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Aug 15th 2021, 5:44 am
Replies: 231
Views: 25,292
Posted By Strider24

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

Sarawak looks a good option. The application forms look straight forward and there is a list of approved agents I see. What would be interesting is to know if having an existing mm2h visa in The...
Aug 13th 2021, 4:10 am
Replies: 231
Views: 25,292
Posted By Strider24

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

Our daughter is looking at "The Greece Golden Visa" option. Really worth a look. I fear we are finished in Malaysia. RM40k we simply couldn't spend apart from total loss of trust in Malaysian...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 18th 2014, 8:05 am
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Strider24

Re: Car identity theft

JPJ were not happy with the idea of a new plate and once I thought of all the agro involved and no guarantee it wont happen again (plus we paid for the plate we have) decided to stick with keeping...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 18th 2014, 5:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Strider24

Car identity theft

Yes folks it happens...a lot.

Last 6 months while overseas I racked up 7 speeding fines, or so my account on myeg.com.my told me. The fact that not only was I not in the country, but my car with...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 18th 2014, 5:32 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,212
Posted By Strider24

Re: Driving in Malaysia - The Rules of the Road for Beginners

Government conservative figures suggest there is in excess of 1 mil unregistered bikes and riders in the country, so naturally everyone including insurance companies, Government and prudent drivers...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 18th 2014, 5:25 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,212
Posted By Strider24

Re: Driving in Malaysia - The Rules of the Road for Beginners

...and when they migrate to lorries you haver a major problem!!:eek:
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 12:18 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 16,942
Posted By Strider24

Re: Drinking water

:amen::nod:
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 11:29 am
Replies: 66
Views: 16,942
Posted By Strider24

Re: Drinking water

Its a lot easier just putting a strong lime cordial in the tap water so you can't taste anything else....but filtered water for single malt is a must.
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 11:16 am
Replies: 66
Views: 16,942
Posted By Strider24

Re: Drinking water

There are a few of companies in Penang who can do a very thorough water test. From memory one is Myco2 and another is Spectrum. Probably a few others as well.

Most filter systems are only good at...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 8:25 am
Replies: 66
Views: 16,942
Posted By Strider24

Re: Drinking water

Being a cheapskate I don't buy bottled water although I have filled up once or twice at the water machines. Tap water is treated and you can usually taste the chlorine or whatever they use. The...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 8:21 am
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Strider24

Re: Wine deliveries in Penang

Try Exclusive Wines - Wine Talk Malaysia (http://www.winetalk.com.my/exclusive-wines.html) or Pitchfork Wine | New Arrival 2014 - Wine Shop Malaysia (http://wineshopmalaysia.com.my/) or Wine2u...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 8:07 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,348
Posted By Strider24

Re: A Hilton in Batu Ferringhi, Penang?

As long as their guests only park one side of Jalan Low Yat as indicated, I don't care
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 30th 2014, 7:55 am
Replies: 66
Views: 16,942
Posted By Strider24

Re: Drinking water

In the past 6 years I have either just used tap water or put in line 2 cheap off the shelf filter that hold a cheap element approx 1 foot long. I use the first housing with a 5 micron filter (white)...
Jan 5th 2013, 5:10 am
Replies: 303
Views: 54,952
Posted By Strider24

Re: Why Retire in Malaysia?

I go along with Mad Hatter, however Penang is rapidly becoming less enticing for retirees. Not only the property purchase threshold is now the highest in the country, but dealing with state...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 17th 2012, 2:19 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By Strider24

Re: Back to Penang away from the Brr in Lancaster

Thanks Sue. Glad you find it useful. I do it as a sort of diary that I can use when Alzheimer's really sets in!
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 16th 2012, 2:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By Strider24

Re: Back to Penang away from the Brr in Lancaster

Hi Sue,

Sympathise with you regards driving and fortunatly you have most things close at hand where you are. I mentioned the 101 bus which is great to get to Tesco or the city and the 102 to the...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 15th 2012, 8:36 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,467
Posted By Strider24

Re: Driving in Malaysia

Insurance can be horrendous, however a payout seems to always be based on the current market value of the vehicle. So each year I check the current value and get comprehensive for that. My old bomb...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 15th 2012, 8:28 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By Strider24

Re: Back to Penang away from the Brr in Lancaster

Hi Sue,

Welcome back to Penang. Mrs S and myself are MM2H visa people and I'm no expert either, but if you like to fire some questions, I can let you know what little I know.

My wife is Taiping...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 28th 2012, 2:19 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By Strider24

Re: The regatta is in town :-)

Cheeky...and only one was ever that cheeky. Gotcha.:thumbsup:
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 28th 2012, 11:24 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By Strider24

Re: The regatta is in town :-)

OK you got me...so which one of my mates 2 stunning daughters are you....hmmmmm, maybe of shipping bent or maybe of a legal bent...but you dad was most forgiving of my rotten steering.:blink:
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 26th 2012, 10:14 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By Strider24

Re: The regatta is in town :-)

I sail on "Virgo" and hasten to add it does not belong to me...I don't have the millions either. Yes I have been a member of RSYC since 81 even before it got its Royal title, although I was an absent...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 25th 2012, 1:28 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By Strider24

Re: The regatta is in town :-)

Didn't see you at Straits Quay. Had a great RSYC Raja Muda series and coming into the last race equal second in class....before I parked on a coral reef in the last race for 5 hours. Not well pleased...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 4th 2012, 1:09 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,397
Posted By Strider24

Re: Utilities cost?

Mrs S is on a health kick...which means I'm also on a health kick...no option lah. Mind she is a mean cook so no complaints:thumbup:
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 4th 2012, 12:45 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,397
Posted By Strider24

Re: Utilities cost?

Induction..now your talking...but...Mrs S believes that the only way to get correct wok temperature is with a big gas flame. What to do lah:blink:
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 4th 2012, 9:08 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By Strider24

Re: Living immersed in Malaysian Culture

Oh to be in your age group and footloose in KL again...sigh!!

You will have a ball. Motorbikes and busses like Cambodia, but cars more disciplined; English widely spoken and as backedbean says the...
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