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Archaic Spanish law forces expats and locals to re-register their cars

Archaic Spanish law forces expats and locals to re-register their cars
If you’re an expat planning to arrive by car in Gibraltar via Spain and your vehicle has Gibraltar registration, it’s time to change plans! As part of the continuing conflict between Spain and the Rock, Spain’s anti-coronavirus battle is now making life difficult and expensive for expat residents in Gibraltar who’ve used their...

Expats in China feel far safer than in their home countries

Expats in China feel far safer than in their home countries
Expats in China are determined to stay put as they feel safer there than in their home countries. Expats living and working in China are refusing to consider repatriation as they believe they’re far safer where they are. One issue is the flight itself, as it simply needs one person unaware that they’re infected to spread the virus to...

Expats in China running charity events for local dog shelters

Expats in China running charity events for local dog shelters
If you thought dogs in China are still regarded as lunch rather than life-long loves, you’d be very wrong. Many would-be expats fascinated by Chinese history and culture are discouraged from considering the vast country as an expat opportunity due to the sad fact that dogs are still on the menu in certain provinces. It’s a totally...

Expats learning to love lockdowns via endless online offerings

Expats learning to love lockdowns via endless online offerings
Wherever expats are located during these difficult times, lockdown doesn’t have to be so devastating due to the many essential, free online services. Expats living and working overseas are on the front line as regards the effects of the huge number of lockdowns now taking place in the majority of world countries. Not having the freedom...

How to stay relevant as an expat SME during these tricky times

How to stay relevant as an expat SME during these tricky times
If you’ve only just got your expat business up and going – what can you do to ensure it doesn’t become just another victim of the virus? If you’ve recently arrived overseas and started your expat business, you’ll have realised this situation is unprecedented and crammed full of challenges you didn’t include in your original...

Where in South America is the best refuge for non-USA expats?

Where in South America is the best refuge for non-USA expats?
Brits and Europeans are now catching on to formerly USA expat-centric locations. For many would-be British expatriates, South America in general and its offshore islands were the private provinces of expats from the USA making them off-limits for all but the bravest Britons. Sources such as International Living and its imitators didn’t...

Expats based in Malaysia are being refused entry due to new rulings

Expats based in Malaysia are being refused entry due to new rulings
Coronavirus confusion in Malaysia is separating expat spouses from their loved ones. Malaysia is the latest affected country which is causing grief and chaos in the lives of citizens married to expats. Many couples are now separated and have no idea when they’ll be allowed to live together again after the state’s coronavirus chaos had...

Reciprocity for expats is on the Brexit back burner as the pandemic rages

Reciprocity for expats is on the Brexit back burner as the pandemic rages
Britons still determined to relocate to Europe may find it all depends on reciprocity. The plight of British expats and those still in the UK wanting to emigrate is now on the Brexit back burner as the pandemic continues to rage across Europe. Brits attempting to continue with their plans for a new future in a European member state are...

Expats in the Gulf States urged to sympathise with rich list losses

Expats in the Gulf States urged to sympathise with rich list losses
Whilst you’re confined to your high-rise expat apartment in Dubai wondering how to celebrate Easter, remember to spare a caring thought for the 13 UAE billionaires whose holdings have dropped like the proverbial stone due to the virus’s effect on the economy and property values as well as the NMC Healthcare financial scandal. The...

Saudi Arabia scores high in expat care during the pandemic

Saudi Arabia scores high in expat care during the pandemic
Recent expat arrivals in Saudi Arabia are now very glad they came. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the Gulf States as a whole had a mixed reputation as regards attitudes towards the almost overwhelming numbers of expat professionals living and working in the region. Nowadays, the emirates and Saudi Arabia itself seem to be looking...