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16 Jul 2020 - Singapore-China Fast Lane and the Safe Travel Pass

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world have either restricted or barred visitors from entering the country. Tourism and...

08 Jul 2020 - Advantages of Air Bridges

In order to reduce or limit the risk of coronavirus transmissions by foreign visitors, most countries have either closed their borders or have put...

02 Jul 2020 - How Technology Has Changed Our Lives: Pros We Can Enjoy

Nowadays, the presence of an account in at least one social network, personal website or your own blog is an indicator that a person is socially...

01 Jul 2020 - Helping others get through difficult times

Stories of kind-hearted people setting aside time to volunteer to donate food to families in need, donating their Solidarity Budget funds to...

17 Jun 2020 - Increasing WFH productivity

Depending on who you ask, working from home, commonly referred to by the handy acronym WFH in the Singapore context, is a polarising issue for many...

16 Jun 2020 - Forett at Bukit Timah

Forett at Bukit Timah, an upcoming 633-unit FREEHOLD condominium will be launched for sale in the exclusive residential enclave along Toh Tuck...

12 Jun 2020 - Connecting with Others in Isolation

In challenging times, a sense of community can provide us with much needed support and encouragement. Unfortunately, even though countries around...

09 Jun 2020 - The financial benefits of staying at home

While the coronavirus crisis has undoubtedly affected the way we go about our lives – and kiboshed our daily Starbucks and lunchtime...

04 Jun 2020 - Helping vulnerable groups to cope with social isolation

While some may feel distanced from loved ones as a result of the nationwide lockdown, others have taken it as an opportunity to strengthen their...

29 May 2020 - EtonHouse International School at Orchard receives its IB Diploma Authorisation

Singapore, May 2020 – EtonHouse International School is officially an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the...

24 May 2020 - Going Digital in the Time of COVID-19

While the more introverted among us may have long been prepared to live in quasi-isolation, many others have been caught on the back foot when the...

21 May 2020 - Social Distancing Measures in Singapore

In a bid to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, countries around the world have ramped up social distancing measures. Social distancing, also...

15 May 2020 - Lockdown essentials in Singapore

With the stark increase in COVID-19 cases in Singapore in recent days, PM Lee Hsien Loong announced on 21 April 2020 that the ‘circuit...

06 May 2020 - How to make sure your portfolio is recession proof

When times are tough economies are one of the first things to take a hit. With the public not buying, companies not trading and the stock market...

02 May 2020 - Government support for individuals impacted by COVID-19

In order to provide support to business owners as well as the self-employed, the government has announced a slew of measures to help them stay...

01 May 2020 - Why You Need a Passport Translation When Travelling

Traveling abroad can make one feel vulnerable and this is for obvious reasons. Travelers leave the comfort of their home to venture into new lands...

28 Apr 2020 - Six great books for students to read while on quarantine

The quarantine gives us plenty of time to enlighten ourselves by a variety of means, and reading is one of the most predominant aspects to enrich...

27 Apr 2020 - Government support for industries impacted by COVID-19

Since COVID-19 landed on Singapore’s shores, numerous local enterprises and industries have felt its impact. For a country that depends...

24 Apr 2020 - Impact of COVID-19 on local businesses

As governments around the world race to contain the pandemic, the growing impact of the coronavirus is also beginning to hurt the economy as...

15 Apr 2020 - How To Design Your New House To Feel Like Home

Moving into a new house can be an exciting time, but until you have made it your own, it won’t really feel like home. So, how can you feel...


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Re: If you are here for money, when will you stop?

Re: If you are here for money, when will you stop?

To add to WD40's topic I'd say a bit factor in when you leave is around your marriage or partnership. I've seen people leave early for that (one of our better members Hanniroo for one). A broken or struggling marriage here is no fun.

Posted in General Discussions

Re: looking for guitar tuition

Re: looking for guitar tuition

Hi, have u found yr guitar tuition. If u have not, I can find for u from Trust agency.


Posted in Parenting, Family & Schools

Re: Time between IPA to Travel Approval (EP GRANT)

Re: Time between IPA to Travel Approval (EP GRANT)

Well Smoulder, unfortunately from India, there are limited flights and only people I know, who successfully managed to get entry approval, are nurses and healthcare staff. But then, I know a very small sample.

Let's hope I get an immigration approval soon after IPA, I would hate to sit jobless .....

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners

Re: Company Director and tax residence

Re: Company Director and tax residence

As long as you have a permanent residence in Singapore, you can travel all you want. You're still resident for tax purposes. The EP, as PNGMK noted, confirms this.

Posted in Business in Singapore

Re: Flight to US

Re: Flight to US

Depends on your destination in US. Probably United or Qatar

Posted in Business in Singapore