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by Pal
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Ordering Kopi in Singapore
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Ordering Kopi in Singapore

Edited :)
by Pal
Thu, 17 May 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Ordering Kopi in Singapore
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Ordering Kopi in Singapore

1526540779kopinpUQZ.jpg Despite the country’s British colonial roots and the Chinese population majority, coffee is the drink of choice for many here in Singapore instead of tea. When it comes to rebooting the brain in the morning, or postponing that post-lunch sleep, coffee is certainly invaluable...
by Pal
Wed, 02 May 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Why Singapore Is the Perfect Alternative to Europe
Replies: 0
Views: 407

Why Singapore Is the Perfect Alternative to Europe

1525266520singaporegardenbythebayontwilightsky_bpwxec1ohgxLHfhC.jpg If you’re getting bored of the same green landscape and unpredictable weather that comes with places such as England, Wales and Ireland or the sunny beaches of Spain and Portugal then a great alternative would be Singapore. With di...
by Pal
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: are the ads killing the forum?
Replies: 11
Views: 3284

Re: are the ads killing the forum?

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Definitely not as jumpy and jerky as it was. I was beginning to believe I was going to need an implant of the anti-shake stuff they used in cameras! :P Much better.


Hahaha really that bad?
by Pal
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: are the ads killing the forum?
Replies: 11
Views: 3284

Re: are the ads killing the forum?

or is it the closing of the taps on foreign manpower? and on the topic of ads. i think there're too many of them. i just turned off my adblocker and holy moley... the colorful non-threaded ones sprouted everywhere! my lunar new year's wish is: i hope "Search Property" would be properly em...
by Pal
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Buying Public Housing Property with CPF
Replies: 0
Views: 312

Buying Public Housing Property with CPF

152469865820150809_135909gAnfO.jpg So now that we know roughly what the CPF is, and how we might withdraw the money during our retirement years, some of us might wonder if there isn’t a much better use of the money incubating in our CPF accounts between the start of our contributions and the withdr...
by Pal
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Announcement, Help & FAQ
Topic: User name
Replies: 3
Views: 788

Re: User name

Joop is saying that we do not change username for the member unless the username is an email address or their real name which they unknowingly used that for their registration.
by Pal
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Why does my child lie to me?
Replies: 0
Views: 356

Why does my child lie to me?

1523411609childocXGI.jpg We’ve all watched that hilarious video of a two year old blaming Batman for the pink squiggles on his mother’s mirror, and it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t think that the kid is ridiculously charming. And yet, when we are confronted by the blatant lies that our wide-eye...
by Pal
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Letter of intent
Replies: 4
Views: 847

Re: Letter of intent

Hi, A fellow I work with has signed a letter of intent without fully reading it in detail. It contains the following clause: --------------------- Good Faith Deposit: Enclosed please find the amount of $2900 being payment in good faith deposit. This will form part of the security deposit if a Tenan...
by Pal
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Public Transportation in Singapore (Taxi)
Replies: 1
Views: 488

Public Transportation in Singapore (Taxi)

152224268520160409_104616oaJwG.jpg In Singapore where many locals have made it into a lifelong game to source for all that is cheap and good, there is one thing that almost never fails to live up to its promise: Local taxis. Even though licensed taxi companies and transport-sourcing companies like ...
by Pal
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: The School of the Future: Achieving the Highest Academic Results with the Speed Learning Approach
Replies: 0
Views: 421

The School of the Future: Achieving the Highest Academic Results with the Speed Learning Approach

1521170317image001nNrvf.jpg Comfort and pleasure or the beauty of witty ideas and the blessing of creativity, what is more important? That is not the question for thoughtful parents when it comes to choosing a school. When comparing different international schools, to their surprise parents often f...
by Pal
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Potential relocation to Singapore
Replies: 9
Views: 2825

Re: Potential relocation to Singapore

AirBNB is illegal in Singapore as owners can't rent out an apartment for less than a 6 month lease, they were talking about changing the law but I don't think it has happened yet. However it is not strictly enforced and even if your particular rental get's stepped on it is the owner who will get in...
by Pal
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: 4 Terrifying Asian Ghosts
Replies: 0
Views: 342

4 Terrifying Asian Ghosts

1521020084awomanwithadressisfloatingintheforest_sqh9ykmx0sytFu.jpg Many Asian horror films have a way of getting under the skin that’s unmatched by their Western counterparts. Ju-On made us afraid of our beds, The Ring made us suspicious of innocuous television sets and Shutter made us inspect our ...

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