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A near-fatal accident left 11-year-old African Gray Mitthu with a broken leg and a deep gash. By Mazhar Farooqui Posted: Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 5:32 PM Last update: Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 5:45 PM A talking parrot who had his leg cut off after flying into a ventilator, is not only back on his feet […]

Miami is key to boost investment in star...

Don’t worry, we’re talking about: Spanish (Spanish)too! Latin America sees almost daily announcements of capital raises, new startups, and newly created companies whose services have gained market share over big competitors. The region is now thriving as a laboratory of good ideas, where unicorns like Rappi, Cornershop, Clip, Kavak, Bitso, NotCo, NuBank and Loggi, to […]

United States supports inclusion of Taiw...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday, October 26, expressed support for including Taiwan in the UN In a State Department press release, Blinken noted that Taiwan’s model of democracy “supports transparency, respect for human rights and the rule of law,” which he said are values ​​that the UN promotes. […]

Czech Senate Speaker Pledges Support for...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Czech Senate Speaker Milos Vystrcil has pledged to support Taiwan despite pressure from China. In an interview with Japan’s NHK on Monday, October 25, Vystrcil said, “It is our duty to support Taiwan and Taiwan’s democracy,” CNA reported. He added that he had experienced restricted freedoms when the Czech Republic was […]

Cosmetics Davos Forum to be held in Shan...

Ti Gong Representatives of the world’s largest cosmetic companies at the first Oriental Beauty Valley International Cosmetics Conference in Fengxian District in 2018. A leading global cosmetics forum will be held in the southern suburbs of Shanghai early next month to promote the city’s goal of becoming the equivalent of the “Davos World Economic Forum” […]

Canada tops new ‘better for expats’ stud

Canada is rated as the most popular destination for expatriates in the latest “World’s Best Countries Index”. The index, a global survey conducted by CEOWORLD magazine and the Global Business Policy Institute, examines 31 key statistical categories in 150 countries, ranging from culture to business, quality of life to tax burdens.To determine which countries are […]

Forum: Giving foreigners residing in Sin...

I am referring to the article “Measures proposed to strengthen support for SMEs” (22 Oct). My impression is that the recommendations of the National Trade Union Congress and the Singapore National Federation of Employers seem to discriminate against foreign workers, especially those who have lived in Singapore for a long time. I am a foreigner […]

Film review: The French Dispatch

At this point, I feel like I can write a biography of Wes Anderson, but not because I’ve read everything that has been written about him. This is because his films, all works of supreme nostalgia, affection, curiosity and obsession, paint such a vivid picture of his childhood. Through The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise kingdom, […]

This couple retired to Colombia on $4,00...

John and Susan Pazera are unusual expats: they seem to move every three years or so. They lived in Boquete, Panama and then in Medellín, the second largest city in Colombia and once known for Pablo Escobar and the drug cartels. When COVID made all the things they love in a city unavailable, they decided […]

Coronavirus update, October 21, 2021: Cz...

Restaurants must check customers’ Covid status As of November 1, bars and restaurants in the Czech Republic will have to check a customer’s health condition before serving them. Checks will not be carried out at the entrance but after the guests have been seated. The obligation does not apply to those who order take-out food, […]

Expats make the most of pandemic relocat...

Covid-19 may have taken a heavy toll on global mobility over the past 18 months, but most expats already abroad remain optimistic about the outlook for the coming year, according to a new survey. HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer survey – a survey based on responses from more than 20,000 people living and working abroad – […]

Thailand demands 3 million baht insuranc...

In revised OA visa rules for non-immigrants, foreigners will now have to hold a minimum of 3 million baht of health insurance, for inpatient services, in order to be eligible for long-term stays in Thailand, 8 times more than the 400,000 baht required previously. The OA visa is also known as the retirement visa (or […]

Compulsory health insurance for long-sta...

PHUKET: The Ministry of Public Health has raised compulsory health insurance for expatriates with renewed visas from 400,000 to 3 million baht, with immediate effect. The news came at a meeting in Bangkok yesterday (October 19), where it was decided to increase compulsory health insurance for long-term foreigners so that health insurance covers treatment for […]

Expatriate Optimism “Sparks” as Top Ten

Almost two-thirds (65%) of expats feel optimistic about the year ahead despite volatility over the past 18 months, as revealed today (October 19) HSBC’s 14th Annual Expat Explorer Study – a survey global survey of more than 20,000 people who live and work. abroad. The main reason for optimism is their hope of living “normally” […]

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Quality expatriate health insurance without co-payment, unique customer service and after-sales assistance in your language, a wide choice of prestigious medical centers with a lifetime guarantee. Peace of mind that your insurance company will not cancel your policy When making the decision to take out health insurance, it is essential to be informed in advance […]

West China, new favorite coastal cities ...

