Expat India News
Latest 10 news items tagged India
23 May at 6 PM 2019
If you’re determined to relocate to Italy and are a social media fan, perhaps another choice of destination might be the best idea.
The results of a recent survey might come as a shock to would-be expats hoping to work or retire in this stunningly beautiful land, as expats in Italy are the least satisfied with their digital services of all foreigners living in Europe. It’s not just poor internet services, as paying for purchases using a credit or debit card is also almost impossible. The latest survey by InterNations involved the...
13 May at 6 PM 2019
Expat medics from across the world are now leaving the NHS and the UK due to high charges for healthcare and visas.
The NHS crisis is being exacerbated as literally thousands of foreign doctors and healthcare workers are giving up and relocating elsewhere due to high visa charges totalling thousands of pounds as well as the £400 annual heathcare fee levied both on them and on their family members. In testimonies to the EveryDoctor campaign, over 500 doctors from non-EU member states have voiced their anger and concern over how...
9 May at 6 PM 2019
Australia is migrating millionaires’ number one destination.
If there was ever any doubt that the past several years saw more people deserting their countries of birth than ever before, the latest figures on millionaire migration prove it’s all about the money, one way or the other. High net worth individuals can go where they please, as can the top talents in tech and other 21st century sectors, with destination cities all resembling each other in the race to attract mega-wealthy incomers.
Over the past year, 12,000 or so...
7 May at 6 PM 2019
A team of students from Khalifa University along with expat and local volunteers are exploring Abu Dhabi’s non-Moslem Cemetery to find out more about the early expat history of the emirate. The Sas al Nakhi graveyard holds the remains of literally hundreds of residents, from Indian
workers, army personnel and Chinese labourers to expatriates from the West who helped put the oil and gas-rich region on the world map. The many infant graves date back to a time when infant mortality was high due to a lack of sophisticated medical attention....
18 Apr at 6 PM 2019
Of all the expat diasporas going on at the moment, perhaps that of the ‘filthy rich’ tells the most tales.
Much is written and read about the reasons behind the ever-increasing expat diasporas, with reasons given including a cheaper cost of living, better weather, more career opportunities, a comfortable retirement or just a wish to see the world. A recent survey focused on the preferences of the one group which rarely gets a mention – the planet’s 14 million high net worth individuals often referred to as the ‘filthy...
27 Mar at 6 PM 2019
Kuwait’s new public health regulations will ban expats with diseases listed by the emirate’s Ministry of Health.
New measures aimed at cutting healthcare expenses and preventing the spread of disease include a long list of medical conditions which will disqualify expat arrivals from entry into the country. Expats already living and working in the emirate who are found to have one of the illnesses or conditions will be allowed to stay unless they have TB, HIV/AIDS or hepatitis B or C, in which case they will be deported.
26 Mar at 6 PM 2019
Many hundreds of expats living and working in the UAE have lost millions of dirhams in total to a cleverly-worded timeshare scam.
Expatriates both in Dubai and across the UAE are believed to have been tricked into the scam by a Dubai- based company calling itself Arabian Times Travel and Tourism. It’s believed around Dh4 million is involved, with victims still coming forward and an alert on the company first hitting local media as long ago as last September.
The cleverly-worded prospectus offered lifetime memberships allowing...
22 Mar at 6 PM 2019
budget carrier is now recruiting expat pilots as well as Indian
pilots about to lose their jobs with financially troubled Jet Airways.
India’s budget airline IndiGo is taking advantage of its rival’s financial difficulties by offering jobs to pilots about to lose their jobs as well as to expatriate flyers looking to live and work in India
. The budget airline has been busy expanding its routes as well as its fleet of aircraft and now needs qualified and experienced pilots for its over 200 aircraft.
The fleet is...
4 Mar at 6 PM 2019
Reflecting on the UAE’s vibrant start-up sector, the winners of the Gulf News Flying Colours competition were EZ Shade, selected for their innovative merit, social values and ethical business.
The top four start-ups were chosen from a field of over 300 entrants all competing to prove their ideas were backed by mobility, sustainability and the ability to connect minds, with the principles embedded in the emirates’ Year of Tolerance also under consideration by the judging panel. Also shortlisted along with EZ Shade were Reading Hub,...
25 Feb at 6 PM 2019
When the time comes for retirement from your GCC/UAE job, deciding on exactly the right destination is the most important part of the planning process.
Even although Bahrain was named in 2018 as the world’s best expatriate professional location, expats approaching retirement should carefully consider the wisdom of staying in the UAE. Global economic conditions as well as the shift away from expat employment to the local population are now beginning to affect companies’ employment packages, thus making the entire region less...