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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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?", ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE: ANALYSIS

    Singapore strike a symptom of deeper woes

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... The influx has strained public services and sparked a backlash, particularly among low-income Singaporeans, by keeping wages down. Meanwhile, growing numbers of expatriate professionals working ...

  9. SAFE haven

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... DTZ's executive director (residential), says: 'Despite global economic uncertainties that have affected expatriate relocations, rents of luxury condominiums edged upwards, supported by rental demand from top-end expatriates who still have the budgets to rent luxury apartments even if there are now fewer relocating to Singapore.' Mid-tier foreign professionals who do ...

  10. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - NIGHTLIFE

    Finding the perfect mix

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by LIN YANG

    ... Lin Yang A sophisticated cocktail culture is emerging among expatriates and younger locals, writesLin Yang Finding the perfect mix It wasn't long ago that to get a good cocktail ... tapping into the growing demand among expatriates and younger locals, many of whom studied overseas and gained an appreciation for a carefully crafted drink. Spurring demand is the high duty ...




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