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Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor homes.

Postby observe » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 1:42 am

Johor sees influx of expatriates from Singapore.
http://www.property-report.com/johor-sees-influx-of-expatriates-from-singapore-25131

Anyone here planning the same?

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Re: Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor ho

Postby offshoreoildude » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 8:29 am

observe wrote:Johor sees influx of expatriates from Singapore.
http://www.property-report.com/johor-sees-influx-of-expatriates-from-singapore-25131

Anyone here planning the same?


Nope. I don't feel like being incessantly burgled and having a corrupt, incompetent police force 'investigate' it and find some drugs stashed in my house/car later and then end up on death row.
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Re: Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor ho

Postby the lynx » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 8:33 am

offshoreoildude wrote:
observe wrote:Johor sees influx of expatriates from Singapore.
http://www.property-report.com/johor-sees-influx-of-expatriates-from-singapore-25131

Anyone here planning the same?


Nope. I don't feel like being incessantly burgled and having a corrupt, incompetent police force 'investigate' it and find some drugs stashed in my house/car later and then end up on death row.


OSOD, is it true of what you're saying above?

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 8:47 am

Shouldn't use drugs! :cool:

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Re: Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor ho

Postby offshoreoildude » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 9:13 am

the lynx wrote:
offshoreoildude wrote:
observe wrote:Johor sees influx of expatriates from Singapore.
http://www.property-report.com/johor-sees-influx-of-expatriates-from-singapore-25131

Anyone here planning the same?


Nope. I don't feel like being incessantly burgled and having a corrupt, incompetent police force 'investigate' it and find some drugs stashed in my house/car later and then end up on death row.


OSOD, is it true of what you're saying above?


If you piss off the MY cops enough. You know how revengeful those people can be. There's a case winding it's way through the KL courts of an Aussie woman who somehow got herself in the middle of a police drug sting - appears completely innocent as a bystander but it now on death row - you REALLY want to live in a place where the justice is so screwed up that this is a possibility? BERSIH MALAYSIA!
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 9:15 am

OSOD has a combative personality so knows where to stay away from for his own wellbeing! :P

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Re: Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor ho

Postby the lynx » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 9:17 am

offshoreoildude wrote:
the lynx wrote:
offshoreoildude wrote:
observe wrote:Johor sees influx of expatriates from Singapore.
http://www.property-report.com/johor-sees-influx-of-expatriates-from-singapore-25131

Anyone here planning the same?


Nope. I don't feel like being incessantly burgled and having a corrupt, incompetent police force 'investigate' it and find some drugs stashed in my house/car later and then end up on death row.


OSOD, is it true of what you're saying above?


If you piss off the MY cops enough. You know how revengeful those people can be. There's a case winding it's way through the KL courts of an Aussie woman who somehow got herself in the middle of a police drug sting - appears completely innocent as a bystander but it now on death row - you REALLY want to live in a place where the justice is so screwed up that this is a possibility? BERSIH MALAYSIA!


I'm aware of the questionable judiciary system as well as the law enforcement there. Just never thought it could go that low!

Well, why else do you think I'm here? :wink:

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Re: Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor ho

Postby ecureilx » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 9:44 am

offshoreoildude wrote:If you piss off the MY cops enough. You know how revengeful those people can be. There's a case winding it's way through the KL courts of an Aussie woman who somehow got herself in the middle of a police drug sting - appears completely innocent as a bystander but it now on death row - you REALLY want to live in a place where the justice is so screwed up that this is a possibility? BERSIH MALAYSIA!


Are you talking about the lady, who's mother came out strongly defending her daughter saying 'well, my daughter had issues, but, well, she got influenced by her boyfriend. She may have tried drugs, but she isn't a junkie .. ' or something to that effect. Despite the fact she had the drugs stashed below her car seat - the car she was driving .. and was registered under her name ..

Well, truth be told, when Nguyen Tuong Van has put to death in Singapore, his family and all were adamant that he was innocent, despite the fact he was caught red-handed, heck, I even remember Australian anger to anything Singapore, including Optus ..

Reality is - if you want to stay safe - stay far from Drugs.

Oh, did you know that in Singapore, having any form of drugs in your system can lead to jail sentance and / or caning ? :) Even if you had taken it 'for fun' ..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:55 am

You mean "I might have tried it, but I didn't inhale!" won't get it? :(

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Re: Johor sees influx of expatriates from SG buying Johor ho

Postby v4jr4 » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:07 am

offshoreoildude wrote:
observe wrote:Johor sees influx of expatriates from Singapore.
http://www.property-report.com/johor-sees-influx-of-expatriates-from-singapore-25131

Anyone here planning the same?


Nope. I don't feel like being incessantly burgled and having a corrupt, incompetent police force 'investigate' it and find some drugs stashed in my house/car later and then end up on death row.


Ah, similar pattern is used in Indonesia, especially in big cities.
"Budget Expat"

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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:21 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:You mean "I might have tried it, but I didn't inhale!" won't get it? :(


I am also thinking why the Malaysian Law enforcers are not as kind as Singaporean Law enforcers .. ;)

Found the article ..

A mother has pleaded with Malaysia not to send her daughter – herself a mother of six - to the gallows after she was allegedly found in a car with more than 2lbs of the drug ice under a seat.

Amanda Innes sent a message to Malaysian authorities begging: ‘Please don’t hang my daughter – I know she’s innocent.’

Emma Louise L’Aiguille, 34, who has given birth to eight children, two of which died in infancy, was driving a car with a Nigerian man sitting in the passenger seat when the vehicle was stopped and searched by police.

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She added: ‘If she had been on drugs then she’d be coming off them, so she’d need medical help to come off it.’

But she said she did not believe her daughter had a history of drug use.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... arges.html

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Postby offshoreoildude » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 1:54 pm

I may be a little critical of the SPF occasionally for their underperformance (which is really a reflection of the way the law is set up) but they worry me not at all for being set up or framed. The IPF and MPF on the other hand are probably in a race with the PPF for win an award for 'most unique and corrupt frame up ever'.
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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 2:11 pm

offshoreoildude wrote:I may be a little critical of the SPF occasionally for their underperformance (which is really a reflection of the way the law is set up) but they worry me not at all for being set up or framed. The IPF and MPF on the other hand are probably in a race with the PPF for win an award for 'most unique and corrupt frame up ever'.


:)

PPF ? No .. no have such thing ..

Only got "finest .. " and PNP lah ..

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Postby movingtospore » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 3:28 pm

All of that said I know a bunch of expats living not in Johor proper but in Nusajaya. Love it there - been there several years, never been burgled, and have made a mint by buying up a bunch of land there.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 05 Oct 2012 5:33 pm

offshoreoildude wrote:I may be a little critical of the SPF occasionally for their underperformance (which is really a reflection of the way the law is set up) but they worry me not at all for being set up or framed. The IPF and MPF on the other hand are probably in a race with the PPF for win an award for 'most unique and corrupt frame up ever'.


Not to mention the local Thai coppers, not above citing one for the invisible traffic violation that costs a hundred bucks Sing to make go away. Been screwed twice on a motorbike, and would not want to meet these guys in a more serious situation.

Closer to home... Batam Island... cops are no different than the Mafia... for example, play golf for free or create problems for the course... six players and dare anyone to challenge them. The locals say there is no difference between the cops and the mafia.


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