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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICING

    Retired expat police officer's book tells of life on the beat in 1970s Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Lana Lam

    ... The 262-page memoir offers a perspective on the life of an expatriate policeman, a view that is becoming rarer as the number of overseas officers in the force dwindles; there are expected to be fewer than 100 by 2015. In 1994, the force recruited its last batch of expatriate officers, then introduced a Chinese language requirement as part of its efforts to localise the force. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591944/retired-expat-officers-book-tells-life-beat-1970s-hong-kong
  2. Beijing, Shanghai overtake HK on expatriate costs

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for expatriates. They said the weak US dollar and inflation on the mainland were the reasons. 'The cost of living differential between [mainland cities and Hong Kong] has consistently narrowed since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004664/beijing-shanghai-overtake-hk-expatriate-costs
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    'It's the end of an era': Hong Kong force will have fewest expat cops in 170-year history

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 07:24pm by Lana Lam

    ... officers dwindles For the first time in the history of the Hong Kong Police Force, the number of expatriate officers on the 28,000-member force will drop next year to fewer than 100. At the peak ... because they were confident in making decisions. They were quite bold, and had a little bit of swagger about them. "We had this cosmopolitan view and we could handle expatriates well. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581967/its-end-era-hong-kong-force-see-first-time-drop-expat-policemen
  4. 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
  5. Wife of slain expatriate released on bail

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Police have released the wife of an expatriate man whose badly beaten and bloody body was found in their flat in North Point 10 days ago. The 38-year-old ... not seen nor heard anything unusual in the days before the killing. Police are continuing their investigation. Expatriate homicides in Hong Kong are rare, with most recent accidental deaths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985399/wife-slain-expatriate-released-bail
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Comment - Letters

    'Educational apartheid' hitting expats

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Chinese, Westerners, ethnic minorities or other foreign expatriates. Mr Lam insists that we must respect our local schools, and further states that in Asian countries like Japan, expatriates who ... and in most of our expatriates' home countries. I would like to ask Mr Lam one question. If our local schools really are so superior to schools in other places, why are we seeing so few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1163991/educational-apartheid-hitting-expats
  9. 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
  10. News - China Insider - ROAD SAFETY

    A foreign 'chengguan'? British woman, 21, becomes traffic warden in Hunan

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 06:24pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Weeks into the job, expat may already be having the desired effect by stopping would-be jaywalkers in their tracks A city in China’s Hunan province has hired a 21-year-old British woman to work as a traffic warden after she failed to find work as an English teacher. According to the Zhuzhou Evening News, the expatriate, identified ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1596163/foreign-chengguan-british-woman-21-becomes-traffic-warden-henan

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