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Ian Smith is 25 and comes from Knocklyon in Dublin. He left Ireland in June 2021 and moved to Lyon in France where he works as a journalist. I was 20 surrounded by the same friends I had since I was four, living with my parents in the sleepy suburb of Knocklyon and struggling with […]

Peace talks with Ukraine deadlocked, Put...

Live news updates from the Russia-Ukraine war: Russia said on Wednesday it “categorically disagrees” with US President Joe Biden’s description of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as “genocide”, according to the news agency. Reuters reported. “Statements like these are unacceptable from the President of the United States, whose own country has committed high-profile crimes in recent […]

Are Metaverse investments in the sky?

Why do otherwise honest citizens fall for the flippant snake oil scams? After all, you can buy an acre of land on the moon for £22 from Amazon even if no one owns the moon, according to the 1967 Outer Space Treaty adopted by the United Nations. However, even if buyers pay for a certificate, […]

Dubai’s first fully digitized and 100% p

This is the first time in the history of the United Arab Emirates that a private holding company and a government service provider completely convert to a paperless and largely digitized approach to providing their full-fledged services. ECH intends to bring top-notch technology to the table, providing industry-leading quality and user-friendly services, making it accessible […]

What is XRP Ripple? – iExpats

Ripple – or XRP – is the native cryptocurrency token used on the XRP Ledger. Blockchain is an open-source network designed to migrate transactions from centralized financial databases to a cheaper, standalone alternative. The cryptocurrency was launched in 2012 and has big goals, with instant and low-cost transfers ideal for international payments that take days […]

Why should I invest my money?

Investing is often seen as reserved for the wealthy and those with the disposable income to make crazy bets, equipped with the knowledge and analysis to make sound judgments. However, it is much more accessible than the Wall Street movies would suggest. An investor will look at it like this; you can either work extremely […]

The Byblos team wins the second edition ...

The Byblos team won the second edition of the Lebanese Expatriate Basketball Championship, held in Dubai, organized by Sports Mania Dubai and under the supervision of the Dubai Sports Council and the Basketball Federation of the United Arab Emirates. In an exciting final match between Zahle and Byblos held at Al Wasl Sports Club, both […]

Putin is the only leader they have known...

A common theme emerged in my conversations with opposition Russians who had fled to Istanbul: Protests don’t work. Putin’s police state is too powerful. Pavel Gorchakov, 31, protested against Putin’s regime for the past 10 years until he finally decided to leave the country forever. I met him on the same balcony of the hostel […]

Toshiba is an ’embarrassment to Japan’,

One of Toshiba’s largest shareholders has appealed to the company’s board to solicit offers to acquire all or part of the struggling Japanese giant. The shareholder in question is 3D Investment Partners, which owns 7.6% of Toshiba. On Wednesday, he expressed his disappointment with a open letter which notes that shareholders have now opposed four […]

India’s tech manufacturing growth stalls

India’s attempts to transform itself into a global electronics manufacturing powerhouse appear to have stalled somewhat, with government data showing negligible growth in the value of output and a reduction in exports. But the nation has also revealed a plan to make things better: an expat supergroup that will help grow its semiconductor industry. Data […]

WORC Imposes $1 Million Fines With Help ...

Acting Director of WORC Jeremy Scott (CNS): Officials from Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) have released some details about the administrative fines they imposed in 2019, 2020 and 2021 on rogue employers and employees. WORC said it has issued fines worth a collective CI$1,045,154 to businesses and individuals for more than 400 immigration violations, […]

Gaza, Ukraine, Germany: From house to ho...

SCHWETZINGEN, Germany: Palestinian neurosurgeon and neurosurgeon Dr. Mohab Mousa lived and worked in Ukraine until war forced him to flee. Today, he and his family have taken refuge in Germany. More than 4 million people have fled Ukraine since the start of the conflict. More than 300,000 of them have arrived in Germany, many of […]

Exploitation of children and women is a ...

