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New Pudong facility for work and residency permits delights expats

New Pudong facility for work and residency permits delights expats
Expats living and working in Pudong now have their very own one-stop shop for residence and work permits. Much to their relief, expats in the Chinese city of Pudong can now complete their residency and work permits in just five days. The old way involved visits to various immigration departments scattered across the city, the filling in...

Vietnam now favourite SE Asia expat destination

Vietnam now favourite SE Asia expat destination
Southeast Asia is now a favourite destination for expats, digital nomads and retirees for its low cost of living, fascinating culture and quality of life. Out of all the Southeast Asian expatriate destinations, Vietnam is fast becoming the favourite due to its quality of life compared to that of its neighbours. Expats heading for either...

Insecure expats in UAE tempted by Cyprus residency via property investment

Insecure expats in UAE tempted by Cyprus residency via property investment
For expat professionals in the UAE who’re feeling slightly nervous about their residency, buying a property on Cyprus might well be the answer. As the tide begins to turn against the expats who helped build the Gulf States, those coming up for early retirement need to decide where to go next if returning to the home country isn’t an...

Germany latest EU state to let Brit expats stay after no-deal

Germany latest EU state to let Brit expats stay after no-deal
Berlin has just announced British expats living and working in Germany can stay in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Germany’s Ministry of the Interior has just called on its regional governments to ring-fence the rights of the 100,000 British expats and their families estimated to be living in the country. The appeal will apply in the...

Work in Estonia offers luxury five day introduction to tech jobs

Work in Estonia offers luxury five day introduction to tech jobs
If Estonia is your dream destination, the expat techie Career Hunt campaign is the perfect opportunity. Estonia’s ambition to be Europe’s Silicon Valley is exciting news for innovators in this amazing 21st century career sector, with the country ahead on points but still working to attract superstar tech talent .Its latest offering is...

Kenya offers expats good salaries and a total lifestyle change

Kenya offers expats good salaries and a total lifestyle change
Africa may not be at the top of prospective expat professionals’ list of suitable continents, but Kenya and its capital Nairobi are undiscovered gems for many. The African state of Kenya is famed for the spectacular natural beauty of its wildlife havens, but many would-be expats don’t quite realise it’s one of the vast continent’s...

Thailand looking to replace Western expat retirees with their Indian equivalents

Thailand looking to replace Western expat retirees with their Indian equivalents
Having done their best to rid the former ‘Land of Smiles’ of those annoying Western pensioners by causing long-stay visa chaos, the Thai government’s plan to keep the money rolling in is to encourage Indian pensioners to replace them. It seems Thailand’s tourist and immigration authorities have found a solution to replace the...

Sweden announces no-deal rights for British expats

Sweden announces no-deal rights for British expats
For would-be expats heading to or just arrived in Sweden, the Brexit effect may have negative effects on both lifestyles and careers. Should the UK crash out of the EU in just over two weeks’ time, Britons already living and working in Sweden will need to get their passports stamped in order to travel within the EU for one year. The...

Kuwait proposes pro-expat law for first time in almost a decade

Kuwait proposes pro-expat law for first time in almost a decade
Kuwaiti lawmakers break the mould by publishing new expat-friendly laws The emirate’s new legislation is expected to increase annual leave entitlement to 40 days and increase indemnity and monthly salaries by 15 per cent for around 1.7 million expatriates working in the private sector. Coordination between Kuwait’s foreign ministry...

Dubai life for newly arrived expat professionals

Dubai life for newly arrived expat professionals
Dubai is a favourite for expats desperate for a chance to develop their careers, but what’s it really like to live there? The majority of expat professionals in Dubai are on reassignment from their multinational employers, and make up around 80 per cent of the emirate’s entire population. Almost everyone speaks English, making the...