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THE ALTERNATIVE POPULATION WHITE PAPER: MAKE FOREIGNERS DISAPPEAR

The purpose of my campaign (1 year so far) is to show concerned Singaporeans the way to achieve a smaller foreign population and less injustice against the locals without having to sacrifice the overall economy. Wherever possible, my proposed measures will incorporate compassion for certain foreigners but my priority is still Singapore.

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Invest US$500K to become PR in China

China's green-card policy was launched in 2004 with the aim of attracting foreign experts and people with huge investments by giving them permanent residency. Some of the the current requirements state that foreigners have to be "elite talents" or should have invested at least $500,000 (£298,000) in China to be eligible for permanent residency, the Xinhua News agency says.

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Suing blogger Roy Ngerng is ‘a PR disaster of their own making’ for Singapore government

Legal action taken against Singapore blogger Roy Ngerng by the country’s Prime Minister is a PR disaster of the government’s own making, a prominent former ad man has said. Calvin Soh, the former vice chairman of Publicis Asia Pacific, wrote on his Facebook blog Future Singapore that “Whoever is advising the PAP [Singapore's ruling political party] needs to get their heads out of their own crevice.”

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Singapore PR: Why I Don’t Want to Take Up Singapore Citizenship

As a permanent resident here, I would look forward to becoming a Singapore citizen if not for one issue - the requirement that I give up citizenship of my home country. I know of many other permanent residents who share my view. Not allowing dual nationality is an old-fashioned position, one that has changed in many proud countries over the last decade or so. Forcing me to give up my ties to my home country, and having to apply for a visa to visit my family and friends there, is a show-stopper.

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New scholarship to nurture talent in power sector

A new industry scholarship is now available for those pursuing relevant engineering courses at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), polytechnics and universities. The Energy-Industry Scholarship (EIS), co-funded by the government and power sector companies, aims to develop and nurture talent for the power sector. Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents who will be / are currently pursuing relevant engineering courses are welcomed to apply. The closing date for the scholarship application is March 14, 2014.

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