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Ukraine: Voice of Ottawa — “Music is the

Breadcrumb Links World Local News Lucas Haneman and Megan Laurence will perform in a benefit concert on April 10 to raise money for the Ukarine Army. Photo by Bruce Deachman /Postmedia Content of the article The shots fired in Ukraine have been heard and felt around the world – by the people of that country, […]

Restrictions for Foreign Nationals Durin...

Here is that warning I told you about and now the US government is warning its citizens, but it could apply to any of us expats living here: The 2022 Philippine presidential and local elections are scheduled to be held on May 9, 2022. As the election approaches, we remind U.S. citizens that Philippine law […]

Weekly Cabinet meeting condemns attacks ...

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, March 28: The Kuwaiti Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Monday, chaired by His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah at the Seif Palace, and lamented the recent attacks launched by the Houthis against Saudi saudi. At the start of the meeting, His Highness the Prime […]

كونا: Weekly Cabinet meeting condemns at

03/28/2022 LOC20:54 17:54 GMT His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah chairs the Cabinet meeting KUWAIT, March 28 (KUNA) — The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Monday held its weekly meeting, led by His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, at the Seif Palace, and lamented the recent attacks […]

collective defined contribution pension ...

The pension schemes of thousands of expatriates could get a welcome boost with ongoing consultations on how collective defined-contribution pension schemes could be extended to more savers. Ideas on how collective defined contribution (CDC) pension schemes could be extended to more savers were explored with industry partners today, March 28, by the Minister for Pensions. […]

Israel and PH sign a joint declaration f...

Israel stands ready to support the Philippines through technical assistance and capacity building programs in the dairy industry. The Embassy of Israel to the Philippines and the Israel Economic Trade Mission to the Philippines, in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Dairy Authority (NDA), signed the Joint Statement for Mutual Relations […]

Bangladeshi missions in UAE process 500 ...

“A roadmap is underway to develop the infrastructure this year, and it will ensure the safe, orderly and dignified migration of workers to the UAE,” Abu Zafar said. Gulf News. He was speaking on the sidelines of Bangladesh’s 51st Independence Day celebrations, which were marked today by Bangladeshi expats across the UAE. Bangladesh declared independence […]

The big read: Covid-19 has dampened the ...

Referring to his company’s expansion into three overseas markets last year, Mr Lim of Leong Guan reiterated that the Singapore market is “very limited” in its consumer base. And while the cost of raw materials has increased in recent years, the price of noodles hasn’t risen as quickly, squeezing profit margins. “Companies should focus on […]

Water is a national security issue for t...

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, ​​said: “Water security affects 40% of the world’s population. [It] is a matter of national security for the UAE and is one of the seven strategic sectors of the National Innovation Strategy. To ensure access to water for all, the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036 […]

The head of the OIF visits the Institute...

Secretary General of the International organization of Francophonie (OIF) Louise Mushikiwabo (left) and director of the Institute for cultural exchange with France (IDECAF) at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Ngoc Lan on March 23. (Photo: VNA) City of HCM (VNA) – The Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF), […]

Buenos Aires Digital Nomads Guide 2022 –

Austin, USA – March 22, 2022 /MarketersMEDIA/ — This latest release is in line with the company’s commitment to helping people find the right place to be a digital nomad. More information is available at https://crucialconstructs.com/how-to-be-a-digital-nomad-in-buenos-aires-argentina Since the pandemic has kept many people from regularly working on-site, people have become more familiar with remote working […]

How you can help your employees address ...

Q: The last paragraph of your column from last week struck a chord with many of our employees who emailed us the column. You wrote: “What is happening in Ukraine is creating widespread grief. Are there ways to channel your employees’ anger and feelings of helplessness into ways to respond in humanitarian ways that support […]

British expat in Spain fears his ‘dogs w

A British expat living in Spain has raised concerns for the safety of his dogs after finding shotgun shells on his land. The expat, posting anonymously on the UK Expat forum, said while living in the campo, the Spanish equivalent of the countryside, they found empty shotgun shells and recently had to tell Spanish men […]

Boris Johnson kicked out of EU summit ov...

