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Postby nakatago » Tue, 10 May 2011 4:22 pm

FaeLLe wrote:
revhappy wrote:May be they should clamp down on the low skilled jobs first, like the Bangla workers who clean the HDB estates. The people who work in the food courts.

Once they eliminate those people and roads and estates will be dirty or food will become really expensive then the locals will know the values of the foreign workers.


The thing is the locals want the foreign talent to do the dirty work.
But they do not want them to use the bus or trains or walk the same parks as them......

What they want is for the foreign talent to not take away the high profile highly paid plushy office jobs.....


Oh you mean what they want are slaves.

D**** called. The E****** want their de facto caste system back.

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Postby FaeLLe » Tue, 10 May 2011 5:51 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:But the problem is, there aren't enough qualified Singaporeans to do that either. But, for all their educations, they aren't smart enough to see that either. They can't see the low fertility rate is causing part of the problem, they can't see that rising costs of living aren't controlled by the local economy and there isn't anything that ANY Singapore government can do short of making the same mistakes as Indonesia & Malaysia have been making for decades with their heavy subsidies for fuel, food and dog knows what. What a grand awakening there is going to be at some point.


Yep the only thing they care is about why TPL got elected.... one Consultant I work with was whining about how his flat costs only 200,000 (didnt know you could get HDB"s that cheap!) and how TPL was going to make 900,000 in her 5 year term....

People need to be sensible and recognise the governance limitations that the government has the level of intervention that they can do without impacting international perception.......

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Postby x9200 » Tue, 10 May 2011 9:28 pm

revhappy wrote:Its also a matter of perception isn't it. Didn't the gahmen already do a lot of tightening last year and strip off lots of rights from PRs? But what effect did that have?

Its already ingrained into the minds of the locals this gahmen is foreigner friendly. No matter what tightening they do, its not going to pacify the locals.

If you ask me they are going to completely overhaul the entire immigration system and make some radical changes, if they need to keep their place in gahmen.

Methinks it will be moderately radical. PAP needs to restore some of their credibility and the before election tightening was not for that purpose at all as the move was too obvious. It was a necessity not for a good publicity. They will still tighten it a bit but not too much. What matters they will hold it in place for long time (unless moods changes) and this will be far more effective than further restricting foreign influx not to mention it will be more friendly to the economy. They may also resort to the invitation you can not refuse idea (for the PRs) but this is a double edge sword and I reckon not that effecting in solving the problem.

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Postby uc » Thu, 19 May 2011 2:14 am

x9200 wrote:
revhappy wrote:Its also a matter of perception isn't it. Didn't the gahmen already do a lot of tightening last year and strip off lots of rights from PRs? But what effect did that have?

Its already ingrained into the minds of the locals this gahmen is foreigner friendly. No matter what tightening they do, its not going to pacify the locals.

If you ask me they are going to completely overhaul the entire immigration system and make some radical changes, if they need to keep their place in gahmen.

Methinks it will be moderately radical. PAP needs to restore some of their credibility and the before election tightening was not for that purpose at all as the move was too obvious. It was a necessity not for a good publicity. They will still tighten it a bit but not too much. What matters they will hold it in place for long time (unless moods changes) and this will be far more effective than further restricting foreign influx not to mention it will be more friendly to the economy. They may also resort to the invitation you can not refuse idea (for the PRs) but this is a double edge sword and I reckon not that effecting in solving the problem.



Would there be any good chances of getting approvals now the new cabinets are in place?

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 19 May 2011 4:00 am

uc wrote:
x9200 wrote:
revhappy wrote:Its also a matter of perception isn't it. Didn't the gahmen already do a lot of tightening last year and strip off lots of rights from PRs? But what effect did that have?

Its already ingrained into the minds of the locals this gahmen is foreigner friendly. No matter what tightening they do, its not going to pacify the locals.

If you ask me they are going to completely overhaul the entire immigration system and make some radical changes, if they need to keep their place in gahmen.