The Eurasian Economic Forum 2021. Photo: Fan Anqi / GT Western Chinese cities such as Chengdu as well as eastern coastal cities including Ningbo are on this year’s list of China’s most attractive cities for expats, according to a survey released by the Bureau Monday. State of foreign experts under the Ministry of Science. and […]

Nearly 70,000 foreigners register for va...

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, almost 70,000 expatriates and foreign residents have registered for Covid-19 vaccines using the expatvac site. The website was created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, and opened to the public on August 1. The website was created to help all […]

Meet the Aussie expats going to the bush

After advancing her architectural career in Paris, a stint in Hong Kong and then five years in New York, 33-year-old Stefanie Richards never imagined that when she finally returned to Victoria, it would be the Macedon Ranges where she would settle her life. . She decided to bypass the familiarity of suburban Melbourne and build […]

Coronavirus update, October 15, 2021: Cz...

PM: reduced validity of PCR and antigen tests The length of time a Covid-19 test is valid as proof of non-infectivity will be shortened. More accurate PCR tests will be reduced from seven days to 72 hours and antigen tests from three days to one, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš told reporters. Public health insurance pays […]

Nicole Kidman is back in Hong Kong to co...

Editor’s Note: Following the publication of this article, a source told Coconuts that Kidman has not returned to Hong Kong. The Bureau of Trade and Economic Development, the government department that deals with business-related quarantine exemptions, said it had not granted any exemptions “regarding the filming project in question.” Actress Nicole Kidman has reportedly returned […]

We need better communication to succeed ...

Internationally assigned workers and expats are often unaware of the full range of benefits available to them and also look for benefits different from those offered. HR and mobility managers are well placed to bridge this gap. Tom Wilkinson, CEO of AXA Global Healthcare 12 October 2021 While international work can often be a breath […]

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Czech morning brief: headlines from Octo...

Babiš rescinds his promise to leave parliament if he is not in government Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) said he would continue to work in the Chamber of Deputies even if ANO is not part of the next government. The announcement was a reversal of Babiš’s previous statement that he would quit politics if the […]

Giving meaning to modern technology

I don’t know about you, but I can’t keep up with today’s technology. It was good when I was living in Australia and working as a chef as I didn’t need a lot of tech in my life, a cheap cell phone with which I could make occasional phone calls and read emails casual and […]

Governor backs mandatory vaccination bil...

Governor Martyn Roper, seen here in March this year pointing to his ‘I got my COVID-19 vaccine’ badge, says he supports the government’s new rules mandating vaccines for several categories of non-Caimans on the islands Caymans. – Photo: Alvaro Serey Governor Martyn Roper issued a statement on Wednesday in support of the government’s recent passage […]

Income Tax In Thailand For Expats: Pay L...

Courtesy of our friends at Pacific Prime, here’s what you need to know about reducing taxes for expats in Thailand. Whether you haven’t thought about personal income tax in Thailand, or reluctantly compare your before and after tax income, you’ll be happy to know that there are a number of ways to lower your taxes. […]

Imprisonment and fine for the employer i...

Saudi Gazette report Riyadh — The Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat) specified that the Saudi employer, who allows his expatriate worker to perform jobs for his personal benefit or in exchange for a sum of money, will be punished with a penalty of imprisonment of up to three months and fines in the amount of […]

New Japanese Prime Minister Creates Cabi...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio has created a new post for an Economic Security Minister, with a focus on the emerging threat from China, according to reports. New Economic Security Minister Kobayashi Takayuki’s portfolio will focus on alleged technology theft and economic espionage from Beijing as well as semiconductor […]

Save or invest? How to make your money ...

Save or invest? As an expat in Prague, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how to handle your finances. Maybe you don’t understand the local market and don’t know where to start. Or maybe you are worried about the effect of different currencies or the tax implications when investing abroad. No matter how […]