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PKR: stop chatting – Opinion

It is interesting to note how history repeats itself in case of PKR / USD exchange rate dynamics in Pakistan. Politicians, economists and finance ministers in a few countries, including Pakistan and Turkey, still believe that by using the “talk down” tool, they can reduce volatility and / or bring the exchange rate down. desired […]

Saudi decision for free renewal of visas...

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) announced on Monday that expatriates from 17 countries can benefit from the government’s recent decision to extend the validity of residence permit (iqama), exit and re-entry visas and free visit visas. The 17 countries are Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Brazil, Ethiopia, […]

Saudi Arabia: free visa renewal for expa...

The extension period will be until January 31, 2022 Reuters dossier By Web Desk Posted: Tue, Nov 30, 2021, 7:02 PM Expats from 17 countries, including India and Pakistan, can benefit from Saudi Arabia’s recent move to extend the validity of residence permits, exit and re-entry visas, and visit visas at no cost. Saudi Arabia’s […]

The Simpsons Episode Denouncing the Auth...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 2005 episode of “The Simpsons” containing references to the Tiananmen Massacre is missing from the Disney + streaming service in Hong Kong. In season 16, episode 12 of the famous cartoon, titled “Goo Goo Gai Pan”, the family travels to China because Marge Simpson’s sister, Selma, wants to adopt a […]

A Touch of Red or White: How Papua New G...

With wine appreciation on the rise in Papua New Guinea. The sommelier of Loloata Island Resort, Kannapan Jayakumar, tells PNG now why wine has become such a sensation and why the Highlands might be a good place to start a winery. The sommelier at Loloata Resort, Kannapan Jayakumar. Credit: Loloata Island Resort Wine appreciation is […]

Taiwan’s Kuomintang Sends Representative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kuomintang (KMT) announced Monday (November 29) that Eric Yu-Chua Huang (黃裕鈞), deputy director of its international department, will be sent to Washington DC, to open the KMT representative office in the USA . The KMT issued a press release on Monday announcing that Huang will leave for the United States […]

Confusion in Fredonia on meters, funding...

Fredonia officials still don’t know what to do with the downtown parking meters that were removed during the recent beautification project. They also wonder why and how the funds that could have been used to relocate them instead ended up in a budget line of the Opera of Fredonia. Missing meters and misplaced money were […]

BULLETIN BOARD: Monday, November 29 |

TODAY HCMS BOOK FAIR: The book fair will be held Monday through Friday at the Halifax County Middle School Media Center. All purchases will help raise funds to purchase more books and materials for the Middle School Media Center. The fair will be open from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. each school day. FRIDAY RAGOT […]

Valley News – Plainfield Board of Direct

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Cemeteries board members are considering how to regulate green burials and are likely to bring it to the town meeting in March as a mandate article, supporters say which are also called “natural burials”. Trustees unanimously support the Green Burial and voted at their November 19 meeting to move it to the […]

India News | Delhi’s peak electricity d

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Delhi’s peak demand this winter can reach 5,400 MW, exceeding the winter peak demand of 2019 and 2020. Last year it peaked at 5,021 MW and 5,343 in 2019. Peak winter demand for electricity in the BRPL and BYPL zones reached 2,091 MW and 1,107 MW, respectively, last winter. […]

Oklahoma football forums prefer the devi...

With Lincoln Riley leaving for USC on Lord’s Day, some Oklahoma football forums prefer the literal devil to their former head coach. It went to hell in a handbag in Bedlam last night and now fans on Oklahoma football bulletin boards actually prefer the literal devil to former head coach Lincoln Riley. Oklahoma fans are […]

Minnesota Vikings to San Francisco 49ers...

The first quarter of it took place at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, with the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers tied at 7-7. The 49ers won the toss and carried over to the second half, giving Minnesota offensive football the first. The Vikings offense was quick to hit three goals and Jordan Berry’s punt […]

Westborough is considering using ARPA fu...

By Dan Miller, Contributing writer Cars pass at the intersection of Otis Street and Route 9 in Westborough. (Photo / Dakota Antelman) WESTBOROUGH – New funding made available by the recent passage of federal infrastructure legislation could help fund proposed safety improvements at the intersection of Otis Street and Route 9 in Westborough, according to […]

New Hanover County Commissioners and Boa...

