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  1. Police appeal for information on expatriate woman

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.16pm: Police on Tuesday appealed to the public for information on a mysterious expatriate woman found wandering in Kowloon City last week. A spokesman said little ... the expatriate woman appeared to be non-Caucasian. She is thin and about 1.62 metres tall. She has a pointed face and long light brown hair. The spokesman urged people with information to contact ...

  2. Confusion voiced over race law's effect on expatriate deals

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... foreign staff on expatriate packages. Companies will still be able to offer such packages, but the recruits must have experience 'not readily available in Hong Kong' and must not be permanent residents. Those currently on expatriate terms will not be affected. Country manager for recruitment firm Hudson, Erika Morton, said companies generally preferred to hire locally, ...

  3. Expatriate donates HK$60,000 reward to find dog poisoner

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A well-heeled pet owner has added HK$60,000 to the reward for tracking down the notorious Mid-Levels dog poisoner. The reward for the culprit- blamed for killing more than 100 pets over two decades- was now HK$160,000, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said. SPCA spokeswoman Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling said an expatriate added the new donation. ...

  4. Expatriates' needs give birth to thriving online business

    Posted Jan 07th 2006, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... with Anna Healy Fenton AsiaXPAT.com is a one-stop shop for expatriates coming to Asia. Whether they need information on property, travel, relocation companies, finding a maid, classified ... for an investment fund. That provided the germ of the asiaXPAT.com idea: generating revenue from property advertisements for the expatriate market. 'The big developers had all the luxury stuff ...

  5. Trust funds can help expatriates minimise their taxes the legal way

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... that might affect their financial futures. For British residents this often means overlooking the issue of inheritance tax. Mr Sherman said many British expatriates failed to realise that they remained subject to Inheritance Tax (IHT) even if they left Britain a long time ago. Liability to IHT often comes as a nasty surprise to the family of a deceased expatriate. The rate of IHT is 40 ...

  6. Expatriates keen to call IFC home

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Luxury serviced apartments are gaining increased popularity as growing business activity fuels demand for 'hassle-free' accommodation from both expatriates ... 36 per cent in the second quarter compared with the same period last year. About 70 per cent of expatriates' housing budgets were $70,000 or less a month, according ...

  7. Western expatriates continue to leave Hong Kong in droves

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Warnings that Hong Kong is becoming less attractive to top foreign professionals have been underlined by figures indicating that the number of western expatriates working ... last year. Figures from the Immigration Department showed that between 2001 and last year, the number of western expatriates dropped by one-third from 106,740. The biggest decline was among ...

  8. Expatriates 'will be heard'

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The views of expatriates and ethnic minorities on political reform were valuable and would be considered by the government, the groups were assured yesterday. '[These ... a consultation forum with foreign business leaders and ethnic groups' representatives. He said the expatriate community played an important part in Hong Kong and deserved thorough consultation. ...

  9. Ivorian opposition and expatriates still living in fear

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agence France-Presse in Abidjan Despite increased troop protection, residents cringe behind closed doors Security remains foremost in the minds of expatriates and opposition ministers ... of the 14,000-strong French expatriate population to flee. The expatriates who chose to remain are living under tight security, many of them deeply shocked by the looting and violence. 'Everyone ...

  10. Expatriate tenants are now targeted as owners

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito HK Land eyes a new pool of buyers for Stanley Court houses Expatriates once classified as quality tenants have now become potential home-buyers keenly sought by landlords. ... in a quiet enclave near Stanley main beach, on a strata-title basis in a few weeks, with target prices of about $20 million a house. 'We are targeting expatriates as our potential buyers,' ...




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