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Postby zzm9980 » Thu, 19 Jan 2012 5:24 pm

ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:Who wants to go on a field trip?


:D :D If you are ok for Tower on me (I Meant a Tiger Tower) .. I am in .. :D and I got a curfew by midnight :D :lol: :lol: :lol:


With a curfew that early, just go to Brix at the Hyatt. More/Higher quality Eye Candy. Err... "Potential trafficking victim to interview" I meant.

(I swear I only know this because my former coworkers stay there and drag me there to drink when they visit! ) :oops:
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Postby nakatago » Thu, 19 Jan 2012 5:24 pm

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nakatago wrote:Who wants to go on a field trip?


:D :D If you are ok for Tower on me (I Meant a Tiger Tower) .. I am in .. :D and I got a curfew by midnight :D :lol: :lol: :lol:


Tanjong Pagar: for sisig to be washed down by beer and Pinay bar maids to interview?

--wait; that sounds wrong; very wrong.

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Postby earthfriendly » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 2:58 am

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Strong Eagle wrote:http://gvnet.com/humantrafficking/Singapore.htm


edited as not relevant ..


I had the opportunity to read thru that post before deletion. It was informative and I learnt something from it. Not sure why you deleted it instead of the one below.



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nakatago wrote:It would seem so from anecdotes that I've heard and then googling some key words. It's bad enough my country [wo]men are stereotyped into maids or waitresses. :(


How did you google TODAY ?? :D

did you click on the link to "TELL CONGRESS" ?? :D

Oh, Wikipedia is DOWN ..


It is posts like this one that detract from your other more meaningful contributions. If you notice, SE is asking a very valid question and seeking for answers/opinions.

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 8:18 am

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carteki wrote:As much as the report is written in 2009 and generally by people with a grudge to bear, this doesn't dispute that it happens.


I don't dispute that it happens at all. I'm also sure people have indeed died from trying Marijuana just one time. It's just that in most cases...

Why is it so surprising that it may happen or actually happens in Singapore? Because of the low crime rate?

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 9:07 am

nakatago wrote:
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nakatago wrote:Who wants to go on a field trip?


:D :D If you are ok for Tower on me (I Meant a Tiger Tower) .. I am in .. :D and I got a curfew by midnight :D :lol: :lol: :lol:


Tanjong Pagar: for sisig to be washed down by beer and Pinay bar maids to interview?

--wait; that sounds wrong; very wrong.


well, that's where this 'grey area' trafficking happens :D But .. honestly, since I switched jobs, and don't do any on-site support, I haven't been to Tanjong Pagar for like 5 years or so ...

I have other places to get me better sisig though ..

If you wanna interview, head to Paramount, though don't expect me to tag along :D .. not a place I fancy, since almost all of them have sad stories .. and heart wrenching, whether true or not is besides the point .. and oh, all of them were 'imported' here, fully within the boundaries of Singapore's law ..

Oh, earthfriendly: I think my thoughts didn't jive with somebody so I felt it is not relevant anymore .. and decided to redact that .. maybe I wasn't fast enough to do it .. :( :(

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 20 Jan 2012 9:56 am

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carteki wrote:As much as the report is written in 2009 and generally by people with a grudge to bear, this doesn't dispute that it happens.


I don't dispute that it happens at all. I'm also sure people have indeed died from trying Marijuana just one time. It's just that in most cases...

Why is it so surprising that it may happen or actually happens in Singapore? Because of the low crime rate?


There is nothing surprising at all. If you read my other post, what I'm saying is the rate of occurrence is exaggerated mostly based on the presumptions by various groups that create these types of reports that illegal prostitution is nearly always associated with trafficking.

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Postby ecureilx » Sat, 21 Jan 2012 4:51 pm

and if at it is any consolation (before I get pounced upon .. ) a bar manager in Orchard (No, not tower) mentioned that of late, the number of 'visit' pass holders have dropped like never before and he is happy about the invaders gone missing ... :) :)

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Postby ecureilx » Sat, 21 Jan 2012 4:53 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
x9200 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
carteki wrote:As much as the report is written in 2009 and generally by people with a grudge to bear, this doesn't dispute that it happens.


I don't dispute that it happens at all. I'm also sure people have indeed died from trying Marijuana just one time. It's just that in most cases...

Why is it so surprising that it may happen or actually happens in Singapore? Because of the low crime rate?


There is nothing surprising at all. If you read my other post, what I'm saying is the rate of occurrence is exaggerated mostly based on the presumptions by various groups that create these types of reports that illegal prostitution is nearly always associated with trafficking.


and lucky you missed reading my post before I felt it has gone sour .. :D :D

Exactly the same words you wrote in more words though .,.

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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 21 Jan 2012 6:42 pm

ecureilx wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
x9200 wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
carteki wrote:As much as the report is written in 2009 and generally by people with a grudge to bear, this doesn't dispute that it happens.


I don't dispute that it happens at all. I'm also sure people have indeed died from trying Marijuana just one time. It's just that in most cases...

Why is it so surprising that it may happen or actually happens in Singapore? Because of the low crime rate?


There is nothing surprising at all. If you read my other post, what I'm saying is the rate of occurrence is exaggerated mostly based on the presumptions by various groups that create these types of reports that illegal prostitution is nearly always associated with trafficking.


and lucky you missed reading my post before I felt it has gone sour .. :D :D

Exactly the same words you wrote in more words though .,.


:)

The truth is, some girls that grew up in squalor and just want to feed their family, put their younger siblings through school (so those siblings have more options), buy some land at home, etc. They're also realistic that they have one marketable asset to make that happen.

And maybe an iPhone4 and LV handbag or two for good measure would be nice...

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Postby ecureilx » Sun, 22 Jan 2012 10:16 am

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The truth is, some girls that grew up in squalor and just want to feed their family, put their younger siblings through school (so those siblings have more options), buy some land at home, etc. They're also realistic that they have one marketable asset to make that happen.

And maybe an iPhone4 and LV handbag or two for good measure would be nice...


All all of the above does happen, and also a small capital to put up a store, etc, etc, and all, with a six months stint here, considering the cost of living back home, vs the earnign potential in Singapore .. and .. oh, don't think LV fits in, as LV cannot be pawned :D :D Iphones are 'pawnable'


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