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Hong Kong > Articles

Hong Kong

Why Is Hong Kong So Attractive For Ultra-Wealthy Expats?

Posted on Monday September 18, 2017 (08:48:20)
An autonomous province located on the Pearl River Delta, the sovereign state of Hong Kong is Asia’s gateway to China. On the surface, this island city comes across as a highly modernised location, with its towering skyscrapers, booming industry, superior living standards, modern amenities, excellent nightlife and state of the art infrastructure. However, as you dig deeper, you will find a place that is still steeped in ancient tradition, holding on to its colorful past and rich heritage.   more ...

Kuwait > Articles

Kuwait

An Expat Guide To Starting A Business In Kuwait

Posted on Friday September 15, 2017 (10:28:32)
Like most nations in the Arabian Gulf, Kuwait is fairly welcoming of expats (in fact, nationals only account for a little over a third of the population) and expat-run businesses. The small nation’s strong economy and high income levels offer plenty of opportunities for enterprising expats in domains such as imports, services and consulting.   more ...

Germany > Articles

Germany

An Expat Guide To Getting A Work Permit In Germany

Posted on Friday September 15, 2017 (09:02:00)
Due to Germany’s ageing population, the government is relatively keen to have more skilled hands on the proverbial deck.

This is not to say, however, that Germany has cut out its one true love: bureaucracy. Basically, if you’re an non-EU citizen, you’re going to have to get a fair number of papers stamped on your journey into the German labour force. The upside? Germany scores pretty well when it comes to living standards, so coming here to work will pay off.   more ...

Italy > Articles

Italy

What Do The New Residence Fees In Italy Mean For You?

Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017 (10:26:35)
Italy has become one of the most popular expat destinations for people from all across the world. Known for its rich history, modern infrastructure, warm people, scenic beauty and pleasant weather, Italy offers its residents a highly attractive lifestyle, with special emphasis on aspects such as family, food, fashion and festivities.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

An Expat Guide To Finding A Tutor In London

Posted on Wednesday September 13, 2017 (08:19:00)
With ever-mounting pressure upon children to achieve good grades, there is a high demand for private tuition. Yet with no independent rating system to judge how qualified a tutor may be, how can parents hope to pick the right person to provide their children with the necessary academic skill set to excel?   more ...

Singapore > Articles

Singapore

An Expat Guide To Salaries in Singapore

Posted on Tuesday September 12, 2017 (07:57:39)
One of the first questions on the lips of every expat when considering moving to a new country is “how much will I earn?” shortly followed by “how far will that get me?” Of course naturally, these are some of our primary concerns, especially if we have dependants to look after as well as ourselves. It’s useful to get at least a rough gauge of salary expectations and cost of living to come to come to an informed decision about whether the move will be the right choice for you and your family.   more ...

United Kingdom > Articles

United Kingdom

The Latest Brexit News For Expats In The UK

Posted on Monday September 11, 2017 (08:21:20)
Brexit is the term used to refer to the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union. On 23rd June 2016, a referendum was held in which 51.9% voted for Britain to leave the EU against 48.1%, who voted to remain. More than 30 million people took part in the referendum. Following the vote, former home secretary Theresa May took over from David Cameron as the new Prime Minister of Britain.   more ...

Oman > Articles

Oman

Report: Expats In Oman Sending Less Money Home

Posted on Monday September 11, 2017 (08:00:17)
For years the Sultanate of Oman has been one of the top destinations of choice for expats from across the globe, primarily because of the lucrative earning potential it offers. The country has very high economic prospects thanks to its rich oil reserves. As a result, industry is booming and there is a constant demand for well‒qualified and skilled professionals from across the globe, primarily in the fields of engineering, healthcare, accounting and management.   more ...

United Arab Emirates > Articles

United Arab Emirates

Why Are Expats In The UAE Struggling To Save Money?

Posted on Friday September 08, 2017 (10:08:23)
The UAE has for a long time been considered a major player in the world in tourism as well as business. Expats are attracted to this country because of the tax-free lifestyle and the high standard of living. For decades, the UAE has had a large expat community, one that accounts for at least half of its population. Recent years have seen considerable investments being made in infrastructure in emirates such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai.   more ...

Trinidad and Tobago > Articles

Trinidad and Tobago

An Expat Guide To Retiring In Trinidad And Tobago

Posted on Friday September 08, 2017 (09:14:53)
Retiring abroad is on the minds of many a potential expat. With the world becoming a smaller place, and with upgrades in travel and communication everyday, retiring abroad is easier than ever before. It is however a huge step - one that requires careful planning and research.   more ...