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Forum: Middle East
Nov 17th 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: Middle East
Nov 16th 2020, 3:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By psychopomp1

Anyone managed to get a Qatar Petroleum work visa lately?

I understand Qatar immigration authorities are not issuing work visas just yet but *might* be doing so in certain cases eg for expats working for state owned companies such as QP. Anyone managed to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 26th 2020, 10:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Doha airport in Qatar 'examined women internally' after newborn baby found

Wot you think its perfectly normal for someone to dump a new born?! We're talking about REAL HUMAN BEING being here, not leaving behing some trash in a toilet. Have some empathy for the new born. The...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 25th 2020, 10:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By psychopomp1

Doha airport in Qatar 'examined women internally' after newborn baby found

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-54682565

Sad that they still couldn't find the mother despite such draconian actions.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 18th 2020, 8:12 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By psychopomp1

UAE 'Minister of Tolerance' in alleged sex assault

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-54589968

Well well well.....
Oct 17th 2020, 8:48 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Potential Job in Ruwais Area

OP, i would be asking the employer if you can do this job on a rotational basis, eg 4 weeks on /4 weeks off. Ruwais is an absolute shithole, going to AUH every weekend will make you even more...
Sep 2nd 2020, 8:24 am
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Qatar Petroleum job offer

Panic over, the agency has now received the WO so will send over the official contract very soon. Pheeeeew..... :)
Aug 28th 2020, 4:07 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By psychopomp1

Qatar Petroleum job offer

Was offered a role at QP through SPIE Oil and Gas in July. But as of yet the agency hasn't sent me any formal contract. Reason being that that the agency is still waiting for HR Dept @ QP to send...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 2nd 2019, 12:33 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Qatar win 2019 AFC

:rofl:

On a serious note, their investment in the Aspire Academy has paid off handsomely - their current coach Felix Sanchez (ex barcelona youth coach) joined the Aspire Academy in 2006.

Will...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 1st 2019, 5:21 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Qatar win 2019 AFC

Nice! Winning it on Emirati soil as well!! LOL

At least your typical Ingurland fan can't say "what have Qatar ever won?!" at the 2022 World Cup.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 22nd 2018, 12:45 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,245
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Briton jailed for spying in the UAE

Well, at the end of the day you have to remember that - during the Arab Spring period - some individuals/groups within the country tried to plot to overthrow the UAE Gov't. These plots obviously...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 22nd 2018, 12:23 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,245
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Briton jailed for spying in the UAE

I would say those are exactly the type of people our security services would hire: intelligent*, behind a respectable profession and above all, which no-one would ever suspect of being a spy....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 22nd 2018, 10:39 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,245
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Briton jailed for spying in the UAE

Let’s put the boot on the other foot and believe all the media BS about him being just a student researching uae security. What would happen if an Emirati PhD student went sniffing around security...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 21st 2018, 6:29 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,245
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Briton jailed for spying in the UAE

Well to be given a life sentence suggests he was caught with his pants down, ie there was clear evidence he was involved in nefarious activities on behalf of the British state. I wonder if MI6 will...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 27th 2018, 7:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Any goods forwarding companies in Singapore?

Finally found one, snapmail.sg in case it also helps anyone else.
Forum: Singapore
Jan 26th 2018, 12:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By psychopomp1

Any goods forwarding companies in Singapore?

Hi,

Does anyone know of any goods forwarding companies in SG who will provide a delivery/storage address in SG and then upon request ship the goods to UK? Reason I am asking is that I want to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 8th 2017, 10:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Singapore Airlines vs Emirates or other.

I recently flew on China Southern Airlines from LHR-AKL in cattle class and back via Guangzhou (they also fly to Christchurch) and journey went fine without any dramas. They do some cracking fares to...
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 7th 2017, 10:47 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 8,297
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Questions, questions, questions!!!

OP,
Like you I live in Scotland (Inverness) and just returned from NZ at the weekend after being in AKL for a week or so (had a couple of job interviews). Despite being middle of Winter in NZ, we...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 11th 2017, 2:31 pm
Replies: 148
Views: 167,535
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: How safe is to work in Iraq, Basra?

If your land travel is all in PSDs, which consist of a convey of armoured vehicles then you'll be fine. Actually when i was there from 2013-2015, I felt safer in travelling in a PSD in Southern Iraq...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 5th 2017, 11:54 am
Replies: 123
Views: 12,026
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Four countries cut links with Qatar over 'terrorism' support

Its just a lovers' tiff, albeit with multiple lovers/wives. They'll soon kiss & make up.

Bless 'em :heart:
Jan 13th 2017, 11:58 am
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By psychopomp1

Skilled Immigrant Route - quickest way to get in?

Hi,

I'm looking at moving to NZ long term if i get a suitable job offer there. I've got interviews coming up with a NZ firm next week, Skype initially but may go over for a visit if things...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 28th 2016, 10:52 am
Replies: 1
Views: 3,467
Posted By psychopomp1

Buying Melatonin tablets in Doha

Hi,
Does anyone know if any pharmacies or supermarkets in Doha stock the Natrol brand of Melatonin capsules - specifically these...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 21st 2016, 7:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Harry Ramsdens in Qatar

Went to HR last week and....uuurgggghhh it was a big disappointment:( Fish (cod) was ok, obviously not fresh but just about edible. However chips were horrible. Just these charred, rock hard bits of...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 14th 2016, 4:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By psychopomp1

Re: Car Hire

You can use your UK licence to rent whilst your residence visa is being processed - at least that's what I did a few years ago after my company made it clear that i couldn't get a company car until i...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 12th 2016, 10:50 am
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