Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicExpats

Topic: Expats

Covid pandemic rejigged psychology of ambition and brought expats back to earth

For many expats, the seismic shift around the world this year has forced a reassessment — What’s all this globetrotting really worth, and to what end?

Singapore expat jobs are under threat from recession & rising rhetoric against foreigners

The uncertain job prospects, online commentary and stricter conditions risk making Singapore a less welcoming destination just as the city-state needs foreign investment the most.

8 lakh Indians in Kuwait may have to leave as country passes draft expat quota bill

According to the bill, Indians should not exceed 15% of Kuwait's 4.3 million population, currently out of which only 1.3 million are Kuwaitis.

To stay or leave — Hong Kong’s 90,000 expats face quandary after toughest year in decades

If one continues to stay, it will mean facing renewed disruptions arising from political turmoil and to leave will involve risking relocation amid a recession.

Why expats leaving Dubai is bad news for the economy

Oxford Economics estimates the UAE, of which Dubai is a part, could lose 900,000 jobs and see 10% of its residents uproot due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Asymptomatic Indians cleared by UAE health authorities to fly back from 7 May: Embassy

In one of India's biggest ever repatriation exercises, 2 special flights will evacuate applicants from Kerala, who form majority of expatriates in UAE.

India beats UK, US and China as a preferred destination for expats

India slipped from 10th position in 2017 to 12th in 2018 in HSBC’s survey, but there has been a big improvement in expats’ experience of the country.

On Camera

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.