The last time the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education met at the same table was on September 3, days after a shooting at New Hanover High. (Photo by Port City Daily / Williams) NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The Council of Commissioners and the New Hanover County Board of Education […]

Expatriate bond investment under online ...

The government is in the process of consolidating transactions of three government bonds for expatriates under the National Savings Scheme’s online management system. If launched, it will force expats to use their National Identity Card (NID) to invest in savings plans. The Bangladesh Bank will launch the system on Tuesday, people familiar with the matter […]

Is Brian Tee leaving Chicago Med?

In the season 6 finale of Chicago Med, Ethan (Brian Tee) found himself fighting for his life after being shot by one of Dean’s former patients (Steven Weber). While Ethan ultimately pulled it off, it was made clear in the closing moments of the Finals that Ethan has a long recovery ahead of him in […]

Expats in UAE: Here’s why you should sen

Al Ansari Bureau de Change, Dubai. Pakistani rupee, Indian rupee and Philippine peso to end 2021 weaker against UAE dirham Image Credit: Photo Virendra Saklani / Gulf News Dubai: UAE remittances saw a slight uptick as several currencies, especially from South Asia, lost some of their momentum and recorded favorable rates for remittances during the […]

“I’m thankful for my big brane, because

‘From babies’ mouths Including: The vision The ZOO LOU of Saint-Paul writes: “Subject: Words of Wisdom. “As I read the Sunday Pioneer Press submissions (11-21-21) by area first graders on what they were grateful for, I envisioned a Norman Rockwell painting of a classroom of enthusiastic little scholars pouring their heart and soul into their […]

New Ohio Board of Education chairman hop...

The council rescinded its anti-racism resolution and replaced it with a confusing document that could be used to protest at the local school board level against any teaching about race. Local school boards continue to be the target of small groups who believe it is inappropriate to teach about racism and its impact on people […]

Community: BRCC recognizes Native Americ...

Baton Rouge Community College hosted a Diversity Breakfast and Roundtable on November 19 in recognition of Native American Heritage Month. The month is designated to provide education about Native American tribes, to raise awareness of the unique challenges that Indigenous peoples have faced historically and in the present, and to highlight the ways in which […]

Williamstown Planning Council Continues ...

Williamstown Planning Council and Director of Community Development Andrew Groff are meeting virtually earlier this month. WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The town council continued this month to discuss major revisions to the zoning by-law that it could make at the town meeting as early as May. But a familiar difference of opinion continues to prevent the […]

New UAE Drug Law: Treatment for First-Ti...

The new law will come into force on January 2, 2022 Photo: File By Sherouk Zakaria Posted: Sun, Nov 28, 2021, 12:30 PM Last update: Sun, Nov 28, 2021, 3:35 PM As part of the most significant legislative reforms in the country’s history, the UAE has released anti-drug law amendments that involve the treatment of […]

Challenges for a potential E3 entry for ...

You simply need to convince the consular officer that you intend to leave the United States when your visa expires. There’s no right or wrong way to show it – you just need to show that your connections outside of Australia are sufficient to counter the presumption that you will stay in the US. According […]

No case of Omicron detected among Egypti...

The announcement was made by Egyptian Ambassador to South Africa Ahmed Fadali in a comment to the satellite channel Sada El-Balad on Saturday evening. Ambassador Fadali said there were no Egyptians stranded in South Africa due to the newly introduced restrictions, noting that the embassy had formed a crisis management team to follow up on […]

Russian expat council promotes a true im...

Russian Ambassador to Egypt Georgiy Borisenko, new director of Russian Cultural Centers in Egypt Marat Gatin, Russian consul Turpal Autaev and representatives of Russian associations in Cairo, Alexandria and Hurghada pose for a picture at the Russian Cultural Center in Dokki, Cairo, Egypt on November 19, 2021. Al-Ahram Ludmila Salama, head of CEMR in Egypt, […]

Timely information, a discussion on the ...

There is no doubt that students should go back to learning five days a week since the teaching time, for a third school year now, is less than 180 days. Until last week, students at the Guam Department of Education were split into two groups and took classes on campus alternately. This meant that it […]

School district plans to move boundaries...

Independent School District 834 will change elementary school attendance limits to accommodate growth in the southern part of the district. District staff presented the Stillwater-area Public School Board with three options to choose from in a working session on November 4. Since the council working session on November 4, the District Boundaries Committee has held […]

The discussion on the BCHRTF book presen...

International Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world on December 10. In keeping with this important day, the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force has launched an upcoming collaborative project with the library, focusing on Isabel Wilkerson’s book “Caste, The Origins of Our Discontents ”. The book explains “how America today and its history […]

The Pattaya City Expats Club meets again...

Key Visa’s Darren McGarry explains to his PCEC audience some of the intricacies of dealing with Thai immigration. On Wednesday, November 24, the Pattaya City Expats Club meeting was very present for its first meeting since its suspension last April due to reinstated measures to reduce Covid-19 infections due to another outbreak. The speaker was […]

North Okanagan-Shuswap School Board Cont...

School District 83 school counselors opened the discussion about mandatory vaccination for school district staff at the October 19 board meeting. (File photo) North Okanagan-Shuswap School Board Continues Mandatory Vaccination Data and Consultation No decision made on compulsory vaccination policy for school district staff 83 A closed-door discussion on a proposed mandatory vaccination policy for […]

Martin Lewis Shares Tips For The Best Ex...

Martin Lewis gave advice on how to get the best exchange rates on his Your Money Matters segment on ITV This Morning. Many expats have sold their properties overseas and are trying to get their money back in the UK. Martin advised going to the big currency brokers. He said: “The likes of Currency Direct, […]

Government touts UK units after loan ext...

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper encouraged Caymanian students to apply to UK universities, announcing that students from Overseas Territories planning to study in England in the 2022-2023 academic year will be eligible for tuition loans. This loan offer does not appear to apply to college students in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. Caymanian students studying in […]

Emirates news agency – Dubai ranks first

DUBAI, Nov 24, 2021 (WAM) – Dubai leads the Arab world in the latest edition of the Dubai Innovation Index, maintaining its 20th global position in 2020, the Dubai Chamber announced today at of the publication of the index at the 12th World Chambers Congress in Dubai. The Index report, entitled The Road to Recovery […]

Cricket tournament held in Dubai for exp...

Hassan Afzal Khan pays tribute to the winner of the tournament. Gulf today, Journalist HBL Global Remittance Business hosted a Cricket Tournament at Al Quoz Dubai for Non-Resident Pakistanis (NRP) to promote remittances to Pakistan and reinforce the importance of legal channels to send their money home. The concept was named “HBL Ka Cricket Hero” […]

Expats Give ECP 90 Days to Implement Vot...

ISLAMABAD – Pakistanis overseas protested outside the Pakistan Election Commission (ECP) on Tuesday and demanded their right to vote. Pakistanis overseas, as they protested outside the ECP here in Islamabad, called on the Commission to give them the right to vote within the next 90 days. Protesters demanded that the ECP enforce the law without […]

How does it feel to give birth in a Czec...

On March 12, 2020, the Czech government adopted crisis measures banning entry into the Czech Republic and travel to high-risk countries. These resolutions and other limitations on travel have had a profound effect on foreigners living in the Czech Republic, preventing studies, complicating long-distance relationships and creating particular challenges for expats giving birth abroad. In […]

Expats looking to participate in LG surv...

ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistanis urged Pakistan’s Election Commission to implement the new law on Internet voting within 90 days to participate in local elections, claiming that it is their right granted by parliament. Earlier this month, the joint sitting of parliament – senators and members of the National Assembly – passed a law allowing overseas Pakistanis […]

Spain: British expats share a ‘brilliant

On the British Embassy’s official Facebook page “Brits in Spain”, the Embassy posted: “We know that some of you have not yet exchanged your Green Residence Certificate for the TIE Withdrawal Agreement” . The TIE is a biometric card that contains the identity data of a foreigner living in Spain. “And since February of this […]

Dr. Al-Bayari leads the ministry’s deleg

MANAM — Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense for Executive Affairs Dr. Khalid Bin Hussein Al-Bayari led the Defense Ministry delegation attending the Manama Dialogue Forum. The forum is held under the patronage of the Crown Prince and Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Forces of Bahrain, Sheikh Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and is organized by the […]

Beijing Announces the Opening of a Taiwa...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese Foreign Ministry has lambasted Lithuania for violating the “one China” principle, following the opening of Taiwan’s representative office in Lithuania on Thursday (November 18th). On Thursday evening, China’s Foreign Ministry issued a press release stating that the Lithuanian government’s acceptance of the new office violates the “one-China principle” and […]

How Truman Capote Betrayed His High Soci...

