The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This Time

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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by HotRecruiter » Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:57 am

I think there'll always be an Ed visa, and some kind of retirement option, just like in Thailand.

I dislike it when Thailand "shakes the tree" and shake out people from an obviously superior country, it's full of resentment. They can't stand on their own as a people, so they resort to laws to make things "equal." Right, more like, they don't want to get to work, so they inculcate a natural laziness and poor performance on their part by restricting your right to work or even exist in their society.

Don't like that. Talk about mollycoddled.

Cambodia may just be a safe haven for now, it's not going anywhere south anytime soon, really. Only radical government change would instill that kind of paranoia ...

Times are changing? YOU ASKED FOR IT. You who wanted a more "regulated, lawful country" have just asked for a little bit of home in a formerly super unregulated country ...

Now taxes have to be enforced because roads have to be built and who knows, maybe they'll now make you go to court too, for a TRAFFIC VIOLATION, and waste all your precious time while they bumble through their governmental (yes, I wrote govern-mental!) mess...

"But I wanted the safety and predictableness of home ..."

Beware of what you ask for ...
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by Francis » Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:39 am

StroppyChops wrote:I'm waiting to see what the implications are for self-funded folk who live off their own savings, and volunteer their time...
Actually I'm waiting to see a work permit regulation for volunteers, simply because they cause so much harm. It needs to be controlled. Recently I have met a Portuguese here in Siem Reap who volunteers to teach English (actually plenty of them here - almost a kind of invasion). Problem was that he hardly spoke any English. I think one really has to control such stupidities.
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:55 am

Every time I speak to a Khmer who speaks 'murican as a second language, I'm tempted to agree with you. Although I think you'll find the bigger problem is not volunteers, it's unqualified teachers.
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by Francis » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:01 am

StroppyChops wrote:Every time I speak to a Khmer who speaks 'murican as a second language, I'm tempted to agree with you. Although I think you'll fund the bigger problem is not volunteers, it's unqualified teachers.
Most of the volunteers (whatever they do) are unqualified, aren't they ? There might be exceptions, and they should get a work permit .....but these normal peasants who flee unemployment and economical stagnation in their own countries......no !
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:03 am

Let me clarify - unqualified paid teachers
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by Francis » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:16 am

StroppyChops wrote:Let me clarify - unqualified paid teachers
Agreed, both, unqualified volunteers and unqualified professionals shouldn't be here. Fact is that the mass -the sheer quantity- of unqualified volunteers hinder qualified personal from getting a job and that again is probably the reason (or at least one reason) why this country hasn't seen much (positive)development within the past decade.
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:21 am

Pretty broad statements, but I agree with some of it in principle - and not going to bicker over the rest.
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by Francis » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:31 am

StroppyChops wrote:Pretty broad statements, but I agree with some of it in principle - and not going to bicker over the rest.
Why are this "broad statements" ? Come on baby......bicker a bit ! :D
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:34 am

One does not simply bicker a bit at 2.30am, one enters a rowdy flame war at 2.30am.
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Re: The Government Might Be Serious About Work Permits This

Post by Francis » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:43 am

Ohh, it's already 2:30. Well, you got a point then. But you are a bit taciturn, right ? Have a beer or two...that loosens your tongue.
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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