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Advertisement of Hong Kong’s 25th annive

A billboard in Melbourne has drawn backlash online for spreading Chinese Communist Party “propaganda” about Hong Kong. The ad in Carlton, featured on a billboard owned by French advertising giant JCDecaux, was spotted by a local who posted a photo to online forum Reddit on Tuesday. “Is this billboard on the corner of Alexander Parade […]

Will American democracy survive beyond 2...

American democracy is in serious trouble. We may be on the brink of the “greatest political and constitutional crisis since the Civil War” and quite possibly the “suspension of American democracy as we have known it”, in the words of Robert Kagan. Michael Gerson laments that recent developments in the United States “reveal the frightening […]

Will American democracy survive beyond 2...

American democracy is in serious trouble. We may be on the brink of the “greatest political and constitutional crisis since the Civil War” and quite possibly the “suspension of American democracy as we have known it”, in the words of Robert Kagan. Michael Gerson laments that recent developments in the United States “reveal the frightening […]

SC Registrar returns Sheikh Rashid’s mot

ISLAMABAD: The Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court (SC) has returned a petition submitted by Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, asking the federal government to allow overseas Pakistanis to vote in the upcoming general election. The former Home Minister had filed a petition with the SC under Article 184(3) of the Constitution, making the Federation […]

Flight attendant explains why passengers...

Flight attendants do much more than just serve food and drink on board a flight, and in fact, they are primarily there for passenger safety. This means that if an incident were to occur on board, crew members would be on hand to help. They also have the power to ask passengers to follow specific […]

Lavrov meets Arab League leaders in Egyp...

Talks focus on major trade and investment projects across Africa and the Middle East By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, visited Africa to discuss food and fertilizer supply among regional concerns over conflict-affected supply chains in Ukraine. He traveled to Egypt and the Democratic Republic of Congo, then to Ethiopia and Uganda for […]

Indian expats in UAE celebrate swearing ...

The 64-year-old politician is the youngest and second woman to hold the esteemed post India’s President-elect Draupadi Murmu (right) is sworn in during her swearing-in ceremony in the central hall of New Delhi’s parliament. Photo: AFP Published: Mon 25 Jul 2022, 06:20 PM The UAE-based Indian Expat Association celebrated the historic occasion when Draupadi Murmu […]

Barry Upton at Pattaya City Expats Club ...

As part of his PCEC Words & Music presentation, Barry Upton entertains his audience with one of his hit songs, “This Oscar Goes to You”. Barry Upton was hosted for another Words and Music session at the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) meeting on Wednesday July 13th. He is a successful songwriter, arranger, musician and […]

Expats in Charente / Dordogne?

Hi there, I hope everyone is safe and sound. I’ve never posted here before, in fact I never post anywhere out of my general shyness on the internet, but wondering if anyone knows of any young, unconventional expats in the Charente/Dordogne region? We have been living where we have been for over a year (and […]

Trump’s allies in Congress are about to

Early reports suggest that tonight’s final House Select Committee hearing at 8 p.m. on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack will be quite unsettling. According The Washington Post, a central element of the evening will consist of showing excerpts from a video that Donald Trump tried to make the day after the attack. The video was […]

Vice President Harris announces new stra...

In a virtual address to the Pacific Islands Forum in Fiji, Vice President Kamala Harris announcement that the United States would open two new embassies in the Pacific region – one in the Polynesian monarchy of Tonga and one in the small Micronesian island of Kiribati. The increased diplomatic presence in Tonga and Kiribati is […]

Singapore’s Big Four accounting firms of

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) – The Big Four accounting firms are flooding staff with pay rises in Singapore, where a severe labor shortage is driving fierce competition for talent. PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte increased base salaries starting July 1, according to internal documents from the two companies reviewed by Bloomberg News. Ernst & Young made an off-cycle salary […]

Russian officials praise Saudi Arabia’s

JEDDAH: Have you always wanted to know what the songs of Abdulmajeed Abdullah, Dalida, Amr Diyab, Fairuz or other Arab artists would sound like if they were in a video game? The answer? Watch the creations of Saudi digital artist and music producer Emarati Moath Bin Hafez, who reimagines popular Arabic songs in video game […]

Saudi aid agency delivers food aid to fl...

