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by urbanjungle101
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 2:04 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Backlash
Replies: 85
Views: 19554

Wow - 190 views and no posts. So here's my recent experience. Riding the escalator up from the MRT, just past rush hour so it's full, 2 people all the way up. After reaching the top and walking out to the street, a mid-30s Chinese Singaporean woman edges into me, even though I am already moving fas...
by urbanjungle101
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Relocating from India
Replies: 27
Views: 8610

Another fabulous article for PEEple of a certain DARK continent to read.

http://www.tremeritus.com/2013/03/05/ta ... -than-sgs/
by urbanjungle101
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Confused about Singapore immigration & business startup rule
Replies: 20
Views: 6276

Re: Confused about Singapore immigration & business star

Hi everyone, I am a 33 year old Ghanaian currently living in UAE. I am looking at moving to Singapore to start my own business. (clothing and fashion accessories retail, money remittance and outsourcing business) I plan to employ Singaporeans / PR's on a commission basis ( I have a good payment str...
by urbanjungle101
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Relocating from India
Replies: 27
Views: 8610

Hi, Came from India last month. Salary they said 4500 sgd then housing allowance 850 + few other allowances make it up to 500 more. Staying in a JTC house with a Indian family paying 650 per month. Luckily they are so nice so I can eat up their food at no extra charges. Transport and eating outside...
by urbanjungle101
Sun, 17 Feb 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Expats Will Rule Singapore
Replies: 39
Views: 10755

movingtospore wrote:All right. I take that back. No idea who the original post was the but the author of the article in question raised some good points. Read before typing..
some REAL talent, indeed.
by urbanjungle101
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Relocating to Singapore - best business for me?
Replies: 15
Views: 4125

Re: Relocating to Singapore - best business for me?

Please read my story. I am an Indian. A few years back, I was a software professional and earning very well. My brothers and sisters were financially dependent on me as I had lost my parents in my childhood. A few months after my siblings started got settledin their lives and were no longer depende...
by urbanjungle101
Thu, 20 Sep 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

.... Yeah, you'd be surprised (or not) at how many girls in California go by 'Thi' ;) @urbanjungle: Since I'm not currently on a mission to save every single lost/damaged soul, I shall not reply to any of your comments from now on. However, just in case you are interested in getting my attention, m...
by urbanjungle101
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

Guess what ?

In SG, specifically @ Joo Chiat, Geylang, Orchard Towers etc AKA RED LIGHT districts, a simple shout of "Thuy" Thi" or whatever with "Th.." will get you at least a 100 heads turning instantaneously to greet you :-)
by urbanjungle101
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

What a bummer. I was expecting nothing but an adrenaline charged discourse on this.

Guess the FOREIGNERs are indeed not as 'talented' at all as what have been perceived to be?

Oops, time to go throw some TRASH. Ciao.
by urbanjungle101
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

@ SMS

Maybe my editing was trying to make this other foreigner understand the situation here better so he/she can be as good a FREE LOADER like yourself ?
by urbanjungle101
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

On my latest post, I wasn't following up to anyone's comment at all. I was instead addressing in general the pathetic delusional state of candidates from certain asian states who failed to comprehend the high-standard of quality demanded here and yet lamenting about lack of opportunities. Remember, ...
by urbanjungle101
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

To work in a highly competitive place like SG, the ability to roll with the punches is imperative. Worst is when one's self-delusional and attribute one's failure in acceptance to random hatred sentiments. Talk abt talent, check it here @ http://www.thedesignsociety.org.sg/ & http://www.phunkstudio....
by urbanjungle101
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Immigration might just be the ticket for the MIW to lose...
Replies: 19
Views: 8135

I had to do a second take and remind myself that I am not in TREmeritus !
by urbanjungle101
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Regarding S-pass application
Replies: 50
Views: 15924

Hi Thuy, I am in the creative business and sorry to douse that cold water on you, I have to say your portfolio is not that impressive afterall. Yes, the industry is constantly on the lookout for that "next big shot" but there are just as many talented local grads arming themselves with pretty good p...
by urbanjungle101
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 10:42 am
Forum: Credit Card & Banking in Singapore
Topic: Any recommendation on the best bank for corporate account???
Replies: 13
Views: 13557

So far I find OCBC kinda ok...

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