RIYADH: Ramadan unites everyone, regardless of ethnicity, and Muslims across the Kingdom come together to break their fast with varied dishes that celebrate and showcase their cultural traditions during the holy month. Here’s a look at how expats from different cultures living in Saudi Arabia celebrate iftar and break their fast during Ramadan. Some expatriates […]

Expats in Saudi Arabia share their iftar...

RIYADH: Ramadan unites everyone, regardless of ethnicity, and Muslims across the Kingdom come together to break their fast with varied dishes that celebrate and showcase their cultural traditions during the holy month. Here’s a look at how expats from different cultures living in Saudi Arabia celebrate iftar and break their fast during Ramadan. Some expatriates […]

China’s King Abdulaziz Public Library an

RIYADH: Ramadan unites everyone, regardless of ethnicity, and Muslims across the Kingdom come together to break their fast with varied dishes that celebrate and showcase their cultural traditions during the holy month. Here’s a look at how expats from different cultures living in Saudi Arabia celebrate iftar and break their fast during Ramadan. Some expatriates […]

Sri Lanka heads for political instabilit...

By Gulbin Sultana, PhD Sri Lanka is heading towards political instability amid the economic crisis with the resignation of entire ministers except the prime minister on April 3, 2022. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a new four-member cabinet, including the minister external affairs, finance, education and highways. April 4 to continue the parliamentary session of […]

How can you get a full refund from Train...

All Linda Shapiro wanted was to change her train tickets from Seville to Madrid. That’s it. How hard can it be? Harder than you think, it turns out. Her online travel agency, Trainline, took her on an unexpected journey through ticket change hell, followed by a surprise stop in refund purgatory. And now that I’ve […]

Companies are paying a high price to sta...

When the US, UK and EU imposed sanctions on the Russian banking system, Egor Bondarov faced a conundrum. The owner of a small 3D printing company, Bondarov moved to the United States from Russia 10 years ago, but still employs a designer based in Russia. No longer able to pay his employee through his normal […]

India, PH deepening partnership in train...

During the pandemic, India continued to expand training through e-ITEC courses such as Entrepreneurship for Small Business – Trainers/Promoters (ESB-TP) in March 2021. The Indian Embassy in Manila hosted its annual Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day Reception on March 29, which was attended by around 100 ITEC alumni from the Philippines, as well […]

Oligarch Roman Abramovich persuaded Russ...

Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, who acts as an informal facilitator of Russian-Ukrainian peace talks, convinced the Kremlin to allow Zoom meetings between the two countries, The Wall Street Journalreported Friday. Ukrainian negotiator David Arakhamia told the Journal that Russia originally wanted the talks to be held in person in Belarus, arguing that Zoom would pose […]

Hong Kong expats boost Singapore housing...

Singapore’s leading property website expects to benefit from an influx of house hunters from Hong Kong, as expats fleeing the Chinese city’s strict Covid measures rush to secure prime residences in its rival financial center. The managing director of PropertyGuru, which in March completed a New York listing backed by billionaires Peter Thiel and Richard […]

GoalsMapper enters Indonesia; Carzuno i...

Backed by the burgeoning middle class across Southeast Asia, local businesses have begun expanding their geographic footprints, including Singapore-based Goalsmapper and Carzuno, and fintech platform Airwallex. GoalsMapper launches in Indonesia Singapore-based fintech SaaS for financial consultants GoalsMapper has launched its service in Indonesia, the company said in a statement on Friday, as part of efforts […]

Central Banking Awards 2022: the latest ...

central bank today (March 31) announced its final batch of 2022 winners, recognizing the Bank of Korea as Central Bank of the Year. He also named Stanley Fischer as the recipient of this year’s Achievement Award. For several months, the central bank team and an Editorial Advisory Board reviewed nominees and conducted interviews for the […]

Noam Shalit, Israeli father whose campai...

(JTA) — When Noam Shalit first learned that his son, Gilad, was missing, his thoughts turned to his own father. Noam’s twin brother, Yoel, disappeared in the Golan Heights in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War. Their father immediately left for the war-scarred plateau in search of Yoel, who was 19, the same age as […]

Puerto Vallarta and Santa Barbara celebr...

