Japan ranked as the most expensive country in Asia to hire expatriates

ECA International this week released their MyExpatriate Market Pay Survey for Asia which details the most expensive countries to hire expatriates. The average overall package value for a expatriate middle manager in Japan was found to be $379,000...

Long-term Canadian expatriates win the right to vote again in elections

Last week Ontario Superior Court Justice Michael Penny overturned part of the Canada Elections Act which that forbids expatriates who’ve lived abroad for more than 5 years from voting stating it was ‘unconstitutional’. Though the rule was enact...

China’s smog causes some expat families to live apart

As China battles against increasing air pollution across the country expatriates based there are starting to ask their employers to revert to 1980s and 1990s based hardship packages for pollution. With more than 500,000 expatriates based in China...

2014 HSBC Expat Explorer survey launches

HSBC Expat is calling on all expats to share their experiences of living and working abroad in the seventh annual Expat Explorer survey which opened today and is open until Friday 9th May. Expats from all over the world will have the opportu...