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Wednesday July 01, 2020 (10:20:25)
Finding reliable and trustworthy banking services is an important part of living and working abroad, and expats will find that, in most countries, a range of options are available. You may well wish to maintain a bank account at home, for paying bills and other activities, but you will probably also need a local bank account, in order to receive salary payments and handle your living expenses. It is possible that your existing bank will have international facilities. Alternatively, you may wish to open an off-shore bank account. more ...
Malta > Property
Thursday May 07, 2020 (14:52:14)
Malta is a popular destination in the Mediterranean, located between Sicily and the North African coast. It is known for its warm, sunny days and azure ocean, as well as its historic sites. Many fortresses, temples, and ancient burial chambers can be found there; despite it being the world’s 10th smallest country, it has a very rich history. more ...
Malta > Moving
Friday March 13, 2020 (17:19:44)
Whether or not you are allowed to enter the beautiful island of Malta without a visa will depend on your nationality. It may be that you need to apply for a Schengen visa, which is a short-term entry visa applicable to the countries in the Schengen Area. Read on to better understand your options. more ...
Malta > Working
Monday February 03, 2020 (10:40:28)
Malta is an appealing choice for expats seeking work, with some beautiful scenery, pleasant climate and a prosperous economy. It also has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe and a developing tech sector, including the gaming industry and financial services. more ...
Malta > Health
Monday December 09, 2019 (13:42:20)
Malta has a two-tier healthcare system. The National Health Service (NHS) is provided by the state and is responsible for public service delivery. In parallel with the NHS, there exists a private sector, providing services through a large number of clinics and a number of privately-run hospitals. more ...
Malta > Health
Monday December 09, 2019 (13:27:30)
The Maltese health system is very well-respected and has a long history of providing publicly-funded care, dating back to 1372 when Malta had its first functioning hospital. The Knights of St. John arrived in the country in the early 16th century and quickly established building hospitals as one of their primary concerns. more ...
Malta > Education
Friday June 09, 2017 (14:24:47)
Anyone thinking about moving to the European Union should definitely consider its smallest member state, Malta. Every year, thousands of people move to this tiny island, attracted by its natural beauty, weather, relaxed way of life and low cost of living. This country also has historical links to the UK, and English is widely spoken among the locals. more ...
Malta > Health
Friday March 10, 2017 (18:11:38)
Malta’s history of providing publicly funded health care dates all the way back to 1372, when its first hospital was already functioning. When the Knights of St. John first arrived in Malta in the 16th century, one of their first projects was the building of hospitals. Malta today has a public healthcare system, called the government healthcare service, where medical services are free at the point of delivery; and a also private healthcare system. The country has a strong base of general practitioner-delivered primary care. Secondary and tertiary care are provided by the country’s public hospitals. The Maltese Ministry of Health urges overseas residents to obtain private medical insurance. more ...
Malta > Working
Sunday October 16, 2016 (22:07:59)
Before making the decision to move to a new country, many expats tend to carefully look at the career prospects, the pay scales and the work culture of that place. Nations that are rated as good places to work in generally attract a higher number of professionals with global degrees and work experience. more ...
Malta > Links
Friday July 29, 2016 (12:07:03)
At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Malta and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there. more ...