The swearing-in of the Sister Cities Puerto Vallarta-Santa Bárbara Board of Directors for the period 2022-2024, chaired by Irma Lorena Pérez Copado, took place in the central courtyard of the Municipal Palace of Puerto Vallarta. Ludvig Estrada Virgen, director of Tourism and Economic Development, in charge of carrying out the ceremony, said that this relationship […]

Only Biden can break the US-Saudi stando...

Since his first day in office, President Joe Biden has spared no opportunity to castigate the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS). This madness has produced an unbearable cost; As the war in Ukraine pushes global oil prices to unprecedented highs, the average price of gasoline in the United […]

Bridging the gap between Indian and Paki...

The family fun day in Buckinghamshire was dreamed up by British Pakistani businesswoman Saadia Baber, founder of Xperience Pakistan, which seeks to promote a positive image of the country. It precedes the anniversary in August of India and Pakistan which both started self-governing after leaving the British Empire and started with boys from different communities […]

Meet expats living on a shoestring in th...

Dubai: There are myriad cases where the UAE has helped expats with ordinary jobs pursue extraordinary dreams. While thousands of tourists flock to Dubai and the United Arab Emirates to tick boxes on their wish list, there are thousands of migrant workers in the country living on a shoestring budget, so they can support their […]

Can expats buy shares in listed companie...

UAE – The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on Thursday announced the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) to raise up to Dh8.06 billion, which is also open to expatriates in the UAE. The share price has been set in a very attractive and competitive range of 2.25 Dh to 48 Dh to […]

The cost of living is the number one rea...

The cost of living is the number one reason expats live in Mexico. Our new Expats In Mexico 2022 survey reveals that when asked to choose why they call Mexico home, almost a quarter of all expats who took part in this year’s study chose the low cost of life as the main reason, although […]

Colombian president says food security c...

“Last year, we hit a record high for non-mining and energy exports. For example, in the agricultural sector, we have consolidated our position as a strategic country for ensuring global food security. Today, Colombia is considered one of the most important suppliers of food, not only because of our production potential and our added value, […]

Travelex launches 29th location at Dubai...

Market-leading foreign exchange brand Travelex has opened its 29th location at the world’s busiest international airport, Dubai International (DXB), in the latest index of the strong post-pandemic rebound of the Emirates’ tourism industry United Arabs. Travelex also announces plans to open its 30th store at the airport by April 2022. The new location – conveniently […]

What we know so far: Dubai’s Dewa set to

1. Dewa is offering 3.25 billion shares, or a 6.5% stake in the company, in three tranches or portions to potential investors. But how much of that is for individual investors? 2. The first part of the shares is made available to “retail” investors, who are non-professional individual investors who invest themselves or through brokerage […]

Experian: Meet the 5m ‘Credit Unseen’ Br

Credit invisibles are people with little or no credit history, which significantly reduces their access to traditional financial services. The analysis reveals the depths of the nation’s “credit invisibility” problem. New data sources help Experian reduce unassessable population by 750,000. United Kingdom, March 21, 2022: New research from Experian has revealed that there are over […]

Life insurance in Singapore and the bene...

March 23, 2022 by Amy Greenbourg 3 Minimum reading If you’re wondering what kind of insurance you need, you’re not alone. With so many types and all this terminology, it can get confusing! Here, Expat Insurance answers all our questions about life insurance in Singapore and shares the benefits of taking out term life insurance […]

Water, water everywhere but not a drop t...

Pre-Covid Fun City when Songkran was fun. Some dastardly expats are heaving sighs of relief for the third year in a row that the Songkran water festival next month will be a dry affair. Everyone knows the general idea: a gentle exchange of water on the hands as a sign of renewal on Wan Lai […]

Everything you need to know about expat ...

