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World Cup Goers Urged To Have Necessary Jabs

World Cup Goers Urged To Have Necessary Jabs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 23 April, 2014

A health awareness campaign in Australia is reminding football fans planning to travel to Brazil for the World Cup that vaccination against deadly Yellow Fever is compulsory, and that they should discuss health risks with a travel doctor at least six to eight weeks ahead of departure.
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DIFC Event Discusses Sukuk Oversight

DIFC Event Discusses Sukuk Oversight

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 23 April, 2014

International standard setter the International Islamic Financial Market recently organized an industry consultative meeting on the standardization of Shari'ah-compliant financial certificates, known as Sukuk.
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Banco Santander Targets China

Banco Santander Targets China

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 23 April, 2014

Spanish bank Banco Santander is seeking to expand its business in China, where it has several agreements to develop its consumer finance and investment banking business, according to chairman Emilio Botín.
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USA Top Choice For International Master's Students

USA Top Choice For International Master's Students

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 22 April, 2014

A new survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council has shown that the USA, the UK, and Canada are the top three global study destinations for prospective postgraduate business students.
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Singapore's OCBC Bank Plans Regional Expansion

Singapore's OCBC Bank Plans Regional Expansion

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 22 April, 2014

Singapore-based Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd has announced that it will expand its business in Greater China by fully acquiring Hong Kong-listed Wing Hang Bank Ltd.
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Australian Visa Requirements On Chinese 'Demeaning'

Australian Visa Requirements On Chinese 'Demeaning'

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 21 April, 2014

Australian Tourism Export Council chair John King has slammed the Australian immigration system's treatment of Chinese visitors as "antiquated."
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Bank Of East Asia Expands Banking Services In Shanghai

Bank Of East Asia Expands Banking Services In Shanghai

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 21 April, 2014

Bank of East Asia has announced that it has become the first foreign bank to provide cross-border electronic renminbi services in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, and has recently secured approval to conduct personal banking business in the zone.
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Ukraine To Cut Tax On Medical Supplies

Ukraine To Cut Tax On Medical Supplies

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 21 April, 2014

Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has appealed to parliament to immediately approve a bill to reduce tax rates for medicines and medical products, as well as the approval of a visa-free regime with the European Union.
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EU Parliament Passes Portable Pensions Law

EU Parliament Passes Portable Pensions Law

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 18 April, 2014

The European Parliament has passed a draft law that will allow workers who have been part of a supplementary pension scheme for at least three years to maintain their entitlement if they move to another EU member state.
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Asia Region Funds Passport Proposed

Asia Region Funds Passport Proposed

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 18 April, 2014

Singapore, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Philippines and Thailand have released a joint consultation paper on the operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport, which, when implemented, will allow fund managers operating in a passport member economy to offer their funds in other passport member economies under a streamlined authorization process.
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An Expats Guide to Relocating

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