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  1. Lakeville Regency draws expatriates

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE ONGOING SALE of Lakeville Regency, developed by Shui On Land, reflects strong buying interest from the Hong Kong and expatriate communities in Shanghai. So far about 40 per cent of the buyers are from Hong Kong. Another 25 per cent are from the United States and Europe, and 35 per cent are from Taiwan and the rest of Asia. The expatriates are working and living in Shanghai ...

  2. Shanghai targets illegal expatriates

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... businesses that did not have a strong legal awareness about hiring foreign staff or were prepared to help expatriates dodge tax. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Ivorian opposition and expatriates still living in fear

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agence France-Presse in Abidjan Despite increased troop protection, residents cringe behind closed doors Security remains foremost in the minds of expatriates and opposition ministers ... of the 14,000-strong French expatriate population to flee. The expatriates who chose to remain are living under tight security, many of them deeply shocked by the looting and violence. 'Everyone ...

  6. A Briton who thinks the local way

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite being born and raised in Britain- and considering herself British- Ellen Cheng does not see herself as an expatriate. The human resources lawyer for computer giant Intel, who came ... the case for me.' In the years since reunification, she has seen employers deliberately move away from employing what she sees as expatriates. Ms Cheng has no doubt her cultural and language ...

  7. HK expats best paid in world, says HSBC

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Expatriates in Hong Kong are the best paid in the world, although the city is only the fifth best place for them to live- well behind Singapore, which came top in that category- according to a survey by HSBC. Almost half the expats in Hong Kong earn more than US$200,000 a year, according to the bank's first Expat Explorer Survey, for which 2,155 expatriate ...

  8. Home and away

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should Hong Kong require expatriates applying for permanent residence to demonstrate that they will make their home here? Share your views: write to us. ...

  9. Expat numbers don't add up

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau Hong Kong may have always been an immigrant society, but our government has repeatedly said it's a difficult task to keep track of the flows of people in and out of the city. It is perhaps time officials tried to do a better job of estimating the composition of our population, particularly our expatriate community. The need to overhaul the tabulation methods ...

  10. Good value

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There has been a lot of talk lately that the Hong Kong government is making life more difficult for expatriates by not allowing their spouses to work and making it harder to get permanent residency. I do not see a problem regarding the latter. The only advantage in becoming a permanent resident is that you are able to pass through immigration faster. The government should, however, ...




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