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by livingontheedge
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: An Interesting Take on India
Replies: 3
Views: 1900

Re: An Interesting Take on India

Same regurgitated issue written in different light.
by livingontheedge
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: App Developer
Replies: 23
Views: 8062

Re: App Developer

True but apart from just their advertising and marketing campaign, obviously they will be perceived as more trustworthy and secure.........
by livingontheedge
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: App Developer
Replies: 23
Views: 8062

Re: App Developer

Update - was attending this forum - appears one of the big banks (don't know who) will be creating the same app idea I was thinking off............no way do I have the funds to compete with that!!!
by livingontheedge
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: UNPAID LEAVE - Implications
Replies: 5
Views: 5219

Re: UNPAID LEAVE - Implications

Why would the employer employ such an employee?
by livingontheedge
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: UNPAID LEAVE - Implications
Replies: 5
Views: 5219

Re: UNPAID LEAVE - Implications

I dont know the laws and regulations on Passes but I have personally taken more than 1 month unpaid leave for a backpacking trip with no implications.
by livingontheedge
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Loans to Directors - ACRA and IRAS impact
Replies: 4
Views: 8003

Re: Loans to Directors - ACRA and IRAS impact

Depends - case by case - have seen loans given to Directors who are also shareholders or just Directors. It all comes down to the paperwork - agreements, resolutions, etc. Just to add - to everything SE explained above - the companies I have seen giving loans to Directors or Directors and Shareholde...
by livingontheedge
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:22 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Loans to Directors - ACRA and IRAS impact
Replies: 4
Views: 8003

Re: Loans to Directors - ACRA and IRAS impact

1. No it does not apply (neither is the Section superseded) 2. Same tax treatment at the non-resident tax rate 3. The loan can be made to an individual who is both a director and a shareholder, in either one of their capacity, obviously for the shareholder capacity there is no tax on the interest be...
by livingontheedge
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Advice on Sole Proprietorship
Replies: 11
Views: 3675

Re: Advice on Sole Proprietorship

Typically only the owner has unlimited liability and either him or his entity can be sued. But if you are appointed as a manager, with the obvious expectations of carrying out the managerial duties and business of the entity (in th law, you are viewed as the appointed person to carry out the duties ...
by livingontheedge
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:37 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: illegal Business in sg
Replies: 11
Views: 3668

Re: illegal Business in sg

Despite everything you just mentioned - yes they can. From business experience. Not sure if they can imprison you but I doubt it but they have the ability to stop business and fine. That's why on Sundays you can see their vans for example going around in Little India.
by livingontheedge
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: illegal Business in sg
Replies: 11
Views: 3668

Re: illegal Business in sg

Yes, you can report to Certis Cisco - they have the ability to stop and fine you.
by livingontheedge
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: illegal Business in sg
Replies: 11
Views: 3668

Re: illegal Business in sg

You can report to the Police or Certis Cisco.
by livingontheedge
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Property rental market
Replies: 4
Views: 2772

Re: Property rental market

Yeah property market in Singapore crashes - during the 2008 - 2009 the property index was down 40% I believe but quickly rebounded. While there are property crashes and corrections, I believe they are not sustainable for a long period of time due the stability of the economy and business and the pop...
by livingontheedge
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Online Investment, anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 17650

Re: Online Investment, anyone?

I just invest in ETFs and very specific companies - no difference la.

If I had more money, I want to work with some of the PE firms. Too bad - not a multi-millionaire yet.
by livingontheedge
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: Events, Gatherings, Making Friends
Topic: Question to asian expats / foreigners
Replies: 13
Views: 5926

Re: Question to asian expats / foreigners

Well when money is on the table - whatever race or nationality - be it KTV, pubs, restaurants, horse racing, golf, etc. - we all come together.

The road to peace and global integration is spelled in $$$ or maybe RMB in 20 years
by livingontheedge
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Reliable real estate agents to recommend
Replies: 5
Views: 2830

Re: Reliable real estate agents to recommend

None - just DIY is the best.

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