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Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2020, 12:09 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,129
Posted By ex reg

Re: UK or MY for retirement?

For us even though we love UK and visiting Europe, Singapore is so much easier to live in.
Yes medical is free in UK and we don't have Medical insurance here in Singapore but we find that not to be...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 29th 2020, 12:33 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,129
Posted By ex reg

Re: UK or MY for retirement?

If your wife is Singaporean isn't she a citizen or now somehow a PR.
If she is still a citizen then you can move to Singapore and get your own PR.
You know of course about accom costs here and cost...
Forum: Singapore
Oct 11th 2020, 1:42 am
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By ex reg

Re: Birth certificate - Employment Pass (required?)

I don't remember having to submit my Birth Cert but that was a long time ago.

Can't you check a site for requirements of EP qualification.
Forum: Singapore
Jun 22nd 2020, 12:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By ex reg

Re: UK State Pension

Since retirement we've been splitting our time between UK and Singapore.
We own property in both countries but have decided to sell up the UK property and move to Singapore full time.
Forum: Singapore
Jun 21st 2020, 2:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By ex reg

Re: UK State Pension

Thanks.
So although my pension is currently paid into my UK bank account I will shortly sell my UK property and close my UK bank account, and not have a UK address.
I just have to inform the State...
Forum: Singapore
Jun 21st 2020, 2:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By ex reg

Re: UK State Pension

If you don't have a bank account in the UK how can you get your pension paid into a bank where you live overseas.
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 4th 2020, 1:29 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By ex reg

Re: Johor International School

Don't think border crossings are open 24/7 atm.

Not sure you can get transport from Changi directly across to JB. You'd have to change some place, maybe Newton Circus, or perhaps your new...
Apr 30th 2020, 12:31 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 10,986
Posted By ex reg

Re: MM2Hers stuck outside

Haven't seen you around for some time bb.

Hope things are good for you.
Forum: Indonesia
Feb 17th 2020, 2:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,387
Posted By ex reg

Re: Bali tourism and coronavirus

We've been in Singapore for work and retirement for nearly 40 years.
I can't remember SARS or Bird Flu, maybe we were in UK at those times but just can't remember it.

We feel things are too...
Forum: India
Feb 10th 2020, 1:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By ex reg

Re: The Raj and Afghanistan

I was on holiday in Llangrannog fifteen or more years ago and looking around the graves in the cemetery there was one for a man who was involved in a long march after a defeat in Afghanistan.
Don't...
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 8th 2020, 1:11 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

Must be additional 30min into centre of Malacca and 20 mins min to get to Singapore side of Tuas if no jam. Further 25 min to centre of Singapore.
And I suppose Google doesn't account for all the...
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 7th 2020, 8:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

Is that Malaysia side of Tuas before customs or Singapore side after customs.
And are you starting the journey in the centre of Malacca or at the Ayer Keroh toll?

But wherever your start and...
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 7th 2020, 12:47 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

See my opinion in post 4 above.

For my own info I wonder about the opinion of someone living in PD, was I too downbeat in what I said?
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 31st 2020, 4:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

Last question then.
What regulation do you find in Singapore which is not regulated in Malaysia,
Don't give me chewing gum.:rofl:
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 31st 2020, 12:50 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

Fine thanks.
Yup it's a personal opinion.

Just one specific instance might help with my understanding of your point.
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 30th 2020, 11:05 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

I agree that Penang is a good alternative.

But fmi what do you mean by overly regulated.
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 30th 2020, 2:39 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By ex reg

Re: Moving to Malaysia

You will definitely feel your wife is safer if you live in Singapore.

The more expensive your accommodation is the more likely it is to be burgled.
Not only that but daily living, supermarket...
Nov 20th 2019, 8:59 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By ex reg

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

For completeness we drove from Clementi to Bukit Indah today using Tuas.

Left Clementi at 9-45am arrived Bukit Indah1.25 hours later.

Returning we left the restaurant Chua Kee, which we've...
Nov 19th 2019, 12:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By ex reg

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

Funnily enough today we went across to JB from Clementi.

Left at 9-45am by MRT to Kranji and then bus 170 from Kranji to City Square. 1.5 hrs.

Then at 2-30pm did return journey. 2.0 hrs or...
Nov 17th 2019, 7:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By ex reg

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

Google maps says 70 min Changi to Horizon Hill with no waiting at either immigration.
I've never ever not had to wait at immigration.

Personally I'd give it 1.5 hours even at dead of night.
...
Nov 2nd 2019, 10:09 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By ex reg

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

Travel time from Changi to JB and return may well make you think twice.

Try it and see.
atm only a taxi or hired car with a driver.
OK you could take MRT to Newton Circus and 170 bus from there...
Forum: Singapore
Oct 24th 2019, 9:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By ex reg

Re: Newly Arrived

Your wife has been here 10 years yet you are asking these questions.

Strange.
Forum: Singapore
Oct 23rd 2019, 8:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,419
Posted By ex reg

Re: Job offer Commercial Manager

For a local contract it seems OK to me.

Uoiu should check out what rental costs are and how much you might pay for pre schooling.

Doubt if you'd be able to buy or run a car though.
Forum: Thailand
Sep 24th 2019, 12:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By ex reg

Re: Learn To Play Golf

I doubt that.

Or if by 'bit' you really mean a 'bit'.
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