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  1. Audrey Currie

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to me but, for first-time travellers, when they become expatriates, there's a minority you see who totally reinvent themselves. One of the lines in the play is: 'When you move abroad, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong's top ranking for economic freedom feels a good laugh

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:15am by George Chen

    ... the city's economy has become in recent years? The right-wing US think tank ranked Hong Kong the world's freest economy for the 20th consecutive year last week, but many expatriates and locals ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Adultery website unwelcome in Singapore: minister

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 05:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... and even prudish society, but an increasingly westernised young populace and an influx of expatriates is slowly shedding that image. Singaporeans remain mired with the reputation of being some ...

  6. Pollution key factor in HK losing expat allure

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Hong Kong may style itself as Asia's 'world city' but the continent's expatriates do not rate it among the world's top 10 places to live. Expatriates ... The findings were announced in a survey by recruitment consultancy ECA International. The consultancy ranks 254 cities worldwide for the quality of life they offer to Asian expatriates across 15 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporean cartoonist Leslie Chew arrested for suspected sedition

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a politician addressing a crowd and praising the talents of expatriate Indian, Chinese and Caucasian communities. A character in the audience asks "What, no mention of Malay talents?", ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Singapore population push puts spotlight on Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, AGENCIES

    ... The Lion City unveiled ambitious plans yesterday to open its doors to hundreds of thousands of expatriate workers. The move could see foreigners making up nearly half of Singapore's population ... including foreign-born professionals, and granting about 30,000 permanent resident permits each year. The Singapore proposals prompted accusations from some that an expatriate-led solution ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Expats in Singapore arm children for Chinese century

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:04pm by AFP

    ... and  investors attracted by its rapid economic progress and expatriate-friendly  lifestyle. English is the main language of instruction in Singapore, a former British  colony, but students ... continue speaking Mandarin at home. Fear and rote learning French expatriate Emmanuelle Bizard, 32, who moved to Singapore in August  2011, enrolled her four sons in local schools to help them ...




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