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REP got rejected.

Postby vahar » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:56 am

Hi all, this is my first post here. REP got rejected. So i renewal it via online o got rejected.Pls give your ideas how to proceed ... Thanks
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:50 pm

I've already made comments here that this would be happening. It doesn't surprise me. I think I'd start making plans to immigrate to Australia or Canada.

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 1:20 pm

No, it is not surprising but still kind of... oh-oh, it really starts happening. People from the subcontinent, with low or moderate income, no sons... and some other signs like the said citizenship rejections should probably worry most.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 1:36 pm

MS has been alluding to this happening toward the 2nd quarter of this year for the past 6 months. They are weeding out the chaff and gonna just keep the wheat I guess. Gonna be a lot of heads rolling. Better watch mine as well! :o

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 1:49 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Better watch mine as well! :o


Why? I thought you've been here for aeons already; certainly you're more than a PR by now right? :-s

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 2:01 pm

They may take it against you if they offered you citizenship and you declined.

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 2:39 pm

nakatago wrote:They may take it against you if they offered you citizenship and you declined.

This would be a double edged sword but probably we will also see it coming.

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Postby movingtospore » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 3:24 pm

Such a tendency to cut off the nose to spite the face here...if the original post is true...sounds like a nice, upstanding citizen contributing to the local economy etc etc. I hate to say it OP but are you being picked on because of your race?

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 3:35 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:MS has been alluding to this happening toward the 2nd quarter of this year for the past 6 months. They are weeding out the chaff and gonna just keep the wheat I guess. Gonna be a lot of heads rolling. Better watch mine as well! :o


Wow. What surprises me is that the OP sounds well established in SG, and yet PR is still being granted to newbies even today. What do some of the latter offer that the former does not, hope they'll do better than the OP?, the prospect of son/s?

I realise that some people abuse the PR system, but it seems cynical for the gubment to grant a family PR, and later revoke it.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 3:37 pm

Pretty obvious, I'd say.

And yes, Lynx, while I've been here 3 decades I'm still only a PR! They won't offer me citizenship as I'm already at retirement age! (well past it by local reckoning).

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 3:52 pm

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:MS has been alluding to this happening toward the 2nd quarter of this year for the past 6 months. They are weeding out the chaff and gonna just keep the wheat I guess. Gonna be a lot of heads rolling. Better watch mine as well! :o


Wow. What surprises me is that the OP sounds well established in SG, and yet PR is still being granted to newbies even today. What do some of the latter offer that the former does not, hope they'll do better than the OP?, the prospect of son/s?

I realise that some people abuse the PR system, but it seems cynical for the gubment to grant a family PR, and later revoke it.


I'd feel so sorry for OP. The entire family has been here long enough to establish that they're serious of being here and doing their deed to their host country. They even bought HDB and have own business.

It sounds unfair to me that the only thing ICA counts against OP is really that they have a daughter instead of a son... :o :(

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 3:52 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:They won't offer me citizenship as I'm already at retirement age! (well past it by local reckoning).


Hello, Logan.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 4:15 pm

:lol:

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Postby iloverice » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 8:42 pm

I feel bad, but from my point of view it might not because of not have a son. I just wonder, does previously OP obtain the PR from the Professionals, Techincal Personnel and Skilled Workers? (*covering my face -- please don't throw tomatoes to me :D )

Could it be the point that affecting his REP renewal? Anyone have experience on this case? Apply from the PTS scheme and later on have business and still able to renew REP without issue?

Anyway, as all the senior members here advise (from the other posts I read), just do not exit Singapore then you still a PR.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:34 pm

Yeah, but it's a hell of a way to have to live, not even being able to go to JB or Batam. :-|


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