RIYADH: Saudi chef Hatoon Al-Toukhi is touted as one of the top chefs of authentic Italian cuisine on social media. “It all started when I was fired from my job because of the pandemic. Then I decided to go into the world of social media to show people how I cook Italian food, and they […]

Saudi art forum to showcase works from 2...

RIYADH: Saudi chef Hatoon Al-Toukhi is touted as one of the top chefs of authentic Italian cuisine on social media. “It all started when I was fired from my job because of the pandemic. Then I decided to go into the world of social media to show people how I cook Italian food, and they […]

Egyptian expats gather to welcome Sisi t...

Many Egyptian expats in Germany are seen gathering to welcome Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, who is visiting Berlin on Sunday. Dozens of members of Berlin’s Egyptian community gathered in the streets, carrying Egyptian flags, balloons and loudspeakers to express their support and love for the Egyptian president. It should be mentioned that, Sisi arrived in […]

Israel bombs Hamas ‘military site’ in Ga

DHAHRAN: Saudi Aramco has become synonymous with the longstanding partnership between the Kingdom and the United States, and is arguably one of the most successful financial collaborations in the world. The name “Aramco” is an acronym for Arabian-American Company. The pact between the two countries is like sand, made up of individual particles brought together […]

Lebanese army conducts psychological war...

RAMALLAH: Palestinians traveling from and through Jordan to the West Bank via an Israeli crossing face long delays and overcrowding. Palestinians, who have no airport, are forced to go through Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan. Nearly 3.5 million Palestinians travel from the West Bank through Jordan in one year. According to Palestinian sources, around […]

The week in detail: charities, citizensh...

Every day of the week, The detail makes sense of big news. This week we looked at why we are still using the BMI, the rules governing the charitable sector, a new route to Australian citizenship for New Zealand expats, the overhaul of our adoption laws and the politics at play in the This year’s […]

News Forum – Tourism ‘insurance’ fee wil

Many years ago, Bahrain used to collect a fee in person initially. I had to queue at a kiosk to pay/get a receipt before being allowed to enter the outbound immigration area. Eventually added to all tickets – plus airport/facility fee, not specific to medical stuff. Same with the universal list of taxes and fees […]

‘The Real Housewives of Dubai’ Season 1,

In 2000, Disney released a slapstick animated film loosely based on ancient Peruvian and Inca culture. The premise was simple: a narcissistic young ruler (voiced by David Spade) was turned into a llama by his advisor Yzma and dimwitted sidekick Kronk, whose performances were directed by the inimitable Eartha Kitt and Patrick Warburton. A modest […]

The Buckley Jubilee returns today for th...

Buckley’s Jubilee will begin today with church services, a historic procession and celebrations. The Jubilee celebration was founded in 1857 and is traditionally held on the second Tuesday in July. According to Buckley Town Council’s website: “It is an institution of which the citizens of Buckley are justly proud.” Today marks the first time in […]

Independence Day is an American holiday ...

Stephen Pullum gave a very moving presentation to the PCEC on why the United States Declaration of Independence should be celebrated not only by Americans, but by all freedom-loving people, regardless of the country in which they live. live. Stephen Pullum gave an emotional presentation at the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) meeting on July […]

Advanced Recommendations to Boost Trade ...

The Thailand-HCMC Business Connection Forum takes place at HCMC on July 8th. (Photo: VNA) Vietnam-Thailand relations have seen remarkable progress in multiple fields, from politics and economy to culture and people-to-people exchanges, Vo Van Hoan, vice chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee, told the Forum. of Thailand-HCMC business connection. Thailand remains Vietnam’s biggest trading partner […]

Advanced Recommendations to Boost Thaila...

The Thailand-HCM City Business Connection Forum takes place in HCM City on July 8th. (Photo: VNA) City of HCM (VNA) – A number of recommendations aimed at boosting trade and investment between Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City were proposed at a forum held in the southern city on July 8. Vietnam-Thailand relations have seen […]

Bangladeshi Boogeyman from India | East...

