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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, I'm searching the classifieds to purchase a new cooker and have phoned a few adverts on Dubizzle. The adverts for the cookers seem well priced but when I call to try and make an appointment to view the item, they all insist that they'll deliver the cooker and install it without the...
  2. Other Asia
    I just confirmed this update with my neighbor who is an immigration attorney... If you do not get your China internship DIRECTLY from the HR department of the employer it is a scam and illegal. See here: CHINA: China Eliminates Internship and Training Visas for Most Foreign Students | Global...
  3. The Expat Forum Lounge
    http://www.animatedimages.org/data/media/703/animated-warning-image-0016.gif I just wanted to share this devious scam with everyone that just clipped my daughter for almost $4,000. I am so angry I could chew nails. I am not going to mention the company name because from what I can see there...
  4. The Basement Lounge
    Thai taxi drivers not only refuse to accept passengers based on their destination, but sometimes go to extraordinary lengths to do so. I’m sure it’s not always for the same reason, but I have developed a set of possible motives: 1. The drivers are only familiar with a certain neighborhood and...
  5. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I was fortunate to find work with a reputable agency when I came to Thailand. They paid above average wages (although still roughly equivalent to the poverty level in the States), provided twelve-month contracts with visas and work permits, had decent materials and provided teachers with laptop...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I returned to the Uk in April on a Emirates flight from DXB. Actually I flew with Qantas Airways. I took home a lot of kit from 3 years of travel in the region. I had to pay excess baggage fees through DNATA. At the check in there is a kiosk to pay excess baggage fees. The lady was...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have been living in Dubai for about 2.5 years, and from the many stories relating to Check bouncing , I have had this 'faith' in the sanctity of cheques in Dubai. So, naturally, I confidently accepted a cheque for my car, which I was selling. It bounced, and I am 91,000 AED in the red. I've...
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of this company or known anyone who has worked for them. The are an wealth management firm who sell financial projects. Sorry I can post a link as I am a new users I am in the interview process with them at the moment yet online there seems to be...
  9. Other Asia
    Due to all the FTs who believed the BS of the shady recruiters and scam agents persuaded to come work illegally in China on F or L visas, the Chinese visa police have been making random checks at schools all over China this month and rounded up scores of foreign teachers for fines and...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    While preparing to move to the UK I had started to look at a few properties that I really liked and arrange meetings to view them. So I went into one such company in High Wycombe (Hurst) to see if they had anything available immediately that was close to transit. They said yes and we set up a...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I want to file a case against a company about investment scam. I have been to Dubai court but they referred me to a lawyer office for a free consult. However I am afraid by involving a lawyer office, the cost will exceed the value of the investment. Anybody has experience of filing a case at...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    So I have read some posts here regarding places to live, recommendations etc.. And the Greens has been mentioned on these threads.. Just wanted to put this up for everyone's information.. Hundreds swindled in Dubai property scam - Property - ArabianBusiness.com I would like to point out that...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello, my brother has finished his residency visa procedures and is waiting for his labor card that is usually sent via mail. Problem is, it took much longer than it took mine for example .... and to add to that, his sponsors now are asking for his passport and said it is needed to collect the...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    i found this on another forum! think it maybe of some interest to people on here!! -Sub-Class 457 It appears that the 457 was scammed. Hence the Government had to change it. The recession gave the Govt. a reason to tighten the "457". The numbers of approval have declined to below 50 percent...
  15. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have gotten three calls this morning from +8883645101, each time a pre-recorded voice comes on and says welcome to vioce management system, please select from the menu, to confirm Press One, to decline press 2. I have hung up each time.. I have checked the international Dialing codes and...
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