Moving to another country is a great opportunity to transform your lifestyle – but knowing where you can afford to rent and how mortgages work if you want to buy abroad is another story. There are significant variations in factors such as affordability ratings and average house prices. This guide reviews some popular expat destinations […]

Not a brain drain but a ‘boomerang’: you

New Zealand’s borders are opening and Kiwis are looking for the door, but an expat organization says the loss of talent to other countries will only be temporary. Brent Thomas, chief operating officer of House of Travel, said that since the country’s borders began to open, his teams have seen pent-up demand for people pursuing […]

Business & Partnership Developer of Appl

Salvation! We applift 🚀 a Karlín-based software house that has been doing things a little differently for 7 years now. See for yourself here: https://github.com/Applifting/culture#appliftings-company-culture- We’re over 130 at this point, but you won’t find your typical managers here. We make sure that all our projects make people’s lives a little easier. they must first […]

CJI Praises UAE Expats for Sending Milli...

India’s Chief Justice NV Ramana on Thursday praised the expatriate community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for sending aid worth millions of dollars to flood-hit Kerala, saying that it showed their deep sense of brotherhood. He was speaking at a reception hosted by the Indian community in Abu Dhabi. “I remember a few years […]

Versatile international musicians wow co...

Dubai: As soon as José Luis Torres started performing, crowds of commuters – young and old, expats, tourists and locals – gathered in a semi-circle around him, captivated by his solo band performance. It was 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the Expo 2020 metro station and the scene was repeated in four other metro stations […]

Return or withhold? Pakistani rupee wea...

The currency weakened by 23 paisa against the US dollar in interbank trade and closed at Rs179.21 against the previous day’s close at Rs178.98. According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the buying and selling rates for the dollar in the open market were recorded at Rs179.8 and Rs180.8 respectively. The weakness in the […]

flynas Tops APEX Ranking with 4 Stars in...

RIYADH: Jawwy TV, Intigral’s premium OTT service, is expanding its presence in the Kingdom and is among the top OTT brands in terms of overall awareness, according to a recent survey conducted by Ipsos. The study, conducted during the third quarter of 2021, covered the entire Kingdom and included 2,500 respondents. The interviewees were of […]

March 2022 Legal Update (Part 1)

Our Vietnam Legal Update #200 would lead you on 03 legal issues: I. The Administrative Procedures to be Amended, Supplemented and Replaced in the Field of One-Stop Foreign Exchange Transactions Under the Management Function of the State Bank of Vietnam The State Bank of Vietnam issued Decision No. 187/QD-NHNN dated February 22, 2022 on Announcement […]

Excerpt from the book: “The Impossible C

In his memoirs, “The Impossible City” (Random House), journalist and author Karen Cheung recounts that her personal challenges are occurring alongside the unrest resulting from Hong Kong’s heartbreaking return to the center of power in Beijing. Read an excerpt below. random house At university, before finding the universe I finally wanted to belong to, I […]

Pride and Privilege – Journal

PAKISTAN, the fifth largest country in the world by population, has vibrant diaspora communities in almost every economically developed country in the world. In almost every robust economy – such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK, USA, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Australia, Italy, Canada, Bahrain, ermany, France, Spain, Greece, Belgium, Ireland, Japan, Denmark, Sweden, Holland, Switzerland, Malaysia, […]

Brazil Prepaid Cards and Digital Wallets...

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Data Book on Business and Investment Opportunities of Prepaid Cards and Digital Wallets in Brazil – Market Size and Forecast, Consumer Attitude and Behavior, Retail Spending” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The prepaid card market (by value) in Brazil grew at a CAGR of 8.7% during the period 2017-2021. During […]

Markets for prepaid cards and digital wa...

Dublin, March 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Data Book on Business and Investment Opportunities of Prepaid Cards and Digital Wallets in Latin America – Market Size and Forecast, Consumer Attitude and Behavior, Retail Spending” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. According to the publisher, the prepaid card market (by value) in Latin […]

UAE: is it better to buy gold coins or g...

Dubai: People are often told to keep a percentage of their hard-earned savings in gold, as the yellow metal is the most recommended way to protect wealth from inflation and economic uncertainty. While other asset classes like stocks, real estate, and cash can potentially lose a lot of their value due to wars, recessions, and […]

Can the world survive without Russian oi...

