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Yesterday, 7:06 am
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Posted By carbolic

Re: MM2H Agent in KL

Hi
are renewals still done at Motac building or do you go the main Immigration building in Putrujaya
Thanks
Apr 16th 2022, 11:28 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

It now appears that renewals are only five years (they had until last month been giving ten years) and you need to have the fixed deposit letter changed to include a reference to the Immigration Dept...
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 10th 2022, 2:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,278
Posted By carbolic

Re: My Travel Pass - returning home to Malaysia

Thanks ECdD
that's good news.Were you coming from one of the listed countries... UK etc ?
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 26th 2022, 7:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,278
Posted By carbolic

Re: My Travel Pass - returning home to Malaysia

Has anyone done the home quarantine with the inclusion of the digital tracking device.
I also notice that if coming from one of the several restricted countries you must quarantine at the first...
Jan 22nd 2022, 2:39 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

The Immigration Department, which had taken over the management of the programme from the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry had also facilitated applications where forms and payments could now be...
Jan 21st 2022, 9:30 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2022/01/21/with-111-applications-so-far-mm2h-programme-is-still-popular-says-hamzah
Oct 6th 2021, 5:58 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

Under the old system it was quite clear... a surviving spouse had to do a fresh application.
I know of at least two people who did it. (Sure if you didn't tell them the survivor could have stayed...
Oct 6th 2021, 1:29 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

Raises so many questions...Just a few
Is the 90 day requirement immediately retrospective. (At renewal do you need to show 90 days every year for the last ten. Many people got the visa a year or two...
Sep 25th 2021, 4:25 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

I believe it may have been raised but even if renewal conditions are relaxed there remains the issue of death of the visa holding spouse. In the past this has required a new visa application by the...
Sep 15th 2021, 6:05 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/09/15/hamzah-we-seek-high-quality-mm2h-participants

From today's Star

"The Home Minister said there had been improvements to the current procedures...
Sep 1st 2021, 4:43 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

Here's the Star article on the MM2H review
Fingers crossed
https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2021/09/01/govt-to-review-new-mm2h-criteria
Aug 12th 2021, 3:41 am
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

"“We want to attract the right people to participate in this programme. They should have the financial means to spur the local economy, including in real estate, health services, education and...
Aug 11th 2021, 11:39 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 23,203
Posted By carbolic

Re: Peninsular MM2H reactivated from October, new conditions

Here's a little more....
https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/malaysia-my-second-home-mm2h-programme-reactivated-new-applications-be-processed-october-%E2%80%94

"Participants also need to make...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 19th 2021, 8:40 am
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Thanks csdf
That's much cheaper than most countries but it would still add up week on week not to mention the inconvenience

Research by UK consumer group Which? in April 2021 found that the...
Forum: Middle East
May 15th 2021, 11:42 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,979
Posted By carbolic

Re: UK travel green list and plans to travel back to the UK from UAE

Here's a sobering article on the risk of the Indian variant in the UK.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/14/india-covid-variant-could-lead-to-third-wave-uk

Need to get the vaccines...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 12th 2021, 6:24 am
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Thanks CDSF.
Is that the $US100 PCR test or one of the cheaper rapid tests?
If the former that's a "real" incentive to get the jab
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 12th 2021, 1:56 am
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Noticing some media stories about certain classes of persons being exempted from the need to be vaccinated eg pregnant women.
The articles don't make it clear whether vaccine is mandatory,...
Forum: Caribbean
Apr 30th 2021, 3:12 am
Replies: 121
Views: 10,578
Posted By carbolic

Re: The Virus

It was not recommended because most of the trials did not include pregnant women. Same for children.
Real world experiences combined with competing risk factors has seen that advice change in some...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 12th 2021, 4:30 am
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

yes...
IIRC same type of vaccines in the sense that they are both adenovirus (dead virus) with differing phase 3 trial results.
They have also been given trade names in some cases.
A google search...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 28th 2021, 11:45 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

You have hit the nail on the head. Because of differing vaccination rates in various countries you will see differing border strategies emerging.
My feeling from the UK media is that they are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 28th 2021, 11:41 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Yep.. early days but there are suggestions that people who contract the virus post vaccination carry a lower viral load and are therefore less infectious.
If that holds true there's a glimmer at the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 22nd 2021, 11:53 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Hi
been a month since the last posting so just wondering how things are going on the ground with vaccine numbers, cases etc. Must also be a number of people getting their second shot.
Thanks
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 11th 2021, 2:29 am
Replies: 68
Views: 8,523
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine - NZ strategy?

Children (below18) wont be vaccinated this round.
They are doing trials on children overseas so they (or some eg over 12) might get a jab next year
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 16th 2021, 9:46 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Hi
I see the UAE hit 5M doses in the last few days. Not sure about the actual number of people vaccinated due to the two shot process but it's a lot.
The next month will show the world if the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 4th 2021, 6:54 am
Replies: 204
Views: 20,774
Posted By carbolic

Re: Vaccine rollout in the UAE

Now being reported that up to 35% of the adult population has received at least one jab.
That is a serious number which should be showing through in reduced case numbers over the next month.
The...
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