Author: Rudabeh Shahid, Atlantic Council South Asia Center Bangladesh continues to struggle against the forced migration of Rohingyas from Myanmar. The wages of day laborers have fallen, organized crime activity has increased and the clearing of 2,500 hectares of protected forest to shelter refugees has degraded the environment. Dynamics similar to those that led to […]

Apartment for rent, 3+kk – 2 bedrooms, 9

back to the list Šaldova, Prague 8 – Karlin Stylish 3+kk apartment (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms) after reconstruction, with a living area of ​​97 m2, is located on the 2nd floor of an Art Nouveau residential building with elevator in the popular district of Karlín in Prague 8, Šaldova street.The interior of the apartment is […]

Expats help man return from Kuwait | Ma...

Mangaluru: The timely assistance of former Karnataka NRI Forum Vice President Arathi Krishna and expatriates in Kuwait helped rescue a 38-year-old man from Karkala, who was mentally and physically tortured by his sponsor in Kuwait.Jayesh Bangera, 38, a resident of Sanoor in Karkala, Udupi, had traveled to Kuwait on a domestic work visa in March. […]

Czech Culture This Week: Visit an Electr...

Visit A new open-air exhibition The new cycle of exhibitions Collection methods presents various approaches to collecting by unveiling local and international private collections rarely accessible to the public, starting with Midnight of Art, an exhibition dedicated to the collection of Karel Babíček (1956). Until September 30 at the Kunsthalle. A new exhibition is at […]

The troubled path of an American, from R...

“Trump’s election may be down to Luther nailing his theses to the door, but now the demons are awake, and they know they must fight or be killed, and like the 16th century, they won’t go quietly. “, he wrote. “And there will be blood. Hopefully it’s the figurative, digital kind, and not the real […]

Pattaya City Expats Club Presents: What ...

Dr. Ren Lexander explains that events early in his life led him to ask the question, what is the meaning of life? Seeking the answer among the works of the mystics and the Holy Bible, he discovered that Jesus was a mystic deciphered his “Code”. Does life have no meaning?Does life have a meaning? If […]

Rising airfares hit expats in Gulf count...

Airlines operating to India from Middle Eastern countries are making huge profits after two years of COVID-19-induced lull. Passengers, however, have not been very happy since airfares skyrocketed. Tickets that used to cost less than Rs 10,000 until recently have now fetched close to Rs 70,000. Coming home with one’s family would put a huge […]

News Forum – Goodbye, Adios, Good Riddan

2 hours ago Shade_Wilder said: I will not mourn the death of Thailand Pass, I will be happy to do a little jig on his grave. Honestly it wasn’t so much the Pass as it was compulsory insurance which by all parameters I can see was nothing more than a way for the Thai government […]

This weekend in Prague: An animated Much...

Discover Mucha in motion, forgotten Czech art and Baroque splendor Via vitae at DOX, E-motion at Prague Castle and open garden at Černínský palác Czech artist Věra Nováková worked in isolation for decades and was unable to show her work during the communist era. The exhibition Via vitaeat DOX until October 16, shows some of […]

Stockholm, Yemen… Traditions, crossings

Sweden’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Ambassador Peter Semneby, constantly recalls old Swedish traditions centered on promoting conflict resolution and taking charge of humanitarian affairs. Sweden has highlighted these traditions in many conflicts around the world. For example, Sweden has provided continuous support to Afghanistan for more than four decades, according to Semneby, who served three […]

Make Nairobi the base of your African in...

NNN: President Uhuru Kenyatta has brought together Portuguese investors, entrepreneurs and captains of industry to make Nairobi the hub of their business and investment interests in Africa. He said Kenya’s immense business potential, in almost all sectors of the country’s growing economy, and the cosmopolitan composition of its population make Nairobi the ultimate destination for […]

Recommendations of places to buy in Spai...

