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SP holder to apply PR got rejected

Postby Alexhe1981 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 2:17 pm

Hi,
I'm a SP holder , I worked as interior designer in SQ almost 4 years, 3.8k per month, Chinese w/ diploma from China, 31years old single male...

I applied pr during April and got rejected last week, the letter didn't state any reason, but just inform me that" we have considered your application, including supporting documents, we regret to inform your application is not successful, you can continue to work and reside here on your valid work pass"

I want to stay in SQ in future,However,it seem my case is quite difficult. Here I try to do something to improve:

1. I may have annual review to be promoted to be senior designer and have salary rise.
2. I will find part time courses in location school to finish my degree
3. I may transfer my saving from China to be fixed deposit in SQ

These are what I will do during the six month before I reapply the PR, do you think I have more change to get approve?

Appreciate if you can give me advice, thanks!


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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 2:44 pm

Honestly? No. The letter you received is pretty final.

you can continue to work and reside here on your valid work pass


The above instead of the other two normal replies is pretty final and is what we normally call the "kill of death" Although I heard of one who did manage to turn it around (but cannot verify that it is true or not).

The other two normal replies?

"You are not eligible at this time" (which indicates that you need more but otherwise seems to be eligible for consideration)

"You may to reapply again 6 months, 12 months, 2 years." (which indicates suitability but just not here long enough on an EP.) While it says you can apply after 6 months, the norm here to get approval & unless you are VERY special, is two years.

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Postby bloodhound123 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 2:48 pm

If you had a chance to peruse through the other threads in the recent past, you would realize that this message "welcome to stay on work on valid Work Passes" is not a very positive sign. Moreover I learn that PRC Chinese and Indians are not the preferred flavour for PRships currently.

You might want to wait for replies from other seasoned players on this forum with regard to your query.

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Postby PNGMK » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 3:03 pm

Interior design is not on the list of needed skills. EOT.

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Postby bloodhound123 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 3:09 pm

PNGMK/OSOD - Are you saying that if there are enough Singaporeans in a particular profession or skill sets, PRships would never be granted?
If that is so, given the expected population decline and a possible increased demand for that profession would require more residents to provide the needed supply

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Postby Mi Amigo » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 3:40 pm

bloodhound123 wrote:PNGMK/OSOD - Are you saying that if there are enough Singaporeans in a particular profession or skill sets, PRships would never be granted?
If that is so, given the expected population decline and a possible increased demand for that profession would require more residents to provide the needed supply

Well it's a question of supply and demand, isn't it? If at some future point there is a shortage of interior designers, then the gahmen may be more favourable to applications from foreigners. But TBH I can't see it as being strategically important right now - no offence to the OP, but (AFAIK) there is no ínitiative to build an InteriorDesignOpolis any time soon. But then again, you never know in this place... :twisted:
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Postby bloodhound123 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 4:06 pm

Well, there is a plan to expand SG by another 100 sq.km over the next decade and also increase the population, so there would be scores of HDB blocks and condos built all over the island. I am sure owners would like to have fancy interior designs for their homes and that would call for more interior designers.
So was wondering why Interior designers would not be required. Always thought Singapore foresees its future and plans accordingly, but then the post-2011 events have been portraying a very different story.

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Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 9:10 pm

bloodhound123 wrote: there is a plan to expand SG by another 100 sq.km over the next decade and also increase the population, so there would be scores of HDB blocks and condos built all over the island


And if this island as a whole had any interest in any type of design whatsoever, the HDBs wouldn't all look so hideously ugly like they were built out of Duplo blocks.

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Postby nakatago » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 9:44 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
bloodhound123 wrote: there is a plan to expand SG by another 100 sq.km over the next decade and also increase the population, so there would be scores of HDB blocks and condos built all over the island


And if this island as a whole had any interest in any type of design whatsoever, the HDBs wouldn't all look so hideously ugly like they were built out of Duplo blocks.


At least Duplo blocks are put together in a way that makes sense.

I'm no civil engineer but I've seen choices made in constructing HDB blocks (and units) that make me go, "they're not trying very hard to dispel the stereotype that they don't have common sense."

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Postby bloodhound123 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 9:46 pm

And if this island as a whole had any interest in any type of design whatsoever, the HDBs wouldn't all look so hideously ugly like they were built out of Duplo blocks.


Well, I have to concur that the HDB blocks do look ugly but a lot of flats are well maintained. Some owners have a penchant to see their flats in an aesthetically good way and hence spend quite a lot to boost their flats' aesthetic value. I have lived in both HDBs and condos and one of the HDBs that I lived in was better than many condos that I have viewed.


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