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Old 08-14-2017, 12:22 AM
 
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I could imagine the social scene would be great for an American in Singapore.


More fluent English speakers including foreigners like Filipinos and South Asians than Hong Kong and other Asian cities.


More international exposure and racial awareness.


More English menus and english speaking waiters or waitresses.


You will not see protests there like those in the US or HK


Money wise, he will only need to worry about housing. All other things in Singapore are slightly or a lot cheaper than the US. Cheaper Malaysia and Indonesia are very close.


Those western expats in the UAE, Singapore and Hong Kong usually have well paid jobs, they don't move to these cities unless they are offering a higher monetary return than home.


There are the Asian women who love whites the most in Singapore too. There are also plenty of women interested in the rich or high income asian guys. Women may not be interested in a frugal lifestyle.
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The facts that are relevant to you I think is that Singapore is extremely expensive. You don't move there, heck you don't make a decision to move anywhere, to improve your dating and social scene. That's just stupid. So first and foremost give yourself a reality check. I suspect the problems you have here will be the problems you have everywhere.

Plenty of expats live in Singapore, but they are set with well paid jobs, which you need to live at a level you are used to in the US. They are also adept at bringing in many transient workers for low paying jobs from neighboring southeast Asian countries. Unless you have serious skills you will be competing with them. Singapore is diverse, but that doesn't mean there still isn't a pecking order in the social scene.

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Old 08-14-2017, 01:31 AM
 
Location: Macao
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I could imagine the social scene would be great for an American in Singapore.

More fluent English speakers including foreigners like Filipinos and South Asians than Hong Kong and other Asian cities.

More international exposure and racial awareness.

More English menus and english speaking waiters or waitresses.

You will not see protests there like those in the US or HK

Money wise, he will only need to worry about housing. All other things in Singapore are slightly or a lot cheaper than the US. Cheaper Malaysia and Indonesia are very close.

Those western expats in the UAE, Singapore and Hong Kong usually have well paid jobs, they don't move to these cities unless they are offering a higher monetary return than home.

There are the Asian women who love whites the most in Singapore too. There are also plenty of women interested in the rich or high income asian guys. Women may not be interested in a frugal lifestyle.
This message seems to say....if a person is rich and wealthy, they will like Singapore.

Well, if a person is rich and wealthy, they will find a great lifestyle in pretty much any rich and wealthy city, anywhere in the world.

Its unlikely that the rich and wealthy will struggle to find English menus anywhere in the world, it's not necessary to move to Singapore for English menus. You can find English menus in every upscale dining option in any country in the world.

Regarding Singapore women loving rich and wealthy people. Well, ALL women love rich and wealthy men. You don't have to move to Singapore as a rich and wealthy person to find interested women. You can be rich and wealthy anywhere in the world, and find women interested in money. Other countries are even well-known for gold digging, way more than Singapore.
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Old 08-14-2017, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Silicon Valley, CA
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Why you do this lah?

People use that in Malaysia as well.
Yes, of course. They share a lot of slang though there are of course some that tend to be more unique to Malaysia, such as "kantoi" and "potong stim"
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Old 08-14-2017, 02:22 PM
 
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I'd have to agree with the others that you should be moving to Singapore if it serves your career development objectives, and not merely for a social or dating scene. That's got to come from within yourself.
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Old 08-14-2017, 06:44 PM
 
Location: San Diego CA
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Dating and social scene. Bring lots of cash. Singapore women are notoriously materialistic. If you're a drinker alcohol is crazy expensive. Some night spots and bars especially in the tourist areas have tiered prices for drinks that start low in the early pm and then triple in price later in the evening. And despite Singapore having draconian drug laws narcotics are available. Long prison terms for drug users if caught. Then there's always Orchard Towers. I also know of folks who date on the cheap with Filipina domestics but they usually only have Sundays off.
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:06 PM
 
Location: From Sunny Honolulu to Rainy Puget Sound Area
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Hawaii in the US should be a paradise for Asians and Pacific Islanders. Bad things are the distance to other places, high prices and boring. A lot less materialistic than cities like NYC, London, Singapore and Hong Kong

LOL! I was born and raised in Hawaii until high school. I don't like living there. Too small of a place, high cost of living, and I dont' know. It was really hard to find a girlfriend back in Hawaii. I would even meet Japanese exchange students, only to have them ghost out on me when they returned back to Japan.



