Expat News Tagged 'Malaysia'

Malaysia To Introduce Revised Tourist Tax On Sep 1

Malaysia To Introduce Revised Tourist Tax On Sep 1

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 11 August, 2017

Malaysia is to proceed with the introduction of a tax on accommodation provided to foreign tourists. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | law | Malaysia | Expats

 

Hong Kong Expat Business Travel Card Extended

Hong Kong Expat Business Travel Card Extended

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 14 September, 2015

Hong Kong's Immigration Department has announced that successful applicants for an APEC Business Travel Card whose applications are submitted on or after September 1, 2015 will be granted a card valid for five years. Read full story »

Tags: Russia | business | Brunei | Chile | Australia | China | Mexico | Philippines | Singapore | Thailand | Canada | Guinea | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Malaysia | New Zealand | Papua New Guinea | Peru | Japan | Vietnam | Employment | Expat Services | Expats | Immigration | Travel | Visas and Passports | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | Immigration | Working Abroad

 

Ecuador Tops New Expat Retiree Index

Ecuador Tops New Expat Retiree Index

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 07 January, 2015

Ecuador has been ranked in a recent index as the best country in world for expat retirees, due to a combination of cheap property prices, the low cost of living, and benefits and discounts for over-65s. Read full story »

Tags: Malta | Colombia | Ecuador | Thailand | internet | Malaysia | Spain | Panama | Expats | Welfare | Europe | Retire | International Living | Other | Central America | Lifestyle | Lifestyle | Retirement

 

Seoul Most Expensive Asian Expat Destination

Seoul Most Expensive Asian Expat Destination

By Haruna Kobayashi, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 December, 2014

A cost-of-living survey has found that Seoul has overtaken Tokyo as the most expensive location in the Asia-Pacific region for expats, and that prices have been rising fast in China. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Pakistan | India | employees | Australia | China | Singapore | Hong Kong | Malaysia | New Zealand | Japan | Expats | Working Abroad | Asia-Pacific | Work | Working Abroad | Working Abroad

 

Australia Expands SmartGate Border Processing

Australia Expands SmartGate Border Processing

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 07 November, 2014

Australia's Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, has announced that the country's automated border processing technology, Smartgate, is now available at all major international airports on a trial basis to e-passport holders from Canada and Ireland, and that further trials are expected for visitors from China, Hong Kong and Japan by the start of 2015. Read full story »

Tags: India | Ireland | Australia | China | Singapore | Canada | Hong Kong | Malaysia | New Zealand | Japan | Expats | Immigration | Travel | Visas and Passports | Asia-Pacific | Immigration

 

Report Tracks Availability Of Banking Services Worldwide

Report Tracks Availability Of Banking Services Worldwide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 18 September, 2014

Standard Chartered, a bank, has released a new report that looks at 30 countries' efforts to improve residents' access to banking services. The report presents a heatmap of how the countries fare based on 12 indicators of inclusion, including access to ATM machines, payments made by credit or debit card, savings, and the uptake of loans. Read full story »

Tags: Pakistan | Niger | Nigeria | banking | financial services | Singapore | Thailand | Bangladesh | Brazil | Canada | Egypt | Germany | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Kenya | Malaysia | Uganda | regulation | retail | Ghana | Vietnam | services | Expats | Africa | Middle East | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

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. Read full story »

Tags: business | banking | capital markets | entrepreneurs | China | Macau | Singapore | Taiwan | offshore | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Malaysia | retail | trade | services | Expats | Banking

 

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. Read full story »

Tags: Finance | investment | business | capital markets | investment funds | Australia | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand | enforcement | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Korea, South | Malaysia | New Zealand | standards | Japan | Vietnam | Expats | Asia-Pacific | Invest

 

Standard Chartered Signs Insurance Pact To Tap Asia

Standard Chartered Signs Insurance Pact To Tap Asia

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 19 March, 2014

Bank Standard Chartered and insurance company Prudential have agreed to expand their bancassurance partnership, which will expand their offering of bank-provided life assurance and other insurance products to eleven Asian markets for a further fifteen years. Read full story »

Tags: investment | India | banking | insurance | China | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Malaysia | regulation | Vietnam | services | Expats | Africa | Middle East

 

Affluent Asians Eye Australia For Property Investment

Affluent Asians Eye Australia For Property Investment

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 26 February, 2014

Research published by HSBC reports that Australia is one of the most sought-after property investment markets for affluent Asians. Read full story »

Tags: India | Australia | China | Singapore | Taiwan | Hong Kong | Indonesia | Malaysia | Expats | Investment | Property Investment | Invest | Investment

 

 




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