Lord Ricketts explained why the Prime Minister was not invited to the EU summit, which is held on the same day as a NATO meeting. The Prime Minister drew the bizarre comparison between Brexit and Ukrainians fighting for their freedom as neighboring Russia invades, kicking off a bloody war in Europe. US President Biden and […]

U.S. and PH Partner to Address Climate V...

(L to R) USAid Philippines Mission Director Ryan Washburn and Heather Variava, U.S. Embassy Philippines Acting Chargé d’Affaires, Paola Alvarez, Assistant Secretary for Finance, Albert dela Cruz , commissioner of the Philippine Commission on Climate Change, and Karen Janes Ungar, national representative of Catholic Relief Services. The United States government, through the United States Agency […]

US gunsmiths help Ukrainians fight back ...

MOKAMA, BIJAR: Celebrations for Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, were in full swing on Friday, with people happily splashing themselves with powdered dye as the pandemic showed signs of receding across the country. Marking the end of winter and symbolizing the triumph of good over evil, Holi is observed on the last full moon […]

World News | Nepal: Protests against a ...

Kathmandu [Nepal]Mar 18 (ANI): Amid growing disenchantment in Nepal against Chinese investment, residents of the eastern district of Jhapa staged large protests against the Damak Clean Industrial Park (DCIP) over the displacement of people from their lands without appropriate compensation, according to local vernacular media reported. The DCIP project has been called a sleazy, corrupt […]

Prime Minister Imran urges expats to mak...

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that there are huge opportunities for overseas Pakistanis to make safe investments in the Central Business District and Ravi Urban Development Authority projects. The Prime Minister’s statement came as he chaired a meeting to review the progress of said plans. “Record revenue of Rs 57.88 billion was generated […]

Good night for local parties, work is no...

This week, expats and Dutch citizens across the country went to the polls to have their say in the 2022 municipal elections. Here is a brief overview of what happened. Historically low participation in the 2022 municipal elections Polling stations opened at 7:30 a.m. on Monday March 15 for the first of three days of […]

American taxation of French pensions

I moved you to your own thread, since the “sticky” thread is actually for more general questions. OK – for US tax purposes, there are two approaches commonly used for foreign pensions. Technically speaking, the tax treaty says you should only be taxed by the country of origin – so French national pensions (i.e. mandatory […]

Just curious to read expats’ least and m

I experienced what I called culture shock (twice). Moved from California to southern England (1970). I thought I had accidentally gone through a time warp again. I was welcomed by almost everyone but also taken advantage of by some misfit women who assumed because I was American that I was also rich. I had to […]

ACS 2022 Skills Assessment – Next Steps

I have already submitted the following: Payslip (for all months)Bank statement (without employee name)Statistical statement (without any supporting evidence)Letter of service (on company letterhead) But currently, I plan to submit the following documents for this period of employment: Job reference: 1. Letter of service (on letterhead)1A. Skills reference letter from employer (skills, roles and responsibilities/full-time […]

Ukraine: Voices from Ottawa — “World War

Breadcrumb Links World Local News Iryna and Pavlo Aksentiev came to Ottawa from Kyiv 21 years ago. The flag they are holding was signed by veterans of the Ukrainian 72nd Mechanized Brigade. Photo by Bruce Deachman /Postmedia Content of the article The shots fired in Ukraine have been heard and felt around the world – […]

Listed Chinese companies fall to 2008 lo...

Breadcrumb Links PMN Company Author of the article: Content of the article SHANGHAI — Chinese stocks fell to 21-month lows on Tuesday as mainland companies listed in Hong Kong hit 2008 lows as soaring COVID-19 cases threatened prospects for the world’s second-largest economy and the central bank dashed expectations of a cut in a key […]

Propaganda, censorship and freedom of ex...

