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Sep 13th 2020, 1:14 am
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Re: MM2Hers stuck outside

MM2H is not under permanent residents category?
Sep 12th 2020, 2:18 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,470
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Re: Improving MM2H...New Qualifications and Benefits

We've applied for PR in Panama about 15 years ago. So much bureaucracy made the whole process very complicated and expensive. As a result, an application got stuck somewhere and was lost and we were...
Aug 30th 2020, 10:20 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

Just a kind reminder that discussion about cost of living in Sarawak and electricity cost is off topic for "Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???" and it better suited to be in different treads.
It is...
Aug 29th 2020, 2:23 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

[QUOTE=eCdD;12902755]Yes, but buying a property still is the easiest way to get 150k of the 300k out of the headache fixed fixed deposit. /QUOTE]
Sure, if your plan is to live in your house for a...
Aug 29th 2020, 1:52 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,470
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Re: Improving MM2H...New Qualifications and Benefits

I really doubt that many Americans will be attracted to live in MY while Puerto Rico offers no federal taxes. Americans who live anywhere in the world still need to pay to the feds. If federal taxes...
Aug 28th 2020, 5:30 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

Yes, we are really glad that we stay here during the pandemic. I would not travel anywhere until we are vaccinated if there will be such option to the world. And owning a car is definitely safer...
Aug 28th 2020, 3:44 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Smile Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

Correct. And this is why it is wise not to put roots in a place. The world is changing and you move freely like a Bambi to where the grass is greener.
Aug 26th 2020, 11:05 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,470
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Re: Improving MM2H...New Qualifications and Benefits

All correct. It is why we are here for now until other opportunities will arrive.
I can't understand why expats like to stay in KL. The air pollution is so bad practically all the time. Maybe...
Aug 24th 2020, 10:14 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,470
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Re: Improving MM2H...New Qualifications and Benefits

All true.
Regarding buying a home here-
rental cost is very low here compare to property prices. Just don't buy. Move from one newly build to the next one you like. Why tie your money up in...
Aug 24th 2020, 10:00 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,470
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Re: Improving MM2H...New Qualifications and Benefits

It is a very nationalistic idea to keep foreigners out as much as possible. What benefit does it bring to a country?
Paying higher fees for living here? It is Malaysia. I think the current price is...
Aug 15th 2020, 5:45 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

Middle Class retirees are looking for the best deal to save money and if Malaysia becomes too expensive, they will look elsewhere. Malaysia may prefer a higher entrance fee with fewer expats and...
Aug 10th 2020, 9:53 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

Sorry. I also hate abbreviations.
I am assuming, CBI - citizen by investment and RBI- resident by investment
Aug 10th 2020, 6:30 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

Yes, agree. If they raise it even 20% of what it is now, it would get too expensive to trap your cash at 2-3% for 10 years just for the privilege to live here. Yes, it is relatively cheep to live...
Aug 7th 2020, 6:20 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

It is quite possible that the program will be much more expensive after the moratorium.
"In its official press release...
Aug 7th 2020, 6:01 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,277
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Re: MM2H Program in a limbo ???

" the temporary freeze only applied to Peninsular Malaysia.In Sarawak, it is still ongoing."

Perhaps, in Sabah too?
Jun 13th 2020, 11:35 am
Replies: 71
Views: 8,486
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Re: MM2Hers stuck outside

I know that one family live separately, in different countries, from the beginning of MCO. He couldn't get back to Sabah from Philippines in time before MCO started. He is a foreigner, working in...
Jun 8th 2020, 10:31 am
Replies: 64
Views: 12,637
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Re: Sabah MM2H

Deposit of RM300,000.00 (below age of 50) or RM150,000.00 (above age of 50) into an Fixed Deposit Account in any bank in Malaysia with interest accrual in favour of the foreign citizen / Applicant....
Forum: Caribbean
May 26th 2020, 6:17 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
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Re: Weighing up a new life.

So what is this "local truth" which contradicts many reliable and scientific sources?
E.g., when I buy a house I don't want 'local truth' to be predominant. I can listen, but I would rather...
Forum: Caribbean
May 26th 2020, 5:18 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
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Re: Weighing up a new life.

As far as I know Antigua and Burbudas reduced their price for citizenship to 100K after a hurricane completely destroyed Barbuda.

Thank you, Spouse, for your kind support to conduct our discussion...
Forum: Caribbean
May 25th 2020, 5:06 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Weighing up a new life.

Right regarding a place.
However, it doesn't dismiss my point about jellyfish in the Caribbean and you can easily check it.
Actually, my research was done only because we are still considering to...
Forum: Caribbean
May 25th 2020, 3:59 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Weighing up a new life.

Re. 1- Perhaps Grenada is the only island in the world which is not affected by rising ocean level. Is it floating? ;)
Re. 2- Millions of tons of Sargassum. It started in 2011 due to warming of the...
Forum: Caribbean
May 25th 2020, 3:02 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Weighing up a new life.

It depends on a country. A fee can be much smaller and you can buy a property and live there all the time if you wish.
Forum: Caribbean
May 24th 2020, 11:45 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Weighing up a new life.

We traveled to many places for diving and snorkeling. All these businesses were owned by expats and the locals were working there.
It is not that easy to run B&B or a diving shop. Marketing is just...
Mar 18th 2020, 1:11 pm
Replies: 173
Views: 49,085
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Re: MM2H - How to apply

The agents are actually not good helpers regarding finding a doctor or a bank for you. They don't give the best choices for you. Do your own research. Call the doctor's offices, check the prices,...
Mar 18th 2020, 12:33 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Is it a good choice to move to Malaysia?

“If you are concerned about burning of rubbish, agricultural land post harvest and AQ, do not choose to live anywhere in 3rd world. This happens all over, some countries are worse than others.”
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