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  1. Police appeal for information on expatriate woman

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.16pm: Police on Tuesday appealed to the public for information on a mysterious expatriate woman found wandering in Kowloon City last week. A spokesman said little ... the expatriate woman appeared to be non-Caucasian. She is thin and about 1.62 metres tall. She has a pointed face and long light brown hair. The spokesman urged people with information to contact ...

  2. Trust funds can help expatriates minimise their taxes the legal way

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... that might affect their financial futures. For British residents this often means overlooking the issue of inheritance tax. Mr Sherman said many British expatriates failed to realise that they remained subject to Inheritance Tax (IHT) even if they left Britain a long time ago. Liability to IHT often comes as a nasty surprise to the family of a deceased expatriate. The rate of IHT is 40 ...

  3. Expatriates keen to call IFC home

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Luxury serviced apartments are gaining increased popularity as growing business activity fuels demand for 'hassle-free' accommodation from both expatriates ... 36 per cent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year. About 70 per cent of expatriates' housing budgets were $70,000 or less a month, according ...

  4. It pays to know the lie of the land

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... with levels in Hong Kong. Those without the benefit of overseas work experience can expect to make less. Many companies still rely on Putonghua-speaking expatriates to fill top HR positions. In such cases, they are likely to hire from Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, even if it means offering compensation packages which include housing and other expatriate perks. 'Expatriates are often ...

  5. Study shows there are enough places for expat pupils

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron and William Clem EMB says figures reveal international schools to have surplus capacity Fears of a shortfall in places at international schools for the children of expatriates ... suggestions and the short view is that all sides are ready to move positively to help ensure there are adequate school places for the children of expatriates.'But he said there was always ...

  6. Club rules out licensing third new trainer

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... of competition, but we do not plan to increase the already high level of that competition by bringing a new expatriate trainer.' However, Engelbrecht-Bresges did explain that another expatriate ... and we believe for the sake of balance that the next expatriate should be from the northern hemisphere,' he said. 'That trainer will be appointed for the 2006-07 season, so we ...

  7. Hands-off bank strategy

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Injection of expatriate talent is not part of the game plan for David Murray, chief executive of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, in his strategy for Hangzhou City Commercial Bank. Commonwealth Bank, one of Australia's Big Four, last week took a 19.9 per cent stake in the mainland lender. It also has no plans to launch its own products through the mainland bank. The low-key ...

  8. Hong Kong is cheaper for expats

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Hong Kong has tumbled down the ladder of the world's most expensive cities for expatriates, a global survey has found. And mainland cities have also become more ... out their expatriate allowances. ...

  9. Tai Po tempts with fresh air and countryside character

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Foster Wong Locals and expatriates continue to gravitate to the popular and convenient New Territories district Tai Po continues to attract droves of expatriates and locals because of its ... choices. 'Tai Po has been a popular area for expatriates for years- it offers countryside living and easy city access, compared with other New Territories districts like Sai Kung,' said ...

  10. Struggle to find new expat trainer

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The hunt for the new expatriate trainer is said to have hit more hurdles than most of the Grand National field combined, with the Jockey Club finding possibles thin on the ground and largely unsuitable. Despite the more positive contributions made by new expatriate trainers from other regions in recent years, there is a view that the club wants more of a northern ...




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