The war to eradicate Ukraine becomes a war to eradicate freedom of expression. When the Russians jail reporters who speak out against the regime, we all (“all”?) know that it is wrong. But what about the good guys, we liberate the peoples of the west who just want to protect a nation illegally invaded, murdered […]

Qatar Airways – an unusual rejection

Dear All, I would like to share my experience with you and ask for your valuable advice. I submitted an application for a Project Officer position advertised by Qatar Airways in July 2021. After a few weeks I was invited to Sonru’s interview which I did, after that I n haven’t heard from them anymore. […]

Al Fardan’s partnership with Thunes to b

Al Fardan Exchange has partnered with Thunes, a global cross-border payments company, to enable its customers in the United Arab Emirates to make seamless payments to 87 countries. The new partnership will allow businesses and retail customers of Al Fardan Exchange to make instant payments directly not only to bank accounts, but also to mobile […]

Retiring in the Philippines | Expat For...

Well, these days I don’t have much faith in the Republic or in the process. Difficult just about anywhere is a correct assessment. Well the big thing to keep in mind is that as a foreigner living in the Philippines you really have no rights there, and you can only bend so far in order […]

Looking for advice on finding a house or...

I’ve been lucky with Vivanuncios: #1 in Bienes Raíces en Mexico on occasion. You can also ask Spanish Magic (language school north of Santo Domingo) as the owner has lots of local information and runs a fantastic Spanish school. At one point, she was coordinating intercambio sessions at the Oaxaca Lending Library (Oaxacans with English […]

CMEA row soars as local musicians strugg...

Jean-Eric “Notch” Smith (CNS): A long-running dispute between members of the Cayman Music and Entertainment Association escalated last weekend following an angry reunion that resulted in what appears to be a new attempt failed to oust the current president. Some CMEA members, described by longtime chairman Jean-Eric ‘Notch’ Smith as a ‘rogue faction’, have accused […]

Expats Theater will present Christmas Ev...

Expats Theater will present Christmas Eve – a gripping thriller by German-Austrian playwright and novelist Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Christopher Hampton. It’s Christmas Eve. Arrested by the police on her way to a holiday dinner, a philosophy professor finds herself in an interrogation room. A hard-nosed senior officer accuses her of planning a midnight bombing […]

Russian-Ukrainian war seeps into Art Dub...

At the VIP preview at Art Dubai yesterday, one stand stood out for its subtle but courageous political statement in a country where freedom of expression is restricted. Tbilisi, Georgia-based gallery Artbeat covered its booth table with a Ukrainian flag, and Georgian co-founder Natia Bukia also wore a matching blue and yellow outfit. “For me, […]

Philippines Travel Advisory: Level 3: Re...

Reconsider travel to the Philippines due to COVID-19[FEMALE[FEMININEAlso, be extra careful because of crime, terrorism, civil unrest, and removal. Read the full travel advisory. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before planning any international travel.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a level 3 travel health advisory for the Philippines, indicating […]

The best way to have a car for six month...

Salvation, I am writing here to get information from people living in Canada on what would be the best option to have a car for six months, without it being too expensive? My brother has the ability to work remotely for his job at a French company (which has no connection to Canada) and has […]

Economic solvency – they RAISED the barr

Hola, y buenos dias. I just read a question raised on another post here, the result was that the couple were no longer considering Mexico, and were now looking towards Panama – WHY, because of the obstacles in establishing their finacial where with all. Just last night I “discovered” I too fell short of the […]

WATCH the Stellenbosch student march aga...

Nadia Pryimak is a Ukrainian citizen who lives in South Africa. She starts every morning reading news and updates on the situation in her home country. Then she asks her sister, cousin or nephew if they are all still alive and well. “I can’t sleep. I want to sleep. I’m tired,” Pryimak says. Pryimak joined […]

Dubai End-of-Service Savings Plan for Ex...

