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NSW Recognizes Overseas Same-Sex Marriages

NSW Recognizes Overseas Same-Sex Marriages

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 25 November, 2014

Civil partners who have married overseas are now eligible to have their marital status officially recognized in Sydney and the rest of New South Wales.
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Australia and India Sign Deal On Pensions

Australia and India Sign Deal On Pensions

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com - 24 November, 2014

A new social security agreement means that Indians living in Australia and Australians living in India will no longer have to return to their home countries in order to access Government retirement pensions.
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British Expats Increasingly Interested In Italy

British Expats Increasingly Interested In Italy

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 21 November, 2014

Knight Frank, an international real estate agency, says that Britons are increasingly purchasing Italian property. The agency expects next year's Universal Expo in Milan to generate extra investor interest.
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UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

UK To Expand Super Priority Visa Service

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

The UK is to extend the availability of its 24-hour Super Priority Visa Service for business travelers and those wanting to travel urgently.
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Companies Warned To Rethink Overseas Assignments

Companies Warned To Rethink Overseas Assignments

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

PwC says that the number of employees on global assignments is predicted to increase by 50 percent by 2020, but that company resources are at risk from sending the wrong people to the wrong places, overpaying expats, and losing talent due to having no plan for expat staff when they return.
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Australian Property Prices And Rents Rising Slower

Australian Property Prices And Rents Rising Slower

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

Residential property data for Australia's eight capital cities shows that combined values rose by 2.2 percent over the past three months, but that the growth rate is slowing and some locations have seen a drop in prices.
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Dubai To Cap Health Care Price Rises

Dubai To Cap Health Care Price Rises

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 17 November, 2014

From next year, new regulations will prevent the cost of private healthcare in Dubai from rising faster than inflation.
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European Court Rules In State Benefit Dispute

European Court Rules In State Benefit Dispute

By Fernand Gagnier, for ExpatBriefing.com - 14 November, 2014

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that EU migrants may be prevented from claiming certain benefits in another member state if they cannot satisfy certain conditions, such as, in the case of the proceedings, the ability to sustain themselves in such a member state whilst being long-term unemployed and not seeking work.
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Western Union Expands US Services Via Supermarkets

Western Union Expands US Services Via Supermarkets

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com - 13 November, 2014

Western Union has announced the launch of international and domestic money transfer services at 90 Food City supermarkets in the United States.
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US and China Agree Ten-Year Visa Term Deal

US and China Agree Ten-Year Visa Term Deal

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

The United States and China have agreed to extend the terms of their tourist and business visas to ten years, from one year, US President Barack Obama has announced.
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