All in all, I am thinking of moving and working in Singapore to find myself a girlfriend and hopefully eventually get married.

It has been a big challenge for me to find a simple girlfriend here in the US.

I have tried multiple online dating sites such as Eharmony, Match.com and Coffee Meets Bagel app. I have met women on these websites. However, they either eventually ghosted out on me, or weren't interested in me.

Sadly, there is the "white is right" mentality amongst a lot of the Asian and Asian-American women here in the US. Which is why I don't really like this country.

there are three Filipinas working in my department married to white/haole guys. There is also a Chinese girl, I thought she was single. But nope. She too is married a haole guy.
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:12 PM
 
Location: From Sunny Honolulu to Rainy Puget Sound Area
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As far as I know, Asians in Seattle and Honolulu (like yourself) are in some of the best 'asian dating scenes' in the u.s., and if you are struggling there, its doubtful Singapore is going to do a full 180 for you. But, who knows, maybe it might... anyways, too many various factors at play...
I actually live outside of the Seattle area, and I have tried online dating here, and I have struggled to find a girlfriend.

I actually prefer to date and marry an East Asian women, to be honest. However, there is just too much white worshiping amongst the majority of the Asian women whom I have met online.

Hence, I am thinking, not that this is going to happen, of moving to an Asian country in hopes that I find a girlfriend and eventually marry.

I don't know, but I even struggled to even have a girlfriend in Hawaii. Again, it's "murrica" and sadly, a lot of the women in Hawaii also have the "white is right" mentality when it comes to dating and marriage.

I would like to try S. Korea, but my Korean is not that 100% fluent. My mom is also from Korea, so we travel there a lot. However, my dad is Japanese-American, and I have a Japanese lastname. Hence, I will be heavily discriminated against if I were to live in Korea. Let alone, even find a girl to date and marry there.
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Old 08-15-2017, 03:15 AM
 
Location: Macao
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All in all, I am thinking of moving and working in Singapore to find myself a girlfriend and hopefully eventually get married.

It has been a big challenge for me to find a simple girlfriend here in the US.

I have tried multiple online dating sites such as Eharmony, Match.com and Coffee Meets Bagel app. I have met women on these websites. However, they either eventually ghosted out on me, or weren't interested in me.

Sadly, there is the "white is right" mentality amongst a lot of the Asian and Asian-American women here in the US. Which is why I don't really like this country.

there are three Filipinas working in my department married to white/haole guys. There is also a Chinese girl, I thought she was single. But nope. She too is married a haole guy.
You'll definitely have the same feelings/issues in Singapore.

It's not a society well-known for going to find a girlfriend/wife. I mean, I'm sure people do that, but in any wealthier country, women have higher standards, etc.

People who are wife-hunting or girlfriend-hunting usually go for the cheaper countries, where most of the women see any American as a step up.
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Old 08-15-2017, 06:28 AM
 
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Then there's always Orchard Towers.
Ah yeah...The infamous Four Floors full of Whores.
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Old 08-15-2017, 10:22 AM
 
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There's lots of wonderful quality women from and in Singapore I have talked to my share...but I think most of them want a guy that's really well off which is why I never bothered pursuing anything with any of them. So you're going to run into the same problem there that you do on the west coast of the U.S. The cost of living is about the same as cities on the west coast of the U.S., meaning - expensive.

Your race isn't the issue the issue is the areas you're looking in are high cost of living areas where there's a high rate of women looking for wealthy men. White guys only do good in Hawaii if they're wealthy white guys trust me I know I've been there.

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