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Jun 16th 2015, 4:18 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,284
Posted By kevray

Re: Job offer for Beijing Internship

As a guide, anything above 5500yuan per month is fine but you may not save much, Beijing is expensive by Chinese standards, as is Shanghai, Changsha, Guangzhou etc, no different to any other country...
Jun 16th 2015, 3:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,393
Posted By kevray

Re: URGENT! Passport renewal from China

I applied for mine (also ran out of pages) in Shanghai, it took exactly 6 weeks, and I had to return to SH to pick it up, which was a real nuisance, as its a 12 hour journey for me. Plus...
Forum: Philippines
May 10th 2015, 4:06 am
Replies: 24
Views: 10,056
Posted By kevray

Re: Transferring money from the UK to Philippines

I've been using XE for large transfers from the UK to Phils, they seem to give reasonable rates and transfer is fairly quick.
Just two more payments and I have a home:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Forum: Philippines
May 10th 2015, 4:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By kevray

Re: E,Cigs in Philippines?

E-cigs and refills are available in Ayala and SM Cebu city, I bought one two years ago and get a refill every 6 months when back in Ayala Mall
Forum: Philippines
Apr 27th 2013, 11:13 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 12,455
Posted By kevray

Re: Where to live in Subic to avoid the sleazy areas

I think your "understanding" is misplaced, most educated men I know have a strong preference towards "successful , driven , beautiful career women" as intelligence is a huge attraction to a man, just...
Forum: Philippines
Apr 27th 2013, 10:48 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By kevray

Re: Anyone help?

Would that not be fraudulent? I'm not sure many would entertain such an idea.
Forum: Philippines
Apr 3rd 2013, 12:18 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By kevray

Re: believe it or not

And your point is:confused:
Forum: Philippines
Apr 3rd 2013, 10:47 am
Replies: 37
Views: 12,455
Posted By kevray

Re: Where to live in Subic to avoid the sleazy areas

Where do you read such "Facts"?? You are tarring every filipino female with the same brush, I could say all english women are bed hopping, violent alcoholics, which is my experience, but as you know,...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 31st 2013, 3:36 am
Replies: 54
Views: 9,909
Posted By kevray

Re: 10 Reasons To Retire in The Philippines

Interesting comments, but maybe you should travel around more, as these points you have raised are pretty much duplicated everywhere, China is the fastest growing country in Asia, yet almost...
Forum: Cyprus
Mar 22nd 2013, 3:04 am
Replies: 89
Views: 16,957
Posted By kevray

Re: Ex-pats and money in Cyprus banks

So where will you keep your hard earned?? it is hardly a practical solution to put +100k in notes under your bed.

Where do you think is the safest place to put your savings? Premium bonds come to...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 13th 2013, 5:08 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By kevray

Re: bringing husband to uk

In my experience it is somewhat random, but I was told by the British embassy in Kief, that my then GF had no chance as she had never travelled out of the Ukraine, he told me that she needed at least...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 11th 2013, 1:24 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

Okay, I'll bite, why do you want to lock your staff into an office, I know H&S is somewhat lacking in Phils, but that's taking it to the extreme in my opinion.
Forum: Philippines
Mar 3rd 2013, 5:19 am
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

Another question!!!

I have a 3 year old chinese car, in excellent condition, but its street value is peanuts, around 1,500 UKP, I understand I can import used cars to Phils, and have to pay up to...
Forum: Philippines
Mar 1st 2013, 1:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By kevray

Re: Exchange Rates USD and UK Pound

A combination of typo's and not going to specsavers:lol:
Forum: Philippines
Feb 27th 2013, 3:29 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

I think after driving here in Anhui China, Cebu will seem wonderful, the Chinese think they can drive the same as being a pedestrian, ie stop, change direction speed up and slow down, without any...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 27th 2013, 1:25 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By kevray

Re: Exchange Rates USD and UK Pound

Pound dropping like a brick:frown: Worried as I need to exchange Sterling for Yuan here in China, and now 100 pounds is 943 yuan, when you can get a really decent dinner here for less than 25 yuan,...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 26th 2013, 11:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By kevray

Re: Returning member

Thanks for the info, very useful, what about furniture? I found a place in Ayala, but seemed very expensive and not a huge choice.
Forum: Philippines
Feb 26th 2013, 10:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By kevray

Re: Returning member

Thanks for the welcome Sue, yep have travelled a lot, been very fortunate.


I have found my old login details so will use them from now on


Best wishes

Kevray (Rizlared)
Forum: Philippines
Feb 25th 2013, 11:27 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

Maybe you should have an English lesson Sprout? As you blatantly don't understand the simple word "Racist" which is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as follows

"Definition of racism
noun
[mass...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 25th 2013, 8:34 am
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

Maybe you should stop thinking and actually do some genuine research, before castigating every female Filipino, unless you have personally questioned every Filipino/Thai woman, which is somewhat...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 24th 2013, 4:36 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

[QUOTE=brussels_sprout;10565619]i have been consistent with my views, that is my personal experiences. It is my personal policy also not to make or respond to, personal attacks/shaming language .
...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 24th 2013, 2:26 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 22,763
Posted By kevray

Re: moving to the philippines "2"

What utter crap, How can you possibly tarnish two entire populations, countries even, with one characteristic??

For a start, Thai's are, by and large, financially far better off than Filipinos,...
Feb 23rd 2013, 12:58 am
Replies: 26
Views: 7,379
Posted By kevray

Re: Getting old in Asia

Wow such negativity in this thread.

I can't afford to return to the UK FACT!!

Although a professional, I have no chance of getting a decent job at my age and how could I afford to buy a home,...
Feb 22nd 2013, 4:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By kevray

Re: Bejiingteach - anyone know of?

It's harder than tough, and you need to be very very careful, Private schools are a minefield, they don't pay, have poor accommodation and often fire you a month before the contract ends so they...
Feb 22nd 2013, 3:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By kevray

Re: Hello and Help?! Question about length of stay and British Passport

I pass through HK about 6 times a year, and usually pop over to the Philippines for a few days, cheap flights and hotels being the main attraction, always get the full six months when entering HK,...
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