It is the first of its kind in the region that offers employees a number of financial benefits. Provided Published: Thu 3 March 2022, 12:53 Last update: Thu 3 March 2022, 15:14 In a historic move, the government of Dubai has announced a new savings scheme for expatriates working in the public sector. Currently, a […]

Ucook acquired by Silvertree Holdings

Established as South Africa’s first meal kit delivery service in six years, after starting out in the family garage, Ucook was fully acquired by Silvertree Holdings in a one-year deal. worth R187 million. David Torr, Christopher Verster-Cohen and Katherine Barry, co-founders of Ucook The deal saw co-founders David Torr, Christopher Verster-Cohen and Katherine Barry, along […]

Self-employed and 2555 Exclusion of inco...

1. If you are eligible for the FEIE, you can use the foreign residence deduction, but in practice it is not very effective. If this had a big impact, either you’re paying your loved one a lot of rent or you’re not calculating the deduction correctly. Your accommodation costs must exceed 16% of the FEIE […]

Stellenbosch students march against the ...

Hundreds of students marched against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Photo: Liezl Human Nadia Pryimak is a Ukrainian citizen who lives in South Africa. She starts every morning reading news and updates on the situation in her home country. Then she asks her sister, cousin or nephew if they are all still alive and well. […]

Tips for finding an apartment to rent in...

I don’t know how my recent Barcelona experience will apply to San Sebastian, but for what it’s worth: The apartments can be referenced with several agencies. It’s up to the owner. There may be exclusivity if the agency also manages the rental. Agencies here will only show an apartment that is listed with them. They […]

Expedia stops sales to and from Russia

Travel online this week While the European Commissionthe UK and the US moved to economically punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, the online travel world was divided on how to approach the moment, or more precisely the gap was between Expedia Groupa few others maybe, and just about everyone. [Update: Airbnb said Friday it […]

FBAR and dual US citizenship

Doing things “right” is usually a costly mistake. I am okay. That’s why I was very reluctant… 1. Reporting your accounts on FBAR will not lead to the same banks finding out who should be subject to FATCA reporting. This will only happen if you tell the banks that you are a US citizen. Without […]

Everything you need to know about crowdf...

Crowdfunding is a way for businesses to raise funds without the need for bank loans or private equity firms. The idea extends to fundraising for charities and individuals through online platforms. Some big brands have launched crowdfunding campaigns, such as brewer Brewdog, Oculus – now part of Facebook’s Meta – and challenger bank Monzo. The […]

Abu Dhabi: New family law to help stabil...

This regulates personal status issues for foreigners, including civil marriage, no-fault divorce, joint custody of children and financial rights. File photo Published: Mon 28 Feb 2022, 16:03 The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) organized an international online forum, where Dr. Lena-Maria Möller, international expert in family law at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and […]

Why are so many Americans emigrating or ...

“a simpler way of life” (no idea where they got that from) Do I feel challenged personally? Many Americans see the Mediterranean as really not that different from coastal Florida, California, and even Arizona, ideal for perpetually warm, sunny days with golf, tennis, and the beach or pool. More exotic because it is accompanied by […]

Australian visas rejected for health rea...

Hi! I hope you are doing well during this difficult time. I write here because my son has been affected by the Australian health requirement, there is no “encounter” because at 11 months he was diagnosed in Melbourne-Australia (where he was born) with chromosome mosaicism 21 (Down Syndrome) . We have been living in Melbourne […]

Israel shares best practices in financia...

(L to R) Bangko Sentral Governor ng Pilipinas Benjamin Diokno, Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Ilan Fluss and Economic Advisor and Chief of Mission Tomer Heyvi The Embassy of Israel in Manila and the Israel Economic and Trade Mission to the Philippines, in cooperation with the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP), organized a cybersecurity-focused […]

Russian-Ukrainian war needs mediation, s...

