Expat News Tagged 'internet'

RTÉ Launches New TV Service For Irish Expats

RTÉ Launches New TV Service For Irish Expats

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 05 March, 2015

Irish expats will now be able to watch more TV from back home, after an announcement of a new service from RTÉ. Read full story »

Tags: Ireland | internet | Communications | Expat Services | Expats | Working Abroad | Work | Working Abroad | 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

 

Brazil Tasks Google To Speed Up Nation's Internet

Brazil Tasks Google To Speed Up Nation's Internet

By Dex Tennyson, for ExpatBriefing.com, 20 October, 2014

Brazil is to work with Google to improve the quality of the Internet available in the Latin American nation, with plans for a new underwater fiber-optic cable linking the country to the USA. Read full story »

Tags: internet | Brazil | Expats | Lifestyle | Lifestyle

 

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. Read full story »

Tags: Currency | tax | investment | business | pensions | Ireland | banking | insurance | Australia | Singapore | Thailand | internet | France | Indonesia | Italy | New Zealand | Spain | Switzerland | Japan | Expats

 

EU Driving Down Mobile Roaming Fees In Europe

EU Driving Down Mobile Roaming Fees In Europe

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 09 July, 2014

The European Commission's price cap on data downloading while roaming within the EU has been slashed from EUR0.45 (USD0.61) per megabyte down to EUR0.20, as part of a move towards a Connected Continent regulation that will see roaming charges scrapped altogether. Read full story »

Tags: European Commission | internet | regulation | Expat Services | Expats | Travel | Europe

 

IRS Simplifies Tax Payment Through Direct Pay

IRS Simplifies Tax Payment Through Direct Pay

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 May, 2014

The United States Internal Revenue Service has announced the successful start of its new web-based system IRS Direct Pay, which enables taxpayers to pay their tax bills or make estimated tax payments directly from checking or savings accounts, without any fees or pre-registration. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | compliance | tax | tax compliance | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | tax authority | internet | United States | individual income tax | Expats

 

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. Read full story »

Tags: investment | business | banking | China | United Kingdom | internet | Hong Kong | United States | trade | services | Expats | Banking

 

Venture Capital Funding Opportunities Increasing

Venture Capital Funding Opportunities Increasing

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 April, 2014

Access to venture capital funding appears to be improving, based on figures released by British research and consultancy firm Preqin. In the first quarter there were 1,402 venture capital financings globally with an aggregate value of USD15.6bn, representing the highest quarterly value since the financial crisis in 2008. Read full story »

Tags: investment | accounting | China | internet | venture capital | Expats | Europe | North America

 

Hong Kong To Launch e-Bill Payment System

Hong Kong To Launch e-Bill Payment System

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 September, 2012

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has announced the development of a number of retail payment initiatives in Hong Kong, including the launching of an e-bill system in the first half next year. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | business | commerce | law | banking | offshore | internet | e-commerce | offshore banking | Hong Kong | regulation | retail | services

 

HSBC Bank International Secures Top Internet Bank Award

HSBC Bank International Secures Top Internet Bank Award

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 12 August, 2011

HSBC Bank International, headquartered in Jersey, has once again been recognised for the quality of its internet banking service. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Isle of Man | investment | banking | financial services | Jersey | offshore | internet | offshore banking | services

 

 




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