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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...

UK Golden Visa toughened and two expat startup visas introduced

UK Golden Visa toughened and two expat startup visas introduced
UK Golden Visas are now being toughened up in order to stop ‘dirty money’ purchases. For ultra-wealthy expatriates needing the convenience of a second passport, visa-free access to a number of countries and permanent residency, Golden Visas have been the easy way out, but the net is now tightening. Recent reports of money laundering...

Malaysian retirement visa applications now under fiercer scrutiny

Malaysian retirement visa applications now under fiercer scrutiny
For expats looking to find the perfect destination for retirement, the options are narrowing at a pace not seen before, with Malaysia’s My Second Home programme the latest to be hit. In tune with other Southeast Asian countries, Malaysia has now tightened up its expat retirement visa requirements. If you’re considering retirement in...

Malaysian government planning to kick out all but top expat talent

Malaysian government planning to kick out all but top expat talent
Many expats living and working in Malaysia are confused and shocked over reports the government only wants top-salaried expatriate professionals. However, long-stay expats and those familiar with Malaysian politics aren’t quite so surprised about lawmakers’ increasing lack of appreciation of the part expatriates play in the...

Saudization failing as expat professionals still occupying public sector positions

Saudization failing as expat professionals still occupying public sector positions
According to a recent study, 60,386 Saudi public sector jobs are being held by expat professionals. Saudi Arabia’s recently released analysis of expatriate uptake in public sector jobs seems to indicate Saudization is still failing at the professional level. Whilst the Kingdom isn’t as popular with career-oriented expats as in the...

Thailand then as against Thailand now for expat retirees

Thailand then as against Thailand now for expat retirees
For decades, the lure of Thailand’s Land of Smiles drew both working and retired expats in droves to its warm weather, glorious beaches, friendly locals and laid-back lifestyle. Many of those attracted by Thailand’s cheap cost of living, easy long-stay visas, traditional culture and friendly locals were single, elderly men looking to...