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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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Singapore's OCBC Bank Plans Regional Expansion

Singapore's OCBC Bank Plans Regional Expansion

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 21 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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IRS Issues 2014 Foreign Housing Tax Deduction Limits

IRS Issues 2014 Foreign Housing Tax Deduction Limits

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 18 April, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service has issued Notice 2014-29 that provides inflation-adjusted limitations on foreign housing expenses for the 2014 tax year, and shows that Hong Kong, Moscow, and Geneva are judged to be the three most expensive foreign cities to live in for purposes of the United States tax code's foreign housing exclusion.
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Online Forex Broker FXCM Offers Offshore RMB Trading

Online Forex Broker FXCM Offers Offshore RMB Trading

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 17 April, 2014

FXCM Inc, an online provider of forex trading and related services, has announced that it has begun offering offshore RMB trading to all markets globally with the exception of Japan.
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Australian Significant Investor Visa Under Review

Australian Significant Investor Visa Under Review

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 17 April, 2014

The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has encouraged the Department of Immigration to expand the range of assets in which offshore investors can invest to secure residence through the Significant Investment Visa program.
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UK Aims To Boost Expats' Access To Mental Health Services

UK Aims To Boost Expats' Access To Mental Health Services

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial - 16 April, 2014

The UK's Consular Services Team in Paris has held a workshop to improve British expats' awareness of the mental health services available to them in France, as well as other countries.
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