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Visa type if possible at all?

Post by Takson » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 6:52 pm

Hi,

I have recently accepted a job in the Philippines.

I currently don't think I want to move the family form the UK to Manila, as having made a few trips now I don't really like the idea of living in a secure compound. In addition to that, I have to work some pretty unsociable hours given that I am looking after a 24*7 operational centre. Commuting to the UK is not really a long term option given I have a young family.

So, my question is, is there a visa type which will enable me to live with my family in Singapore, even though I am working in Manila?

Any ideas or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Toby

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 8:14 pm

No, at least not any practical means. If you had enough money you could, but if you had that kind of money you wouldn't be taking up a job in the 'peens.
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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 22 Nov 2010 8:51 pm

No work permits available for you... but you could do the same kind of work in Kuala Lumpur.

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Post by JR8 » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:06 am

I used to be shacked up with an american bird in Novena who worked for the UN in Bangladesh. I suppose it helped that they paid for the whole shebang...

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Post by carteki » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:07 am

I don't know if it is possible -My thoughts would be to try getting your children into one of the International Schools on a student visa and then I think that your wife will be allowed here as a care-giver. You can visit on a social visit pass. Possible / Not?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:28 am

carteki, good thought, and it might work provided which the "young" family is old enough for schooling in an acceptable school. I'm not sure if private schools are eligible or not - could not find anything to the contrary.
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