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  1. Cantonese-medium local system is unsuitable for expatriate students

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In his letter ('Expats who are in HK to make money shun local schools as beneath them', December 10), Pierce Lam encourages expatriates to send their children to local schools ... expatriate children. The few local schools that do use English as a medium of instruction are some of the best institutions in Hong Kong. They are highly competitive, admitting only the finest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988159/cantonese-medium-local-system-unsuitable-expatriate-students
  2. 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
  3. HK offers shelter to expatriates fleeing Tokyo after disaster

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Amanda Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Amanda Lee Hong Kong has become a haven for expatriates fleeing Tokyo in the wake of the crisis in Japan- among them finance professionals in need of trading licences ... banks have closed their operations in Tokyo, some of their expatriate employees have left Japan. A manager with a US bank who wanted to remain anonymous said some senior expatriate bankers based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741609/hk-offers-shelter-expatriates-fleeing-tokyo-after-disaster
  4. HK rents third most expensive for expatriates

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Hong Kong has leapt six places to become the world's third most expensive city for expatriates to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to a survey released by human ... costs in more than 120 locations worldwide, concentrating on the areas and types of accommodation commonly used by expatriates. The figures help managers assess the provision of housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738339/hk-rents-third-most-expensive-expatriates
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Rising US dollar sees HK rise up list of costly cities for expatriates

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong has leapt up the rankings of the world's most expensive cities for expatriates to live in. This has been caused by strengthening of the US dollar resulting from ... the rebound of the US dollar for raising costs for expatriates in cities where the currency was tied to the greenback. 'Earlier this year, we reported falling costs of living in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662559/rising-us-dollar-sees-hk-rise-list-costly-cities-expatriates
  8. Expatriate pay packages join no-frills trend

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... As wage reforms take hold, rich perks, fat bonuses and golden handshakes are cut down to size, writes Jane Moir Expatriate packages are the stuff of legends. There was the banker who demanded to fly first class because his legs were so long, and the executive who would not sign a contract until his office was expanded to make more room for putting. There was also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/448062/expatriate-pay-packages-join-no-frills-trend
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646511/hk-expats-best-paid-world-says-hsbc
  10. 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

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