President Cyril Ramaphosa called on international organizations to mediate between Russia and Ukraine and end this devastating conflict. On Friday, more Russian tanks entered the former Soviet country, facing massive attacks on land, sea and air. Missile strikes rained down in parts of Ukraine on the second day of the Russian war. The shelling spread […]

A month on the Costa del Sol – what woul

After a few years of thinking that we will move to Spain when we approach retirement, we are finally taking firm action. My husband can work from home and his company now has a policy in place that staff can work just about anywhere for a one month period with few questions asked. We use […]

Spanish Baccalaureate and A levels at th...

Salvation,My eldest went to the UK to do levels and stayed with his family. My youngest has just started the bachillerato (with Catalan) here, (it was not possible for her to go to the UK). Bachillerato is a huge amount of study, she does a lot more hours and exams than my other daughter with […]

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ‘Magapalooza’: Boost

Donald Trump’s super PAC kicks off its first-ever Candidates Forum at his Mar-a-Lago club on Wednesday, a fundraising event designed to both celebrate the former president and raise the hopes of the Congress he’s promoting against the Republicans whom he considers disloyal. The event, closed to the press and called the “Congressional Candidates Forum Take […]

Caribou at Union Hall April 18, July Tal...

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Sexy and edgy electronic pop group Caribou arrives in Edmonton on April 18th. Content of the article The 2008 Polaris Prize winner will play Union Hall (6240 […]

DTI inspector and inspection of your pro...

I think that inspector who came to buy yesterday said he was DTI but? He spoke no English and wore a barangay-like shirt-like uniform and badge and name tag. The reason I’m sharing this is because this guy or others like him have been passing by for years and I avoid them because either I […]

Virtual Town Hall for US Citizens in the...

U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency in Cebu, Philippines February 24, 2022 Virtual Town Hall for US Citizens in the Philippines: Passport Renewal Procedures Do you have questions about renewing your U.S. passport as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit travel and gatherings? Do you know if you can renew your US passport […]

UK sanctions must go much further if the...

SIR – Charles Moore (Comment, February 19) is right that the West has for too long pretended that Vladimir Putin was not the enemy. With Mr. Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, this illusion crumbled. However, to suggest that the West has lost is too defeatist. Sanctions are an option, but they will not be a deterrent […]

If you are traveling to the Philippines,...

I received this from the US Embassy Washington DC office after contacting them! Dear Art, U.S. nationals (“COVID-vaccinated” only) traveling to the Philippines for business and tourism purposes can enter the Philippines without a visa, beginning February 10, for visits of less than 30 days. They must meet the following requirements: 1. Fully vaccinated arriving […]

EU to adopt sanctions against Russia “th

European Union foreign ministers will on Tuesday adopt sanctions against Russia for its recognition of Ukraine’s breakaway regions and a new deployment of troops to its neighbor’s territory, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said. “Our response will take the form of sanctions, the extent of which ministers will decide… I’m sure there will be a […]

Iran defends its friends and strikes dea...

President Ebrahim Raeisi hailed Iran and Venezuela for opposing Western domination and imperialism, saying the two countries’ most valuable asset is their people who have decided to resist the excessive demands of the hegemonic powers. Raeisi made the remark during a meeting with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia Gonzalez on the sidelines of the sixth […]

U.S. Embassy Forum Prepares Justice Sect...

Associate Justice Rowena San Pedro (top left) leads the interactive session with panellists, Justices Rainelda Montesa (top center) and Wilhelmina Wagan (top right), and (from left) Law Professor JJ Disini, Police Lt. Col. June Abrazado, and Police Maj. Robert Reyes, with Judge Eric Pablo as moderator. The United States Embassy in the Philippines, through the […]

SASCO secures $135m loan from Riyadh Ban...

