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Jul 1st 2018, 7:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ex reg

Red face Re: This is of interest if moving to JB.

Oh I agree.

I haven't watched the video except for the first couple of minutes:o but thought it might raise some points that should be considered if thinking about a move to JB.
I made a comment...
Jun 30th 2018, 2:37 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ex reg

This is of interest if moving to JB.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=110&v=E731dMajuNw
Forum: Singapore
Jun 29th 2018, 7:49 am
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By ex reg

Re: Medical insurance with pre existing condition - help!

No doubt the treatment is available in Singapore.

No doubt the treatment will be very expensive.

Can the company claim under their insurance.

Otherwise I can't see an insurance company...
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 23rd 2018, 1:55 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By ex reg

Re: Coming to Penang

We've rented cars in Penang many times.
Usually do it when we are there. Don't check the price against what you can hire from elsewhere.
Personally I have no problem with Malaysian drivers...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 7th 2018, 5:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By ex reg

Re: Loved up in Thailand

Sorry to have to say this but get real.
Forum: Singapore
May 14th 2018, 8:37 am
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By ex reg

Re: Salary expectation in Healthcare Management

Why not try Employment agencies in Singapore.
You'd also find out how available jobs are for her quals and experience.
Forum: Singapore
May 14th 2018, 8:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By ex reg

Re: Short term remote working for a corporate company

I would have thought your present company would be the best bet to advise you on possibilities.

But guess you'd have to have work permits/employment passes for all three countries
Forum: Singapore
Apr 16th 2018, 7:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By ex reg

Re: Bishan commute

Just a point.

Orchard is not the CBD.
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 10th 2018, 7:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By ex reg

Re: Oman Air

When I went to Muscat in 1976 the international airport had just moved to Seeb from Muttrah, I believe. The landing at Muttrah was supposed to have been hair raising.

Oman was my first overseas...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 9th 2018, 11:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By ex reg

Re: Oman Air

I think you'd enjoy a stopover in Muscat.
Very interesting place with stuff to see.

Drive up to Nizwa is worth it.
Good souks.
Mind you I'm talking about 42 years ago, like.
Apr 4th 2018, 6:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By ex reg

Re: Are you happy with life in Iskandar?

You are well wrong.

I'm not rich at all.

But my wife is.
Forum: Singapore
Mar 22nd 2018, 12:36 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,002
Posted By ex reg

Re: Wanting to move to Singapore

For Singapore the more qualified - degrees etc - and the more experienced you are the better.

Find out which UK companies in your line have offices, factories in Singapore.
Apply to them for a...
Mar 12th 2018, 1:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By ex reg

Re: Are you happy with life in Iskandar?

Have you been to look around??

We love Malaysia and Johor but live in Singapore.
When working and living in JB I'd travel across the Causeway maybe 4 times a day.
No way can you do that now.
...
Forum: Thailand
Feb 5th 2018, 9:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By ex reg

Re: Phuket or Koh Samui?

Do people still lay on the beach in Thailand etc?

Haven't been to Koh Samui but Phuket 16 years ago was a place we decided didn't warrant a return.
Have no idea what it's like now but if you went...
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 4th 2018, 6:07 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,738
Posted By ex reg

Re: Trip to Malaysia

In that case get a trip to a Long House and imbibe the tuak.
Went from work in Bintulu about 40 years ago.
One of my mates was 6' 10'' tall.
The locals couldn't believe how tall he was and they...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 4th 2018, 6:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By ex reg

Re: Stop over in Singapore, a couple of questions!

Big Splash has closed?

There used to be a very good shop in the Sembawang Shopping Center but that closed maybe 20 years ago.

Dunno about gaming but stay away from Sim Lim Square.
Jan 31st 2018, 1:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By ex reg

Re: MACS - Bad News

Can't be 'aving it ourselves.

Used to love day trips over to JB and about 30 years ago used to do the return trip maybe on average 2.5 times a day.
Haven't been across for nearly a year now.
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 9th 2018, 12:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By ex reg

Re: Relocating to KL

I wonder what makes Singapore bland and boring and bubble.

And what makes KL NOT bland and boring and bubble
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 4th 2018, 10:34 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By ex reg

Re: Things to do at Malaysian traffic lights

Akchewlee don't mind the wait at the traffic lights on the road from the Ayer Keroh toll into Malacca center.
Without the timings being shown though it would drive me crazy.
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 1st 2018, 11:18 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By ex reg

Re: Hotel Penang

Thanks for the suggestions guys.
The missus is now considering the Jawi Peranakan Mansion.

Dunno which one she'll choose but she'll make the booking today.
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 1st 2018, 11:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By ex reg

Re: Hotel Penang

Thanks.
They look similar style hotels and about the same price.

To which one would you return?
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 1st 2018, 3:29 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By ex reg

Hotel Penang

We are in Penang for 8 nights in 3 weeks time but the E & O can only put us up for 5 nights.
Don't want to be out in Batu Feringhee or Tanjong Bungah.

Any suggestions for in and around...
Dec 2nd 2017, 1:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By ex reg

Re: Just a few questions....honest

Should try buying a car down here.
Bought a Kia Forte 1.6l this time last year and it cost me 63000 quid.
In 10 years time I have to scrap it or pay another 30,000quid to keep it on the road for...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 14th 2017, 1:57 am
Oct 30th 2017, 10:37 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,319
Posted By ex reg

Re: Early retirement - was it what you expected?

Family Favourites, Round the Horn, Educating Archie etc.

They don't make Sunday Dinners, as we used to call them then, like that any more.

Some of those episodes are on youtube.
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