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  1. Shanghai first to offer social net to expatriates

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Shanghai has become the first mainland city to extend its social security network to foreign residents. The move means expatriates living and working in the city can ... statistics, there are about 68,000 expatriate workers in Shanghai, plus 25,000 from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. The figure is considerably higher when dependents are included - a total of 147,826 ...

  2. Expatriates still heading for HK despite the recession

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Immigration Department statistics appear to reflect a trend seen by local relocation experts- expatriates are moving to Hong Kong despite the financial crisis. Arrival and departure records show there were 551,329 foreigners living in Hong Kong at the end of last year, compared to 534,427 in 2007. There was a slight rise in the number of US expatriates, up from 27,230 ...

  3. City's expats fourth for earning power

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong ranks fourth in the world when it comes to the wealth of its expatriates, with 39 per cent earning more than US$200,000 a year, a survey has found. The Expat Explorer survey, commissioned by HSBC, questioned 3,100 expatriates in 26 countries and regions between February and April. Russia was found to be home to the wealthiest expats, with 43 per cent earning ...

  4. City's a hit with expats for its friendliness, global survey finds

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong is among the friendliest places in the world for expatriates, who generally find life in the city easy and entertaining, according to the findings of a global survey. ... industries and 50 countries. The first survey last year ranked Germany, Canada and Spain as the top three countries offering the best lifestyle for expatriates. 'What is clear ...

  5. Events

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: Joint business community luncheon with Chief Executive Donald Tsang. HKCEC. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The shipping industry's road ahead'. Bank of America Tower. Canadian Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Canada/Hong Kong expatriate tax presentation'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Canadian Chamber of Commerce workshop: 'How ...

  6. Growth sector

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For business executives and expatriates working in Kuala Lumpur, serviced apartments come as a preferred choice with quality accommodation at flexible leases, even though the market may ... well-established serviced residential sector, given the smaller expatriate community. He said some of the so-called serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur were built on commercial leases and were being sold ...

  7. Police hunt for man who exposed graffiti

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are looking for an expatriate man who, at about 7pm yesterday, cut down the cloth covering a Chanel logo painted on the facade of Chater House, Central, on July 13 by the French artist Zevs. The 31-year-old artist, whose real name is Christophe Schwarz, pleaded guilty on Wednesday last week to one count of criminal damage in connection with the logo. The case ...

  8. Diver's body found after boat mishap

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A male expatriate was found dead in Sai Kung waters after disappearing from a diving trip on Saturday. The 26-year-old, whose first name was Matthew, hit his head on the dive boat at 4pm off High Island after drinking alcohol. Marine police found his body near Pak A at about 1pm yesterday. ...

  9. Caroliners target Kitchee ace

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Kitchee's Hong Kong international, Lo Kwan-yee, is believed to be top of South China's wish list as the champions prepare for another assault on the AFC Cup. Team convenor Steven Lo Kit-sing yesterday declined to name Lo (pictured) as his prime target but admitted he wanted to sign at least one local player. South China are also looking for new expatriates ...

  10. Events

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... November 2: Joint business community luncheon with Chief Executive Donald Tsang. HKCEC. Canadian Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Canada/Hong Kong expatriate tax presentation'. Kinwick ...




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