I wasn’t trying. Simply emphasizing that you should never think life is rosy (just because something is good today doesn’t mean anything tomorrow) Unfortunately, almost all UK citizens (and one or two other countries) believe that the housing market here is the same as in their home country. (we were originally like this as I’m […]

Hong Kong named most expensive city for ...

Hong Kong’s beleaguered expats now know their city still tops a category In today’s roundup of regional headlines, Hong Kong reclaims its crown as the most expensive city to live and work abroad, even as exodus of expats drives down luxury residential rents. Mainland developer Vanke, meanwhile, calls the bottom of the troubled Chinese property […]

Local activists demand the resignation o...

in All News / By: BVI News Jun 28, 2022 4:11 PM / From left to right: Cline, Crabbe, Heritage, Rosan. By Fitsroy Randall, BVI News Staff Prominent local political commentators and activists have been demanding the resignation or firing of Police Commissioner Mark Collin since the now-viral ‘Policing in Paradise’ video emerged which the […]

Pattaya City Expats Club learns why Monk...

Lloyd Hobbard-Mitchell speaks to his PCEC audience about the St George scheme to lend medical equipment to expatriates if they need it. Moreover, that it is available to anyone who needs it. But they need more donations of or for medical equipment. Monkey Pox – Panic, Pandemic or Pandora’s Box? This was the main topic […]

Veolia customer service experiences?

My municipality had SAUR as a water supplier. The SAURs have always been pleasant to manage, I liked them. Since January 1 of this year, the municipality has been transferred to Veolia. The town hall has put a notice about this in everyone’s mailbox, along with a form to fill out and send to Veolia […]

Cuba’s zookeepers celebrate the birth of

Keepers at Cuba’s National Zoo are particularly proud of Ale, a chubby white, grey-brown baby rhino born earlier this month on the outskirts of the capital, Havana. For starters, he’s cute. Baby rhinos look like adults, but have a tip instead of a horn and are therefore more docile in appearance. But the white rhino […]

Tawakkalna wins the United Nations Publi...

Saudi Arabia seeks to develop digital governance through the national transformation program of Vision 2030 by launching several services aimed at accelerating digitalization in the country to promote the quality of services. The “Tawakkalna” system is leading the digital transformation in Saudi Arabia, connecting most of the services that citizens, expatriates and visitors need on […]

Britons held in hellish Zanzibar prison ...

Simon Wood and Francesca Scalfari are pictured with their son Luca (Image: SWNS) Simon Wood, 51, and Francesca Scalfari, 45, were arrested earlier this month on the paradise island. It is claimed that Simon has since been placed in a cell with 200 dangerous inmates, including murderers, and the couple have been denied access to […]

Updates on visa regulations and investme...

The next Business Mixer covering updates on visa regulations and investment planning in Indonesia will take place on Thursday, June 30, 2022. The Business Mixer is a mini-seminar and networking event organized by seven stones indonesia where entrepreneurs, investors and other business players gather over snacks and drinks. From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at […]

Moving to France – Critique a plan pleas

Wow, you really are a “planner” here! I doubt your post is the longest first post ever – but again, we don’t keep track of these things. I’ll just jot down some initial thoughts, in no particular order: Overall, your plans look good. Although I re-read it, it looks like you won’t actually be moving […]

Nearly 100,000 Federal Election Mail-In ...

Breadcrumb Links New Election 2021 Canada Elections Canada says there was an 82% increase in the number of absentee ballots in last year’s general election, which took place during the pandemic, compared to the 2019 ballot. Author of the article: Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault speaks during a press conference on Elections Canada’s recommendations report […]

Singapore to grant in-principle approval...

Singapore’s DPM Heng Swee Keat speaks at the opening of the Point Zero Forum in Zurich on June 22, 2022. (Credit: Singapore Prime Minister’s Office) SINGAPORE – The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will issue approvals in principle to three more applicants for a digital payment token service license. Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat […]

Some advice requested on the residence p...

