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by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: Best place for Vitamins & Supplments
Replies: 7
Views: 7592

Re: Best place for Vitamins & Supplments

i take my glucosamine. thats about it haha
don't think we need any more multi-vitamin with our diet.
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How do you'll find Decathlon Hiking brand?
Replies: 5
Views: 1646

Re: How do you'll find Decathlon Hiking brand?

i like decathalon jackets and equipment.
bought snorkeling, pool, equipment for kids and myself.
quality is good.
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Online shopping in Singapore
Replies: 24
Views: 13257

Re: Online shopping in Singapore

reebonz is good.
never tried the other websites.

been loving lazada and qoo10... but recently getting hooked on Shopee. the mobile app is easy to browse through. not so keen on their "games" though to earn small points for purchase.
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: PR Pending more than 6 months
Replies: 2
Views: 1146

Re: PR Pending more than 6 months

from what I heard, it is now harder, so you have to keep applying after being rejected. nothing sinster abt it, the govt is now stricter and only approve those serious candidates (with no bad records) that is sincere about staying in singapore. i have a friend who has a thai wife, been applying for ...
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Long forest hike in Singapore
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

Re: Long forest hike in Singapore

PNGMK wrote:Post it on here! I know an 8 hour hike that starts at Pierce and ends in BT nature park.
8 hours! have u done the hike?
by archcherub
Mon, 06 May 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Insurance
Topic: Home Contents Insurance
Replies: 13
Views: 27140

Re: Home Contents Insurance

may i ask whats the norm for covering of home insurance like this? usually home insurance for a landed property in singapore costs how much? not much flooding risks in singapore right?
by archcherub
Mon, 06 May 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Insurance
Topic: Term Life Insurance for Expats and Foreigners?
Replies: 6
Views: 7535

Re: Term Life Insurance for Expats and Foreigners?

yeah just buy term life, personal accident, and health.
leave the money building to stocks and ETF i feel.
of course expert money advisors will probably disagree with me
by archcherub
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: What is your take on health supplements?
Replies: 8
Views: 3420

Re: What is your take on health supplements?

not a big fan of health supplements. seems like everywhere its fake or overhyped stuff to pay a big chunk of money to put into our stomach.
just go for healthier food in our daily meals.
by archcherub
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: Health insurance for expat from UK
Replies: 5
Views: 3389

Re: Health insurance for expat from UK

hi there, hospitalisation plan in Singapore's gonna probably cost you somewhere around 1200/year, depending on which insurer you sign up with. Unfortunately, GP/Dental insurance is only covered under corporate insurance. I understand that some companies here give their employees a certain amount of...
by archcherub
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: reuseable sanitary pad or menstrual cup
Replies: 0
Views: 392

reuseable sanitary pad or menstrual cup

are there people using reuseable sanitary pad or menstrual cups in Singapore?
It was relatively common among friends in europe.

but never heard or seen it in Singapore though. just curious about it as it is much greener than disposable sanitary pad for every period.
by archcherub
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Singlish
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

Re: Singlish

there is a variety show on the chinese tv now. i can't understand it, but my colleagues were saying it explain many origins and reasons for some singlish phrases like the local singlish for illegal moneylender "big ah long" which is because the real legal moneylenders of the past actually wore coin ...
by archcherub
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Buy fresh crab
Replies: 26
Views: 26625

Re: Buy fresh crab

sundaymorningstaple wrote:In recent years so does NTUC occasionally (at least the major ones like @ NEX). We also have a Sheng Shiong about 2 km the other direction on Serangoon Nth Ave 5 where they also carry live crabs, prawns, all the time, etc.
awww that sheng shiong with all the live seafood. so good! :D
by archcherub
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Ants are driving me mad!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 22434

Re: Ants are driving me mad!!!

Or get a cicak. I've watched ours pick off a string of ants one by one. We prefer not to use any kind of chemicals, so we're closing one eye to the wee gecko's presence. And it's pretty discrete, so everybody's happy. aren't cicak everywhere in singapore? do we need to buy them? having quite a fair...
by archcherub
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Learning Chinese in Singapore (adults)
Replies: 4
Views: 3890

Re: Learning Chinese in Singapore (adults)

try using mobile phone apps! duolingo is great for learning a language on-the-go.
by archcherub
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Where to hang a hammock in Singapore
Replies: 11
Views: 10647

Re: Where to hang a hammock in Singapore

i bought a hammock frame. It is a U shaped frame that hangs a hammock. Its very convenient and comfortable at home haha. But a bit awkward if you have to carry it to a park. Since this thread started I've seen plenty of hammocks in East Coast Park over the weekends. One enterprising chap had connec...

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