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Moving to Singapore Tomorrow

Postby GoldFibre » Wed, 29 Nov 2006 5:59 am

Hi everyone,

My next job is based in Singapore, so tomorrow I begin my flight to Singapore from Florida, USA. I am 22, male, and coming alone. The only contact I have in Singapore is my boss, who I have not yet met. However, he will not even be in Singapore until Dec 4 or 5! So I have a few days by myself to get acquainted.

If anybody would like to meet up and eat, go to a bar, or even go to a club so that we could talk, I would greatly appreciate the friendly gesture! There are a lot of things I need to learn, and it would be much easier with a friend. I will be checking this forum, and also you can contact me by e-mail at goldfibre@gmail.com.

Thanks,
James

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Re: Moving to Singapore Tomorrow

Postby whiZZ_nixZZ » Thu, 30 Nov 2006 4:40 pm

GoldFibre wrote:Hi everyone,

My next job is based in Singapore, so tomorrow I begin my flight to Singapore from Florida, USA. I am 22, male, and coming alone. The only contact I have in Singapore is my boss, who I have not yet met. However, he will not even be in Singapore until Dec 4 or 5! So I have a few days by myself to get acquainted.

If anybody would like to meet up and eat, go to a bar, or even go to a club so that we could talk, I would greatly appreciate the friendly gesture! There are a lot of things I need to learn, and it would be much easier with a friend. I will be checking this forum, and also you can contact me by e-mail at goldfibre@gmail.com.

Thanks,
James


Hi james welcome to singapore. So hows your day?

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Postby marj_kee » Thu, 30 Nov 2006 5:34 pm

James, you here yet ?

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Postby GoldFibre » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 6:21 am

I'm here!

Today I need to check in with work and sign some government papers. After that I'm going to explore and hopefully buy a cell phone. (although I don't yet have an address here so that might be a problem) I also need to find a permanent place to stay in the next week or so.

So far everyone I have spoken to has been incredibly nice. I didn't get a good look at the city yet, but I am looking forward to it.

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Postby marj_kee » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 9:43 am

GoldFibre wrote:I'm here!

Today I need to check in with work and sign some government papers. After that I'm going to explore and hopefully buy a cell phone. (although I don't yet have an address here so that might be a problem) I also need to find a permanent place to stay in the next week or so.

So far everyone I have spoken to has been incredibly nice. I didn't get a good look at the city yet, but I am looking forward to it.


Welcome !

Is this your first time in Singapore ?

Where are you putting up for the moment ?

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Postby bunty » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 10:35 am

Hi james

welcome to SG. where are u working.....and do u know in which part of SG you would need to stay....( from a convenience point)

cheers

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Postby bennybenny » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 12:11 pm

Hi.. What do u do? Welcome to SG.. :)

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Postby ria3n » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 2:47 pm

welcome..

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Postby GoldFibre » Fri, 01 Dec 2006 6:29 pm

bunty wrote:Hi james

welcome to SG. where are u working.....and do u know in which part of SG you would need to stay....( from a convenience point)

cheers


Right now I am staying in the Paramount Hotel. Initially I will be using office space at the GEO-Logistics building: 1 Changi North Way, but soon we will move. Unfortunately, I don't know where to, but my coworker said I should find an apartment near the city center, because that would be the best location for the new office.

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Postby hello_20 » Sat, 02 Dec 2006 3:15 pm

Hi James,

Warm welcome to Singapore. Hope you will find your stay in Singapore a memorable one. Yes, your colleague is correct, find a place near the city. By the way what is your profession?

Cheers.

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Postby GoldFibre » Sat, 02 Dec 2006 3:27 pm

hello_20 wrote:Hi James,

Warm welcome to Singapore. Hope you will find your stay in Singapore a memorable one. Yes, your colleague is correct, find a place near the city. By the way what is your profession?

Cheers.


My stay has already been memorable after only 2 days, and I have met some friends - so I am off to a good start! I will be Project Manager for Agility Logistics. I don't know all the details yet, but the company wants to buy more office space in Singapore. I will be dealing with all of the contractors for this project. My job requires that I fly to the Middle East and UK pretty often.

Today I have been looking through classifieds to find some other westerner expats to rent a room from. Tell me if you know someone looking for a roommate!

-James

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hey

Postby Shazers » Sat, 02 Dec 2006 6:26 pm

howdie James,

Welcome to Singapore!!!

Shazers
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Postby greenrover » Sun, 03 Dec 2006 8:02 am

Google for /easy room share' but don't limit yourself to westerners for room mates.....you might find a local can show you around better and help you adjust quicker if one has a spare room.

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Postby jpatokal » Sun, 03 Dec 2006 5:37 pm

greenrover wrote:Google for /easy room share' but don't limit yourself to westerners for room mates.....you might find a local can show you around better and help you adjust quicker if one has a spare room.

...and if you do Google, this will probably be at the top of the list if you search right:

http://classifieds.singaporeexpats.com/ ... hp/cat/122
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Postby GoldFibre » Sun, 03 Dec 2006 6:07 pm

jpatokal wrote:
greenrover wrote:Google for /easy room share' but don't limit yourself to westerners for room mates.....you might find a local can show you around better and help you adjust quicker if one has a spare room.

...and if you do Google, this will probably be at the top of the list if you search right:

http://classifieds.singaporeexpats.com/ ... hp/cat/122


Actually I have aready been using this website to find leads for the past 2 days. I visited an apartment today that I found through singaporeexpats.com!


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