THE WOMEN OF CAPOTEA true story of love, betrayal and a swan song for an eraBy Laurence Leamer There is a poem by Thomas Hardy, “Convergence of the Twain“, which recounts the construction of the Titanic, in all its opulence, and the simultaneous formation of its” sinister companion “- the iceberg that is about to […]

The 2022 elections in Lebanon, the neces...

Published on: 11/19/2021 – 2:45 PM Given the current economic and social crisis in Lebanon, Lebanese expatriates see hope in the 2022 legislative elections, which will take place on March 27. This hope for change is fueled by Parliament’s decision to change the electoral law, allowing expatriates to vote for 128 seats instead of six. […]

Pakistani parliament passes bill to allo...

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial bill allowing the use of electronic machines to vote. The opposition has said the policy is an attempt to rig the next election. Lawmakers also passed a bill to grant expatriates the right to vote. The bills have yet to be promulgated by President Arif Alvi, […]

! Spanish News Today – Claiming a UK st

Publication date: 17/11/2021 British citizens can still apply for their government pension in Spain and the EU Information on pensions in Spain can sometimes be confusing for expats. This is why it is useful to have an explainer. Here’s how pensions work for British expats who receive a pension from the UK while living in […]

Employers warned of the risks of working...

Employers in the UK have been warned of the implications remote working by staff outside the country could have on employees’ benefits and taxes. A report from global professional services firm Aon says changes in work patterns brought on by the pandemic have led many employees to work not just remotely from home, but from […]

! Spanish News Today – Applying for a B

Publication date: 11/17/2021 UK citizens can still claim their government pension in Spain and the EU Information on pensions in Spain can sometimes be confusing for expats. This is why it is useful to have an explainer. Here’s how pensions work for British expats receiving a UK pension while living in Spain. Even after Brexit, […]

Moving from the United States to Germany...

I am looking to relocate from the United States to Germany with my partner. We have always wanted to live in Germany for the history and culture and we are of German descent. We currently don’t speak German but have learned. Wanting this to happen within 6 months. Does anyone have experience with this? What […]

With WeChat Money Frozen, exasperated ex...

Starting Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m., expats across China began lighting up WeChat groups and posting complaints on Moments about WeChat Pay suddenly crashing when they tried to pay for an item or send money. the money. It is garnered feedback in numerous groups of anecdotal issues that foreigners in China suddenly encountered with […]

With WeChat Money Frozen, exasperated ex...

Starting Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m., expats across China began lighting up WeChat groups and posting complaints on Moments about WeChat Pay suddenly crashing when they tried to pay for an item or send money. the money. It is garnered feedback in numerous groups of anecdotal issues that foreigners in China suddenly encountered with […]

Exasperated expats light up groups with ...

As of Monday, November 15 at 7 p.m., expats across China began shedding light on WeChat groups and posting complaints on Moments about WeChat Pay being suddenly blocked when trying to pay for an item or send messages. money. It is have garnered feedback through many groups of anecdotal issues foreigners in China suddenly encountered […]

Faces and Places: Homecoming | Detroit ...

Gene Sperling shares remarks with the crowd. (James Feldmann) The 2021 Detroit Jewish Expat Reception honors Dr. Larry Brilliant and White House Counselor Gene Sperling. Continuing an annual tradition each fall to recognize “Detroit Expats” who have roots in Jewish Detroit, the Jewish Expat Reception was held September 24 to honor the legacy of Dr. […]

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to ‘tale

DUBAI (REUTERS) – Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to an expat group comprising doctors, clerics and academics, becoming the second Arab Gulf state to introduce a formal naturalization program this year for foreigners with exceptional skills. The announcement follows a royal decree issued last Thursday (November 11) which grants citizenship to “outstanding global experts and […]

United Arab Emirates: expatriates each w...

Participants will have another chance to win Dh 77,777,777 in next week’s draw Posted: Sun, Nov 14, 2021, 07:41 AM Last update: Sun, Nov 14, 2021, 07:43 AM Indian expats Prasanna Kumar Pravin and Sudheer Kabeer now have more reason to smile following their decision to participate in the latest edition of Emirates Draw. The […]

Gold Card Office guides newcomers to Tai...

