a shot
by vestapo
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Employment pass not renewed, procedure to appeal
Replies: 22
Views: 9485

ok guys, calm down, I know things are getting tougher but I just tell lolipop my experience on how to deal with this kind of situation. I do not usually post here as I just want to read the info but I find that this guy is having a problem and he is sad and why not just show him that it is not all e...
by vestapo
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Employment pass not renewed, procedure to appeal
Replies: 22
Views: 9485

@lolipop, I find it compelling to offer you my experience after reading this story! your cousin case is very common nowadays and I think many people here in this forum suffered this dilema too. I have been in your cousin situation before, although a bit different, and after looking for all the possi...

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