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Post by the lynx » Tue, 10 Apr 2012 9:29 pm

x9200 wrote:I think he meant the thing coming from the exhaust pipes but either way I am not exactly sure where is the danger.
Perhaps this?

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Post by stmoong » Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:12 pm

Yah, what lynx posted :D

By exhaustion, I mean riding on the road feeling tired, more proned to accident. If I take public transport, I can get some rest during the journey.

I did a spreadsheet to track my expenses, and transportation comes to about $135 per month for commuting back and forth based on my current mode of commuting. :twisted:

The bad thing about my current plan is I'm sacrificing time. It will be for short-term to build up my warchest for the next bubble :twisted:

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Post by papajoyjoy » Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:47 pm

Bayam Trees wrote:Singaporean staying in Horizon Hills, Nusajaya take an hour to Raffles by car via 2nd link. Usually leave around 6am.
I am interested.
Pls contact me at papajoyjoy@hotmail.com

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Have EP and LTVP to work and stay in Spore. Live in JB

Post by Caesar F » Mon, 05 Nov 2012 7:29 am

Hi,
Me and my fiancee have EP and LTVP to work and stay in Spore. However we've been looking at renting a condo in JB due to lower cost than in Spore.

I have a couple of questions on this that you guys may be able to help us with:

Is it possible to live in JB only with MACS: we would be commuting to Spore almost everyday, but sometimes not so often since I can work from home.

When entering Malaysia, and the officer asks why do you travel so often there, what is the best answer for that?

Can we lose our EP and LTVP in Spore because we are not living there?

All real estate agents in JB tell you that with your passport and EP copy you can rent there. How about getting a cellphone, internet, etc?

Many Thanks for the help!

Caesar F

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Post by bgd » Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:58 am

Anyone commuting by motorcycle?

Judging by the queues I saw on the Singapore side of Tuas mid week, it looks a nightmare if it's always that busy.

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Post by markz » Sat, 01 Dec 2012 8:30 pm

Hi Guys,

Trawling around and noticed that I had lost touch with this link, To all those who contacted me way way way back when, howdy and mea culpa.

things are gppd on this side. Always around for a quick ale or snappy 18.

As you have all gathered things have really hotted up north of the border. If any one still needs any assistance etc please feel free. contact at 0197180961

Again big sorry to those that tried to contact me, it fell not on deaf ears, I just never got the PMs etc.

Look forward to hearing from you

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Post by mpld1979 » Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:27 pm

Hello folks,

is there anyone in the East Ledang area looking do a car share / pool to go into Singapore CBD most mornings?

Regards

M
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Post by philou » Tue, 26 Mar 2013 5:07 pm

Hi
how the things have been going after 4 years spent in JB at East Ledang ? I shall settle at JB area for commute over to SIN while my girsl shall go to school at Ang Mo Kio AVenue 3. Any good tip to share regading accomodation, transportation to school from JB to SIN ?

thank you so much

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Re: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru

Post by Max Headroom » Fri, 15 Mar 2019 8:19 am

By the by, a question for the border-hopping regulars here, I heard that Macs is no more, i.e. that it's no longer in operation. Is this true?

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Re: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru

Post by PNGMK » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 4:53 am

No one I know who used to do this is doing it anymore except Malaysians coming in. The traffic and queues are too unpredictable.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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Re: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru

Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 5:29 am

Max Headroom wrote:By the by, a question for the border-hopping regulars here, I heard that Macs is no more, i.e. that it's no longer in operation. Is this true?
Indeed, it is ending, and it looks like a mess for the more than 500,000 Singaporeans will be affected. No plans to replace it with anything.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/end-automated ... 36473.html

When I was still flying to KL every week, there were also plans to put MACS into KLIA for automated passport processing for Singapore residents. Never got implemented before I left.

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Re: Expat commuting to work from Johor Bahru

Post by Max Headroom » Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:09 am

Bummer. The Macs queue was always free-flow, regardless of the size of the crowds. Well, up until they changed the application location to Orchard Road.

Cheers guys.

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