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Forum: Malaysia
Jul 1st 2019, 9:43 am
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By man from emas

Re: Mecical/Health Insurance questions

You say you have just retired, one assumes @ 65. new health insurance over that age, is very limited, if not already covered by any policy, as you are already covered by an Expat policy maybe asking...
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 18th 2019, 8:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,259
Posted By man from emas

Re: Looking at relocating to kl or penang any advice appreciated

Personally can only comment on Penang to any depth wher ewe are, most expats in Penang live along the north coastal area, GeorgeTown to Batu Ferrighi, there are huge selection of condos, landed...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 29th 2017, 12:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,736
Posted By man from emas

Re: Hotel/Tourist Tax

We were away few days over Christmas in Malaysia reasonable good hotel, also got hit for 10.myr per night, I was told the exception is based on Malaysian passport & I.C. colour.

Its odd its fixed...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 9th 2017, 1:31 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,218
Posted By man from emas

Re: Moving to Penang

Unless I missed it you did not say where you would staying in Penang, will you be using public transport or a small rental car.
Penang has much to offer depending what you are looking for, as far as...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 21st 2016, 2:38 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,679
Posted By man from emas

Re: Robberies in landed properties Bt Ferringhi and Tg Bungah

Cannot comment on grill pricing, you will need to phone around try, & get some basic quotes, price needs to include installation, that can vary depending on window, & door types. A nice reasonable...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 2nd 2016, 3:20 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By man from emas

Re: Health Insurance Choices

I agree as everyone says take out local insurance as you are living here then travel insurance which is then timed & priced zoned i.e. Asia / middle east / Europe / USA. for when you travel. However...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 10th 2016, 9:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By man from emas

Re: Plastic aging

I've been around this area since 1980 it's nothing new shoes fell apart in those days the same as they do now, it's not a recent cheaper manufacturing process or quality issue. Shoes tend to be worn...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 26th 2016, 12:39 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 8,676
Posted By man from emas

Re: Moving from the UK to Kuala Lumpur

Sorry the above may not be too clear -

No you should NOT be worried, or paranoid
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 26th 2016, 12:35 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 8,676
Posted By man from emas

Re: Moving from the UK to Kuala Lumpur

No you should be worried, or paranoid about safety but you must be aware, & have your priorities right, I know of one estate that has security barrier on the road, with guard, but nothing on the...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 25th 2016, 1:13 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 8,676
Posted By man from emas

Re: Moving from the UK to Kuala Lumpur

I've never worked in KL but have passed through stayed there in friends & hotels over many years, we were there last weekend at friends, but I do not know the Shah Alam area, at least its on the...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 24th 2016, 4:22 am
Replies: 27
Views: 8,676
Posted By man from emas

Re: Moving from the UK to Kuala Lumpur

you have answered some of your own questions.

The company must be responsible for your permit & the same for your wife either she has a working permit or a dependent pass, this will depend on many...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 22nd 2016, 12:35 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 8,676
Posted By man from emas

Re: Moving from the UK to Kuala Lumpur

As mentioned above to help people give you better answers you need to be more specific in your reasons for being in KL, if its a company transfer then most of these will be self explanatory, like...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 2nd 2016, 11:00 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By man from emas

Re: Baked Bean Concs out.

I can only repeat all the comments above

Again thanks, & will no doubt bump into you for a chat sometime, I may rarely comment on here but I read it each day, so no doubt the daily posting will...
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 19th 2016, 9:40 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,622
Posted By man from emas

Re: Love Wine?

OK the cheapo wine shop I've migrated to :-

The address is "The Wine Shop" (Pulau Tikus)
11A & 15 Lintang Burma 10250, Penang.

If you go past the Adventist past the Midland, & about 100....
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 12th 2016, 9:42 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,622
Posted By man from emas

Re: Love Wine?

No its a proper wine shop, not a Thailand car boot venture.
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 11th 2016, 12:14 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 5,622
Posted By man from emas

Re: Love Wine?

I've had a look through & I cannot find their business card with correct address & having just slurped my way through my last bottle, I'll be popping in there within a couple of days Then I'll do...
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 10th 2016, 7:24 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,622
Posted By man from emas

Re: Love Wine?

Yes encountered the same problem when I used to buy there but I've since moved my wine buying elsewhere as its cheaper. :drinkwine:
Forum: Malaysia
May 8th 2016, 12:30 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,429
Posted By man from emas

Re: ASEAN Girl-friend Immigration Question ???

To many things to comment on where to start.

If she has traveled out of assume Manila on her own before then she understands how immigration there works, the Philippines are as mentioned very...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 14th 2016, 10:39 am
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By man from emas

Re: Penang Butterfly Farm

I go past it a couple times a week the place now really is a massive construction much larger than before, now with all the workers, diggers, lorries, its certainly taken shape fast, the outside...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 11th 2016, 9:55 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By man from emas

Re: The cameras are coming, the Cameras are coming

B.F. road is full of CCTV poles, they are slowly migrating along the roads everywhere, even today I saw a new one in GT at the intersection as you turn in by Pranglin Mall & Komtar Walk, that...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 3rd 2016, 12:11 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 13,004
Posted By man from emas

Re: Major Infrastructure Projects in Penang.

Very interesting link provided, as many of us live between Gurney / Batu Ferringhi area, I wonder how much of these routes shown on the maps are actually confirmed or are they still conceptual ?
...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 28th 2016, 2:52 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 13,004
Posted By man from emas

Re: Major Infrastructure Projects in Penang.

Yes this fence has been going up the last few times I've driven along Gurney drive, its going up rather quickly, not bad finish, & really nobody ever went over there as it was at the best dried out...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 22nd 2016, 2:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By man from emas

Re: Printer Cartridges

This problem has been around Asia for along time, the manufacturers screw you on the replacement cartridges, its cheaper to buy another printer, than try keep on buying very expensive re-fills or new...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 14th 2016, 3:29 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,046
Posted By man from emas

Re: Touchngo and cashless road tolls

We always use a Plus card, my wife did get a Watson card but then cashed it in, no point if you already have a Plus card.

We always top up at Petronas here in BF to cover our journeys before we do...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 10th 2016, 12:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By man from emas

Re: Tesco

We've popped in Sam's SQ a few times but the way they have the check out is more like a 7-11 they are not expecting people with trolleys, not the usual supermarket exit.

It seems too big for deli...
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