Indian industrialists hope for ‘free flow’ of trade after landmark deal with UAE NEW DELHI: Indian industrialists said this week they hoped for a ‘free flow’ of trade between India and the United Arab Emirates, after the two countries signed a landmark deal that will take annual bilateral trade volume to $100 billion over the […]

Unicef ​​calls for collective action on

To commemorate Safer Internet Day, Unicef ​​is calling for increased protection of children online amid the Covid-19 pandemic. A report by the Department of Justice – Bureau of Cybercrime saw an exponential increase in cyber-trick reports for the Philippines to 2.8 million in 2021, from 1.2 million in 2020 and 400,000 in 2019. According to […]

The exodus of expats is growing in Hong ...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – After calling Hong Kong home for 30 years, Tina, an independent mother, decides to leave the city and move to Portugal. But with 10 of its booked flights to Europe canceled over the past year, its setbacks show how Hong Kong’s “zero-Covid-19” policy makes exiting almost as difficult as entering. Tina […]

How a Brasilia Facebook forum became the...

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A reinvented town square that fosters community as a haven and well of information, a source of contacts, discussions, advice, warnings and new friends in a new city , a private social group that has weaved a genuine sense of belonging to the world to legions of fluctuating foreigners in […]

Looking for advice on renouncing US citi...

So here’s what I would recommend, if the OP was born in the US… T – Hi Nononym – those are really great answers. Please see my online reviews below First, move to Mexico as a Nicaraguan citizen. If you are asked about US citizenship, you can quite honestly say that you gave up when […]

Labor department chief puzzled by mandat...

in All News / By: BVI News on Feb 16, 2022 8:57 AM / Acting Labor Commissioner Michelle McLean seemed perplexed when asked at a recent stakeholder meeting about a mandatory annual review of a policy that examines employment and migration needs in the territory. During the meeting, a resident noted that there is a […]

British expats in Spain complain about l...

The British expat said he lives in Gijon Asturias, a major coastal city in northern Spain. They said that their wife was Spanish and that they “loved Spain”. However, the expat found a lot to “groan about” when he came to live in Spain. They said: “I have found it an absolute sin in Spain […]

Government seeks consultative forum with...

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday stressed the need for a forum for consultation between the federal government and the senior judiciary on national issues to help end unnecessary delays in important administrative matters. The cabinet, which met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the presidency, expressed grave concern over the delays in cases related […]

Cabinet approves separate court system f...

ISLAMABAD – The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved the formulation of a separate court system for overseas Pakistanis to ensure summary trial. So said Information and Broadcasting Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain as he briefed the media here on the decisions taken at Tuesday’s meeting of the federal cabinet which convened here under the presidency. of […]

VO Invited to Bring Vietnamese Agricultu...

Litchi exported to the EU (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (TUES) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs February 15 evening held a online forum link Overseas Vietnamese entrepreneurs to promote trade and investment in the agricultural sector. This was the first forum organized by MARD to connect Vietnamese […]

Marcos to skip Philippine presidential d...

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the late Philippines dictator, will skip another rally of presidential candidates as he widens his lead in a survey by pollster Pulse Asia Research Inc. in January. Marcos, a former senator, was chosen by 60% of 2,400 respondents, Pulse Asia said on Sunday, higher than the 53% he got in […]

Recent crimes in Phuket damage its reput...

Just when Phuket thought it was on the verge of reviving its crippled tourist economy, recent murders, robberies and taxi scams in the island province are tarnishing its public image. The most publicized recent event is the murder by two hitmen of the deported Canadian gangster Jimi Sandhu in a villa in Rawai, on the […]

From romantic getaways to last-minute gi...

JEDDAH: Valentine’s Day, the annual celebration of romance and love, is upon us, bringing with it the usual flurry of greeting cards, dinner reservations, huge boxes of chocolates and lavish bouquets of roses. Once considered a social taboo and long banned by law, the holiday is now celebrated in Saudi Arabia with romantic gestures, an […]

Who’s Who: Jaber Al-Khudair, General Man

JEDDAH: A nationwide art competition targeting school children was launched on Sunday by the Saudi Commission for Visual Arts and the Ministry of Education. “Artists of Tomorrow” is an opportunity for public and private education students from five regions of the Kingdom to express their talent and raise their skills. It is also a chance […]

5 reasons to visit Cambodia now

After returning from a recent visit to the Kingdom, Mark Bibby Jackson explains why you really should visit Cambodia now. Cambodia is a country that I love. I first came here in 2004 and then lived in the country for the better part of a decade, starting AsiaLIFE Cambodia magazine, traveling and writing about every […]

CNC focuses on SDGs, inclusivity and equ...

