Summary Attended Singapore British Council IELTS Preparation – Academic class in Oct.2015, the study was on and off and last almost one year, busy with work and some other study, took the exam on 14th Jan.
Just received the Zend certified PHP Engineer certificate by mail, sent from ZEND in USA, had passed the PHP Zend 200-550 on 19th March 2016 (Saturday), below link is for the detail, Passed Zend Certified PHP Engineer Examination Some of the benefit includes using Zend Certified Engineer logo, ZCE profile, join LinkedIn group etc.
As my home is in HouGang, in every general election will be allocated to different constituency(most of the time for my home address), this 2015 GE my home belongs to Ang Mo Kia GRC – Sengkang West SMC, I didn’t catch up the voting, but the good thing is the Guest-Of-Honour is PM Lee for this time Citizenship Ceremony, so I had the chance to receive the Citizenship Certificate from PM Lee and took photo with him afterwards.
Singapore haze has lasted more than one month, this was caused by Indonesia firms and farmers who engaged in illegal slash and burn practices, this is a way of inexpensively clearing the land, this year (2015) becomes more severe as someones says it is because of dry conditions caused by El Niño phenomenon make the fire spread more easily and widely, at the end of September, the PSI(Pollutant Standard Index) hit a record high with a reading of 341, the MOE announced the schools to be closed, it is said 2015 haze crisis has becomes the worst records in the region, even outstripped the 1997 haze crisis which loses 9 billion US Dollar.
Collected my Singapore passport at ICA on 30th of June 2015, herewith the timeline of all these process, 1, completed the CSS (Community Sharing Session) on 29th May evening (Friday), and completed the Singapore journey online at the weekend.
Registered the Singapore Experiential Tour as 16th May 2015 from 9:00AM to 12:00 PM, it’s part of the Singapore journey to obtain the Singapore citizen, the tour is to walk around the Fort Canning Park, lead by our tour guide Patrick, there are around 40 people, and divided into two group, after we registered at the Singapore Museum at 9:00 AM, inside the 20 people group we introduced ourselves one by one, who you are, where are you from, how long have been in Singapore, where to live, favorite Singapore local food.
Applied Singapore citizenship on June 2014, it took more than 10 months for ICA to process my application, 24th April, I opened my mailbox as regular, found one letter from ICA, it was one page and I thought it was a reject letter, normally one page letter is always rejection letter, but when I saw ‘We are pleased to inform you that…’, it was approved, the date is 19th April, took one week to reach my mailbox.