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by taxico
Sat, 10 May 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: NS (and more) for a PR who wants to leave SG.
Replies: 31
Views: 42591

military service helps mature a young man. i forgot to mention... it's not as tough as what you think. when i was in the army, life was pretty good. and it was good compared to the soldiers 10 years before me. so the life 10 years after me ought to be even better! there're even guys who completed a...
by taxico
Sat, 10 May 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Strictly Speaking
Topic: NS (and more) for a PR who wants to leave SG.
Replies: 31
Views: 42591

i've got both an american and singapore passport. (this post is meant to teach you how to keep both passports. not how to avoid national service and still be welcomed in singapore.) i was born in the united states then studied in singapore for a while (7-16 yo). my parents (in their mid 60s) are now...
by taxico
Sat, 10 May 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: :)
Replies: 3
Views: 1674

Re: :)

when i visit my parents in singapore, i don't always rent a car as it's for short periods of time (1 week at a time). when i take their dogs out, i normally call for a cab and tell them that i intend to transport dogs of whatever size and relay that info to the driver. one of the main problems is th...
by taxico
Sat, 10 May 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Staying, Living in Singapore
Topic: Retire in Singapore? Any Ex-pat retirees out there?
Replies: 18
Views: 7607

here's a child's take on it... (those with older parents know what i mean) my folks are american and have worked in the region for a long time. i've been in singapore and i think it's a nice little place. now my dad's semi-retired in singapore and loves it (my mom's not worked for a long time, but t...

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