President Joe Biden has announced a US ban on buying oil from Russia as Western leaders try to toughen sanctions on Vladimir Putin’s rogue state. As fighting in Ukraine intensifies two weeks after the Russian invasion, NATO countries are refusing to launch the assault for fear of provoking Moscow’s anger against them. Instead, the United […]

Al Fardan Exchange and Thunes team up fo...

Al Fardan Exchange, one of the largest money transfer and foreign exchange companies in the United Arab Emirates, has partnered with cross-border payments company Thunes to enable Al Fardan Exchange customers to make payments in 87 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Thunes signs Al Fardan Exchange for its paytech Through this partnership, […]

Asian Currencies Fall; expats see the b...

Muscat – With South Asian currencies depreciating sharply in recent days against the US dollar, the remittance industry sees this as a good opportunity for expats to send money home. There is already an increase in traffic to exchange houses in Muscat, according to industry officials. One US dollar hit 76.98 Indian rupees (INR) on […]

Russian-Ukrainian Conflict: Nickel Reach...

London: Nickel briefly topped $100,000 a tonne on the London Metals Exchange amid short pressure that dragged down a major Chinese bank and encouraged rule changes at one of the major commodity exchanges in the world. The material used in stainless steel and electric vehicle batteries jumped 111% to $101,365 a tonne after closing 66% […]

Elden Ring Dragon Communion altar locati...

Ring of Elden Dragon Communion Altars might be one of the first things you stumble upon in the game’s massive open world. However, if you haven’t acquired a Dragon Heart yet, you might not know exactly how it all works. The first Dragon Communion altar is located near where you end up after completing the […]

Peso plunges to 2-year low against US do...

Data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed the peso at 51.696 at 10:38 a.m., depreciating 22 centavos from its close of P51.470 on March 4. BSP’s buy rate was 51.5 on Monday, while the sell rate was 52 for every dollar. As the escalating war in Ukraine supported the US currency, the peso […]

How much money do I need to start tradin...

If you are new to investing, you will need to figure out how much money you need to start trading online. Online trading allows investors to test their systems with practice accounts for free – and many encourage investors to participate by offering low-cost investment options. It all depends on the type of account you […]

7 reasons why we loved spending our reti...

My wife and I retired in 2016 and moved to Medellin, Colombia as expats. We moved there in 2020 only because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which took us to Iowa to be with my 89 year old mother-in-law. Here are seven reasons why we recommend Medellin to anyone considering expat life. Flower Festival (Photo credit: […]

UAE: 10 ways expats can invest and grow ...

Those who want to secure their future have several options to increase their income File photo By Vijay Valecha Published: Fri, March 4, 2022, 12:06 PM Dubai’s new savings plan for expatriates in the public sector has highlighted the need to prepare financially for retirement. Studies have shown that many expatriate employees in the country […]

Office for rent, 22m2, in Prague, Přísta

back to the list Přístavní, Prague 7 – Holešovice Beautiful unfurnished office for rent with a total area of ​​22.2 m2 is located on the second floor of an office building in Prague 7 – Holesovice. The space becomes a common room, kitchen and toilet. The equipment of all offices includes fitted carpets, new euro-windows […]

Everything you need to know about Forex ...

Forex – short for foreign exchange – simply means exchanging one currency for another. If you have ever been on vacation and exchanged your pounds for foreign currency or resold your remaining tickets on your return, you have exchanged currency. Currencies are the lifeblood of the global economy and enable governments and businesses to purchase […]

Russian Central Bank suspends overseas b...

In London, a sister remembers her brother killed on the Ukrainian front line. In Glasgow, a truck driver receives a call from his wife in Lviv: war has come to their homeland. And in Connecticut, a college professor reflects on Putin’s collapse. For the Ukrainian diaspora, Putin’s war resonates deeply. We asked Ukrainians, expats and […]

Bitcoin Isn’t the Only Crypto – Here Are

Bitcoin is the most valuable and well-known cryptocurrency with the highest volumes in circulation – but it’s far from the only crypto worth watching. As crypto becomes more mainstream, new digital currencies continue to appear and have begun to be accepted in conventional financial transactions such as credit card spending. Part of the appeal of […]

Russian Invasion: Five Ways to Use Techn...