(Continued from Saturday) Collaborations with professional institutes With a view to developing business opportunities for the MSME sector and the corporate sector, the Chamber has signed MoUs with the Association of Chartered Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA Society) Sri Lanka. National Business Excellence Awards 2021 The most anticipated business referral program, the 2021 […]

Covid 19: Australian tourism reacts to t...

A call to get tested, who made gains in the latest political poll? And the French president begins talks with Putin in the latest headlines of the New Zealand Herald. Video / NZ Herald Some of Australia’s top travel experts have sent out a warning ahead of the international border reopening, saying the country has […]

Australia’s tourism industry reacts to r

Some of Australia’s top experts have warned that while the reopening of international borders is welcome, serious challenges lie ahead. Some of Australia’s top travel experts have sent out a warning ahead of the international border reopening, saying the country has an uphill battle to bring beach arrivals back. Tourism Australia chief executive Phillipa Harrison […]

The World’s Best Retirement Destinations

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you through The European Sting’s collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Educational Content Countries in Europe and Central America dominate the list of the top 10 places to retire in 2021. The most popular retirement destinations are characterized by good weather, the provision of […]

Black employees will thrive on remote wo...

It’s 4 p.m. on a Monday and I’m out for a walk. I am also on time. Last Friday, I received an invitation to a meeting to discuss my workplace’s ongoing anti-racism efforts. The notification made my heart race. I am a junior faculty member at an elite university and one of only two tenure-track […]

Visa 482 TSS short term – processing tim

Hello everyone, I am looking for advice and thoughts on my current 482 TSS short term visa situation, I am trying to keep this as short as possible. So for your third 482 TSS visa you have to be offshore for the visa to be submitted (strange law I know of). I am currently back […]

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka calls on expats ...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka celebrated its Independence Day on Friday with an appeal from the president to the country’s expats to send money home as it battles its worst economic crisis. for decades, mainly due to the depletion of foreign exchange reserves. Sri Lankans face shortages of powdered milk, cooking gas, kerosene […]

Physical and digital art set to converge...

Dubai: The 15th edition of Art Dubai will feature newly commissioned and site-specific works by internationally renowned artists and a unique new digital section that will serve as a bridge between the world of crypto and art, among other highlights , it was announced today. Groundbreaking group exhibitions and an ambitious multi-pronged conference programme, including […]

Spain considering seven days of paid car...

Image: Pixabay Spain is considering seven days of paid care leave to allow people to care for their families. Ione Belarra, Minister for Social Rights and the 2030 Agenda, presented a proposal to include a minimum of seven days of paid leave under the Family Law. The Minister anticipates that care leave would be used […]

Role of state capacity in ensuring a sus...

As Bangladesh moves from being a least developed country to a developing country, we will have to embark on an unprecedented path. At this point in our development, policy makers in our country are faced with an entirely unknown set of challenges, and one of the main concerns is how the government plans to meet […]

How this Canadian expat in the UAE becam...

Dr. Hasan said his scientific background in membrane technology and nanomaterials enabled him and his team to come up with a durable face mask called “NAVAMASK”. “The NAVAMASK is a UAE certified invention/product. It’s a next-generation, sustainable and eco-friendly face mask made with a bio-based polymer [poly lactic acid, PLA] that can be composted and […]

Thinking about moving to France

Just to add a bit to what 255 has already told you, titles here in France are a big deal. The use of the term “therapist” (“therapist” in French) is also quite restricted, in many more contexts than you might imagine. I guess it’s because of the term’s usual association with psychology or (to a […]