Hello / Good evening everyone I am Welsh/British A retired, fit 73-year-old My house in Wales is under offer from today, so I really need to put on my skates and apply for my Carte de Sejour…. Also find and buy my new permanent property in France. I am looking for anywhere in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine […]

With tea and beer, there’s no time to sl

IF YOU SLEEPED MONDAY NIGHT, just know that you were the only one. In fact, how could you? Who knew the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) would keep us in meeting rooms during the day and on the streets at night? Well, clearly, the delegates didn’t forget to pack their dancing shoes for the […]

Hong Kong’s Jumbo floating restaurant si

Breadcrumb Links World New The tragic fate of such a well-known attraction, even one that was losing money, taps into the depressed mood of the city Author of the article: Bloomberg News Hayley Wong and K. Oanh Ha The Jumbo Floating Restaurant being towed out of Aberdeen Harbor on June 14. Photographer: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images […]

Choosing health insurance for your new l...

The UAE has become an increasingly attractive place for expats to live and work, with the expat population currently totaling over 8.9 million. This number is expected to increase further in the coming years, following the government’s launch of a series of visa programs to attract and retain top international talent. One of them, the […]

Your pain speaks… are you listening? at

Shalini Yamdagni tells her PCEC audience how tapping into certain points while focusing on a negative thought, emotion or experience can relieve chronic pain; thus eliminating the underlying cause of the chronic pain. This was the topic of Shalini Joshi Yamdagni, a recognized authority on holistic pain relief, on Wednesday, June 15.e meeting of the […]

Certificate of coverage for self-employm...

I am a British citizen and my wife is an American citizen who has lived in the UK for almost 14 years. In the last few weeks or so, we received a letter from our bank asking us to confirm my wife’s tax residency status for the FACTA/CRS declaration. We had no idea she would […]

Get US money to use

Although I’m not from the United States (Australia), we have very similar banking practices,,,,,, except it looks like the OP’s bank from a previous post I found interesting that the OP’s bank can’t or won’t send money over the internet,,,,, think I mentioned to change banks, it doesn’t matter that most banks do international transactions […]

Czech Culture This Week: Summer Music Fe...

VISIT Art installations across the city The landscape festival begins on June 21 with lectures and then on June 22 in Krenovka on Příběnická street there is an opening performance. The festival itself consists of installations across the city until October 2. The 1928 silent film “The Passion of Joan of Arc” was reworked by […]

In Loka Kerala Sabha, an open forum on i...

The venue for the open forum on ‘Immigration: Expectations and Challenges’ held on Friday as part of the third edition of Loka Kerala Sabha showcased the two sides of expatriate life. NRI businessman MA Yousuf Ali, who inaugurated the session, said the country would prosper through immigration, but at the same time Keralites who reached […]

Kerala sets role models for others: Khan

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said Kerala’s initiatives in various fields have always reflected the spirit and mood of the nation, often setting models for others to emulate. He was speaking after inaugurating the third edition of the Loka Kerala Sabha (LKS) here on Thursday. Mr Khan said the lives and contributions of non-resident Keralites had […]

State to host third edition of ‘Loka Ker

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Non-resident Keralites from 65 countries, representing all continents, and all 21 Indian states will participate in the three-day Loka Kerala Sabha 2022 which kicks off in the state capital on June 16. Experts from diverse backgrounds from around the world have also been invited to participate in the deliberations of […]

Moving to the South of France in 2023 –

@Breken – Your three potential locations are all good. However, during your visit, some may still “stand out”, while others may not “match your fancy”. You should also check out the surrounding towns. You can often get property for much less in the “hill towns” above Nice. You can also visit Menton, there have been […]

Talent Passport / Talent Passport for Wr...

@AmberQueen — The rules for all visas in France (as elsewhere) are constantly evolving. That said, if you go through the “Visa Assistant” for your situation (and each alternative visa you are considering), it will list the documents you need to submit. That being said, French bureaucrats have discretion and can ask for anything more. […]

Growing middle class offers opportunitie...

As the world slowly returns to a “new normal” and Papua New Guinea’s population grows, opportunities abound for Papua New Guinea manufacturers. If the challenges can be met, they say, the future could be even brighter. Gallip Nuts PNG Nihal Shah of Pacific Foam According to Nihal Shah, president of the Pacific Foam Group, Papua […]

The current situation of public hospital...

