British Expats - Search Results

Go Back  British Expats > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Froggybarnacle2000
Showing results 1 to 25 of 70
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Forum: Singapore
Jul 11th 2018, 4:47 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: More than one employer on a DP or options

Hi CStorey, yes you can open a private limited company. Your husband can be the director since he is the EP holder. You will be listed as an employee in this company, so as a matter of course keep...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 5th 2018, 7:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Sending a Dog to Penang

Hi inflagrante,
You can google this blog called "oh my expat life." Sorry I can't put the exact link here as it might contravene the forum rules. The lady who owns the blog wrote about bringing...
Jul 1st 2018, 2:07 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,680
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: This is of interest if moving to JB.

This video segment was aired in 2014.
Stating the obvious, but there are way too many housing developments and condominiums that have sprung up since then.
All I can say is, good luck to those...
Jun 20th 2018, 2:47 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,181
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: MACS - Really bad news

Hi geedee,
On another online forum, they mentioned that the MACS suspension only applies to the Third Link office in Singapore. The IRDA office at Danga Bay is still issuing MACS passes.
Good...
Feb 3rd 2018, 8:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,613
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: MACS - Bad News

Hello bakedbean! Hope you are well!
In this case, it is Malaysia "moving the goalposts." Five years ago it was easy to get a MACS pass. Just as long as you were a Singapore citizen, or a Singapore...
Jan 31st 2018, 2:25 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,613
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: MACS - Bad News

Hi Geedee! My MACS pass expired three weeks ago. I shan't bother renewing it! Reason being that we've moved back to Singapore, thank goodness. Relieved to not have to go through that ridiculous...
Dec 29th 2015, 1:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,520
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: MACS misery

Hah, before I forget: As well as making sure that your passport has two years' validity remaining, you also have to make sure that your Singapore EP/DP/WP/ PR passes still have at least 9 months'...
Dec 29th 2015, 1:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 8,552
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Driving a Malaysian car in Singapore on EP

Hi Dragos,

My husband is a Singapore EP holder. He is therefore allowed to drive our Malaysian-registered car into Singapore, he's been doing so since January this year. He has never been...
Dec 29th 2015, 12:33 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 10,352
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Eating out

Geedee! Give Spice Kitchen a try again, their service has improved! And the food is still superb. Coppola's pizzas have never let us down.

For Italian, try Vilaggio at Jalan Hang Tuah 4, Tmn...
Dec 29th 2015, 12:04 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Tennis or soccer for kids

Hi bcml!
Check out Mr Foong (0127921996) at Horizon Hills Country Club. My daughter first learned tennis with him two years ago. He's very good. No need to be a member of the club to get your kids...
Dec 29th 2015, 11:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 5,817
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Fresh Meats and Butchers

Yup, go to Harvest Frozen. Got our turkeys for Christmas at Harvest. Steaks and lamb are very good there too. The owners are lovely, hubby always has a good chat with them and they let him know when...
Dec 29th 2015, 11:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,520
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: MACS misery

Heard about the MACS pass not being available on the local news online in late Sept. Put me in a real tizz. Having read up about this Third Link company, i've come to think some Malaysian bigwig is...
Forum: Singapore
May 31st 2014, 2:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,356
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Moving to Singapore

I agree Hannieroo, well said!!!

Hello marion83,
Here's Tip 1, which bakedbean has already mentioned: Make yourself a cuppa and start thoroughly READING all the existing forum topics on...
Forum: Singapore
May 31st 2014, 1:48 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 22,737
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Local school or international school in Singapore

Hi Dunroaming,

There is a French-speaking playgroup called Les Petits Singes in Singapore (www.lespetitssinges.com). It's for kids 2-4 years old. You can choose to send your child there once,...
Forum: Singapore
Apr 10th 2014, 1:16 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: About Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Other Asia Countries

2migrateuk,

I suppose it should come as a relief to some that one can live on a monthly salary of S$1.5k, be it in Singapore or Johor Bahru. Obviously this does not apply to an expat family of...
Apr 10th 2014, 1:14 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Dinghy sailing in and around JB

Hello gerwat215,
Check out the Facebook pages of the following marinas: Puteri Harbour in Nusajaya and Danga Bay Marina Club in JB. Both are fronting the Straits of Johor. Their FB pages look...
Forum: Singapore
Apr 6th 2014, 6:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: About Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Other Asia Countries

2migrateuk,

What, in your opinion, constitutes a normal decent salary that is DEFINITELY enough to survive in Singapore? Can you state a figure?

When you mention that you have been living in...
Mar 18th 2014, 4:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,702
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Do you regret the move?

Hello bakedbean!
Not regretting the move at all! When I consider how much we've been able to save of our income in the past year because of our move to JB as opposed to when we were living in...
Mar 18th 2014, 4:18 am
Replies: 134
Views: 26,031
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Something wrong at the Singapore border?

Hello geedee, I had a double take at the word "mopeds," I thought I read "a massive increase in muppets!" That's what I get for seeing your post earlier this morning…
Then if it's not school hols,...
Forum: Singapore
Mar 18th 2014, 4:13 am
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Restaurant recomendations please

Wolfgang Puck's Cut at Marina Bay Sands is fantastic! Had dinner there two weeks ago. IMO that's about as 5-star as you can get. If it's not raining then it will be a nice walk across the helix...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 17th 2014, 12:56 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 6,168
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Boyfriend looking for job in the Philippines

Rezziajanelle, for a start, tell your boyfriend to start looking through other threads in this forum as to how to land a job in Manila.

You started an earlier post about this in January....
Mar 17th 2014, 12:55 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 26,031
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Something wrong at the Singapore border?

It's a week-long holiday for local Singapore schools. Started last Saturday 15th March and will end Sunday 23rd March. Could be the reason why the traffic into Johor is terrible at both...
Mar 7th 2014, 1:18 am
Replies: 110
Views: 83,899
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Need Advice on International Schools near Nusajaya

I'm inclined to think there would be very few parents who would turn down an offer for a place for their child in MCM.

The only way "people [are] turning down their successful application to MCM...
Feb 11th 2014, 5:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Snakes....

We have had some snakes in our garden too. We were given sulfur by our next-door neighbour after his long-time pet died from a snake bite a few months ago. He did not want the same thing to happen...
Jan 29th 2014, 8:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,907
Posted By Froggybarnacle2000

Re: Any MCM parents here ?

Hello bellynbella!

Happy New Year! Great you have gotten the kids' school sorted. Geedee is asking about visa-on-arrival for Singapore, safe to assume you are British? Geedee is right about the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 70
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.