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Post by revhappy » Thu, 19 May 2011 2:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote: I'm dreading it. In fact, it's going to be the guys that are here on S & Q passes who are going to feel the brunt of it, with some spillover into the P2 category as well, I have a strong feeling.
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Post by revhappy » Thu, 19 May 2011 2:08 pm

JR8 wrote:And that leads to the question of, do you think these positions are replaceable with locals?
Nope. They are not. The standard line is going to be: "businesses need to be more productive and make do with less foreign labor"

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Post by JR8 » Thu, 19 May 2011 3:08 pm

revhappy wrote:
JR8 wrote:And that leads to the question of, do you think these positions are replaceable with locals?
Nope. They are not. The standard line is going to be: "businesses need to be more productive and make do with less foreign labor"
Surprising, as there is no election for 5 years, and people have very short memories. So, there is no need to do anything for effect, that hampers the economy temporarily, for another 4yrs 9 months.
'Do it or do not do it: You will regret both' - Kierkegaard

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Post by revhappy » Thu, 19 May 2011 4:30 pm

JR8 wrote:
revhappy wrote:
JR8 wrote:And that leads to the question of, do you think these positions are replaceable with locals?
Nope. They are not. The standard line is going to be: "businesses need to be more productive and make do with less foreign labor"
Surprising, as there is no election for 5 years, and people have very short memories. So, there is no need to do anything for effect, that hampers the economy temporarily, for another 4yrs 9 months.
Well, the fact that MM and SM resigned so quickly tells that they want to make amends rightaway and not take anymore chances. 5 years may seem a longtime. But effects of policy changes take time to bring results.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 19 May 2011 5:25 pm

douglasfoong wrote: I see myself as professionalism ethic worker, a contributor to society
And what, may I ask, is that supposed to mean? :???:
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by ausinsg » Thu, 19 May 2011 6:28 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
douglasfoong wrote: I see myself as professionalism ethic worker, a contributor to society
And what, may I ask, is that supposed to mean? :???:
If this was a musical he'd be saying ...

I am the very model of a modern Major-General,
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral,
I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical
From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical;
I'm very well acquainted, too, with matters mathematical,
I understand equations, both the simple and quadratical,
About binomial theorem I'm teeming with a lot o' news,
With many cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse.

I'm very good at integral and differential calculus;
I know the scientific names of beings animalculous:
In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral,
I am the very model of a modern Major-General.

:lol:

*musical interlude ends*

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Got EP approved!!!

Post by snowlai » Thu, 19 May 2011 10:04 pm

Hi,

My EP is pending nearly 1month. My boss called MOM and asked about pending. After 2 days, MOM sent mail to him regarding unreadable document. So, he applied new application with complete documents. After 5 days, I got approved.

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Re: Got EP approved!!!

Post by ksl » Sun, 22 May 2011 3:01 am

snowlai wrote:Hi,

My EP is pending nearly 1month. My boss called MOM and asked about pending. After 2 days, MOM sent mail to him regarding unreadable document. So, he applied new application with complete documents. After 5 days, I got approved.
Congratulations!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 22 May 2011 12:52 pm

Hey, ksl, why didn't you go to the requested interview at MOM? It was a very good dialog. (although the hour & 15 minutes ended up being half a day but interesting to say the least). Could have used you there as well. The Sr Asst Director told me he contacted you as well as myself. I would have though you would have gone, especially seeing how fond you are of insisting on seeing a works controller all the time.
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Post by douglasfoong » Sun, 22 May 2011 8:49 pm

Dear ausinsg -

I am not a musician, although i enjoy music a lot especially Jazz...
I guess you are good at song writing perhaps, below lyrics written by you...

How do you sing it, is it pop, soft ballad, R&B rap, country folks song ?
I would love to hear a demo recording done by you

My dear dear ausinsg ... Singapore got talent shows!


I am the very model of a modern Major-General,
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral,
I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical
From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical;
I'm very well acquainted, too, with matters mathematical,
I understand equations, both the simple and quadratical,
About binomial theorem I'm teeming with a lot o' news,
With many cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse.

I'm very good at integral and differential calculus;
I know the scientific names of beings animalculous:
In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral,
I am the very model of a modern Major-General
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This MOM Singapore is a piece of ROCK...

Post by douglasfoong » Sun, 22 May 2011 9:00 pm

This MOM Singapore is a piece of obstacle ROCK ... blocking My access path, they put My EP status on hold / pending without further notice (submitted since 15th April 2011)

Ooops ... felt like Aron Ralston's 127 Hours trapped / fallen into this deep deserted canyon hole!
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Post by ausinsg » Mon, 23 May 2011 2:27 am

douglasfoong wrote:Dear ausinsg -

I am not a musician, although i enjoy music a lot especially Jazz...
I guess you are good at song writing perhaps, below lyrics written by you...

How do you sing it, is it pop, soft ballad, R&B rap, country folks song ?
I would love to hear a demo recording done by you

My dear dear ausinsg ... Singapore got talent shows!
Unfortunately I am not musically inclined, but I do enjoy watching shows.

This is a famous song from a musical called "Pirates of Penzance". It is by Gilbert and Sullivan.

You can find the video on YouTube if you search for "Major-General The Pirates of Penzance (Subtitles) "

Did you hear anything back about your EP? I hope you received good news.

Cheers!

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Post by ngochien2903 » Wed, 25 May 2011 12:04 am

How can we know company send appeal request to mom? Because i used Fin number issued before,eponline just show the date of application of a first time?

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Post by Mad Scientist » Wed, 25 May 2011 4:19 am

ngochien2903 wrote:How can we know company send appeal request to mom? Because i used Fin number issued before,eponline just show the date of application of a first time?
You can't . Only your HR can
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My Employment Pass Finally Approved -

Post by douglasfoong » Fri, 27 May 2011 7:03 pm

My Employment Pass Finally Approved -

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Date of Application : 16/05/2011
Pass Type : EMPLOYMENT PASS
Pass Category : Q1
Status : Approved
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