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by PhantomX
Sun, 28 Jul 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Aussie by birth, renounced SG PR, advice on getting EP
Replies: 25
Views: 8327

Re: Aussie by birth, renounced SG PR, advice on getting EP

Thank you Saint. I have been going back to SG at least once each year.Have no issue. How do I clarify my NS status without raising any flags? I have just received a verbal offer from my company so now its time to jump the EP hoop. Which begs another question, is $10k a month sufficient to have a re...
by PhantomX
Mon, 14 Nov 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: Skiing and snowboarding - calling Singapore's powder junkies
Replies: 34
Views: 56991

I hate to come on here and contradict what has been said but some of that buying advice is a load of rubbish!! 1st unless you are planning on keeping you skis/snowboard outside in the sun then you will have no problem storing them in Singapore. I have never heard of a wax that melts at anywhere nea...
by PhantomX
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Leisure & Sports
Topic: Skiing and snowboarding - calling Singapore's powder junkies
Replies: 34
Views: 56991

Hey Peruvia, I was just wondering, but could you let me know where you buy your Ski gear in Singapore? And do you know if they sell Snowboarding stuff as well? :) Thanks! Wondering why you would want to buy ski gear in Singapore when storage of the stuff is a problem given the hot and tropical weat...
by PhantomX
Sat, 22 Jan 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: PR Rejected - who is really making these decisions?
Replies: 25
Views: 21083

Thanks for your input. My anger has somewhat subsided now, and I am going to look at this philosophically. Ganbei! WI Getting a PR is not a right. Guidelines for Grant of PR change with planned or unplanned changes to Immigration policies which are thoughtfully worked out like in all other countrie...
by PhantomX
Sat, 22 Jan 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: NS confused
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

Re: NS confused

This post may be confusing but bear with me. I was born in Singapore 1991 and had dual passports (Japan and Singapore), but moved to Australia in 1992. My father is Singaporean but my mother is not. Since then i traveled to Singapore around once a year to visit family and friends then returned back...
by PhantomX
Thu, 04 Feb 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Why're there so many locals here?
Replies: 46
Views: 11163

I havent read all the other posts but i would have thought that even with the express purpose being to target expats that that would not preclude locals from participating as expats live in the country where the locals are supposd to have local knowledge. But of course if the perception is that ther...
by PhantomX
Thu, 04 Feb 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How and where to buy diamond rings?
Replies: 64
Views: 107887

Buy retail where the guy has to live by his shop reputation and cant get away with cheating without really hurting himself eg LARRY Jewelry at Paragon. Its more expensive but at least u have good indication of what the thing is really worth together with genuine GIA certs. Its like sourcing at Sothe...
by PhantomX
Thu, 04 Feb 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: En bloc sale - price estimate, anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

price is always somewhat benchmarked to current market whatever that is at the point of intended sale plus outlook for next 6-9mths that these things take to organise and put into the market place.
by PhantomX
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Airline Tickets
Replies: 6
Views: 3542

Agent Bookings

Try Siew Siew at New Shan Travel 62274833 Whilst agents will charge a admin fee, hers abt 20-30 its well worth it as they can scan the best flight options for u eg timing, cost. Booking also means reservation as well as the option of amendment or cancellation without penalty. Internet sites will giv...
by PhantomX
Sat, 16 May 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Sgd Vs Aus dollar Vs US dollar! let's share your forecast!
Replies: 19
Views: 21655

Yup agree with Jpatokal Sgd is managed and the trend is downward weighting against the basket ie USD Yen Euro and Sterling. Sgd Aud is a cross trade and has to be read in the light of USD AUD which on consensus view has AUD strengthening against the USD given the recent switch from extreme risk aver...
by PhantomX
Sat, 11 Apr 2009 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: National Service Deferment Procedure in Singapore.
Replies: 516
Views: 362562

Re: National Service Deferment Procedure in Singapore.

The following has been provided by Petales Soufflez with thanks. I contacted CMPB recently as I have an almost 12-year old boy who has dual citizenship, but who has never held a Singapore NRIC, passport or attended school in Singapore. CMPB advised that I can only apply for Deferment from NS for th...
by PhantomX
Thu, 13 Sep 2007 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: WISE AND HONEST ADVICE NEEDED
Replies: 39
Views: 11997

Re: Thanks again

Thanks again for your reply and I understand what you are saying I think! Perhaps you are right that he wanted to be needed but I remember at the time before I left Asia he was drinking a lot and that Xmas wanted not to socialise with people and was quite clingy.. At that point loved my husband and...
by PhantomX
Tue, 11 Sep 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Can you have a friendship without romance
Replies: 57
Views: 15917

Use common sense. Obviously not only just possible but happens most of the time. Otherwise we would be fixing Amorous/lewd stares at the opposite sex all the time; only for some of either sex, which is entirely possible, in which case a referral to a sexual/relationship disorders professional would ...
by PhantomX
Tue, 11 Sep 2007 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: WISE AND HONEST ADVICE NEEDED
Replies: 39
Views: 11997

Re: Wise people do exist...

Thankyou again for all your replies. It just reinforces my actions. I will be divorcing my husband because I think he will continue his ways for a long time yet! I had wished at some earlier point that he would live with her experience normal life ie going to work, making tea feeling tired and doin...
by PhantomX
Thu, 09 Aug 2007 11:43 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: I wonder..
Replies: 19
Views: 5969

Re: I wonder..

Hey everyone! I'm moving to singapore early in September month, and I was wondering where where to hang out? If there for example is a field in the neighborhood that I could walk to, and join someone for a game basketball, rugby, american football or something.. I'm moving to district 22, that's al...

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