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  1. City's expatriates lag in salary stakes

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com The cost of sending expatriates to work in Hong Kong is the third-highest in Asia, just behind Japan and India, according to a new survey. But the take-home income of the city's expatriates ranks 10th in Asia, behind those working in developing countries such as Cambodia, Pakistan and Laos. The survey of 10,000 expatriate middle managers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977111/citys-expatriates-lag-salary-stakes
  2. Local expatriates in demand

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Amid a surge in expatriate postings, the international labour market is seeing shorter overseas assignments, more junior expatriate staff, and changes in compensation packages as companies seek to cut costs. Filippo Sarti, CEO for Asia-Pacific at Regus, says that while expatriate packages for senior positions remain attractive- 56 per cent are given regular trips home and 39 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726317/local-expatriates-demand
  3. Expatriates have replaced the British as new breed of colonialists

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A number of letters have appeared in these columns asserting that the English Schools Foundation's (ESF) subsidised education is an expatriate privilege. They make me wonder whether ... native denizens have internalised a self-deprecating mentality and become purblind to the iniquity of the established practice where they have to work more for less reward than expatriates do. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662926/expatriates-have-replaced-british-new-breed-colonialists
  4. City rated poorly by expatriate parents

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Expatriates give Hong Kong a low rating as a place to raise children because of its high costs and limited outdoor lifestyle, a survey has found. The city ranked 11th among 14 places covered in the poll, conducted by HSBC between February and April. Only the Netherlands, Britain and the United Arab Emirates finished below Hong Kong. The survey asked 2,155 expats, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655477/city-rated-poorly-expatriate-parents
  5. Expatriate tenants are now targeted as owners

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito HK Land eyes a new pool of buyers for Stanley Court houses Expatriates once classified as quality tenants have now become potential home-buyers keenly sought by landlords. ... in a quiet enclave near Stanley main beach, on a strata-title basis in a few weeks, with target prices of about $20 million a house. 'We are targeting expatriates as our potential buyers,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431980/expatriate-tenants-are-now-targeted-owners
  6. Solomons' force enough to drive laid-back expatriates to drink

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... As Australian-led troops and police banish fear and the threat of violence from the Solomons Islands, expatriates have their own concerns to contend with: an end to drink-driving. Like any community of foreigners living in a remote tropical outpost, social life for the 200 expatriates in Honiara, the capital of the Solomons, revolves largely around boozing in the shade of coconut ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423054/solomons-force-enough-drive-laid-back-expatriates-drink
  7. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423955/home-and-away
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697151/events
  9. Hong Kong is now cheaper for expats than Singapore

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... between the cities, according to a cost of living index. The index, drawn up by human resources consultancy ECA International, showed it was far cheaper for expatriates here than Singapore, compared to a year ago. However, based on data collected in March, the index compares only the cost of goods and services expatriates were most likely to buy such as brands of imported pasta, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970107/hong-kong-now-cheaper-expats-singapore
  10. HK the world's most expensive for luxury rents

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com If you are an expatriate wanting to rent a three-bedroom apartment, you couldn't have picked a worse city. An unfurnished three-bedroom flat in Hong Kong of the luxurious type you want averages US$11,813 per month, the highest in the world, according to consulting firm ECA International, which helps companies manage their expatriate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993292/hk-worlds-most-expensive-luxury-rents

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