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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:41 pm

Dyum wrote:Hi again, thanks for replies.

I'm not afraid of doing National Slavery for that 2 years, I'm just planning ahead so I know what to do when I grew up.

Many said it's not as easy as I think it is, that is why I would like to know the process of renouncing a citizenship.

Both of my parents are here, in Singapore as my Dad is a Singaporean and Mum is an Indonesian.

Thanks again!


Why do you call it National Salvery? Just curious. This Country gave you a safe home, good schooling, healthy environment and a host of other things. Do you think that would have been possbile without a military here (regardless of it's size - the military of course has allies if it needs them). Without said military don't you think it would have been easy for your mother's country to just waltz in and take it over or Malaysia for that matter. It's not Slavery at all, it's called obligation.

A lot of things can happen between doing your national service and going to canada afterwards, that's at least 4 years and maybe even more depending on whether this is just a unilateral decision or something the entire family is planning. I'd worry about getting a good education and your military obligation out of the way first. You have the rest of your life to do the rest.

I am curious though, is your mother Indonesian Chinese by chance?

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Postby Dyum » Mon, 01 Oct 2007 9:00 pm

Nope, my mum is not Indonesian Chinese.

I call it National Slavery because it's it is not voluntary, it is mandatory. It is basic human rights, not about how the country have done something good for me and I must give something back.

I'm just not pro-military, I hate war and everything related.

Thanks for the replies.

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Postby cutiebutie » Tue, 02 Oct 2007 9:54 am

Not voluntary. Like paying taxes. Like stopping at a red traffic light? Like not spitting at people?

Oh no! Every country in the world is lacking human rights!


I think it is quite simple. The country gives you security and a framework to grow up in, like schools and healthcare and the rest. And you contribute_________?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 02 Oct 2007 2:46 pm

cutiebutie wrote:I think it is quite simple. The country gives you security and a framework to grow up in, like schools and healthcare and the rest. And you contribute_________?


cutiebutie,

You must remember our OP is only 16 going on 12. That would help to explain his total lack of maturity or common sense. :-k

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Postby cutiebutie » Tue, 02 Oct 2007 3:27 pm

Oops, sorry. :lol:

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Postby DimWit Kid » Sat, 06 Oct 2007 9:49 pm

How old is cutiebutie? (I'm restraining myself not to ask the question about sms's...) :)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 06 Oct 2007 10:00 pm

:tongue:

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Postby Dyum » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 1:57 pm

cutiebutie wrote:Not voluntary. Like paying taxes. Like stopping at a red traffic light? Like not spitting at people?

Oh no! Every country in the world is lacking human rights!


I think it is quite simple. The country gives you security and a framework to grow up in, like schools and healthcare and the rest. And you contribute_________?


I'm sorry, we are talking about two different things here. Giving yourself up to a military and spitting at people is different. Paying taxes is common sense, you are using government property.

Healthcare, schools and a framework doesn't mean that I have to give up my life for the country that I've been raised up in. If this is the case, females have to do mandatory NS to contribute __________?

Look, I'm not hating the army. Singapore's defense are one of the top and we have a great army forces. Defense is very crucial for Singapore as it have a small population.

I'm just saying we have to loosen up just a little bit so everyone can have their cup of tea.

Oh, we are not the top in political freedom and civil liberty too but hey, too much freedom can cause people not to stop at the red light yes ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_in_the_World_(report)

Thank you for reply cutiebutie.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 14 Dec 2007 3:15 pm

Dyum,

I see you still haven't grown too much in the past 4 months since your original post. Still a bit of a mental midget, yeah? :roll:

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cpf status upon renouncing

Postby major_scanner » Sun, 07 Jun 2009 11:02 am

is there any payment, charges required or cpf deductions upon renouncing citizenship.?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 07 Jun 2009 8:35 pm

Shouldn't you be more concerned whether or not they will give you citizenship first?


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