From offering refugees their spare rooms to donating cryptocurrency, people around the world have been using technology to channel aid to Ukrainians since Russia launched its military assault last night. last week. Some technology companies helped launch fundraising campaigns or took action targeting Russian state media after Thursday’s invasion, which the UN refugee agency said […]

Live Updates: Refugees Flee Ukraine as R...

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at the center of United Nations attention, the United States said on Monday it would expel 12 Russian diplomats from the UN mission in Moscow, saying it s were actually intelligence agents who had spied on the United States. “We are beginning the process of deporting 12 intelligence agents from […]

Russia raises interest rates to 20%, the...

The emergency measures represent the strongest measures taken by Russia after the latest round of sanctions, with the United States and the EU agreeing to potentially block access to much of the $640 billion that the central bank of the country has accumulated to protect the economy. Russia’s attack on Ukraine caused a flight from […]

Post-pandemic – How has Covid-19 changed

This year has started on a high note, with the return of the physical Investec Cape Town Art Fair event in February. “There was a strong sense of optimism among visitors and an obvious delight in rediscovering works of art in the flesh,” says Dr Alastair Meredith, Senior Art Specialist at Strauss & Co. “Over […]

Daily briefing: Moscow stands at the gat...

Russia invades Ukraine As the United Nations Security Council considered a draft resolution condemning the Russian invasion in the early hours of Saturday, India is caught in a diplomatic stalemate. between the Western powers, led by the United States, and its strategic imperatives vis-à-vis Russia. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar held phone conversations on Thursday evening […]

The tax is not taxed unless it is in Por...

Dear Editor,My wife and I took up residence in Portugal in 2017, although we have always commuted between here and the UK. Before coming to Portugal I contacted HMRC about my tax liability as I have a local government paid pension and my house in the UK has been rented out.HMRC said my local government […]

Houston Ukrainians watch the news, fear ...

When Nataliya Pashchenko learned that the invasion of Ukraine was underway, she thought of her sister in a seventh-floor Kiev apartment with unpredictable electricity. Olena Sapon has reduced mobility after a stroke, and getting her out of the apartment — let alone the country — is hard to fathom. Pashchenko, who lives in the hills, […]

Remittances from Egyptian expats registe...

CAIRO – February 24, 2022: Remittances from Egyptian expatriates jumped by 6.6% or $1.8 billion in the first 11 months of 2021 on an annual basis, registering $28.9 billion, according to data from the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). The Deputy Governor of the Economic Research Sector of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), […]

Top 10 Crypto Whales – iExpats

In the world of cryptocurrency, a whale is an investor holding a large number of cryptocurrencies in a particular currency. These whales hold, for example, over 1,000 Bitcoins – currently trading at around £28,000 per token and worth millions of dollars. It is worth understanding whales because any actions they take can have a ripple […]

Expats marry locals to carry out crimina...

Maldives Immigration is leaking alarming concerns over expats claiming to marry locals, to reside in the island nation for criminal conduct. The concerns were presented to the parliamentary committee. During a meeting between senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration of the Maldives, Ministry of Economic Development, organized by the Judiciary Committee of […]

Watch: The Museum of the Future, the mos...

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday (02/02/22) inaugurated the Museum of the Future, the most beautiful building in the world. Dubai’s new landmark has officially opened its doors to the world with a new message of hope […]

“The bigger the defaulter, the more he/s

In an interview, Professor Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, former Governor of Bangladesh Bank and Chief Advisor of East West University, explained the background and nuances of loan and NPL cancellation by banks to The Business Standard February 22, 2022, 12:10 p.m. Last modification: February 22, 2022, 3:22 PM Professor Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, former Governor of Bangladesh […]

Going Digital: Remittances and National ...

The year 2021 has been a record year for Pakistani remittances. Pakistani expats transferred $33 billion in 2021, a 26% growth from the previous year. Considering the size of the economy at $280 billion, which was the figure quoted before the benchmark was moved to 2015-16, workers’ remittances accounted for almost 12% of total GDP. […]

The Latest on Biden, Russia and the Ukra...

