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by Barnsley
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Outburst
Replies: 6
Views: 2167

Re: Outburst

Suicide is a selfish act. It's also an act where the person assumes they wholly own their body. They don't - so many people have contributed to them over their life. It's not their life to take. I am fairly sure the folk don't commit suicide for fun. The folks who "contributed" are probab...
by Barnsley
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:42 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Question on REP renewal process
Replies: 12
Views: 1745

Re: Question on REP renewal process

sundaymorningstaple wrote: His new Blue NRIC has his Malaysian address on it.


No wonder folk get perplexed by how the system works at times!

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Barnsley
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:39 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: EP Appeal processing time?
Replies: 11
Views: 1038

Re: EP Appeal processing time?

Hi all, My first EP application has been rejected. The company has submitted an appeal following the instructions/advisory from MOM. Has anyone experienced this lately? How long is the processing time for an appeal these days? Thanks a lot! Its a new world out there. No more sure fire approvals. Du...
by Barnsley
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Singapore elderly?
Replies: 18
Views: 2084

Singapore elderly?

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/more-than-1-in-3-suicides-committed-by-elderly-as-singapore-population-ages The number of elderly people taking their own lives reached a record high last year. Some 129 people aged 60 and over committed suicide, despite the total number of suicides declining ...
by Barnsley
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 144
Views: 26772

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

The Don has hit the reverse button again. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jul/17/donald-trump-putin-summit-republicans Donald Trump sought to reverse course on Tuesday, after top Republicans scrambled to distance themselves from his behavior in his meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
by Barnsley
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 144
Views: 26772

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

What is the "The Donald" up to now? https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/trump-at-putins-side-questions-us-intelligence-about-russian-interference-in "They said they think it's Russia; I have President Putin, he just said it's not Russia," Trump said, only moments aft...
by Barnsley
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Declining Offer
Replies: 3
Views: 697

Re: Declining Offer

Hi I received a job offer from a global bank in Singapore. Now I have a better offer and want to decline the offer which I have already signed. There are still 2 months to go before I start work. 1. Can I decline the offer without any legal hassles 2. Am I liable to compensate them for back checks ...
by Barnsley
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Special Gathering of Eagles
Replies: 48
Views: 5598

Re: Special Gathering of Eagles

sundaymorningstaple wrote:$10 pints sounds good and centrally located as well. As boring as the Footie is, it shouldn't be too noisy should it? lol

Shall we do the TAP? Now, which one? Still open to any of them, like PNGMK. Ayes or Nays?


No football on Friday :)

Taking a break til Saturday :)
by Barnsley
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Ep offer to relocate
Replies: 11
Views: 3696

Re: Ep offer to relocate

kijan.maharjan wrote:
PNGMK wrote:For nepalese almost impossible.


How does that matter? What are the criterias?



Nobody knows what the intangibles are , thats the fun of it all :)

Many play guess the criteria and get very stressed out about it , wanting to see things that are not there.

Adds to the drama!!!
by Barnsley
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Ep offer to relocate
Replies: 11
Views: 3696

Re: Ep offer to relocate

For nepalese almost impossible. Why? Does it make a difference if you are French for example? If you are a French Ang Moh yes , you will be in the "others" pot :D French African , probably an even smaller "others" pot. French Chinese maybe origin Mauritius - probably have a bett...
by Barnsley
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Parents long term Visa
Replies: 3
Views: 1276

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. As an EP you can sponsor parents on a LTVP but you as the passholder must earn at least $12,000 per month. You cannot combine incomes to meet the $12,000 requirement. And its only the parents of the p...
by Barnsley
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!
Replies: 144
Views: 26772

Re: The Donald ... Getting stuff Done!!!

And the murdering torturer who starves his own people ... Isn't the US is misallocating resources to it military, too? The US spends more than the next 12 nations combined (including its allies), instead of addressing the growing inequalities & investing in eductaion, people & innovation th...
by Barnsley
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Special Gathering of Eagles
Replies: 48
Views: 5598

Re: Special Gathering of Eagles

Addadude wrote:In case anybody here is curious... https://tapthat.com.sg/about.html


Is tapthat.com.sg a safe for work website?

:-" :-" :-"
by Barnsley
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Report a safety issue with condo
Replies: 8
Views: 5289

Re: Report a safety issue with condo

Hey So my building is constantly having issues, amongst which the single lift for my half of the building constantly breaks down. During this time, the only option is a single stairwell. This stairwell is pitch black by day, and timer by light. I've raised this to the management company, but they s...
by Barnsley
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Special Gathering of Eagles
Replies: 48
Views: 5598

Re: Special Gathering of Eagles

Dunno yet ...

England Kick Off at 2am Friday 29th , and I have to be in AMK before 9am for a meeting so I might a tad tired.

So I will be a maybe at the minute

Evening of 29th is a rest day after finish of Group Stages so no games that evening :)

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