Monday 31 January 2022 – La Minute Monoc

Opinion / Christophe Cermak Keep Calm and carry on It will be difficult to identify with the mindset of the average Ukrainian if you have not lived near a conflict zone yourself. Writer and philosopher Volodymyr Yermolenko perhaps summed it up best by saying that Ukrainians have long accepted a “double reality”: they shrug their […]

New Greek courses in Cyprus, March 2022

New Greek language courses in Cyprus, March 2, 2022 Learn4Good Larnaca is a pioneering Greek language center with an established name in providing high quality Greek language courses to foreign language adults who live/visit Cyprus and wish to communicate using the local language. The Institute has been welcoming students since 2006 and aims to make […]

New Greek Spring Course in Cyprus, March...

New Greek language courses in Cyprus, March 2, 2022 Learn4Good Larnaca is a pioneering Greek language center with an established name in providing high quality Greek language courses to foreign language adults who live/visit Cyprus and wish to communicate using the local language. The Institute has been welcoming students since 2006 and aims to make […]

Expat Exposes Berlin’s Problems – “I Can

Reddit user 100coffeesaday moved to Berlin three years ago and is fluent in German. On the social media platform, he has been active on the German subreddit, as well as the expat subreddits. 100coffeesaday had so many negative things to list about Germany that he was “considered a troll trying to disturb the peace” on […]

Expat exposes Berlin’s problems – “I can

Reddit user 100coffeesaday moved to Berlin three years ago and is fluent in German. On the social media platform, he has been active on the German subreddit, as well as the expat subreddits. 100coffeesaday had so many negative things to list about Germany that he was “considered a troll trying to disturb the peace” on […]

Expats ‘easily’ leave Singapore as COVID

Atar Sandler arrived in Singapore in 2019, seizing the opportunity to live in a bustling global city that is also a convenient base for flying to more exotic locations nearby. But after two years of mask-wearing, socializing only in limited groups and travel restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Israeli human resources professional packed […]

Empowering women in the Saudi museum sec...

JEDDAH: The King Abdulaziz and Companions Foundation for Gifts and Creativity (Mawhiba) and the Arab Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) on Saturday announced the results of the first edition of the Gifted Arabs initiative, which aims to promote innovation by developing Arab talent. The announcement was made at a press conference, held at the […]

All the registrations and certificates y...

RIYADH: There are certain travel requirements that Saudis, expats and tourists need to enter Saudi Arabia. The main requirement is a negative reverse transcription polymerase chain (RT-PCR) test certificate, issued by a verified laboratory no later than 72 hours before departure to the Kingdom. Travelers will also need vaccination certificates from Tawakkalna and registration on […]

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Captain Al Suwaidi clarified that the center consists of two buildings, the first is reserved for men and includes six counters. The other building serves women and has five counters. The center operates every weekday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a capacity to handle up to 2,000 tests per day and the process […]

Calgary Folk Festival to feature scaled-...

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article The Calgary Folk Music Festival will hold a scaled down version of the Block Heater festival in February with fewer acts and venues due to the uncertainty […]

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Stunning views of the Sharjah Corniche. Inayat-ur-Rahman, Enterprise Editor Around the world, in the wake of the pandemic outbreak, as people faced a number of challenges all at once – lockdowns, bereavement, job uncertainties and a general sense of unease – mental health issues ensued. . Until then, despite decades of advocacy, mental health had […]

Locating industries is key to resilience...

Locating industries is key to resilience, so how can we accelerate it? We must always keep in mind our ultimate goal of becoming an industrial hub for the region. (Shutterstock) When global transportation networks were impacted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many industries suffered. Global supply chain bottlenecks in many industries have underscored […]

Which visa to request for the parents?

Hello everyone, I would like to bring my elderly parents to Australia (preferred path to permanent visa) from India. I have read various home affairs threads and website and seek your expert advice. Background information:1. Father is over 70, mother will be 66 in March 2022. Both have age-related lifestyle health issues (BP, etc.) but […]