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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/549385/lakeville-regency-draws-expatriates
  2. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Expat exodus to Singapore looms, as living costs rise in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com High cost of education and housing means staff get the worst deal in Asia, survey finds Hong Kong's expats suffer as wages squeezed Expatriates in Hong Kong receive the fourth-highest pay packages in Asia but the lowest actual salaries, a survey has found. Of the US$231,000 average value of an expatriate package in the city, just 35 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031090/expat-exodus-singapore-looms-living-costs-rise-hong-kong
  3. Expat packages disappearing

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Baat Gwaa

    ... a huge expatriate package and Westerners are not the favoured candidates for Asia's top jobs, especially in banking. Industry watchers fear that expatriate packages are disappearing as there are more incentives to hire locals because of lower salaries. Expatriates are hired for a transitional period to train local staff. At the end of the day, the job will always go to the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709651/expat-packages-disappearing
  4. HK ahead of mainland cities for Asia expats

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... according to a human resources agency. Lee Quane, regional director of ECA International Asia-Pacific- which released its annual Location Ratings Survey of top cities for Asian expatriates- cited ... and infrastructure; recreation; housing and utilities; and personal security. But the criteria, which aim to measure how likely expatriates will be to live in a city, do not include costs. Quane explained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998520/hk-ahead-mainland-cities-asia-expats
  5. Exodus of expats would cripple supporting sectors of economy

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... sectors of the economy would halt if worsening terrorism forced millions of expatriate workers to leave. Recent Labour Ministry figures revealed that foreigners comprised more than 60 per cent of the working-age population. All low-paying jobs were held by expatriate workers, although they occupied nine out of 10 jobs in sectors such as health and education. London-based Saudi expert Simon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457829/exodus-expats-would-cripple-supporting-sectors-economy
  6. Back where his nightmare began

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Hong Kong either. Within eight months he'd become addicted to crystal meth and was working as a doorman in Wan Chai alongside triads. 'I was a buffer between the expatriates who went ... As a former serviceman himself, Thrall knew how to deal with them and other boisterous expatriates. 'Back then, what a Westerner could get away with in a British nightclub was not the case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987494/back-where-his-nightmare-began
  7. Strange world- Tsang lectures Davos

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... there was the obligatory ridicule and derision from the local press. Talk to our usual expatriate pundits who have lived here for too long, and they all think Tsang was just being silly. They need to travel more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991472/strange-world-tsang-lectures-davos
  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the concept to the presence of expatriates in this city. Is our competitiveness due to the presence of expatriate businesspeople or individuals? I am sure most local people know the answer. Expatriates who have come to this city to work do so because they can't get a better job at home. If these people's talent had anything to do with the competitiveness of Hong Kong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989098/letters
  9. Chainsaw massacre

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... that infuriated villagers, an expatriate (well, it is assumed it was he because he'd already tried to have the tree in question removed) went so far as to put pellets of poison into the trunk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711103/chainsaw-massacre
  10. Oman on map for tourism

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the desert, scuba diving, rock climbing, cave exploration, trekking, surfing, sailing and birdwatching. The Oman Dive Centre in Muscat offers diving courses popular with expatriates and travellers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001686/oman-map-tourism

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