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by triste
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Am going to Marry SG citizen need help.
Replies: 29
Views: 10191

I love words like wrath. And thrice . Marvellous. I don't know why I giggled when I read the thread title... Am going to Marry SG citizen need help. I know that several regular posters here have very sucessful marriages to SCs, so I'm not suggesting anything (especially since we're in the 'Strictly...
by triste
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Firms must try to hire Singaporeans first from Aug 2014
Replies: 129
Views: 35022

Of course Barnsley is right. Singaporeans may very well shoot themselves in the foot in 2016. But voting out the majority party does not a revolution make.
by triste
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Firms must try to hire Singaporeans first from Aug 2014
Replies: 129
Views: 35022

ScoobyDoes wrote:
triste wrote: You're delusional if you think there's going to be a revolution in Singapore.

Why?
Forced overthrow of a government the majority of the world admires? You think that's happening? By whom? TRE readers? Please.
by triste
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Firms must try to hire Singaporeans first from Aug 2014
Replies: 129
Views: 35022

History has proved that the combination of extreme capitalism + authoritarianism don't work for long. It breeds corruption (cronyism and abuse of power is also considered corruption in many countries), stifles creativity, creates social instability and lowers social morals, promotes elitism and fin...
by triste
Sat, 27 Jul 2013 6:18 am
Forum: Wine & Dine
Topic: BEST Pizza in Singapore!!
Replies: 123
Views: 110721

sounds good. Thank you much!
by triste
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine & Dine
Topic: BEST Pizza in Singapore!!
Replies: 123
Views: 110721

So I tried Spizza and am well enough impressed. Not *quite* as good as Pizza Express, but very close. I can recommend it if you like PE, and I will go back. Thank you. I'm a fan of Pizza Express in HK. I like Skinny Pizza for what it is- a cracker pizza- but I really would like to find a nice thin ...
by triste
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine & Dine
Topic: Best burger, fries, and beers?
Replies: 69
Views: 50982

In 'n Out and 5 Guys fan here. Best so far for me is Omakase Burger at The Grandstand. Will try Fatboy's. My "Handburger" fell apart. weird texture but good taste.

http://www.omakaseburger.com/
by triste
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Slow Cooker/Crock Pot
Replies: 5
Views: 3238

also Harvey Norman
by triste
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 1:01 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Long term pass 8 weeks n still pending
Replies: 31
Views: 16590

Also I read on some post that if we leave sg during the application process the application is due to failed 100%.I think for a new couple to travel for honeymoon after marriage is very normal. I called the ica officer n they told me its fine to travel n a different white card does not matter. I wo...
by triste
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 2:11 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: LTVP In-principle approval received but still worried.
Replies: 8
Views: 14891

[quote="jhun_kyo" Hi guys thanks for reply. I am a SG citizen, my wife is PRC. I am 100% honest with the application. She is only primary sch level, for me i am NTU second upper honors graduate. She passed the medical exam already :) . How about her valid pass? Do they approve on that day itself? Ca...
by triste
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Subcontinental PR Abuse....... :x
Replies: 55
Views: 12544

I don't think a government should interfere with a parent's educational choices providing the child is receiving one. But other than that I think you should be in or out. You want to be Singaporean, American, British or whatever or you don't. No mix and match cut to fit. No dual nationality. While ...
by triste
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Backlash
Replies: 85
Views: 20775

Exactly. Arrogant twits (many of them). Indentured labour from China, brought down into Malaya, and now they think the land is their birth-right... Yeah, that's funny! :lol: Here is what I don't get. What exactly do they want? For MNCs to fire all their own people, but stay here and hire all Singap...

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