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  1. News - World - MIGRATION

    Germany overtakes Britain and Canada to become world’s No 2 migration destination

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:32pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Munich Europe's economic powerhouse overtakes Britain and Canada as preferred destination Germany is world's top migration spot after US Germany has risen to become the world's number two destination for permanent migration, overtaking Britain and Canada, after the sovereign-debt crisis spurred southern Europeans to leave home, according to a survey. While the US ...

  2. News - China - MIGRATION

    Canada immigration chief admits mainlanders flouting rules was one reason for visa axe

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 04:31pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com New visa scheme doubles minimum investment and has stricter criteria, says immigration chief Canada says door is still open to Chinese migrants Canada ... Alexander was quick to point out that it was not the "principle reason" and that Canada's door was still open to Chinese migrants. Announcing stricter criteria for a new investor ...

  3. News - China - MIGRATION

    Half of China's millionaires 'plan to leave country within five years'

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 11:13am by James Griffiths

    ... listed Hong Kong as their top destination, followed by Canada at 23 per cent. Immigration to Canada has become more difficult in recent months after an investor visa scheme used by many rich ... Alexander said in March that the required amount needed to qualify would be more than double that of the previous visa's C$800,000 (HK$5.6 million). "We want Chinese investors in Canada ...

  4. News - World - MIGRATION

    Mainland millionaires turning backs on Canada and looking to the US and Europe, say migration agencies

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:50pm by Keith Zhai, Ernest Kao

    ... Keith Zhai and Ernest Kao Millionaires are looking elsewhere after axing of investor visa scheme, with the US and Europe the prime alternatives, migration agencies say Canada 'is losing its appeal for mega-rich' A rising number of wealthy Chinese are moving to the US and Europe because their once-favourite destination, Canada, has been scaling back entry, migration ...

  5. News - World - MIGRATION

    Canada still wants you, minister tells Chinese applicants in axed investor migrant programme

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:47pm by Ian Young

    ... Canada's door still open, says minister Canada's immigration minister has invited tens of thousands of Chinese millionaires to find other ways of getting into the country. The appeal comes ... Wednesday to reassure would-be migrants in Hong Kong and on the mainland that Canada's immigration system remained open for business. He was speaking a day after the Conservative government ...

  6. News - World - MIGRATION

    Visa approvals for investor migrants to Canada's British Columbia plunge

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Canada denies trying to curb influx of rich Chinese into British Columbia Investor migrant approvals plunge Visa approvals for would-be investor migrants to British Columbia (BC) have plunged, an investigation into Canada's millionaire migration scheme has found- but federal authorities deny trying to stem the influx of rich Chinese ...

  7. News - China - MIGRATION

    Canada floats new citizenship rules that could affect thousands of Chinese

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 11:42pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Longer abode requirement and demand for tax returns may affect thousands of Hongkongers and mainlanders granted permanent residency Canada proposes major changes to citizenship rules Canada has unveiled sweeping reforms that would require immigrants spend more time as permanent residents, file tax returns and sign an undertaking ...

  8. News - China - MIGRATION

    Exclusive: How mainland Chinese millionaires overwhelmed Canada's visa scheme

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 11:44pm by Ian Young

    ... Megabucks visa rush jams entry to Canada Applications by tens of thousands of mainland millionaires flooded Canada's consulate in Hong Kong and overwhelmed the country's investor immigrant ... if they "invest" C$800,000 in the form of a five-year interest-free loan to Canada. The applications in the Hong Kong consulate's queue in January last year represented potential ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MIGRATION

    Saskatoon's face has changed with the rise in city's Chinese population

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Lana Lam

    ... of Pi author Yann Martel, Saskatoon is hoping to add a new string to its bow as the next hot spot for Chinese immigrants to Canada. Saskatoon is the biggest city in a province some outsiders ... Hong Kong was a stark contrast to Saskatoon- except for the shared trait of convenience: "You can get anywhere in Saskatoon in 15 minutes." Saskatoon markets itself as Canada ...

  10. News - World - MIGRATION

    Vancouver’s high property prices not linked to Chinese investor migrants, says minister

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:25am

    ... Ian Young ian.young@scmp.com Canada's Immigration Minister says his government has 'absolutely no concern' about the impact of the Immigrant Investor Programme on Vancouver property prices Canada’s immigration minister has rejected the notion that tens of thousands of millionaire investor migrants, mostly Chinese, who converged on Vancouver in recent years were linked ...




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