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Question regarding PR

Postby ariel2011 » Tue, 15 Feb 2011 8:25 pm

Hi, i am a Singapore PR who is 20 yrs old and just finished Polytechnic. However i will be having a chance for further study in England and will be stay there in the future and won't be returning to Singapore therefore do not want to waste 2 yrs time in ns which will cause me to miss the chance for the university in England.

I also had the tuition grant scheme which sponsored my fees in the Polytechnic which requires me to work in Singapore for 3 yrs. I understand that i will need to pay back the amount sponsored in order to cancel the tuition grant bond.

So my question is can i renounce my PR statues now after i went through the ns medical check up ? And if yes what are the procedures ?

Thanks for any help provided.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 15 Feb 2011 9:22 pm

Seriously consider what you are thinking about doing. Employers, like me, will see you as a rank opportunist... knowing the rules, but feeling like you can skate by them. Who needs that kind of employee? And why would I ever give you any authority?

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Postby ariel2011 » Tue, 15 Feb 2011 10:48 pm

First of all thanks for the quick response.

Well i don't have a problem with serving the ns. But the main issue is that recently my parents wanted me to return to England to work at their company in the future and i will not be staying in Singapore therefore i do not wish to waste the 2 yrs time. In fact 5 yrs time adding the tuition grant bond. Added on to the fact that there is an opportunity of further study in my own country now.

Anymore help regarding my original question is appreciated.

Thanks for any help provided.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 15 Feb 2011 10:58 pm

I'm helping you with your original question. You keep calling your NS a "waste"... I'm telling you your attitude is singularly unproductive. Are your telling me your parents are such *ssholes that they insist you join the company now, instead permitting you to experience a (short) opportunity to gain real experience in your life? You're a wanker, mate, looking for the easy way out.

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Postby ariel2011 » Wed, 16 Feb 2011 1:03 am

What i am trying to say is i am not going to stay in Singapore in the future due to the fact that i am going back to my parent's company and will be running the company in the future. They wish me to go back now and start early instead of waiting another 2 yrs which provide me with no benefit for running the business.

Now, my interest is to be doing business and i care about my career more. I wish to start early and work hard while i am young. If the 2 yrs in ns provide the benefit for me i will gladly persuade my parents that i will serve it before going back.

Unfortunately, with comparison by going back and start now i can be able to understand more current trend and economic of England, familiarise with the company, in conjunction with studying in the univeresity which provide me with more skills for my career, 2 yrs can learn alot. On the other hand, staying for ns will provide me with maybe real experience in my life ? 2 yrs doing things unrelated to my career (I am pes e btw so most probably clerk which yea is slack but why waste time doing that instead of learning something that is related to my future career) ?

I don't think u understand my concern. Its not a matter of looking a easy way out, its a matter of which way is more beneficial to me.

Thanks

My original question will be that can i renounce my PR statues now after i went through the ns medical check up ?

Anymore help from anyone will be appreciated

Thanks for any help provided

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Postby Saint » Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:25 am

You will not be able to renounce your PR until you have completed your NS, fact.

Other points to consider, if you don't turn up to start your NS on the appointed date you will be considered a NS deserter. The next time you fly in to Singapore to say visit your parents you will be arrested. Also I'm assuming your parents are PR and want to remain in Singapore. Your actions will probably affect the chances of your Parent's REP being renewed when it's due.

You seem to want to enjoy the benefits of being PR but not want to give back in return when it's your turn. Yet another PR abusing the system and giving us genuine PRs a bad name!

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Postby Mad Scientist » Thu, 17 Feb 2011 7:40 am

ariel2011 wrote:What i am trying to say is [b]i am not going to stay in Singapore in the future
Now, my interest is to be doing business and i care about my career more. ?
2 yrs doing things unrelated to my career (I am pes e btw so most probably clerk which yea is slack but why waste time doing that instead of learning something that is related to my future career) ?

Its not a matter of looking a easy way out, its a matter of which way is more beneficial to me.

Anymore help from anyone will be appreciated

Thanks for any help provided


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