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Singapore’s angst over expats forces sim

Singapore’s success as a financial hub has long been tied to its openness to global talent. But as the city-state struggles to recover from its worst recession, a backlash in some quarters against foreign workers has once again made its way onto the political agenda. Opposition politicians are stepping up scrutiny of expat jobs as […]

Bang Sue’s walk-in vaccinations for elde

Walk-in vaccination services for elderly expatriates at Bang Sue Central Station in Bangkok end on Saturday. The government is preparing to roll out the next phase of its Covid-19 vaccination plan. Starting Sunday, August 1, registration in Bangkok will be open to those 18 and over, but there will be no walk-in services. Until Saturday, […]

Japanese expats return from virus-hit In...

CHIBA- About 50 Japanese expatriates and their family members were repatriated from Indonesia on a chartered plane on Wednesday following a wave of infections with the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus in the country. The All Nippon Airways plane, chartered by main general contractor Shimizu Corp., left Jakarta International Airport in the morning […]

Taiwanese in Indonesia eager to return h...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia becomes increasingly severe, many Taiwanese expats living in the archipelago have decided to return home via charter flights, arranged with the help of Indonesian and Taiwan Chambers of Commerce (ITCC). The ITCC has set up a COVID-19 Crisis Management Service Center to assist Taiwanese who […]

UAE-Pakistan flights: Fares rise to Dh6,...

A flight to Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city, can cost passengers Dh4,000-6,000. Lahore is cheaper at around Dh1300, while Islamabad can cost between Dh800 and Dh1500. The spike in ticket prices could also be attributed to restrictions on foreign airlines operating in Pakistan. The PCAA (Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan) has reduced inbound international flight […]

Double-hit Brits living abroad can retur...

Grant Shapps said the government was working to allow fully stung people in other countries to skip quarantine in the UK (Alamy) 4 minute readJuly 09, 2021 The government is “actively working” on plans to accept proof of vaccination from travelers arriving in the UK who received their shots in another country. This opens the […]

Aetna offers cost-effective healthcare t...

The new Global Health plan meets the health needs of local and expatriate nationals in 19 countries in Africa and offers an extensive direct billing medical network, flexible payment options and an enhanced member experience with local service. “In recent years, we have seen employers across Africa switch from traditional offshore international medical insurance providers […]

Almost two-thirds of UK expats have had ...

Expat.com surveyed 3,000 expats from several countries and found that of the UK expats who took part in the survey, 62.9% said they had been vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus and most of them lived in Spain, in France and Thailand. Only 13% of UK expats who got vaccinated said they had difficulty getting vaccinated. […]