Methinks it will be moderately radical. PAP needs to restore some of their credibility and the before election tightening was not for that purpose at all as the move was too obvious. It was a necessity not for a good publicity. They will still tighten it a bit but not too much. What matters they will hold it in place for long time (unless moods changes) and this will be far more effective than further restricting foreign influx not to mention it will be more friendly to the economy. They may also resort to the invitation you can not refuse idea (for the PRs) but this is a double edge sword and I reckon not that effecting in solving the problem.



Would there be any good chances of getting approvals now the new cabinets are in place?


No!

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Postby uc » Sat, 21 May 2011 1:30 am

JR8 wrote:
uc wrote:
x9200 wrote:
revhappy wrote:Its also a matter of perception isn't it. Didn't the gahmen already do a lot of tightening last year and strip off lots of rights from PRs? But what effect did that have?

Its already ingrained into the minds of the locals this gahmen is foreigner friendly. No matter what tightening they do, its not going to pacify the locals.

If you ask me they are going to completely overhaul the entire immigration system and make some radical changes, if they need to keep their place in gahmen.

Methinks it will be moderately radical. PAP needs to restore some of their credibility and the before election tightening was not for that purpose at all as the move was too obvious. It was a necessity not for a good publicity. They will still tighten it a bit but not too much. What matters they will hold it in place for long time (unless moods changes) and this will be far more effective than further restricting foreign influx not to mention it will be more friendly to the economy. They may also resort to the invitation you can not refuse idea (for the PRs) but this is a double edge sword and I reckon not that effecting in solving the problem.



Would there be any good chances of getting approvals now the new cabinets are in place?


No!


Things r gonna be fine regardless...........

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Postby uc » Sat, 21 May 2011 1:31 am

JR8 wrote:
uc wrote:
x9200 wrote:
revhappy wrote:Its also a matter of perception isn't it. Didn't the gahmen already do a lot of tightening last year and strip off lots of rights from PRs? But what effect did that have?

Its already ingrained into the minds of the locals this gahmen is foreigner friendly. No matter what tightening they do, its not going to pacify the locals.

If you ask me they are going to completely overhaul the entire immigration system and make some radical changes, if they need to keep their place in gahmen.

Methinks it will be moderately radical. PAP needs to restore some of their credibility and the before election tightening was not for that purpose at all as the move was too obvious. It was a necessity not for a good publicity. They will still tighten it a bit but not too much. What matters they will hold it in place for long time (unless moods changes) and this will be far more effective than further restricting foreign influx not to mention it will be more friendly to the economy. They may also resort to the invitation you can not refuse idea (for the PRs) but this is a double edge sword and I reckon not that effecting in solving the problem.



Would there be any good chances of getting approvals now the new cabinets are in place?


No!


Things r gonna be fine regardless....

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 21 May 2011 10:06 am

uc wrote:
JR8 wrote:
uc wrote:
x9200 wrote:
revhappy wrote:Its also a matter of perception isn't it. Didn't the gahmen already do a lot of tightening last year and strip off lots of rights from PRs? But what effect did that have?

Its already ingrained into the minds of the locals this gahmen is foreigner friendly. No matter what tightening they do, its not going to pacify the locals.

If you ask me they are going to completely overhaul the entire immigration system and make some radical changes, if they need to keep their place in gahmen.

Methinks it will be moderately radical. PAP needs to restore some of their credibility and the before election tightening was not for that purpose at all as the move was too obvious. It was a necessity not for a good publicity. They will still tighten it a bit but not too much. What matters they will hold it in place for long time (unless moods changes) and this will be far more effective than further restricting foreign influx not to mention it will be more friendly to the economy. They may also resort to the invitation you can not refuse idea (for the PRs) but this is a double edge sword and I reckon not that effecting in solving the problem.



Would there be any good chances of getting approvals now the new cabinets are in place?


No!


Things r gonna be fine regardless....


Got your renewal, did you? :wink:


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