Tweet   A likely verdict of the immigration backlash by Singaporean voters is being felt by foreign workers half a world away — foreign hopefuls ranging from middle-aged professionals to fresh-faced graduates, from technicians and waitresses to construction workers, seeking to land a well-paying job here. After years of open immigration, tens of thousands are […]

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Tweet For the past three years, the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) has rejected about 2 per cent of re-entry permit applications from permanent residents (PRs). This was revealed by the Home Affairs Minister, K. Shanmugam, in response to a question from Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Audrey Wong, on the number of PRs […]

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Tweet Officers from the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) have caught three Indian nationals for trying to leave Singapore illegally. They were found hidden in a storage compartment, located behind the driver’s seat of a 40—foot Malaysia—registered prime mover. The incident happened last Saturday at about 11.40 am. Preliminary investigations revealed that the 29—year—old […]

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Tweet An officer from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) was charged on Tuesday with three counts of forgery. Mohammad Rahimi Hussain, 24, is believed to have doctored three medical certificates in a flat at Block 750, Woodlands Avenue 4, in August and September last year. Each of the three documents he allegedly forged originally […]

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Barangay Singapore on October 27th, 2010

Tweet Red and Green Channels To expedite clearance of arriving travelers, the Red and Green Channel system is operated at all entry checkpoints. If you are arriving by car, you will see the Red and Green Channel directional signs located along the route after Immigration clearance. Air, sea, bus/coach or rail passengers will see the […]

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Barangay Singapore on September 18th, 2010

Tweet FEWER applications for Singapore permanent residency (PR) will be approved this year, said Deputy Prime Minister Wong Kan Seng in Parliament yesterday. In his response to a question by Nominated MP Paulin Tay Straughan on the number of PR applications in 2009 and this year, Mr Wong said the number "will be noticeably less […]

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