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Welcome to the definitive expat website - A free online publication serving international expatriates and featuring world news, forums, events, in-depth country information and reliable investment and personal taxation guides. From moving to living to repatriation and everything in between. Explore our search tools covering international schools, jobs, expat events and embassies.

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Slow Take-Up For German Work Visa Opportunity

Slow Take-Up For German Work Visa Opportunity

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 20 August, 2014

New figures show that amended immigration rules recognizing vocational qualifications resulted in the issuance of just 170 extra work visas over the past year.
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ExpatBriefing Praised In 2014 Expat Star Awards

ExpatBriefing Praised In 2014 Expat Star Awards

By the ExpatBriefing team - 20 August, 2014

ExpatBriefing has been recognized as one of the internet's top sites for expat advice and information in this year's Expat Star Awards.
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Ireland Reforms Work Permits System

Ireland Reforms Work Permits System

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com - 19 August, 2014

Ireland is set to introduce new Employment Permit categories from next month, including a Critical Skills Permit that the Government hopes will transform Ireland into "the internet capital of Europe."
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Canada Issues First Start-Up Visas To Entrepreneurs

Canada Issues First Start-Up Visas To Entrepreneurs

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 18 August, 2014

Canada's Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, has met with business leaders to promote a new visa that is aimed at bringing together entrepreneurs from abroad with Canadian venture capital funds, angel investor groups, and business incubators.
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Quality Of Life In Hong Kong In Decline: Study

Quality Of Life In Hong Kong In Decline: Study

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 15 August, 2014

A new study suggests that the quality of life in Hong Kong is declining, with rising property and rental prices, increasing air pollution, and more controls on the media.
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Canadians Challenge US FATCA Scope

Canadians Challenge US FATCA Scope

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 August, 2014

Two American-Canadian dual citizens living north of the border have filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court of Canada challenging the constitutionality of the country's involvement with the USA's Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
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UAE To Expand Availability Of Visas

UAE To Expand Availability Of Visas

By Cassarah Harvey, for ExpatBriefing.com - 13 August, 2014

The United Arab Emirates has confirmed plans to reform its visa system as part of the country's "UAE Vision 2021" national development plan.
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Taxes Will Rise If Britain Shuts Door On Immigrants: Report

Taxes Will Rise If Britain Shuts Door On Immigrants: Report

By Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London - 13 August, 2014

The National Institute Economic Review has said that if net migration to the UK were to fall by 50 percent over the next four decades, the effective labor income tax rate would need to rise by 2.2 percentage points.
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Australian Ombud To Probe Working Visa Abuses

Australian Ombud To Probe Working Visa Abuses

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 12 August, 2014

Australia's Fair Work Ombudsman is to conduct a review of the wages and conditions offered to overseas workers in Australia under the 417 Working Holiday Visa, following allegations of exploitation.
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UK Improves Visa Processing In China

UK Improves Visa Processing In China

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 11 August, 2014

The UK is to expand the availability of its mobile biometric service to the 12 regions in China with visa application centers. It will introduce a 24-hour service in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou for most visit and work visas.
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