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    Re: Migration for Successful Singles/Couples

    Most will not qualify for the rental assistance, knowing sporeans- they will not accept lower income jobs for long. Many have packed their bags as they lack determination and pride is important for...
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    Re: Migration for Successful Singles/Couples

    Oz companies are more open these days.eg CBA's CEO is a kiwi, Westpac CEO is a South African. Of course they are still white predominantly. Though Asians are increasing in numbers Oz they are still...
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    Re: Migration for Successful Singles/Couples

    I also know of another group deep down want to move oversea but on surface keep stressing Spore is the best place on earth! (to mask their fear of emigration)
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    Re: Aussies are drunk dumb and racist.

    Dumb - absolutely, they often make mistakes in work and after all these years they are still known as the white thrash explains it all.

    Racist because they are ignorant but who is not racist in...
  5. Re: If you don't earn more then 300K a year in Australia you are poor.

    this is the downside of emigrating to oz.....start from low but eventually you'll find the job matches your profession.(Still - don't set your expectation too high, white collar jobs in OZ are...
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    Re: Kiwis leaving the shaky isles ...

    [QUOTE=neddy;1081148]Another day, another story of Kiwis swapping ferns for the southern cross.
    But I am swapping the southern cross for ferns. :)

    Australia has done a lot of marketing workshops...
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    Re: Kiwis leaving the shaky isles ...

    Of course, the renumeration they get in SG is absurb in which they would never get at home(Oz) even for a mediocre talent - plus the low tax and affordability of domestic services - I have a few...
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    Re: Kiwis leaving the shaky isles ...

    I don't know about that, i would have preferred HK though and closer to my partner's family, but economy is slowing down in HK as well.
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    Re: Kiwis leaving the shaky isles ...

    I think you have to move where the job/or career opportunity is - in this age and time.
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    Re: Kiwis leaving the shaky isles ...

    There's pros and cons in every country, living abroad from time to time you'll learn to appreciate your home country more - at the same time you would also embrace your adopted country ie.Australia....
  11. Re: Western Australia needs skilled migrants for mining boom

    Yea, I saw this advertisement before. Mining is the one drives the economy but everything else is flat. So for those in mining industry, outlooks is great as long China has strong demand.
  12. Re: Western Australia needs skilled migrants for mining boom

    and why would they source the skills from Spore which is not a resource-rich country?
  13. Re: Western Australia needs skilled migrants for mining boom

    Not everyone is in mining, gas or oil industry.
    For Aussies, Australia's job opportunities are limited so they moved to US/Europe, SG or HK.
    For Sinkies, they are discriminated in their own...
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    Re: Kiwis leaving the shaky isles ...

    a lot of migrants are quitting Oz as well, esp the britons...
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    Pricey Australia

    anyone thinking of migrating to OZ better think twice!

    Australia's pricey prices
    February 22, 2012, 6:18 pm Damien Hansen Today Tonight

    Australia's long been known as the lucky country, but...
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    Re: New York

    book a flight there, once landed be ready to take up any jobs eg. dishwasher, cleaner to get yourself started, sleep anywhere on the street or a very rundown motel,and hopefully the employer is...
  17. Re: Sydney is 7th most expensive city in the world!

    No everyone lives in a big house these days. In Sydney, living in apartments is a norm nowadays, forget about the family rooms.

    It's the lack of competition and barrier of entry makes Oz so...
  18. Re: Sydney is 7th most expensive city in the world!

    Well in Spore u can rely mostly on public transport so owning a car is not a neccessity. In Sydney it's inconvienent to move around without a car even if u live near city (scooters/bikes are common...
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    Re: Vancouver : The Status??

    I never been to Vancouver but one of my relative has been living there for many years. I promise i will visit someday. Having speaking to friends who have been there - it's a stunning city with...
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    Re: Migrants leaving Australia

    the globe is getting smaller, people tend to be mobile nowadays and extended families living in different cities across the world hence choices are not limited to settle down in one country.

    This...
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    Re: Migrants leaving Australia

    depending on which country you are from, really.

    Bottomline, Oz is losing it's appeal - tourism suffers the most especially.
    There's other choices - NZ, canada, US.

    Initial settlement cost is...
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    Migrants leaving Australia

    Migrants leaving Australia
    January 25, 2012, 6:18 pm Adam Marshall Today Tonight

    They flew in from around the world, chasing the Australian dream, but now they can't wait to fly right back out....
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    Re: Chinese New Year in western countries

    why he doesn't fly home for CNY when it's only 4 hrs away? For the record - fireworks on the street had been banned ages ago - literally there's not much CNY atmosphere in SG. In Sydney, we get...
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    Re: 3RD week as a new migrant in the outback

    well it's not hard to tell why indians get the racism treatment everywhere they go - it's something about them isn't it?

    To be honest, many immigrants i come across do not associate themselves...
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    Re: 3RD week as a new migrant in the outback

    aiya, of course there are racism everywhere - is the same in US, canada, uk, SG. In oz, there's still rednecks around thinking they are more superior. Asians will always be easy target, as there...
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