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Big ticket expat hirings in India put on hold due to COVID-19

Big ticket expat hirings in India put on hold due to COVID-19
Big ticket hirings of expats in India are being pushed back due to international travel restrictions and fears of virus transmission. For top-talent expat professionals expecting to join their new Indian companies in the very near future, the coronavirus pandemic and its travel restrictions are causing long delays. In addition,even more...

Expats in Thailand fear for their rights during state of emergency

Expats in Thailand fear for their rights during state of emergency
With Thailand now under a state of emergency decree, how will expats cope? Wednesday’s governmental emergency decree effectively closes off Thailand from the rest of the world until after April 30, supposedly to reduce the numbers of coronavirus infections now spreading upwards and downwards from Bangkok. Senior citizens are being told...

Favourite tech-friendly destinations for expat entrepreneurs

Favourite tech-friendly destinations for expat entrepreneurs
Talented tech expats now have a choice of world countries able to fulfil their dreams of entrepreneurship. For the past decade, the buzzword for the younger worldwide expat community has been ‘tech’ – as hundreds of thousands of would-be leaders in the field take their ideas to new countries in the hope of finding the crock of gold...

Affordable Hong Kong prefabricated apartment block aimed at tech expats

Affordable Hong Kong prefabricated apartment block aimed at tech expats
The next wave of expat tech experts to hit Hong Kong will have a new style of affordable prefabricated accommodation. Although Hong Kong now has its own coronavirus outbreak to contend with, its property developers are still looking to the future with an innovative new form of accommodation. Set to be on the market by the beginning of...

Soaring costs of living worldwide can confuse relocating expats

Soaring costs of living worldwide can confuse relocating expats
Unexpectedly high costs of living are driving newly arrived expats back to the home country. Expats on overseas reassignments are expected to be able to cope on their increased salaries as well as being given allowances for accommodation, kids’ schooling and other perks if they’re lucky. However, the soaring costs of living in many...

Expats on Malta getting mixed reactions from locals

Expats on Malta getting mixed reactions from locals
Would be expats heading for Malta might do well to change their minds. Once known as one of the world’s most welcoming destinations for expats, Malta is now turning to expat-bashing due to its issues with the coronavirus pandemic. British expats who’ve lived, worked or retired on the island for many years are now having to face...

Study reveals Singapore wins out for economic freedom

Study reveals Singapore wins out for economic freedom
Expats looking for the best relocation deal could do far worse than head for Singapore. Everything that’s important to would-be expats, including the size of salaries, a free regulatory environment, ultra-modern business frameworks and the lifestyle itself depends on the economic freedom of the chosen destination. A recent survey by the...

Tips for new expat arrivals on finding affordable Tokyo rentals

Tips for new expat arrivals on finding affordable Tokyo rentals
For Western expat professionals relocating to Tokyo, finding suitable, affordable accommodation can be tricky at best. Two major issues for expats on reassignment to Tokyo are the language and the hassle of finding suitable accommodation. The vast majority of expats in this fascinating mega-city are supported as regards accommodation as...

Identifying home as a serial expat travelling between two destinations

Identifying home as a serial expat travelling between two destinations
How do serial expats cope with continually moving between several destinations? Wherever in the world expats decide to live, the feeling of ‘home’ is an important part of settling in and adjusting to a new culture and new experiences. For long-stay expatriate professionals, it’s all part of the game but, for those staying for a few...

Untapped business potential in Portugal attracts entrepreneurial expat professionals

Untapped business potential in Portugal attracts entrepreneurial expat professionals
Entrepreneurial expats heading for Portugal urged to collaborate with the country’s universities to take advantage of untapped business potential. For those hoping to start their own companies as part of their expatriation strategy, merging soon-to-be qualified university students who meet their requirements with existing expat...