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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Careers in Education Class Hosts Panel o...

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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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wisconsin GOP seeks to weaponize critica...

Wisconsin Republicans have been studying Glenn Youngkin’s victory in Virginia last fall to learn how to reclaim Governor Tony Evers’ mansion this fall. Biggest item they pile on? Critical Race Theory. Youngkin won his gubernatorial race — in a state that President Joe Biden has lifted in 2020 by 10 percentage points — in part […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Green...

Ambassador Linda Thomas-GreenfieldUnited States Representative to the United NationsNew York, New YorkFebruary 8, 2022 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And let me start by congratulating you, new Executive Director Russell. And I would also like to take a moment to congratulate outgoing Executive Director Henrietta Fore for her service as Executive Director. ED Russell, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An honest discussion about preserving th...

The company is moving away from embracing the rural, to a decidedly more urban focus. Articles are everywhere about the need to use valuable resources and effort to rebuild cities and infrastructure. There is what is called “urban agriculture” which is increasingly practiced in municipalities across the country. Meanwhile, Saratoga County farms and farmers are […]

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 […]

Faculty, Kentucky State Staff Cuts, Opti...

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The pandemic and the American market hel...

Shares of UBS Group (UBS) rose more than 9% yesterday (1 February) after the Swiss bank released its fourth quarter and full year financial results. UBS job that annual net profit had risen to $7.5bn (£5.6bn), a 14% year-on-year increase. UBS was not the only bank to report rising profits. Fellow Swiss Bank, Julius Bär […]

CO2 proposals that include pipelines in ...

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — Landowners continue to rally and schedule meetings as Summit Carbon Solutions applied for a carbon dioxide (CO2) pipeline permit in Iowa. “In the coming weeks, we will be filing our permits in South Dakota and North Dakota,” said Summit Chief Commercial Officer Jim Pirolli. The developer has already applied in […]

Tokyo restaurant becomes base for Myanma...

Whether he is studying at a vocational school in Tokyo or working part-time, Lian Ceu is always worried about his parents. His family, including a younger brother, is in Myanmar. They are alive but were displaced after the family’s home in Chin state was destroyed by the country’s military in an airstrike last September. Showing […]

Security agency warns of increased risk ...

14:29 Security agency warns of possible cyberattacks Strategic state institutions, media and critical information infrastructure in the Czech Republic must prepare for an increased risk of cyberattacks and espionage due to the tension on the Russian-Ukrainian border. This warning was issued today by the National Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency. The attacks could constitute cyber […]

“Why should I leave? — expats in Ukrain

Jens Daessler is in no hurry. “I have a phone full of messages,” the German business coach says with a weary smile, most of them from friends and relatives asking if he plans to leave his home in Kyiv. It’s a familiar story to many foreigners living and working in the Ukrainian capital. While tensions […]

International Land Alliance Releases Let...

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Land Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB: ILAL), (“ILA” or the “Company”), an international land development and investment company using proptech, today published a letter to shareholders […]

Expats head for the exit as Singapore’s

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, small-group socializing and travel restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Israeli human resources professional packed her […]

Expats head for the exit as Singapore’s

Singapore – 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, small-group socializing and travel restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Israeli human resources professional packed her […]

US Federal Reserve Board Releases Discus...

On January 20, 2022, the United States Federal Reserve Board (the “Federal Reserve“) published a discussion paper titled Currency and Payments: The US Dollar in the Age of Digital Transformation (the “Work document“) looking at the pros and cons of a possible U.S. central bank digital currency (“CBDCThe Federal Reserve said the discussion paper does […]

Internet returns to Yemen after airstrik...

The Saudi-led coalition attack that targeted a telecommunications facility in Hodeidah killed three children and was blamed for shutting down internet across the country. Internet services have returned to Yemen after a four-day outage caused by deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrikes that marked a dramatic escalation in the seven-year war. A Saudi-led coalition attack that targeted […]

Saudi Arabia and Thailand “turn a new pa

A Saudi hospitality project will allow visitors to walk in the footsteps of the royal family, in palaces steeped in history MAKKAH/RIYADH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman recently announced the launch of the Boutique Group, which plans to turn a number of historically and culturally significant palaces in Saudi Arabia into ultra-luxury hotels. The move […]

Hong Kong’s financial sector faces talen

HONG KONG, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Late last year, Tania Sibree quit her well-paying job as a financial services lawyer in Hong Kong and returned to Australia rather than live one more time with the city’s strict coronavirus restrictions. Sibree, who said he enjoyed the previous five years in Hong Kong, is among […]

20 for 20: Michele Camargo, early childh...