What makes you the great specialist in the training of doctors in France? (And by the way, I have family members who are nurses and doctors, so I have at least a passing knowledge of the system.) Female doctors, male doctors, yeah, that would change things. But that is why the whole matter must be […]

Belt and Road Intelligence Investor Week...

This week’s issue highlights the pent-up news that China’s outbound investment is now the highest in the world when compared to other economies, while we offer strategic assistance to Western and Russian companies seeking a way out of the Ukrainian conflict and Western sanctions. Elsewhere, it’s all about the Far East when we look at […]

Prophet Row: International hackers launc...

Following suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s recent remarks about the Prophet Muhammad, Malaysia-based hacktivist group DragonForce has launched a series of cyberattacks against the Indian government. Sharma made some remarks about the Prophet Muhammad during a panel discussion on the Gyanvapi Mosque investigation hosted by a TV news channel, which offended many around the world. […]

Was it Elton John or Tim Hedges at the P...

Tim Hedges talks about his beginnings as an artist, his taste for jazz music, his career as a jazz pianist and his tribute show to Elton John. Periodically, the PCEC invites artists to share their story and their music for a Words & Music presentation. The PCEC meeting on Wednesday June 8 was such an […]

This Weekend in Prague: Summer Edition o...

Visit an alternative to the night of museums and a “mobile” exhibition Move: Intimacy and Resistance and Museum Night The exhibition Movement: Intimacy as Resistance takes place at Veletržní palác from June 10 to October 9. The show is an outgrowth of one that started at the Center Pompidou in Paris and is in Prague […]

Are taxes for independent entities highe...

@rsamuelson – As @Bevdeforges said, there are so many different potential solutions to this question that it would take a long time to analyze them. There are many different entities available in the United States and Switzerland. Just for an example, let’s say you form a C Corp in a tax-free state, like FL or […]

Getting car insurance in the UK with a S...

The Spanish license and the car to a UK address shouldn’t be a problem, but it seems she only wants insurance for a few weeks at a time, which is often uncertain and expensive. I wonder if that would make it easier and probably cost the same, if not less, if your friend just said […]

The story of a Pakistani Jew and his his...

This is the rarest case of the rare. A Jew from Pakistan fought against the odds to visit the Western Wall, the Jewish community’s holiest site. He was accompanied by a group of Pakistani-Americans and now the visit has created an uproar in the Muslim nation Pakistani Jew Fishel BenKhald recently traveled to Israel with […]

I arrived in Mindanao and now back in th...

I’m of the opinion that just getting out of RDU and I-40 traffic would be a blessing, but the layover in Germany is not tolerable and there’s only one food vendor in that section of this airport, so clue, get German marks at JFK. in terminal 1, just take the sky train. Singapore Airlines check-in […]

Commemoration of Imam Khomeini | The Ma...

To commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the death of the leader of the Islamic revolution Imam Khomeini, the cultural section of the Iranian Embassy, ​​the Church of the Risen Lord of the University of the Philippines, the ecumenical community of the Church of Manila and the Diocese of Metro Manila, Iglesia Filipina Independiente jointly organized […]

Hong Kong expats gather in the UK and Au...

On the 33rd anniversary of June 4, many Hong Kongers who had emigrated overseas gathered in the UK and Australia for a candlelight vigil in memory of pro-democracy activists killed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Hong Kong’s traditional memorial site, Vitoria Park, has been closed by the Hong Kong […]

This Week in Czech Culture: A Rare Gothi...

VISIT New exhibition on the role of photography in the age of social media A new exhibition at the House of Photography Divination from a Night Sky Partially Obscured by Clouds examines the role of photography in the age of social media through September 18. Klara Korbelova called U Jeden tabulky (At a table) at […]

This weekend in Prague: the streets come...

live music Prague live music The seventh edition Praha žije hudbou festival brings live music to the streets and squares of the city on June 3 and 4. Among the well-known names you can find Aneta Langerová, Lenka Dusilová, Mucha and Circus Brothers. There are also many undiscovered talents to be discovered. Learn more here […]

US Citizen Outreach: Social Security Adm...

