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21 Sep 2020 - Pros and Cons of Driving in Singapore

While Singapore has one of the highest population densities on Earth, traffic conditions are not as bad as many of the world’s supercities,...


17 Sep 2020 - Things To Consider When Choosing Vacation Rentals For The Family

There are a lot of moving parts to consider when booking a family holiday. Do you want to go abroad, or remain local? Do you prefer to stay at a...


01 Sep 2020 - Personalised Employment Pass vs Singapore Employment Pass 2020

The Singapore Employment Pass (EP) is a work visa that allows foreign professionals with an opportunity to work in Singapore in certain...


26 Aug 2020 - Understanding HDB (LUP) Lift Upgrading Programme

One of the worries of buyers looking to purchase a house in an older HDB housing estate is that the flats may not have the newest amenities...


19 Aug 2020 - Helping Hawkers Go Digital

Since 19 June, Singapore has made the transition into Phase 2 of its reopening plan where people are once again allowed to resume dining in at...


12 Aug 2020 - Demand for Singapore property during the pandemic

In spite of initial predictions that demand for housing would remain low after the dip in April, sales of new homes, as well as the sale of resale...


05 Aug 2020 - How to Find Expert Medical Attention for an Urgent Ailment

Whether you’ve fallen seriously ill, or a member of your family is sick, you’re always going to be interested in facilitating the...


05 Aug 2020 - Travel planning in the post-COVID environment

Although travel restrictions around the world are being lifted slowly as countries reopen, many people continue to be wary of travelling during...


22 Jul 2020 - COVID-19 and its impact on the environment

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the reduction in human activity has led to noticeable benefits for the environment. Around the world,...


16 Jul 2020 - Singapore-China Fast Lane and the Safe Travel Pass

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world have either restricted or barred visitors from entering the country. Tourism and...


08 Jul 2020 - Advantages of Air Bridges

In order to reduce or limit the risk of coronavirus transmissions by foreign visitors, most countries have either closed their borders or have put...


02 Jul 2020 - How Technology Has Changed Our Lives: Pros We Can Enjoy

Nowadays, the presence of an account in at least one social network, personal website or your own blog is an indicator that a person is socially...


01 Jul 2020 - Helping others get through difficult times

Stories of kind-hearted people setting aside time to volunteer to donate food to families in need, donating their Solidarity Budget funds to...


17 Jun 2020 - Increasing WFH productivity

Depending on who you ask, working from home, commonly referred to by the handy acronym WFH in the Singapore context, is a polarising issue for many...


16 Jun 2020 - Forett at Bukit Timah

Forett at Bukit Timah, an upcoming 633-unit FREEHOLD condominium will be launched for sale in the exclusive residential enclave along Toh Tuck...


12 Jun 2020 - Connecting with Others in Isolation

In challenging times, a sense of community can provide us with much needed support and encouragement. Unfortunately, even though countries around...


09 Jun 2020 - The financial benefits of staying at home

While the coronavirus crisis has undoubtedly affected the way we go about our lives – and kiboshed our daily Starbucks and lunchtime...


04 Jun 2020 - Helping vulnerable groups to cope with social isolation

While some may feel distanced from loved ones as a result of the nationwide lockdown, others have taken it as an opportunity to strengthen their...


29 May 2020 - EtonHouse International School at Orchard receives its IB Diploma Authorisation

Singapore, May 2020 – EtonHouse International School is officially an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the...


24 May 2020 - Going Digital in the Time of COVID-19

While the more introverted among us may have long been prepared to live in quasi-isolation, many others have been caught on the back foot when the...




   

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Re: PR approval chance in 2020

Hi can you please suggest if I can apply for PR. This would be my first PR application.

Age : 32
Race : malaysian chinese
Gender : female
Marital Status : Married to an singaporean. since 2018 with one son
Education : diploma (account)
Current Field of Work : account executive
Length of stay : 4 .....

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners

Re: How tough it is to get PR in Singapore staying for 6 years

Can anyone give any estimated time span for it if applicant is an expat.

Posted in Staying, Living in Singapore

Expat moving back to home country but want kids to continue study in Singapore

hi All. Would appreciate your input on my situation.

We are an expat family been staying in Singapore for nearly 8years already (originally from PH). Kids on dependent pass and are studying in International School; wife working under her own SPass (initially she was my dependent, but successfully .....

Posted in PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners

Re: Problem paying Unsecured Loans

It passed 3 months from this posting. Dude, did u find an answer? any good suggestions?

Posted in Credit Card & Banking in Singapore

Re: Who's back to work in the office?


Yeah I can imagine wearing masks the whole day brings a lot of discomfort and totally unbreathable. Animals seem to have a better life than most of us now.

We decided explicitly to continue with work from home until masks will no .....

Posted in Careers & Jobs in Singapore