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Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby yeqimin » Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:26 pm

Hello,

I have just been living in Singapore for the past 1 year and I have the intention of applying for PR. I know my chances would be low, but I just wanna know if there are any chances. :D

Nationality: Filipino
Race: Chinese
Age: 23
Current status: SP
Income: 50-60k per annum
Sector: IT
Education: degree in Computer Science

Most of my savings too are also here in Singapore because I am planning to permanently live in Singapore. LOL. Maybe I am too ambitious at this stage but I just want to know your feedback.

Thank you! :D
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Re: RE: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:33 pm

yeqimin wrote:Nationality: Filipino
Race: Chinese


Errr .....

Race is Filipino, for ICA. As I have seen on the IC of few Filipino friends of Chinese Descent.

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Re: RE: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby yeqimin » Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:15 am

ecureilx wrote:
yeqimin wrote:Nationality: Filipino
Race: Chinese


Errr .....

Race is Filipino, for ICA. As I have seen on the IC of few Filipino friends of Chinese Descent.


But wouldnt that be weird? I mean Filipino is not even a race. :???:

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Re: RE: Re: RE: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby ecureilx » Fri, 30 Oct 2015 8:19 am

yeqimin wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
yeqimin wrote:Nationality: Filipino
Race: Chinese


Errr .....

Race is Filipino, for ICA. As I have seen on the IC of few Filipino friends of Chinese Descent.


But wouldnt that be weird? I mean Filipino is not even a race. :???:

Right

So is Indian a race ?

And is Sinhalese a race ?

If you say yes to the above (and it is true), then Filipino is a race, so it's under Other, for statistics purposes.

And the closest race Filipinos are associated with is Malay ;) (rumour has it that the first generation Filipinos were actually classified as "MALAY" .. )

I am 99% sure you will not be seen as Chinese by ICA, again, based on Chinoy friends who have Chinese surnames... But you got a 1% chance for the Chinese thing to work in your favour ;) That's my 2 cents.

:D

On the other hand Indonesian Chinese here are recognised for their Chinese blood (and money??? ;) )
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Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby BBCWatcher » Fri, 30 Oct 2015 8:33 am

If you're trying to understand how racial discrimination makes "sense," I wouldn't try. It doesn't. :?

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Re: RE: Re: RE: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby yeqimin » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 8:32 pm

ecureilx wrote:
yeqimin wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
Errr .....

Race is Filipino, for ICA. As I have seen on the IC of few Filipino friends of Chinese Descent.


But wouldnt that be weird? I mean Filipino is not even a race. :???:

Right

So is Indian a race ?

And is Sinhalese a race ?

If you say yes to the above (and it is true), then Filipino is a race, so it's under Other, for statistics purposes.

And the closest race Filipinos are associated with is Malay ;) (rumour has it that the first generation Filipinos were actually classified as "MALAY" .. )

I am 99% sure you will not be seen as Chinese by ICA, again, based on Chinoy friends who have Chinese surnames... But you got a 1% chance for the Chinese thing to work in your favour ;) That's my 2 cents.

:D

On the other hand Indonesian Chinese here are recognised for their Chinese blood (and money??? ;) )


Okayyy. Let's disregard the racial concerns. Back to my question, do I even stand a chance in this time? Lol

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Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby BBCWatcher » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 9:26 pm

Your original post is confusing. Do you mean that you've been living in Singapore for eight years and that one year has elapsed since your last PR rejection? Or something else?

Did your previous PR rejection letter provide any advice on when to reapply?

Has your personal situation changed in any significant way(s) since your previous PR application? If so, are the changes positive?

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Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: RE: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby Wd40 » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:06 pm

yeqimin wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
yeqimin wrote:
But wouldnt that be weird? I mean Filipino is not even a race. :???:

Right

So is Indian a race ?

And is Sinhalese a race ?

If you say yes to the above (and it is true), then Filipino is a race, so it's under Other, for statistics purposes.

And the closest race Filipinos are associated with is Malay ;) (rumour has it that the first generation Filipinos were actually classified as "MALAY" .. )

I am 99% sure you will not be seen as Chinese by ICA, again, based on Chinoy friends who have Chinese surnames... But you got a 1% chance for the Chinese thing to work in your favour ;) That's my 2 cents.

:D

On the other hand Indonesian Chinese here are recognised for their Chinese blood (and money??? ;) )


Okayyy. Let's disregard the racial concerns. Back to my question, do I even stand a chance in this time? Lol



If race wasn't a concern, you should have got your PR by now, considering your young age. If you are here for 8 years, did you do your schooling here? Student pass? Parents worked here? Their status? May be some clues there.

Edit: OP seems to have edited post. I am pretty sure I read that she was here for 8 years and was rejected for PR 4 times

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Postby ecureilx » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:37 pm

Wd40 wrote:Edit: OP seems to have edited post. I am pretty sure I read that she was here for 8 years and was rejected for PR 4 times


23 minus 8 = 15. Lot of loose ends ...

Mods can reinstate the original post.

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Postby ecureilx » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:39 pm

yeqimin wrote:Okayyy. Let's disregard the racial concerns. Back to my question, do I even stand a chance in this time? Lol


I would love to know if you think Indian is a race, seriously.

And chance ?

If you Apply, you have 1 chance.

If you don't, you have zero chance.

Are you a male or female ?

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Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby yeqimin » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:52 pm

Sorry about the 8 years thing. It was wrong and misleading.

Anyway, ive been just here in sg for a year now and I'm male.

And nope Indian is not a race haha

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Re: RE: Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby ecureilx » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:58 pm

And the 4 time application ?

yeqimin wrote:And nope Indian is not a race haha


Too bad, but for Singapore, Indian is a race, and so is Filipino :)

Good luck.

I feel, knowing that kababayans are known to rarely mingle with locals, plus your age, it maybe working against you for now.

But try after 3 years of employment here . With 3 years income tax returns.

What's the urgency anyway ?

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Re: RE: Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby yeqimin » Sat, 31 Oct 2015 11:06 pm

ecureilx wrote:And the 4 time application ?

yeqimin wrote:And nope Indian is not a race haha


Too bad, but for Singapore, Indian is a race, and so is Filipino :)

Good luck.

I feel, knowing that kababayans are known to rarely mingle with locals, plus your age, it maybe working against you for now.

But try after 3 years of employment here . With 3 years income tax returns.

What's the urgency anyway ?


Im just wondering the difference between a malaysian of a chinese descent and a filipino with a chinese descent. Lol i mean it doesnt make any sense to me if they count my race as Filipino without any filipino blood lol.

Well anyway, yeah 4 times was wrong too. And regarding kababayan's, hmmm not really :D

It's not really urgent, im just wondering about my chances. :)

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Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby voodoo-child » Sun, 01 Nov 2015 5:16 am

Nobody knows what the chances are? People may act like they do. But no, even you won't know after getting rejected. Keep applying and good luck.

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Re: Chances of having a PR application approved.

Postby BBCWatcher » Sun, 01 Nov 2015 10:31 am

ICA strongly recommends that you wait to apply for PR (PTS scheme) until you have at least three years of income tax assessments. I agree with Ecureilx. I recommend you follow ICA's recommendation.


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