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Survey Finds Many Brit Expats Choose Not To Integrate

Survey Finds Many Brit Expats Choose Not To Integrate

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 30 October, 2014

Significant numbers of British expats who responded to a survey have said that their social group is mainly British, and that they don't bother to learn the host language or have any interest in the local culture.
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Property Market Index Due To Be Launched In South Africa

Property Market Index Due To Be Launched In South Africa

By Fiona Moore, for Expat-Briefing.com - 30 October, 2014

A real estate company in South Africa has launched what it says is the country's first comprehensive residential property index.
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UK To Support Chinese Businesspeople To Secure Visas

UK To Support Chinese Businesspeople To Secure Visas

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 29 October, 2014

Chinese business partners of approved UK companies will soon be able to enjoy a simpler visa application process, along with extra support from UK Visas and Immigration.
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UK Scores Highly Among Expats For Social Life And Love

UK Scores Highly Among Expats For Social Life And Love

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 28 October, 2014

HSBC's Expat Explorer survey has revealed high satisfaction among expats with the quality of their social life in the UK, with around three-quarters of respondents in the country saying that they are integrating well into their local community, and 50 percent reporting that they have found long-term love.
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UK FCO Says Brits Should Plan Well Ahead Of Relocating

UK FCO Says Brits Should Plan Well Ahead Of Relocating

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 27 October, 2014

The UK's Foreign & Commonwealth Office is urging Britons who are planning to retire abroad to plan thoroughly, after a survey showed that retirees often do little research ahead of a move.
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Australia To Tighten Investment Criteria For Investor Visas

Australia To Tighten Investment Criteria For Investor Visas

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 24 October, 2014

Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, has said that users of the country's Significant Investor Visa scheme and the new Premium Investor Visa scheme should have to make riskier investments in return for residency. Investment in residential real estate will no longer qualify.
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HSBC Publishes Expat Quality Of Life Report

HSBC Publishes Expat Quality Of Life Report

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 23 October, 2014

HSBC's Expat Explorer survey for 2014 has identified Switzerland, Singapore, and China as the best locations for living abroad, taking into account quality of life, financial well-being, and ease of raising a family.
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Canada Processing Citizenship Applications Faster

Canada Processing Citizenship Applications Faster

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 22 October, 2014

Canada's Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, has said that recent reforms are responsible for quicker citizenship processing times and a reduction in the country's citizenship application backlog.
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UK Reviews Investment Visa Eligibility Terms

UK Reviews Investment Visa Eligibility Terms

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 21 October, 2014

The UK has announced changes to its Tier 1 (Investor) visa from next month, including a doubling of the required investment sum.
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Brazil Tasks Google To Speed Up Nation's Internet

Brazil Tasks Google To Speed Up Nation's Internet

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 20 October, 2014

Brazil is to work with Google to improve the quality of the Internet available in the Latin American nation, with plans for a new underwater fiber-optic cable linking the country to the USA.
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