U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency in Cebu, Philippines April 29, 2022 Message for U.S. Citizens: Social Security Administration Awareness of Consular Agency Cebu from June 6 to 9, 2022​ U.S. Embassy officials from the Social Security Administration (SSA) will be hosting an outreach event at the consular agency in Cebu from Monday, […]

A rare visit by Pakistanis to Israel cau...

JERUSALEM — “THIS PASSPORT IS VALID FOR ALL COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD EXCEPT ISRAEL,” reads each Pakistani passport. But there was Fishel BenKhald, one of Pakistan’s few Jews, clutching that passport in front of the Western Wall, the revered Jewish place of worship in Jerusalem – “the land where my heart and soul are connected,” […]

Moving to Germany for work

Hi there, I was thinking of signing up and saying hello as someone who is planning to move to Germany in the next 1-1.5 years. Here’s where I am now: British citizen, currently Canadian PR (living in Vancouver) and applying for Canadian citizenship, which should be accepted within the next 10 months. On the education […]

Pakistan has nothing to do with visiting...

An alleged delegation involving two Pakistanis living outside their home country traveled to Israel, sparking anger at home. Pakistan has no relationship with Israel, and that official position remains unchanged, govt says [Getty] Pakistan has firmly rejected claims that it approved a visit by several of its nationals to Israel, according to local media, stressing […]

Imran Khan claims Pakistan government is...

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Since being ousted as Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has alleged an ‘international conspiracy’ for his expulsion, continuing his tirade he fired another allegation against the Shehbaz Sharif government. Pakistan’s Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan told a rally that the leaders were a threat to the country’s security, alleging they had been ‘instructed […]

Regular siren tests restart tomorrow acr...

May 31, 2022 Security Regular siren tests will restart across Czechia Regular siren testing will begin on Wednesday, June 1. The siren will sound at noon for 140 seconds, preceded by an announcement in Czech explaining that this is only a test. This year, siren tests were canceled from March to May, mainly to avoid […]

PTV presenter part of delegation to Isra...

Information and Broadcasting Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Monday that a presenter from the Pakistan Television Company (PTV)who was part of a delegation of Pakistani-Americans visiting Israel earlier this month, was fired. “The PTV the anchor was stopped and lifted off. He did the tour on a personal basis,” she said, as quoted by Pakistani […]

Czech culture this week: Celebrate Child...

VISIT Go behind the scenes of one of Europe’s biggest film studios Visits to Studio Barrandov, including the medieval village, begin on June 4 and take place every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Capacity is limited, so reservations are recommended. You will also see an exhibition on the history of the […]

‘Big change’: Israeli president says he

Israeli President Isaac Herzog said he recently received a delegation of Pakistani-Americans, calling it an “incredible experience” and referring to it as an example that showed him a “great change” from of Israel’s ties with the Muslim world. Herzog made the remarks during a special address at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum […]

Moving to the Philippines

Almost all salaries are very low in the Philippines, so to have a chance of earning well, you must have at least one: /English as a first language AND have teaching skills. / Have a rare education/skill that is of interest to a company. Don’t expect to get one this young, although they normally require […]

Symposium examines fatwa in the two holy...

RIYADH: The international exhibition and forum on reforestation technologies kicks off in Riyadh on Sunday under the patronage of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. It is organized by the National Center for the Development of Plant Cover and the Fight Against Desertification and is held at the International Convention and Exhibition Center in Riyadh, in […]

Excess oil revenues will be invested in ...

DAVOS: Surplus revenues from oil production will be used to invest in “resilience”, Saudi Minister of Economy and Planning Faisal Al-Ibrahim has said, referring to debt repayment, replenishment of reserves and accelerating transformation projects across the Kingdom. “It will ultimately help the private sector or help our investments which will open the door for the […]

Businesses need to accelerate digitizati...

