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Indian expat’s beloved parrot dances bac

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]