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UAE expatriate group wants more time for its kids

UAE expat group Fadell and his wife had hoped to stay in Kuwait, but when they arrived in March they found they were being sent back to the UAE.They were told they could apply for citizenship but the UAE embassy in Kuwait did not offer any help.They are now waiting for a decision by the

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What you need to know about expats in Saudi Arabia

Expats in the kingdom are seeking work amid the economic crisis, but there are few opportunities for them.The kingdom is one of the world’s largest exporters of goods and services, but the expatriates there are also vulnerable to a range of challenges.Saudi Arabia is home to one of a handful of countries where expats are

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When to visit Saudi Arabia: What to know about expatriate expatry

Saudi Arabia is the largest expatriation destination in the world, but expatriating workers aren’t always welcomed by the country’s rulers.In the kingdom, expatriated workers must meet with their employers and face certain restrictions.For example, expats working for expats in Saudi Arabia must maintain residency at a designated residence in the country and must also pass

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When expatriate taxes are at risk

Lahore: When expats face high taxes, their main concern is the cost of living, and that can be a big issue for them.The country’s main expatriating lobby group, the Overseas Institute of Pakistan, has warned expats against moving to a city that is more expensive than it was when they moved here.Lahore is the only

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The best jobs in India, by expatriate network

In the past few years, India has become an important exporter of skilled workers, and a hotbed of IT outsourcing.But for some expatriated expats, their jobs are now being squeezed.The biggest employers of Indian expats are the countrys largest IT companies.These companies have been growing rapidly in India in recent years.But they have been struggling

China’s economy is still growing, but still slow

China is on the brink of a major economic slowdown, but growth is still slowing despite a massive stimulus program in the form of a $2 trillion stimulus package.The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday said growth for the third quarter of 2016 was 0.8%, down from 0.9% in the previous quarter.That would be the

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How to manage your passport and stay in the United States

You can’t leave your passport at home.The government requires your passport be stored at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate, and you must bring it with you if you’re going to be in the country.If you’re planning to travel to another country, you must show your passport before you go.You can bring it back to your

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How to report Russian expats in Switzerland

Expatriates from Russia who reside in Switzerland are now required to pay a special tax, but it’s a small price to pay for an easier, more convenient way to pay their taxes.The Swiss government announced that expats who are not resident in Switzerland, but have been registered as residents, will have to pay tax on