As we continue our celebration of 20 years of The Pekingese, we take a closer look at some of the expats who have been here for two decades and those who have had an outsized impact during their stay. Michele Camargo is yet another amazing person who has been in Beijing for over 20 years […]

As recall approaches, school board membe...

With mail-in ballots for the Feb. 15 school board recall this week, campaigning on both sides of the effort is heating up. On Wednesday, the school board commissioner Faauuga Moliga encounter Autumn Looijen, one of the recall leaders, to debate the election at Manny’s. The next day, the chairman of the board Gabriela Lopez and […]

FirstFT: Biden toughens warning to Russi...

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning Hello and happy Friday. Did you follow the news this week? Take our quiz. Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, yesterday chastised Joe Biden […]

RippleNet Strengthens Its Presence in th...

Since Ripple was dragged into a lawsuit by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the blockchain company has increasingly focused on foreign partnerships. Meanwhile, a number of banks around the world have used Ripple to help them transform their payment channels. The largest bank in Morocco comes join this long list. Attijariwafa Bank, Morocco’s […]

American Expats Consider Leaving Hong Ko...

According to a survey of members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham HK), more than a third of American expats working in Hong Kong are considering relocating due to severe Covid-19 lockdowns and social restrictions. The Chamber’s 2022 Business Sentiment Survey found that 44% of 262 individuals and business representatives surveyed […]

Why UAE investment in Jammu and Kashmir ...

Complex interdependencies in international politics have been a hallmark of many bilateral relationships. But when one analyzes the ties shared by India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one goes beyond the prism postulated by Robert Keohane and Joseph Nye to describe the emergent nature of the global political economy in a rapidly changing world. […]

Remittances hit a record high of $15.8 b...

KARACHI: Remittances from Pakistani workers employed abroad jumped to $15.8 billion in the first six months of this fiscal year, up 11.3% from a year earlier, data shows from the central bank on Friday. Analysts said remittance flows continued to maintain an upward trend and reached their highest level for six months from July to […]

The United States Isn’t the Only “Land o

Coronado Panama “I’m not just talking about our bustling, bustling capital. Adventurers come here and quickly realize that Panama still has many unexplored areas. And for anyone looking for new opportunities, it’s very exciting. BALTIMORE (PRWEB) January 13, 2022 “Like so many others, I grew up thinking of the United States as the “Land of […]

Sri Lankan cinemas to show niche Japanes...

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan moviegoers will soon have the chance to see Japanese animated films that are growing in popularity around the world, following a partnership between Colombo-based Scope by Liberty Cinemas and a Singapore-based distributor , said an official. In 2020, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train won over US $ 400 million, according to BoxOffice […]

Why is the price of Bitcoin collapsing?

Soaking up Bitcoin is a roller coaster ride of epic proportions for investors, and 2022 promises to offer more of the same. Bitcoin and a host of other crypto prices on the market leader’s tail have generated big profits and agonizing losses over the past 12 months. All of the reasons for gains and declines […]

Year in Crypto 2021 – iExpats

This year has been more volatile than ever for crypto investors, and heading into 2022, the ups and downs are still cloning thick and fast. At the end of the year, Bitcoin fell from a record high of $ 69,000 per coin, but is leveling off around the $ 50,000 mark. It’s been an eventful […]

New Zealand is not such a star in the ne...

123RF The New Zealand passport is highly rated for quality of life on the World Passport Index, but lower for travel benefits and overseas investment opportunities. There’s a new passport index in town and this one doesn’t rate New Zealand so well. The New Zealand Passport has been one of the best performers in the […]

New Zealand is not such a star in the ne...

123RF The New Zealand passport is rated highly for quality of life in the Global Passport Index, but lower for travel benefits and overseas investment opportunities. There is a new passport index in town and this one doesn’t give New Zealand such a high rating. The New Zealand passport has been one of the top […]

The Truth is the First Victim of the PYL...

The proposed ban on Critical Race Theory (CRT) pushed by three school administrators newly elected to the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Board (PYLUSD) brings the education of thousands of students to a place where no democracy should go. Censorship is not American. To take away academic freedom and undermine public education is anti-American. Yet […]

British expatriates: the best destinatio...

An estimated 650,000 Britons live in the United States. Many decide to move for work or for a new adventure. But where are some of the most exciting American hotspots for British expats? Austin, Texas The vibrant state capital of Texas was ranked the world’s best city for British expats in a money.co.uk study. Money.co.uk […]

at parole hearing, David Gilbert describ...

