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Low Income?!

Postby Hayleytipper » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 1:32 am

My friend (a normal local singaporean) said that expats in singapore are generally rich. Anyone disagree or agree? Just wanna hear your thoughts! feel free to post and comment! :)
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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 8:54 am

What's an expat?

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Re: Low Income?!

Postby RULDS » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 5:30 pm

Hayleytipper wrote:My friend (a normal local singaporean) said that expats in singapore are generally rich. Anyone disagree or agree? Just wanna hear your thoughts! feel free to post and comment! :)


Everyone in Singapore (expats & locals) are generally speaking 'rich' compared to the rest of the world and the poverty thereof.

Otherwise, your question is a bit offensive and quite random. Who cares who is rich? Live your life, do your best and be happy with what you have.

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duh of course not

Postby Hayleytipper » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 5:34 pm

Duh of course not all expats are rich, what about those working as marine time engineerers? My friend is one them and he complains about his shitty salaries all the freaking time.
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Postby Zeenit » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 5:50 pm

Is rich been referred to in happiness.......

been rich is when you happy, loved by your family and friends
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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 7:44 pm

What's an expat?

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Re: Low Income?!

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 7:45 pm

Hayleytipper wrote:My friend (a normal local singaporean)


Is this non sequitur?

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Re: duh of course not

Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 19 Nov 2008 7:51 pm

Hayleytipper wrote:Duh of course not all expats are rich, what about those working as marine time engineerers? My friend is one them and he complains about his shitty salaries all the freaking time.


What's a "marine time engineerer"?

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Postby winger7 » Fri, 28 Nov 2008 7:26 am

Strong Eagle, pretty sure an expat is simply a person thats living in a foreign country...thats from what i understand anyway, feel free to correct me if im wrong

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 28 Nov 2008 9:31 am

winger7 wrote:Strong Eagle, pretty sure an expat is simply a person thats living in a foreign country...thats from what i understand anyway, feel free to correct me if im wrong


That was my point. The OP said "expats were generally rich". I think there are many foreign nationals (expatriates) in Singapore who are not rich at all.

There are Singaporeans who are rich and those who are not. Same with expats.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 29 Nov 2008 2:37 pm

Yeah! I'm one of the ones who ain't! :(

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Postby winger7 » Sun, 30 Nov 2008 8:12 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
winger7 wrote:Strong Eagle, pretty sure an expat is simply a person thats living in a foreign country...thats from what i understand anyway, feel free to correct me if im wrong


That was my point. The OP said "expats were generally rich". I think there are many foreign nationals (expatriates) in Singapore who are not rich at all.

There are Singaporeans who are rich and those who are not. Same with expats.


yea ive heard about that before...that expats r generally rich...well i dont know if theres a solid definition but i dont think they necessarily have to be rich cuz my family used to be expatriates in china

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Postby matsura » Sun, 30 Nov 2008 11:54 pm

its very common, you will not work abroad if your rich...
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