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Post by riversandlakes » Mon, 26 Jun 2006 11:06 pm

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Post by pcgwee » Thu, 29 Jun 2006 12:49 am

Renting a HDB apartment (either a single room or the entire unit) is by far cheaper and gets you closer to the living lifestyle of Singaporeans. Neil Humphreys is a reporter working in Straits Times and I think he stays in Toa Payoh with his wife. He documents, rather humourously, his life in Singapore with two books.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/981232 ... e&n=283155
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/981232 ... e&n=283155
Singapore is safe. Just because there is a security guard does not mean that you are any safer. Most security guards are elderly folks who probably pant after climbing 2 flights of staircase anyway. :lol: Some places might be seedier than others, but the onus is on you to check out the places you intend to rent even before putting down the deposit.
I know of a Japanese woman who stays in Tanjong Pagar HDB flat just outside the CBD area.

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