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Do expats' business opportunities make up for Singapore’s high cost of living?

Do expats' business opportunities make up for Singapore’s high cost of living?
According to a recent survey, even very well-paid expat professionals in Singapore are unhappy with the city-state’s soaring cost of living. Earlier this year, the popular expat professional destination was rated as one of the 20 most costly places to live for expats, with a new report now revealing over 50 per cent of foreign...

Private hospitals in Thailand to list prices online to combat overpricing

Private hospitals in Thailand to list prices online to combat overpricing
Expats in Thailand are welcoming private hospital promises to publicise their prices for treatment and medicines. If you’re dreaming of retirement in Thailand and have an ongoing medical problem you’ll need to factor in the ever increasing costs of treatment at Thai private hospitals, but help may be on the way. Thailand’s Commerce...

Three Vietnamese destinations perfect for the digital nomad lifestyle

Three Vietnamese destinations perfect for the digital nomad lifestyle
Being a digital nomad is the fun way to see the world as an expat, especially in exotic Southeast Asia. Just a few years ago, expatriation was mostly linked to reassignment, relocation or retirement, until the explosive reality of worldwide internet connectivity created a whole new expat category. The term ‘digital nomad’ now...

Bad news for UK expat retirees as state pensions may be frozen

Bad news for UK expat retirees as state pensions may be frozen
The British Brexit team’s announcement that UK nationals living in EU member states will only get their state pension annual increases if the EU reciprocates has struck fear and fury into the hearts of UK expats in Europe. The 11–page policy paper entitled ‘Citizens’ Rights’ states lawmakers want to preserve the triple lock...

Vietnam ranks high in worlds best ESL teacher destinations

Vietnam ranks high in worlds best ESL teacher destinations
The Vietnamese ESL sector offers expat teachers great deals on salaries in addition to an inexpensive location. Teaching English as a second language in Vietnam gets salaries of between $1,000 and $2,000 a month in a land where the average salary for locals is just $2,352 a year! Expats with a university degree and a TEFL qualification...

Where should high-flying expatriate professionals retire?

Where should high-flying expatriate professionals retire?
If boosting your income as an expat is your main ambition in life, the best locations are sometimes not the best for quality of life. Being seriously wealthy is the goal of many expats who’re willing to move anywhere in the world to fulfil the dream, with other aspects of relocation such as quality of life, working hours, a supportive...

Countries willing to pay expats to move there

Countries willing to pay expats to move there
Destinations which will actually pay you to move there may seem like a dream, but they do exist! Deciding to up sticks and leave the home country is one thing, but it takes a good amount of cash to get it right. Believe it or not, for those who simply can’t wait to be somewhere else there are a few locations across the world which will...

Why is the online free press no longer free for British expats?

Why is the online free press no longer free for British expats?
At this crucial moment in time, gaining access to information about Brexit’s effect on the lives of UK expats all over Europe is essential, especially in Spain and France, both favourite retirement hubs for Brit pensioners. Up until very recently, Brexit and other news in the English language was freely available online to UK citizens...

Dissention still brewing over Netherlands 30 per cent tax break ruling

Dissention still brewing over Netherlands 30 per cent tax break ruling
After a final announcement about the controversial 30 per cent tax relief rule for expats, dissension is still brewing as those affected consider their financial options. Protestors have won at least a single victory, in that there is now a transitional law affecting those whose cut-off point would have been in 2019 0r 2020. It’s still...

Short term expats in Vietnam concerned over new social insurance policy

Short term expats in Vietnam concerned over new social insurance policy
Expat volunteers and short-term foreign workers can’t see the point of the government’s new social insurance regulations. Confusion and concern is rife in Vietnam’s expat community following the government’s introduction of compulsory social insurance contributions for expats. Employers as well as their foreign employees can’t...