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Changing official attitudes about the Indonesian Diaspora

In the past, the official attitude towards Indonesians who gave up their Indonesian citizenship was one of indifference at best to outright hostility at its worst. However, the Jakarta Post via the Brunei Times has reported that the government of … Continue reading

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Asia is relying less and less on Western expats

The Financial Times has a lengthy article about how the executive expatriate salary package in Asia has traditionally included a housing allowance, school fees and perhaps even a car with a driver, but that sort of ship has largely sailed … Continue reading

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The US job market sends more Chinese study abroad students home

China Daily has profiled a couple of Chinese study abroad students in the US and their struggles with the tough US job market. Chelsea Hu, who is graduating with a master’s degree in communication management from the University of Southern … Continue reading

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