By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – Former Weather Underground radical David Gilbert described his journey from nonviolent activist of the 1960s to potential revolutionary in a 4.5-hour hearing before the Committee of the Liberation Commission parolees from New York State who approved his parole in October, 40 years after serving as a […]

7 reasons to buy the best apartments in ...

A stock exchange is a market in which commodities, securities, derivatives and various types of financial instruments are traded. The main function of a stock exchange is to ensure fairness and security of trading, as well as the effective communication of price information of all securities traded on a stock exchange. Stock exchanges offer companies, […]

Email to Senator McConnell could be cons...

Last year, I wrote about the Howard Weiss lawsuit for sending eight emails to Senator Mitch McConnell and about Justice Charles Breyer’s conclusion that the emails did not fall under the “true” exception. threats ”to the First Amendment. (I also noted that Justice Breyer rejected the government’s claim that the messages could be punished as […]

In Myanmar, notable Burmese family quiet...

The family’s initial fortune came from jute, a natural fiber that is used to make rope and twine. The jute factory was nationalized during the army’s disastrous adventure into socialism, after its first coup in 1962. Burma, once praised for its beautiful schools and polyglot cosmopolitanism, has fallen into scarcity. The ruling junta renamed the […]

omicron: How Covid Arbitration Became Bu...

It was a warm spring evening in Taipei and more than a hundred celebrities, founders, venture capitalists and tech executives gathered for cocktails and appetizers. The flagship event, a fireside chat, was just an excuse for Taiwan’s best-connected people to socialize, enjoying the kinds of freedoms the rest of the world lacked amid yet another […]

Do they know it’s Christmas in Saudi Ara

RIYAD, Saudi Arabia — It’s starting to look a bit like Christmas in Saudi Arabia. The artificial trees were sold at the LuLu hypermarket, here in the capital of a kingdom which, until recently, prohibited public expressions of any religion other than Islam. Now, families are sifting through colorful ornaments and decorative lights at LuLu, […]

Davos postponed due to spread of Omicron

Omicron forces another change The World Economic Forum said this morning it was postponing its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, from next month to “early summer,” citing the spread of the Omicron variant. The move suggests new uncertainties for business travel, another headache for CEOs amid rising cases and new questions about the government’s efforts […]

Performance Shipping Inc. Adop – GuruFoc

ATHENS, Greece, December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: PSHG), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in tanker ownership, today announced that its board of directors The directors have unanimously adopted a shareholder rights agreement (the “Rights Agreement”) and declared a dividend of one right (the “Right”) for each ordinary share […]

Canoo expands its management team T

JUSTIN, Texas, December 20, 2021 JUSTIN, Texas, 20 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – Canoo Inc. (Nasdaq: GOEV) Canoo today announced key executive appointments to execute its business and manufacturing strategy. Sohel Merchant, who joined the company in 2017 as one of its founders, has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, Automotive. Mr. Merchant, most […]

Tennessee Licensed Teacher Matthew Hawn ...

Matthew hawn, the Sullivan County teacher fired from classes on the role of race in American society, told Knox News he intends to go ahead with any means available to cancel his dismissal in June, a decision confirmed last week by the school board on 5 -1 votes. Hawn said he would appeal to Sullivan […]

TDB signs renewable energy deal with sup...

Sunnah design, leader in connected solar lighting solutions, signed a 40 million euro contract with the government of Togo for the supply and installation over 24 months, followed by maintenance over 12 years, of 50,000 smart street lights. This contract, financed by the Directorate-General of the French Treasury, is part of the larger CIZO project […]

Indian rupee: will the exchange rate dro...

The short-term outlook for the rupee suggests continued weakness. Higher interest rates in the United States and India’s foreign outflows will not help. Image Credit: Pixabay Dubai: Will the Indian rupee drop below 21 to one dirham this time? Early Friday, the rupee still hovers between 20.74 and 20.76, while the official transfer rate is […]

Indian rupee outlook: will the exchange ...

The short-term outlook for the rupee suggests continued weakness. Higher interest rates in the United States and India’s foreign outflows will not help. Image Credit: Pixabay Dubai: Will the Indian rupee drop below 21 to one dirham this time? Early Friday, the rupee still hovers between 20.74 and 20.76, while the official transfer rate is […]

Sokin enters Brazil with innovative digi...

