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Forum: Malaysia
Jul 9th 2012, 5:22 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,231
Posted By joamelie

Re: Ageing parents in the UK

Hi Bocat,
You're not alone! My parents who are hooked up to the internet and have been out for a visit are doing a lot better than my husbands who refuse to have internet in the house. I'm not sure...
Forum: Malaysia
May 15th 2012, 2:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,646
Posted By joamelie

Re: Rental Properties nr AISM

Yes, rents are negiotiable, you can make them an offer but I wouldn't expect a big reduction.

Gita Bayu is the most popular location for families and staff at AISM. Country heights, blue water...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 3rd 2012, 6:04 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By joamelie

Re: Advice Needed

We have friends with children in AISM and NEXUS and they are very happy with both schools. It is very common for kids to catch the school bus here, even at a young age.
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 3rd 2012, 5:58 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,359
Posted By joamelie

Re: employment pass

Hi, I was in the Uk when i applied for my employment pass. I had to have all the documents photocopied (including every single page of my passport and then authenticated by a notary. I did this...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 19th 2012, 1:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By joamelie

Re: Employment pass inquiry

I came in on a social visa, which was for 3 months. If the employment visa hadn't come through in time then they were planning to send me and my family to Singapore for the day to renew it. They have...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 16th 2012, 1:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By joamelie

Re: Employment pass inquiry

Mine took a couple of months after I got here until the stamp was put into my passport. As long as you meet all the criteria, it's unlikely there will be a problem, it's just a frustrating wait as...
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 9th 2012, 8:29 am
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By joamelie

Re: Bringing in DVD's

I read that too....perhaps instead of shipping them in, put them in your hand luggage. That way if they do get flagged up you could say dump them rather than check them! Just a thought....not that...
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 4th 2012, 12:04 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By joamelie

Re: Sarawak

I've eaten at this place but never stayed, the owner is lovely and the food is great...it's also got really lovely gardens...it has a website, so take a look at Rom Orchid Garden. It's in Kuching but...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 21st 2011, 12:11 am
Replies: 45
Views: 21,311
Posted By joamelie

Re: Offer to work in KL: Cost of Living

Where are you going to work in Seputeh?
I work in Midvalley and live in Seputeh, it's a good place to live...but i didn't think there were many businesses in the area. You can walk from Seputeh...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 16th 2011, 3:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,409
Posted By joamelie

Re: A Beginner's Guide?

Oh yes, before I forget, adventurous or not, I'll be needing a Sunday morning proper full English so any suggestions welcome :)

Haha, completely forget that one! Not available...get used to the...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 15th 2011, 8:01 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,409
Posted By joamelie

Re: A Beginner's Guide?

I too love mixing with expats and locals. Expats are so interesting and diverse in their origins and reasons for coming here, locals are great because they can teach you something about this...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 8th 2011, 3:09 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By joamelie

Re: Coming to KL

Hi Sivorb,
We moved out a year ago now. I'm the one working and husband goes the school run, so when your out here I'm sure he'd take you for a beer.
Loads of condos in Bangsar and Bangsar south...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 21st 2011, 11:55 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By joamelie

Re: Where do I start house hunting in person around KL?

No, I'm the one working out here and my husband drops our daughter off at school. The school doesn't start until 9am so the traffic has mostly gone by the time he drives back in....he has got stuck...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 21st 2011, 12:30 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,688
Posted By joamelie

Re: Where do I start house hunting in person around KL?

Areas I have looked at online include Bangsar, Damansara, Seputeh incl. neighbouring areas, and areas heading out towards Petaling Jaya. But some impartial advice would be fantastic.
...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 4th 2011, 3:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By joamelie

Re: Public schools an option???

They used to teach in English, but not anymore!
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 1st 2011, 1:52 am
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 1st 2011, 1:47 am
Replies: 25
Views: 6,383
Posted By joamelie

Re: Positives & Negatives in Malaysia

positives...getting to live in such a lovely country:thumbup:
..............getting a great expat package combined with cheaper living and lower taxes means that only one of us has to work to...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 25th 2011, 1:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,857
Posted By joamelie

Re: Planning a move to KL - top tips?

Hi LivKl,
We moved out about a year ago and have been thoroughly enjoying it. If your husbands working near Sentral then Bangsar and Bangsar south would be good areas, also Taman Seputeh. Damansara...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 24th 2011, 1:26 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,054
Posted By joamelie

Re: Moving to KL: What to bring out from UK?

a couple of things i'd bring out if I was doing it again....towels and bedlinen.
You can get cheap stuff out here but it's terrible quality, to get decent quality stuff costs a fortune.
TV's are...
Forum: Malaysia
Sep 23rd 2011, 3:53 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By joamelie

Re: Do you keep your jabs up to date?

There is now a combined hepatitis A/ Typhoid vaccine that lasts for 10 years. I've had it, it was fine. There's also a combined Hep A, Hep B, typhoid for those needing Hep B as well. My daughter has...
Forum: Malaysia
Sep 15th 2011, 1:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By joamelie

Re: Moving and getting a job

What do you do? What are your skills? What are you interested in. I believe that they have recently changed the rules on accompanying spouse working, you used to have to get an employment pass of...
Forum: Malaysia
Sep 9th 2011, 3:21 am
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By joamelie

Tax rebate

I filed my tax return earlier this year (on time), and should have been due a hefty rebate. I haven't received anything though and haven't heard anything from the tax office. I know many locals I...
Forum: Malaysia
Sep 6th 2011, 9:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By joamelie

Re: Did you feel the earth move?

Blissfully unaware!
Forum: Malaysia
Sep 2nd 2011, 7:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,494
Posted By joamelie

Re: All about Maids

can you recommend an agency?
Forum: Malaysia
Aug 29th 2011, 7:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By joamelie

Re: Smartphone Application: 'MyDistress' (Selangor)

Cool, but hopefully you will never have to use it!:)
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