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by aargon
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 2:31 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: 1. Diplomatic or Repatriate Clause - 10+ 2 or 12+2
Replies: 11
Views: 5002

x9200 wrote:Being like yourself a Singaporean or like myself SPR I would not even mentioned about any diplomatic clause if I have one in my TA.

typical selfish singaporean attitude. it's all about money, money, money with you lot. :roll:
by aargon
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: 1. Diplomatic or Repatriate Clause - 10+ 2 or 12+2
Replies: 11
Views: 5002

aargon, the LL will probably let you leave at 10 months but it will cost you 4 months rent to do so. Sounds like he's got you by the short & curlies! :( FARK! :mad: Is the company moving you overseas or are you no longer employed at all? If the latter, you could be screwed but if the former, and a ...
by aargon
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: 1. Diplomatic or Repatriate Clause - 10+ 2 or 12+2
Replies: 11
Views: 5002

sundaymorningstaple wrote:aargon, the LL will probably let you leave at 10 months but it will cost you 4 months rent to do so. Sounds like he's got you by the short & curlies! :(
FARK! :mad:
by aargon
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: 1. Diplomatic or Repatriate Clause - 10+ 2 or 12+2
Replies: 11
Views: 5002

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Twelve plus two.
Thanks SMS, you`re a legend in this forum.

Anyone else with a different interpretion/experience? was really hoping for a 10+2....
by aargon
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: 1. Diplomatic or Repatriate Clause - 10+ 2 or 12+2
Replies: 11
Views: 5002

1. Diplomatic or Repatriate Clause - 10+ 2 or 12+2

This clause is to safe guard you if in the event you are no longer employed, transferred to other countries, you can terminate the lease after 12 months by giving 2 months notice . Thereafter, the security deposit will be refunded to you. Please note that most landlords will only include the diploma...
by aargon
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: PR Application Still showing Pending
Replies: 14
Views: 24189

One year on and you still havent heard from them? thats a little ridiculous...
by aargon
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:14 am
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Good Car Service Workshops in Singapore - pls recommend
Replies: 5
Views: 16118

Short story - take your car to this place Huat Lee Batteries & Motor Service Pte Ltd best service around – no dicking around with a million different explanations why the car could be wrong – they found a broken socket, replaced it – charged me $103 for the service and replacement part and l was on ...
by aargon
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Good Car Service Workshops in Singapore - pls recommend
Replies: 5
Views: 16118

Good Car Service Workshops in Singapore - pls recommend

I`m actually after someone who is good at identifying and fixing a wiring problem with my car ....
by aargon
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Car servicing in Malaysia for SG Cars
Replies: 6
Views: 9758

Completely replacing the wiring sounds like a rather drastic measure, and it is probably unnecessary as well. Sounds like these people are too lazy or too incompetent to do proper troubleshooting. Wiring issues usually result from loose, intermittent connectors, wiring insulation that has rubbed th...
by aargon
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Cars & Motorcycles
Topic: Car servicing in Malaysia for SG Cars
Replies: 6
Views: 9758

Car servicing in Malaysia for SG Cars

Does anyone go to Malaysia to get their car serviced/fixed? I drive an SUV which is having some electrical problems - was told by a service centre here (Mazda to be more specific) it would cost about 5K to completely replace the wiring. Came as a bit of a shock (the price), hence looking for a cheap...
by aargon
Wed, 01 Feb 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: PR approved!
Replies: 52
Views: 34771

sundaymorningstaple wrote:What they didn't say was while citizenship is still the same numerically, it HAS changed demographically. That's why it's still very easy to gain citizenship if you are a Malaysian or Indonesian Chinese.
For a split second I wish I was malaysian or indonesian chinese.... but just a split second :D
by aargon
Wed, 01 Feb 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: Advice for Next Status
Replies: 12
Views: 5031

Guess you didn't read the bit in PR application about requiring 3 years of tax returns? Your work experience and ability may count for something, but it is very difficult to get across in a bland form that you actually know what you're talking about, opposed to just having the letters behind your n...
by aargon
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: tenancy dispute with landlord
Replies: 17
Views: 27195

aargon, Damn Bro, you been here that long already! Good luck. Hope you've taken in some of the tips & checklists presented on here when you first negotiated your current lease. e.g., photo checklist. Let us know how you go..... sms thanks sms. I got 100% of my deposit back (10K!!) with no hassles. ...
by aargon
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Security Deposit Refunded?
Replies: 12
Views: 15474

bump
by aargon
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 8:35 am
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: tenancy dispute with landlord
Replies: 17
Views: 27195

my lease expires in a couple of weeks.........

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