An integration booklet that guides you through daily life in Taiwan is also the work of the Gold Card Office. “For newcomers to Taiwan, simple tasks like knowing where to take the trash can be confusing. We have compiled FAQs and completed this integration booklet. You can find all kinds of information here, even online […]

Bulgarian expats call for reforms as cou...

“Whether we mention Bulgaria in Chicago or Sofia, we do it with love,” says Wanya Kramer, who has lived in the United States for 20 years. Together with advertising experts from her home country and activists who, like her, live and work abroad, she is organizing the “You have the right to Bulgaria” campaign. It […]

Should I move from London to Dubai?

Sorry, this is asking a lot. The job offer in Dubai in the DIFC is AED 420,000 per year (about £85,000), the current job in the UK is £90,000, which is £60,000 after tax. The Dubai offer bonus is AED 70,000 but although the goals are easy they are discretionary, probably won’t be fully paid […]

UAE retirement visa: delighted residents...

The United Arab Emirates is a great place to retire, an expat said. Archive photo for reference only By SM Ayaz Zakir Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021, 02:34 PM For many UAE expats, the new retirement visa is a dream come true. The UAE cabinet recently announced changes to make it easier for expatriates to […]

Biggest names in international financial...

The biggest names in international financial services will meet for a week today at the International Investment Middle East Forum 2021 virtual event – which will be televised live around the world on Wednesday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (GMT. UK). The 3rd International Middle East Investment Forum will bring together some […]

Swiss expats thrown partial banking life...

Digital bank Yapeal offers basic accounts to Swiss living in neighboring countries that reduce the rising fees of traditional competitors. Swiss expats have long complained that banks in their home country are giving them a hard time with extra fees and account closures. Attempts by the Organization for the Swiss Abroad (OSE) to ensure that […]

! Murcia Today – Healthcare in Spain fo

Date of publication: 09/11/2021 Resident expats who are not working or claiming a Spanish pension can still access public hospitals through the Convenio Especial Foreigners who have resided in Spain for at least 12 months can access public health care through the “Convenio Especial de Prestación de Asistencia Sanitaria” program. Those who do not automatically […]

! Spanish News Today – Healthcare in Sp

Date of publication: 09/11/2021 Resident expats who are not working or claiming a Spanish pension can still access public hospitals through the Convenio Especial Foreigners who have resided in Spain for at least 12 months can access public health care through the “Convenio Especial de Prestación de Asistencia Sanitaria” program. Those who do not automatically […]

Czech expat finds remains of missing hik...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A hiker named Yang (楊), missing for a month, was found dead in a mountain stream in central Taiwan on Monday (November 8) by Czech expat Petr Novotny, an outdoor enthusiast. skilled air renowned for finding lost items. hikers, CNA reported. Yang, who lived in Yilan County, went alone […]

Forum emphasizes global collaboration in...

A recent forum highlighted the need for a collaborative global public health effort as the key to successful containment of COVID-19. Under the theme “The Fourth Yale-SJTU Bilateral Forum on Global Public Health Policy: The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Service Delivery and the Public Health System,” the forum was co-hosted this weekend. by Yale […]

It’s time for expats in Mexico to come o

I live by the lake in Chapala, Jalisco. In all of Mexico, this is the most picturesque, comfortable and enlightening place that an expat looking for Mexico could hope to find. It’s also quite common (when you live in paradise) to be drawn into like-minded social spaces, both digital and spatial. On digital forums, I […]

How perogies became a pandemic staple am...

Mandy from the Cozumel Pierogy Factory.Cozumel Piérogie Factory It was early 2021 and Tina Elgee, a Canadian living in Australia, was homesick. Like many expatriates affected by the pandemic, she had not returned (in her case, to Fredericton) for more than a year. Craving comfort food, she made perogies and decided to give them to […]

Departing US business leaders warn of ex...

The head of a major US lobby group in China has warned of an exodus of Western executives from the world’s biggest consumer market as President Xi Jinping tightens coronavirus controls. As part of China’s strategy to eliminate the coronavirus, Beijing has imposed more than 18 months of strict border security, including three-week quarantine stays […]

Confab offers foreign residents a wealth...

The international and expatriate population of the Tokyo metropolitan area has grown rapidly in recent years. One in 25 residents of the capital is now of foreign origin, according to government statistics, and despite a drop last year due to the pandemic, this trend is expected to continue as Tokyo and Japan as a whole. […]