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Staying, Living in Singapore


14 Feb 2017 - Top Five Singaporean Breakfasts

While delicious at any time of day, these popular Singaporean breakfasts provide just the right start to the day by being nutritious, tasty and...


08 Feb 2017 - Eating Yusheng the Right Way

During the Lunar New Year, there are many different types of delicious foods served. Some are available all year round, but others, such as...


01 Feb 2017 - Exploring Singapore in the Lunar New Year

A week or two after Christmas, just when you’ve sadly resigned yourself to the end of festivities, you might notice that the streets are...


30 Dec 2016 - The Best Singapore Souvenirs for Family and Friends

Forget about mass-produced Merlion mementos, cheap, made-in-China figurines labelled “made in Singapore” and Merlion-shaped chocolates....


21 Dec 2016 - Getting Domestic Help in Singapore

Can’t get around your household chores or simply dread doing housework? We’ve prepared some helpful information to help you get started...


16 Nov 2016 - Expat Insurance: Getting covered in Singapore

Singapore is consistently ranked amongst the top healthcare systems in the world, with its world-class medical facilities and qualified staff. When...


13 Oct 2016 - 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...


28 Jul 2016 - 6 Quiet Getaways in Singapore

You’ve probably had your fill of skyscrapers and air-conditioned comforts in Singapore. If you’re looking to escape banal urbanity and...


30 Jun 2016 - Awesome Singapore Souvenirs

You’re making a trip back home next week. You haven’t seen your friends and family for months, or perhaps it’s even been a year....


01 Jun 2016 - Top Expatriate Enclaves in Singapore

Often described as a country where ‘East meets West’, Singapore is well known for its ability to bridge Asian and Western cultures in...


26 May 2016 - 8 tips to stave off the tropical heat in Singapore

Being close to the equator means there’s no escaping the sun, not to mention increasing global temperatures thanks to greenhouse emissions....


10 May 2016 - Staying in Singapore: To rent or to buy?

So, you think you're ready to settle in Singapore over the long term. Whether it’s a career or lifestyle decision, this automatically leads...


04 May 2016 - Life in Singapore

Life in Singapore – An Introduction Ask anyone what they know of Singapore and the answers are likely to give you a fascinating glimpse into...


27 Apr 2016 - Turning cultural shock to cultural expectation

Adjusting to life in a new place can be a challenge, especially when there is a big gap between what you are used to and what you are experiencing....


22 Apr 2016 - Events and Festivals in Singapore

Known as a melting pot of cultures, exotic Singapore offers a unique thrill for holidaymakers in search of novel experiences. Local residents too...


19 Aug 2013 - Grocery Shopping in Singapore

We've just moved here and did our first food shop. It was a medium shop, certainly not a week's worth - no meat or alcohol, just basics. It was a...


14 Jun 2013 - Opening a Bank Account with Tourist Visa

I'm currently living in Bali but plan on returning home to Europe later this year for a couple of months before moving either to Malaysia or...


10 Feb 2013 - Finding Medical Support on Public Holidays

Need to find an open clinic today, just basic neighborhood kind of place, nothing serious but don't want to wait until after CNY. Don't want to go...


10 Oct 2006 - Driving Requirements in Singapore

Legal Requirement Driving Licence To drive a vehicle in Singapore, you must possess a valid Singapore driving licence for the class of vehicle that...


22 Aug 2005 - European Size Household Appliances

I have been tasked to get the following stuff. Fridge, Washing Machine, Dryer, Dishwasher (the non human kind). What would be “European...




   

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Re: Spending majority of year in Sing as a Retired Tourist?


TBH, I can’t imagine spending the majority of the year in Sing as a retired tourist. What in the world would you do with your time? Unless you have family here or something?


How would it be any more boring here than any .....

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Re: Hello

Most newcomers to this forum are phony, so you’ll have to do better than hello.

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Re: PR approval chances 2022




Something new I heard today is of your PR pending shows 4 lines then it’s a good chance else it shows 1 or .....

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