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by PNGMK
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Parents long term Visa
Replies: 3
Views: 482

Re: Parents long term Visa

Not really. You need to sponsor them for an LTVP and I think only PR/SC can do that unfortunately.
by PNGMK
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Short Term Work/Permits needed?
Replies: 7
Views: 618

Re: Short Term Work/Permits needed?

He won't succeed in working here legally with out an EP or SP or WHP unless he works remotely.

He actually 'may' get away with going in every day on an SVP for 30 days and coming back a week later for another 30 days. There are a lot of risks.
by PNGMK
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Report a safety issue with condo
Replies: 8
Views: 824

Re: Report a safety issue with condo

1. Grounding practice in new condo's is shit IME. Singapore is desperately short of PUB licensed electrical inspectors and it's showing.
2. The margins in the condo business are so tight I'm sure they've gone for the cheapest bidder on the elevator - what brand is it? Noname Guanzhou lift company?
by PNGMK
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Special Gathering of Eagles
Replies: 18
Views: 1309

Re: Special Gathering of Eagles

I have a suggestion: The "Chinese Druggists Association" on Thywitt Road. A little small maybe but 28 beers on tap and definitely quieter than the CBD. A shortish walk from Kallang MRT.
by PNGMK
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: UK Citizen: WHP rejection, what to do?
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: UK Citizen: WHP rejection, what to do?

Not that I know of.
by PNGMK
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Report a safety issue with condo
Replies: 8
Views: 824

Re: Report a safety issue with condo

Try the BCA and SCDF. Both of those have powers of enforcement for these issues. Note that I would focus on the elevator issue with BCA and the lighting issue with SCDF. 10:1 your MC has been delaying required repairs and replacement of the elevator winch / rope etc.
by PNGMK
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Please advice: LTVP or DP? Where to marry?
Replies: 15
Views: 3642

Re: Please advice: LTVP or DP? Where to marry?

Mom will not give a positive answer until you actually apply. That's their way. They will never pre commit.
by PNGMK
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Please advice: LTVP or DP? Where to marry?
Replies: 15
Views: 3642

Re: Please advice: LTVP or DP? Where to marry?

I just got my EP and I will plan the wedding for the end of next month but Singaporeans are telling me that both DP and LTVP are difficult to be obtained. Is this true? My only concern is that since we will only get married after my EP there is a chance that MOM considers the marriage ''fixed'' onl...
by PNGMK
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: Voltage Converter (Step-down)
Replies: 21
Views: 14338

Re: Voltage Converter (Step-down)

johnkor wrote:you should purchase a transformer of at least 5,000 watts


You do realize the maximum you can draw from the standard Singapore socket is about 2,500 watts? I agree with uprating but that's over the top. Also what type of transformer? Not one of those shitty auto-transformers from Sim Lim.....
by PNGMK
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PLease help evaluate my chance In getting PR
Replies: 8
Views: 1067

Re: PLease help evaluate my chance In getting PR

You need to work for 3 years first before realistically having any chance for PR. Focus on work first.
by PNGMK
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Approved for an SPASS instead of Epass
Replies: 7
Views: 808

Re: Approved for an SPASS instead of Epass

Dependents pass will only be issued to E Pass holders.
by PNGMK
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Drivers Licence
Topic: Conversion of foreign driving licenses for PR
Replies: 14
Views: 12202

Re: Conversion of foreign driving licenses for PR

I am PR for 8 years and I went to convert my license after BTT, however the staff require my Entry Permit and REP instead of my NRIC. Entry permit was issued to me long time ago and I lost it. I searched online and couldn't find any info on how to re-print it or can NRIC be used for conversion inst...
by PNGMK
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Special Gathering of Eagles
Replies: 18
Views: 1309

Re: Special Gathering of Eagles

Ok. I'll be there. Please try to find a place suitable for hard of hearing.
by PNGMK
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Wine & Dine
Topic: Jazz wine bar recommendations?
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: Jazz wine bar recommendations?

Barbershop by Timbre at the old parliament

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