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13 Sep 2017 - The Most Frightening Places to Visit in Singapore

Now that Halloween is round the corner, many people may be starting to shop around for costumes and to decorate their houses with...


05 Sep 2017 - Traditions of the Hungry Ghost Festival

On 5 September 2017, the Ghost Festival (also known as Zhong Yuan Jie) will take place. The festival falls on the 15th day of the seventh lunar...


04 Sep 2017 - Getting ready for your nifty fifties: tips for healthy ageing

Taking care of yourself when you’re getting into your later working years is important. You might be coming up to retirement or you might...


02 Sep 2017 - Orthodontic care and your dental insurance in Singapore

Whether you’re looking to improve your smile or fix the positioning of your jaws, correcting your orthodontic condition as early as possible...


29 Aug 2017 - Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncakes

Held on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, the Mid-Autumn Festival encourages people to spend time with their family, as well as to take time to...


22 Aug 2017 - Seventh-Month Superstitions in Singapore

The seventh month in Singapore is a truly special one. It does not refer to July but rather, the August to September period when the seventh lunar...


16 Aug 2017 - The High-Tech Healthcare of Singapore

Singapore has earned its reputation as the most technologically advanced city in the world. It boasts impressive innovations in both private...


11 Aug 2017 - The Best Things To Do With Your Family in Singapore

With its clean, modern, and excitingly urban environment, it’s not hard to see why Singapore is fast becoming one of the top holiday...


08 Aug 2017 - Introduction to CPF for Singapore Permanent Residents

With one of the lowest corporate tax and personal income tax rates in the world, Singapore attracts people from all over the world to live and work...


02 Aug 2017 - Stunning Bridges in Singapore

Bridges are everywhere in Singapore but these practical structures remain sorely overlooked by many. These humble structures are adored by artists...


27 Jul 2017 - How To Spend Your Weekends In Singapore

If you’re looking to relocate to Singapore, you’ll no doubt have a host of questions you’ll want to answer before you commit to...


25 Jul 2017 - How To Ship Goods To Singapore From Anywhere In The World

Singapore has become an increasingly popular destination to relocate to, for a variety of work opportunities and an improved quality of life. The...


18 Jul 2017 - Singapore: The Expat Choice

I have lived in Singapore for over 3 years now, and I love this city despite the hot weather, the cost of living being very high, or the fact that...


12 Jul 2017 - Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Singapore: What expats should know

Singapore is a great place to live for expats. If you’re here, you probably share this sentiment. The excitement of moving to a premiere...


05 Jul 2017 - The best wine regions in Europe

While we all know Europe to be a fantastic place to visit when it comes to offering culinary delights, there are still some people out there who...


27 Jun 2017 - Differences between European and Singaporean healthcare

Singapore has an excellent healthcare system and according to the World Health Organization, Singapore’s healthcare system ranks 6th in the...


22 Jun 2017 - Etiquette differences between Singapore and America

Culture and etiquette is one of the most important things to research before you move to a new country. What is considered polite and friendly in...


14 Jun 2017 - How Might the UK Election Result Affect Asian Markets?

The UK has endured a period of turbulence in the last few months, with the election dominating headlines as people decided who would lead their...


08 Jun 2017 - Does health insurance cover your active lifestyle?

It can be hard to find time out of our busy schedules to exercise frequently, but the myriad of benefits associated with having an active lifestyle...


30 May 2017 - Three Famous Horror Stories in Singapore

Each Halloween, we indulge in everything that we know we’re going to regret. From a serious candy overdose to uncomfortable costumes itching...




   

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Should I resign from current employer before EP approval?

hi everyone, hubby has just landed a job in Singapore . We are based in Sydney now and hope to spend a holiday somewhere during the break(between jobs).
However, we are wondering if it is safe to resign from current employer before EP approval?

Posted in Careers & Jobs in Singapore

Re: SIA cabin crew






Meee! Haven receive any video interview :(



Have you submitted your interview via Hirevue .....

Posted in Airline Careers

Re: question regarding Form IR8A if working remote

Just a couple more thoughts about your situation.

You realize, of course, that you are jam on the Singapore tax man's slice of bread. What I mean is that, in reality, you're working out of home, you're working remotely, you're working for a foreign company, and the IRAS will never know how much .....

Posted in Careers & Jobs in Singapore

Re: S Pass Rejected and Appeal 2020

That's always a chance you take when playing out an employer.

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners

Re: Which is your preference from Automatic And Manual cars

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Posted in Cars & Motorcycles