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. PHILIPPINES companies and businesses need to focus on scaling up their efforts towards digital transformation and ensuring that workforce training matches the acceleration of technology as this can advance growth economy and development of the country, experts said. Speaking at the two-day BusinessWorld Economic Forum titled “Revolutions […]

Saudi Arabia will attract more talented ...

DAVOS — Minister of Investment Eng. Khalid Al-Falih said Saudi Arabia would welcome more talented and skilled expatriate workers. “Expats are a key part of Saudi Arabia’s development story and the number of expats coming to the Kingdom will increase in quality as our economy becomes more sophisticated and diverse,” he said. he said Wednesday […]

Tenor Yves Baron at the PCEC Words and M...

Yves Baron tells his PCEC audience that he is Thai/French, his interest in music and what led him to become the musician known as “Le Tenor”. Yves Baron was the host of the May 18 meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC). The PCEC periodically invites musicians to a “Words and Music” meeting where […]

The World Economic Forum will return in ...

RIYADH: If the number of events held at the Riyadh Season entertainment festival is any measure of success, then Saudi Arabia’s live music industry is poised to become the biggest driver of the national entertainment sector. Organized by the General Entertainment Authority, Riyadh’s 2021 season ran between October 2021 and March 2022. It witnessed 7,500 […]

The app that brings a festival to your l...

JEDDAH: US electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors delivered 360 cars to consumers in the first quarter of 2022. In contrast, the company sold 300 vehicles last month alone.It’s an encouraging sign given that the electric vehicle maker began production last year and delivered its first car in October 2021.“We are growing rapidly and the Arizona […]

Visa 190 (NSW) – No release letter for t

Hi all, I know this topic has been discussed a lot in previous threads, but those were old threads, so I thought of creating a new one. In December 2019 I got the 190 visa (NSW nominated) – I returned to Australia in February 2020 (a week before the first COVID lockdown). When I first […]

Saudi Arabia heads to Cannes to promote ...

The Saudi Film Commission (SFC) is participating in the 75th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival which runs from May 17-28, to showcase the country’s booming film industry, showcase its unique and pristine film locations, and championing new and exciting talent with the goal of becoming a world-class hub for film and television production. […]

Egypt’s central bank, citing inflation,

TRSDC is grooming a new breed of Saudi hospitality professionals to put the Kingdom firmly on the global tourism map RIYADH: A few years ago, it was a bit inconceivable to see tourists in large numbers swimming in the Saudi Red Sea or marveling at the breathtaking natural habitats of nearby islands. Frankly, the Kingdom […]

New Zealand Immigration Reopens – What d

Post views: 100 After two long years of a strict national lockdown that has effectively turned New Zealand into a fortress island, the pint-sized paradise at the end of the world is finally preparing to reopen its borders to foreign tourists and immigrants. As you may know, New Zealand has long been a preferred destination […]

Saudi Arabia confirms its commitment to ...

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development represented the Kingdom at the United Nations International Migration Review Forum, held in New York this week for the first time since the adoption of the Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migrations in December 2018. The ministerial delegation was chaired by Deputy Minister for […]

So… do we NEED to speak Spanish to live

No. To live (meaning to subsist), I don’t think anyone NEEDS to speak a language. The questions surrounding this for me however are; whether the society you are moving into has a right to expect you to understand the local language, and whether you as an immigrant can feel comfortable or happy without it if […]

Here are three key digital drivers for G...

Gulf SMEs lag behind their global counterparts in terms of economic output. A thriving SME sector can create new economic opportunities, but it needs government support. Digitalization can boost the development of a vibrant SME sector in the Gulf region. Across the Persian Gulf, countries have made bold plans to diversify and grow the economy. […]

Cheikh Mohamed: Humanitarian, Ambassador...

He promoted peace, championed environmental causes and inspired the world with his humanitarian work By Staff Reporter, Wam Published: Sun 15 May 2022, 16:28 Last update: Sun, May 15, 2022, 6:51 PM The rulers, leaders, government departments and people of the United Arab Emirates have pledged allegiance to the new President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed […]