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Re: RE: Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby Wd40 » Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:00 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:Perhaps forum activity is a harbinger of things to come. After all, the gahmen seems intent on cutting off the flow of 'foreign talent' and somehow making a go of it without the corresponding inflow of foreign dollars.

Perhaps there aren't more 'new regulars' coming on board because fewer companies are considering moving personnel into Singapore because of rising costs and ever more onerous employment regulations.


+1. My exact thoughts.

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby Brah » Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:47 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Perhaps forum activity is a harbinger of things to come. After all, the gahmen seems intent on cutting off the flow of 'foreign talent' and somehow making a go of it without the corresponding inflow of foreign dollars.

Perhaps there aren't more 'new regulars' coming on board because fewer companies are considering moving personnel into Singapore because of rising costs and ever more onerous employment regulations.

And it's not just the lack of inflow, there is the ramped-up outflow.
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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby martincymru » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 1:40 pm

Stats for past 10 years on race numbers then/now in Sg would make interesting reading. Where can I locate?

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 2:27 pm

SingStat. You will have to do some digging but it's all there. Or, at least to the last census anyway.

http://www.singstat.gov.sg/

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby JR8 » Fri, 05 Jun 2015 2:34 pm

Check the Wiki page for Singapore, under the 'population by race' they might indicate links that they quote from.
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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby the lynx » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 1:07 pm

Man, if the forum gets so quiet on Fridays, then something is really wrong... :(

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby the lynx » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 1:07 pm

Man, if the forum gets so quiet on Fridays, then something is really wrong... :(

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby Wd40 » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 1:09 pm

I am on vacation in India right now, I guess lots of people are taking vacations due to school holidays.

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Re: RE: Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby ecureilx » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 1:18 pm

the lynx wrote:Man, if the forum gets so quiet on Fridays, then something is really wrong... :(

Man, I did hear you the first time :roll:

It's been a bit quite these days anyway ..

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Re: RE: Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby the lynx » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 1:36 pm

ecureilx wrote:
the lynx wrote:Man, if the forum gets so quiet on Fridays, then something is really wrong... :(

Man, I did hear you the first time :roll:

It's been a bit quite these days anyway ..


Oops that double-post error again. Back then I could delete one of the double posts but now new format doesn't let me to.

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Re: RE: Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby bgd » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 2:42 pm

the lynx wrote:
Oops that double-post error again. Back then I could delete one of the double posts but now new format doesn't let me to.


Boosting forum traffic, though. 8-)

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby Pal » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 3:01 pm

June and December are the vacation months.
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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 19 Jun 2015 5:27 pm

^^This!

Which makes driving to work almost a pleasure when compared to the rest of the year! ;-)

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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby chris_pilgrim » Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:24 pm

:wave: :wave: i'm still around and lurking. ... am more of a lurker than a contributor :oops:
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Re: Forum has become so quiet

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 20 Jun 2015 3:45 pm

Hi Chris. You are right. It's been a while. ;-)


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