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Supporting mental health of expat employees

New research* commissioned by The Health Insurance Group reveals organisations with employees working overseas are falling short when it comes to …

Commentary: Why do companies still hire expat staff even though they seem to cost more?

SINGAPORE: Recent news suggest that it is now cheaper for companies to hire expat staff but one thing that caught most readers’ eyes was how high …

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Here’s Why Millennial Expats Are Moving to Mexico City

Mexico City – it’s the throbbing, beating heart at the centre of Mexico, dominated by big business, great food and a rush that just won’t quit, but …

Expatriate Workers Are Leaving Saudi Arabia in Droves

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over.<p>As companies struggle with slower …

Croatian expats celebrate World Cup win

The Brits may be disappointed, but Croatians are ecstatic about their move into the FIFA World Cup final.<p>Croatians around the country got up early to …

Hong Kong no longer the most expensive city in Asia for expats

TOKYO has dethroned Hong Kong as the most expensive city in Asia for overseas workers, according to a survey released last month.The ECA …

The 10 Most Affordable Cities for Living Abroad

Picking up your life and moving abroad is expensive, but just how expensive depends on where you choose to make your new home. Mercer's latest Cost …

Expat costs in Asia hit new highs | David Sapsted

Hong Kong has replaced Luanda as the most expensive city for overseas assignees to live and work, according to an annual survey by Mercer, the …

What is an expat?

An expat, short for expatriate, refers to a person who lives outside their native country. There are generally 5 types of expatriates.<p><b>5 Types of</b> …

These 10 Countries Offer the Best Work-life Balance For Expats

While Denmark tops the list, the result has some surprising winners<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Don’t we all crib for that perfect work-life balance? Be it start-ups or big corporations, employees often end up working into the wee hours of the …

British expats: how easy is it to get a mortgage in the UK?

Almost four million British people live abroad according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.<p>Despite choosing to settle in another country, many wish to retain a link to home in the form of property. But getting a mortgage in these circumstances can be more challenging …

Expat assignments increase loyalty

A recent survey of corporate clients by Allianz Care shows the majority (70 percent) of companies believe that offering expat assignments increases …

Relocate Global Awards Winners | Awards

Winners<p>The winners of the <b>Relocate Awards 2018</b> received their trophies at an exclusive black-tie event held at the Underglobe, a spectacular events …

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14 common mistakes expats make (and how to avoid them)

From overpacking to shying away from complicated bureaucracy, there’s a long list of common mistakes every expat makes. Here are some to watch out …

Ten Things Expats Should Know Before Bringing A Dog To Costa Rica

Ten Things Expats Should Know Before Bringing A Dog To Costa Rica<p>Mar 19, 2018<p>Here at CentralAmerica.com, we love dogs. Who doesn’t?<p>If you don’t love …

What new US tax laws mean for expats in their first year abroad

As a basic rule, U.S. citizens, even those residing outside the United States, are considered to be U.S. residents for tax purposes and are therefore …

MSI & Move for Hunger Collaborate to Help Feed Families in Need

<b>msi</b> has partnered with <b>Move for Hunger</b> to help fight hunger and provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States and Canada. <i>msi</i> …

These are the top cities for expat job opportunities

If you're looking to take your career to the next level, the U.S. or the U.K. could be the place to do it, according to a new study.<p>Major cities in …

These 10 countries have the best career prospects for expat women

Around one in four women move abroad for work-related reasons, according to InterNations, the world's largest network for expats.<p>In its latest survey on expats' job satisfaction, the company interviewed around 7,000 working women living in 168 countries. Expats from 152 nationalities, including the …

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5 things expats in Japan are total snobs about

South Africa, Canada, Brazil, the UK… no matter where you came from originally, once you’re in Japan, you’re part of the expat community. While …

My Two Months in Beautiful, Affordable San Miguel de Allende

I have wanted to visit San Miguel—nestled just northwest of Mexico City—for many years. For one reason or another, I had never made the trip, but its …

6 travel security tips for vacationing employees

Though enterprise mobility is a boon for the productivity and flexibility of modern employees, it can lead to some security concerns. These security …

9 Easy Countries for Americans Who Want to Move Abroad

When it’s time to leave the country for a spell -- half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? -- your very bones tell you. Your …

Expats on overseas assignments more at risk than in previous years

Expats taking on overseas assignments are at more risk of critical incidents than ever before.<br>Research by a major global relocation firm has shown …

10 traditions that make Sweden one of the best countries to live in

Most Swedish traditions seem to involve either celebrating Christmas or eating lots of pastries. You too can be an honorary Swede if you celebrate …

A gay expat in Hong Kong just won a landmark ruling over granting her spouse a residency visa

A British woman known as QT, who spent years in Hong Kong courts fighting for dependant visa rights for her female partner, has finally won her case.<p>The court of appeal in Hong Kong today (Sept. 25) ruled that QT would now receive the same spousal benefits that heterosexual couples are entitled, …

How not to be an oblivious foreigner on an overseas business trip

On a sales trip last fall to Seoul, South Korea, Josh Udashkin, founder of the smart luggage company Raden, quickly realized he’d better leave the …

What does it mean to be an expat?

<b>What does it mean to be an expat?</b><p>One of the things that comes up the most when talking about FI is traveling. I have read countless stories of people …

“Indulging Our Wanderlust and an Early Retirement in Ecuador”

Travel and adventure have been part of Tina and Keith Paul’s 32-year marriage from the beginning. “I was fortunate to get a lot of vacation time each …