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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 01 Mar 2015 9:49 pm

midlet2013 wrote:Honestly, PR is not permanent from either side.
The moral of the story really is that the Government gives you PR in good faith that you will sink roots and call Singapore home whereas those from the Subcontinent only take PR as a stepping stone to somewhere else in the vast majority of cases, hence the stereotype.
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by Wd40 » Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:10 pm

PRs used to be given away so easily in the past without much of cost attached to it, which made vast majority of people to abuse it. Indians probably were the biggest recipients of PR during the boom years which is why we also look like the biggest abusers. If there was a cost to PR like in Australia or Canada there would be less of an abuse.

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:15 pm

^^ This.
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by midlet2013 » Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:22 pm

I agree. The way PR is given here with no cost and no assurance is the reason why there are PR abusers.

Indians are mostly in IT which has a world wide demand so its easy for them to move on. And if people can move on, whats to stop them.

I guess as long as majority of people dont abuse it, the system is ok. So no point is complaining about a few people who give up and move on.
Wd40 wrote:PRs used to be given away so easily in the past without much of cost attached to it, which made vast majority of people to abuse it. Indians probably were the biggest recipients of PR during the boom years which is why we also look like the biggest abusers. If there was a cost to PR like in Australia or Canada there would be less of an abuse.

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by nakatago » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 6:01 am

Maybe next time, there would be a field called "Reason for rejection." And then it would say "perpetuating racial stereotypes."
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by Addadude » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:23 am

JR8 wrote: It's a shame there's not a website that's a consolidation engine for bands on tour. You set a list of your specific Favs, or Fav genres, your ability to travel (distance), and it then alerts you whenever those bands are planning to tour within your sphere of mobility, interest and budget. For example there are several bands I'd happily travel pretty much anywhere in Asia to get to see, and a smaller list I'd travel further, even much further for.
There is. Are one that certainly ticks most of the boxes. Check out http://www.bandsintown.com
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by Primrose Hill » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:58 am

Its sad that the PR abusers have made it difficult for others that genuinely want to sink their roots.

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by JR8 » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 1:05 pm

Thanks for that Addadude! I'll flip the chat over to the Music topic.
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by v4jr4 » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 3:55 pm

nakatago wrote:Maybe next time, there would be a field called "Reason for rejection." And then it would say "perpetuating racial stereotypes."
I believe it's necessary, rather than relying on "ghostly" rumors, and all those luck related stuffs (aka only heaven and gahmen know) :-|
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by Wd40 » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 4:52 pm

Hey Vajra, welcome back :) where did you disappear?

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by v4jr4 » Mon, 02 Mar 2015 4:58 pm

Wd40 wrote:Hey Vajra, welcome back :) where did you disappear?
Gotta settle a lot of things (include PR documents as well) [-o<
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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by Wd40 » Sat, 14 Mar 2015 9:10 pm

Its news like this that make people think Australia is unsafe.
This news has got very wide coverage in the Indian media.

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-ne ... arun-kumar

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by x9200 » Sun, 15 Mar 2015 8:37 am

Wd40 wrote:Its news like this that make people think Australia is unsafe.
This news has got very wide coverage in the Indian media.

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-ne ... arun-kumar
Is this news receiving also a wide coverage in India?

A NUN in her 70s was gang-raped by a group of bandits when she tried to prevent them from committing a robbery in a Christian missionary school in eastern India, police say.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/la ... 7262883469

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by Wd40 » Sun, 15 Mar 2015 9:34 am

Yes, but nobody said India is safe. OP said Singapore is safe.

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Re: PR rejected 2013

Post by x9200 » Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:30 am

Wd40 wrote:Yes, but nobody said India is safe. OP said Singapore is safe.
And you wanted to illustrate it with some specific case of homicide in Australia? Why not from India?
I am really trying to understand your motivations for postings like the one earlier above, because you typically illustrate something with Indians being victims in the Western countries.

Besides, you are wrong, people won't think Australia is unsafe because of such crimes. No any reasonable person at least. This sort of things while surely disturbing happens roughly everywhere committed by people of different races and with victims of different races. It's Singapore, thanks to many factors including draconian laws, that is extra safe. This does not make the other countries really unsafe.

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