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by ecureilx
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: Late CPF payment by employer
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Late CPF payment by employer

My other-half had resigned from her job back in June, however the employer has not paid the last CPF contribution (neither the employer, nor the employee portion) into her fund even though it's been deducted from her pay. Recently she noticed the discrepancy, and when bringing it to their attention...
by ecureilx
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: EP pass application
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: EP pass application

Hi. I'd got offer in Singapore and the company want to apply EP pass for me. Previously, I worked in 2 different companies under work permit. Since this is my first time under EP, I would like to know how the application process. 1) Does it take a long time to approve? 2) How to fill up the applica...
by ecureilx
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Tenant breaking contract - my options
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: Tenant breaking contract - my options

He works for a bank, so the "hard times" excuse is not relevant. Infact he has recently purchased a property of his own is what I have heard. Secondly, whats the point of a contract if it cannot be enforced ? Can I go to the bank and use your phrase "go fly a kite" when they ask...
by ecureilx
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Where to live in Singapore
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Where to live in Singapore

I am in the final stages of a recruitment process for a position in Singapore. My son is likely to attend the Australian International School. Where is the most common area to live with my sons schooling google Map, will show the neighourhoods Property portals will help you narrow down the options.
by ecureilx
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: I just became a "Chatter" and 200 posts
Replies: 5
Views: 611

Re: I am a chatter too!

Hello All! Just wanna add more rubbish to this message too :). Greetings to all the eagles! I'm doing just fine down under. It's spring here. Been busy killing spiders lately. Congratulations to the Ref on his latest status for becoming a chatter. :) til we meet again, keep me in the loop on next e...
by ecureilx
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Tenant breaking contract - my options
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: Tenant breaking contract - my options

My tenant(sad to say another sub-continental) is breaking the 2 year lease with 11 months remaining. He is not moving out of Singapore and is ready to forfeit his 2 month deposit. There has been no acrimony between us and the property is a brand new condo unit, so he can't complain of any defects/i...
by ecureilx
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Malaysia on arrival visa
Replies: 8
Views: 983

Re: Malaysia on arrival visa

Update - drove to Tuas second link - went through the Singapore side pretty quickly. The person at the Malaysia side took us to the immigration office at the crossing and the passport was stamped for MYR 450 ( + MYR 50 ' since no change ' wink wink :roll: [-X ' ). P.S 1. Make sure you have a 10 MYR...
by ecureilx
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: 40s' Club
Topic: What's the biggest social.......?
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Re: What's the biggest social.......?

I'm a 45 yo male moving to Singapore in late November 2017 with my husband - we're both from Canada and looking to meet other expats. What's the biggest social in Singapore outside a pub or bar that we can go to to connect with other folks in Singapore? Is there a favorite or popular local meetup t...
by ecureilx
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Singapore versus London
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Re: Singapore versus London

Hello forum, I'm looking for some advice. I've been contacted about a great job in Singapore and need to decide whether it's worth leaving London for. FYI it's a Senior VP position at one of the major banks. If anyone can provide advice comparing Singapore to London it would really help! 1. Cost of...
by ecureilx
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Any Eagles up for a gathering in October?
Replies: 70
Views: 5495

Re: Any Eagles up for a gathering in October?

FB = Facebook. Private Group is simply a Facebook Group that's set to "private" meaning only the group admin(s) can permit membership and nobody outside the group can see what's posted. However, it would mean revealing our 'secret identities' to each other... Slight "Whooosh" mo...
by ecureilx
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Singapore Interview Methods for an M.B.A. Fresher
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: Singapore Interview Methods for an M.B.A. Fresher

karthikyogidaran wrote:You might be entirely capable of the job, but if you are not well prepared for an interview, you might as well not have the qualifications at all! Do follow our '6 Ps'
Putting learning to practice...

Makes you a winner
by ecureilx
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: is that possible for Fresher can get jobs in singapore???
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: is that possible for Fresher can get jobs in singapore???

suriyasp22 wrote:Hi,

I am from India.

I have completed M.B.A - Finance & Marketing and i am fresher.

Is that possible for me to get a job in Singapore???

please guide me.
Yes and no

Why?

You can use your MBA to do some search on this repeatedly rehashed topic

No offence.
by ecureilx
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Chances of citizenship approval
Replies: 10
Views: 4154

Re: Chances of citizenship approval

NorthIndian wrote:Thanks guys.
So...???

What's with your ID? :)
by ecureilx
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 7:57 am
Forum: 20's Club
Topic: 25F new to Singapore
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: 25F new to Singapore

Hey, I am new to Singapore and looking to make friends and have a bit of a social life while I am out here! Let me know of any places to check out or things to do! Where would you be from? You can start of looking up the NParks site And if you are OK to go lone look up the local tour packages. One ...
by ecureilx
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 7:55 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Evaluate my fiance's PR Chances
Replies: 8
Views: 1359

Re: Evaluate my fiance's PR Chances

Thanks everyone for the advice! Booked our solemnization date to occur 1.5 months from now :D Looking forward to it. Now I am really confused , he has an Employment pass here. Is there need for the pre marriage LTVP and wil attending the Marriage Prep Programme (MPP) be useful for future LTVP/PR/SC...

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