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by Strong Eagle
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Rent a motorbike with a UK driving licence
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: Rent a motorbike with a UK driving licence

Looks like rental is possible.

https://www.bhh.com.sg/rental-requirements/

Based on past experience, the rental will cost out the wazoo.
by Strong Eagle
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: going to default NS due to a change in plans
Replies: 21
Views: 975

Re: going to default NS due to a change in plans

Don't limit yourself for the rest of your life. Do your NS obligation. Build a network. Ensure that you can always return to Singapore. What you are planning to do will affect the rest of your life, negatively. What if your employer wants you to go to a meeting in Singapore? Or run a project? Or tha...
by Strong Eagle
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Work options for foreign part-time student
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Work options for foreign part-time student

Wait...if getting an EP is that hard, how can expats find jobs in Singapore after completing their Master ? The majority of foreigners do not find jobs with only a degree. The government continues to press hard for a "citizens first" hiring ethic amongst companies. In fact, one thing that...
by Strong Eagle
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Work options for foreign part-time student
Replies: 12
Views: 699

Re: Work options for foreign part-time student

Hello, I am looking for advices. I am a French expat with a Student Pass, studying in NUS for a Master of Computing. I was originally planning to complete the Master in one year, but due to the workload, I am considering staying one semester more. For my next semester, I would like to take only a f...
by Strong Eagle
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Starting new business in singapore
Replies: 7
Views: 9612

Re: Re:

Sorry, but a DP CAN start their own business in Singapore. The OP really ought to do some research before posting these questions... many useful threads already exist. Yes, I agree on this point. Obviously, a DP can also start their own business in Singapore. He/she just need to follow mom. And no ...
by Strong Eagle
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Walmart In China
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Walmart In China

Now the Chinese can complain about buying stuff made in America. Or Chinese stuff assembled in USA. I had a Ť shirt that said assembled in USA from parts made in India There is a book called, "The Box", which chronicles the rise of the containerized shipping industry and the revolution it...
by Strong Eagle
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 2:30 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Walmart In China
Replies: 4
Views: 393

Re: Walmart In China

Now the Chinese can complain about buying stuff made in America.
by Strong Eagle
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: Kim Jong Un - Certainly looking for attention!
Replies: 7
Views: 973

Re: Kim Jong Un - Certainly looking for attention!

Two missiles over Japan in one day!! And Drumpf won't do nothing? Surgical strike ? I'm no fan of Steve Bannon but he is right about this. Bannon said, “There’s no military solution here; they got us. Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that 10 million people in Seoul don’t...
by Strong Eagle
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Any Suggestions on Pressure washer?
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Any Suggestions on Pressure washer?

x9200 wrote:
vancilwa wrote:Looking for pressure washer for home use!

Would you tell me your secret please why do you post this question on this specific forum for Singapore a few thousands km away from your country?

Moderator


Good catch!
by Strong Eagle
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 2:58 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: High Frequency Trading
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: High Frequency Trading

High frequency trading does nothing but cost people money so that the investment banks that can afford such schemes can skim the tiny differences in prices caused by minute delays in ticker prices that in turn are caused by the various routings the tickers take. It has nothing to do with value, and ...
by Strong Eagle
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Employment Pass Advice Needed
Replies: 33
Views: 3969

Re: Employment Pass Advice Needed

update : my EP got rejected on 7th Sep. reason was organisation which has applied my EP has too many EP already. basically local-foreigner ratio was not good. I will suggest those who are waiting, ask your employer to check with MOM if 3 weeks are completed post application. This is an interesting ...
by Strong Eagle
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Buy Motorcycle Engine from EBay
Replies: 6
Views: 704

Re: Buy Motorcycle Engine from EBay

Refer to this website to start: https://www.customs.gov.sg/businesses/importing-goods/import-procedures/importing-by-post-or-courier-service This basically tells you that you must pay GST on the purchase plus tax, insurance, and freight. If you are purchasing a replacement engine of the same type an...
by Strong Eagle
Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Announcement, Help & FAQ
Topic: EP pending since 5 months
Replies: 16
Views: 1783

Re: EP pending since 5 months

It is a recruitment agency for Software industry. I think you will be in for a very very long wait. Two reasons: First, recruitment of candidates is something the gahmen feels could be done by local talent... why would someone need to be imported to work as a recruiter? Second, you are from India, ...

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