An alternative for the 49% * of Brazilians who do not feel comfortable with banks We have created a digital wallet which is an alternative to traditional banking services; and one that is truly inclusive ” – Vroon Modgill, CEO of Sokin LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, December 16, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Sokin, the next-generation payments provider, […]

Reddit prepares its stock market listing

Reddit, the controversial discussion board that has established itself as a haven for free speech online, has begun the process of a stock market listing that could complete its transition to the mainstream. The San Francisco-based company said Wednesday evening it had filed a confidential dossier for an initial public offering with the Securities and […]

Everi Announces Senior Executive – GuruF

LAS VEGAS, December 15, 2021 LAS VEGAS, December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The board of directors of Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI) (“Everi” or the “Company”), a leading provider of land and digital casino game content and products, Financial Technology and Player Loyalty Solutions, today announced that the Chief Executive Officer Michael D. […]

Covid News: Omicron variant appears to b...

Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. A statewide mask mandate goes into effect Monday, forcing all businesses and public spaces that do not check the status of vaccines to require a mask.Credit…Karsten Moran for The New York Times Starting Monday, when New Yorkers hit a store for a quick purchase, they will again need to make sure […]

Dual U.S./Canadian Citizenship – Form 88

I wonder if anyone can help shed some light on my question. I was born in the 1950s in the United States to an American father and a Canadian mother. At that time I was considered a simple American citizen, but in the 70s I applied and was able to be naturalized Canadian due to […]

The biggest concern of expats is health ...

Donor: Dr Hemal Desai, Medical Director of Globa – Aetna International | Posted: 12 December 2021 Dr Hemal Desai, Medical Director of Globa – Aetna International December 7, 2021 88% of expats in major global markets * wish to have the choice of choosing their employer’s healthcare plans to suit their own lifestyle and health […]

FirstFT: Starbucks workers support union...

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to receive it directly in your inbox every weekday morning Did you follow the news well this week? Take our quiz. A Starbucks store in downtown Buffalo, New York, became the coffee chain’s first […]

Jussie Smollett convicted of reporting f...

A Chicago jury on Thursday found actor Jussie Smollett guilty of falsely reporting to police he was the victim of a racist and homophobic assault in 2019, an attack investigators concluded was of a hoax led by the actor himself. With its conclusion, after more than nine hours of deliberation, the 12-person jury indicated that […]

Accelerate commercial openings – GulfTod

Maktoum Bin Mohammed attends the very first ASEAN Global Business Forum in Dubai. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, attended the first-ever ASEAN World Business Forum (GBF) at Expo 2020 Dubai on Wednesday. GBF ASEAN seeks to strengthen economic ties and bilateral […]

Bitcoin Or Ether – Which Crypto Should I

Bitcoin and Ethereum have led the race to make digital money the global currency choice for anyone with internet access for years – but if you want to invest in cryptocurrency, which one should you choose? It’s about paying your money and making your choice, as everyone has different reasons for investing and their own […]

Majority of expats want to choose health...

With proactive self-care now an integral part of the expatriate lifestyle, interviewees noted a desire for more holistic benefits that support both their mental and physical needs and well-being, alongside clinician-led treatments. More than half (52%) said it was more important now to have tailored benefits with wellness elements than before the pandemic. This demonstrates […]

Egypt launches initiative for expatriate...

Minister of Emigration and Expatriates Nabila Makram said the initiative came in response to requests from doctors to voluntarily contribute to their homeland and participate in the national Decent Life project. Makram noted that the initiative aims to benefit from the experiences of Egyptian scientists abroad, mobilizing them for the gigantic national project, according to […]

The con artist who used Christian radio ...

Among your listeners, William Neil “Doc” Gallagher was known as “Money Doctor”, a charming financial guru who advertised his services on a Christian radio which has been heard throughout the American “Bible Belt”, which stretches across North Texas. Their ads ended with a familiar slogan: “See you Sunday at church.” “Dr. Neil Gallagher is a […]

Czech news roundup: Friday, December 3, ...

19:15 Police arrest 53 illegal migrants in Břeclav region Czech police arrested 53 illegal migrants in four cars on Thursday and Friday in the Břeclav border district neighboring Slovakia and Austria, along with the four drivers. A car driven by a stranger with nine migrant passengers in the vehicle forced its way through two police […]

an American in love with China and ping-...

For the first time in history, China and the United States recently teamed up for the mixed doubles event at the finals of the World Table Tennis Championships (WTTC) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Diplomacy. ping-pong ”. Once again, the two countries come together thanks to table tennis. This is very encouraging for many […]

PKR: stop chatting – Opinion

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

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

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

Taiwan’s Kuomintang Sends Representative

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

Bulgarian expats call for reforms as cou...

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

Gold Card Office guides newcomers to Tai...

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

UAE retirement visa: delighted residents...

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

Swiss expats thrown partial banking life...

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

Forum emphasizes global collaboration in...

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

It’s time for expats in Mexico to come o

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

Departing US business leaders warn of ex...

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