Monthly Archives: May 2016

Fewer Hong Kong expat bankers getting “fat” expat housing packages

A Bloomberg article says the days where Hong Kong expats working in banking or finance enjoy lavished and guaranteed expat housing benefits is fast ending – especially in the wake of layoffs since the start of the year (e.g. Barclays more »

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South Korea’s entrepreneurial spark has yet to ignite

The Wall Street Journal has noted that South Korean President Park Geun-hye is pledging to boost growth by developing a “creative economy” through growth in the underdeveloped service sector and by encouraging entrepreneurship. However, progress has been slow. In a recent report, more »

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Expat or Overseas Filipinos start to return home

The Wall Street Journal has a lengthy article reporting that some expat or overseas Filipinos are starting to reverse the decades long brain drain by returning home to work or start businesses. According to the government’s Commission on Filipinos Overseas more »

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