KYIV, Ukraine – Even as rocket attacks continued in eastern Ukraine, and as Russian troops remained massed at the borders for what Western leaders are calling an impending invasion, residents of Ukraine’s capital Kiev paused on Sunday to remember another moment of peril: the assassination, eight years ago, of dozens of demonstrators by the Ukrainian […]

The case of normalization with Syria

This World Cup should be set in stone as a reminder of the failure of our collective consciousness where some lives were deemed more important than others. The FIFA World Cup, due to be held in Qatar in December, will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of 2022. It is the only second World Cup […]

The Downside of Remittances – Journal

There is a LOT of talk about non-resident Pakistanis to whom, successive governments have told us, we should all be grateful because they have helped the country by sending billions of dollars that we badly need for our growth, our prosperity and even our survival . Over the years, governments have granted various incentives to […]

Coinbase Is Convinced It Will Weather Th...

Outside of the Super Bowl, which many have dubbed “the Crypto Bowl” due to the record number of ads being shown by crypto companies, the year has been marked by a succession of bad news for the emerging crypto industry. The digital currency market has lost over $1 trillion in value since hitting an all-time […]

Iranian-American imprisoned in Iran writ...

A website in Tehran published an article by Siamak Namazi, an Iranian-American imprisoned in Iran since 2015, as Iran and the United States hold talks for a possible prisoner exchange. The article titled “Why Can’t We Earn the Trust of Iranian Expats?” appeared in Ensaf news and explained the reasons why the Islamic Republic has […]

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Wants Western U...

It is an offensive that suggests others. For many years, banks and major financial services groups have had a hammer blow on cross-border money transfers. This grip somewhat shaken up by financial and fintech startups like Wise and WorldRemitallowed businesses to charge comfortable transaction fees. And as the industry feared, this is all about to […]

Finsure confirms deal with foreign excha...

The partnership will introduce a new avenue for the aggregator’s broker network to move money overseas. Finsure Group (Finsure) has added a new currency transfer service to its customer relationship management (CRM) platform, following confirmation that the aggregator has partnered with fintech firm Send Payments. Established in 2018, Send Payments is a Queensland-based international money […]

Putin’s crypto move illustrates a long g

Tens of trillions of dollars in private assets are to be unlocked over the next decade as savvy investors pile into a sweeping tech revolution driven by blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). This goal is to be achieved through the revolutionary concept of “investment tokenization”, says Nigel Green, CEO of […]

SPAIN revealed as the most sought-after ...

A new study by online pension provider, PensionBee, has explored the motivations and fears of aspiring expats and the ten most searched destinations – with Spain topping the list. Surveying British citizens who are considering retiring overseas, PensionBee revealed that almost half (47%) of respondents feel inspired to retire abroad in the future due to […]

True Blue Bakery’s Aussie pies are well

Comments When two Australian expats started cooking authentic meat pies and desserts in Royesford, their biggest challenge was keeping them on the shelves. Dedicated foodies and restaurant newbies love Foobooz. Subscribe now to our bi-weekly newsletter. A sweet and savory selection at True Blue Bakery. / Photograph by Ted Nghiem When I was done with […]

State pension: Veteran furious that the ...

State pension policy means that increases in the sum are only available if individuals live in certain countries. This means around 500,000 UK expats are deprived of annual increases according to the End Frozen Pensions campaign. This is the case of Chris Tebbs and his wife, who moved to Canada in 2003. Mr Tebbs grew […]

“The government is making every effort t

Islamabad: The current government is making every effort to provide maximum facilities to expatriates and their dependents in the country. An official source told this agency here on Saturday that a series of projects and programs have been launched for the welfare and development of overseas Pakistanis in different sectors including health, education and social […]

Remittances jump to $18 billion in 7 mon...

KARACHI: Remittances sent home by foreign workers hit their highest level in July-January of the current fiscal year, thanks to the government’s efforts to encourage the use of official channels to transfer money, the central bank announced on Friday. “In the first 7 months of fiscal 2022, remittances reached a record $18 billion, 9.1% higher […]

Czech tourism industry suffered heavier ...

