Tag Archive: citizenship

Commentary: HDB Flats Keep Springing Up, But Given Away To New Citizens Like Goreng Pisang Panas

Today HDB is building so many flats like there is no tomorrow. Just take a drive around Singapore to witness for yourselves. Every empty space, in between existing flats, at every nook and corner, flats are springing up. But true…
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‘Nomad’ Takes On National Service To Become Singapore Citizen, Achieves Golden Bayonet

By 16, he had lived in four different cities. But even then, Kyle Brendan Coughlan, an Irish-Singaporean who held dual citizenship, was certain he wanted to become a Singapore citizen. He did, two years later. Like all Singaporean men, Mr…
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SportsHub CEO Placed On Extended Leave After Alleged Anonymous Complains About Management Style

SportsHub CEO Manu Sawhney has been placed on extended leave after an anonymous complaint by a staff about his management style. Manu Sawhney – who hailed from India before taking up S’pore citizenship – was appointed to the position in…
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A Singaporean Stranded – Not Granted British Residential Status Even Though She Married A Briton And Stayed There For 27 Years

She is a Singaporean who is married to a Briton. Together, they have lived in Britain for 27 years and have two grown-up sons who are British citizens. Even her granddaughter was born in England. But now Irene Clennell, 52,…
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Indonesia Investigating Case of Two Indonesian PRs Being Part of SAF Contingent in Joint Military Exercise

Indonesia¬†is investigating two of its citizens for being part of a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) contingent in a joint military exercise earlier this month in Magelang, Central Java. The Indonesians are Singapore permanent residents (PRs) who are full-time national servicemen…
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