16:33 Czech hockey team loses to Denmark in first Olympic game The Czech ice hockey team opened their participation in the Beijing Winter Olympics with a 2:1 defeat against Denmark. The Danes took a two-goal lead in the first half of the match. Captain Roman Červenka scored the only goal for the Czech team in […]

Use of unauthorized money transfer syste...

99x’s innovative use of technology enabled more than 600 undergraduate students from across the island to virtually participate in the intercollegiate Hacktitude hackathon last week. After nine hours of non-stop coding, Dalana Dharmathilake, Ashan Rathnaweera, and Visal Jayathilaka from the University of Colombo School of Computer Science (UCSC) walked away with honors. Only 12 teams […]

Hela Apparel Holdings debuts on CSE – Th

2021 has been a pivotal year for HIP, with port operations expanding in several new directions, which has created a unique ecosystem for Sri Lanka’s economic prosperity. The port has worked to provide maritime trade and investment opportunities on the east-west Indian Ocean routes. HIP, which is expected to become a premier multi-purpose port, is […]

Fleeting Joy of 1960s Palestinians – 250

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, February 8: The joy of Palestinians living in Kuwait – non-graduates aged 60 and above – face a new difficulty in renewing their work permits as they are not exempt from paying the fees because they do not hold not the original Palestinian documents, reports the daily Al-Qabas. […]

Czech news roundup: Tuesday, February 8,...

16:10 Medical unions are on strike against spending cut plans Medical unions went on strike today against planned spending cuts in the health sector. The strikes were confirmed today by union president Dagmar Žitníková. The strike is a response to unofficial reports that the government plans to save CZK 95 million in the health sector […]

Roshan digital account inflows soar to $...

KARACHI: Cumulative inflows through the Roshan Digital Account (RDA) of Overseas Pakistanis soared to $3.382 billion over the past 17 months, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Monday. Pakistani expats sent home $222 million via the GDR in January 2022, the central bank said, adding that June 2021 saw the highest ever RDA […]

XRP Lawsuit: Evidence Against Ripple Out...

As for Chris Larsen’s chainmail, his counterpart, Carlos, is a Portuguese national residing in Portugal – known to be one of the world’s favorite crypto tax havens and generally a top tax haven for expats. The XRP lawsuit is heating up again. Judge Analisa Torres declined to seal the evidence against Ripple in a move […]

The Bitcoin family moves to Portugal, a ...

‘Bitcoin Family’ in Lisbon, Portugal Didi Taihuttu Didi Taihuttu, patriarch of the so-called “Bitcoin family,” has his roots in Portugal, the ultimate crypto tax haven in Europe. Settling down is a big deal for the Dutch family of five, who have traveled the world for the past five years. But after spending time in 40 […]

Greece must end inhumane practices, says...

Greece must immediately end its inhuman practices at land and sea borders, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Friday after Turkish authorities have found the bodies of 19 migrants near the Turkey-Greece border. “The images of migrants, whose clothes, shoes, everything was swept away on their life-sustaining journey and who lost their lives as a […]

GTA 6 in development: Rockstar Games

The highly anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking Grand Theft Auto (GTA) series is underway, Rockstar Games announced Friday. “Many of you have been asking about a new entry in the Grand Theft Auto series,” the Take2-owned company said in a tweet. “With every new project, our goal is always to go significantly beyond what we […]

CBRT and a group of companies discuss a ...

Turkey’s central bank and one of the country’s main business associations, including its representatives from abroad, discussed on Friday the recently unveiled program to encourage expatriates to repatriate their savings to Turkey. The Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), Şahap Kavcıoğlu, met virtually with Mahmut Asmalı, the President of the […]

UAE says ‘hostile’ drones intercepted in

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates intercepted several drones fired at the country on Wednesday, the United Arab Emirates military said, the fourth such attack against the federation in recent weeks. A little-known group that previously claimed responsibility for a January 2021 attack targeting a palace in Saudi Arabia has said […]