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Relocating to Thailand with Pacific Orientation: A Wonderful Experience

Relocating to Thailand with Pacific Orientation: A Wonderful Experience

International executives are all too often inadequately prepared for their country of destination and left alone with their problems once they arrive. The reason is almost always difficulty in adapting to a strange culture, language, and work habits. This can lead to low productivity, frustration in professional and private life, and ultimately to an early return. The losses resulting from this and from difficulties in reintegrating early returnees, mount into the billions of dollars each year.

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Housing Update – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | New Zealand | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand Australia   There has been stability in rental costs over recent years as shown in the table below: However vacancy rates have been declining, and this could lead to pressure on rents in …

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FAQs for the Asia Pacific Region – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | Philippines | Singapore | Taiwan | Thailand Australia  Are there expat areas to live in ?No, international assignees live in the same areas as locals. Why is rental property so expensive in Sydney and Melbourne ?Actually the rental yield the property owners can …

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Do’s & Don’ts – Practical Information Guide

Australia | China | India | Japan | Korea | Malaysia | New Zealand | Philippines | Taiwan | Thailand Australia   Australian Cultural Do’s & Don’ts Believe it or not, Australian culture is nothing like the old beer commercials of the 80s or the stereotypical image of Crocodile Dundee roaming the Outback. Australia is …

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Thailand – Places of Worship

Buddhism has a major influence on the daily lives of Thai people, and is practiced in the normal course of life. The Buddhist principle teaches one to follow a middle path, avoiding anything extreme and making sure that your well-being is more important than material items or career achievement. Foreign nationals visiting a Buddhist temple …

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Thailand – Healthcare

Thailand is hot and humid and the heat can be taxing, notably around the ‘summer’ month of April. Heat exhaustion and dehydration is common, but can be prevented with the intake of salt and by drinking lots of water. However, tap water is not recommended for drinking; bottled water, which is readily available, is the …

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Thailand – Eligibility to Work

All foreigners must obtain a Work Permit in order to be eligible to legally undertake paid work in Thailand. The Work Permit will formally document the foreigner’s position, current occupation or job description and the Thai company he/she is working with, as well as the time period for which the permit is granted. Do note …

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Thailand – Furniture Rental

When relocating to or from Thailand, just as with any other country, a number of occasions may occur in which renting furniture is the obvious solution to ensure a smooth relocation process or just a perfectly comfortable stay as an expat. Besides the fact that some rental properties are rented out semi-furnished or unfurnished – …

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Thailand – Car Rental

As many of the major international car rental companies are present (such as Avis, Budget, Sixt or Hertz), along with a vast range of local companies to choose from, it is certainly not difficult to hire a car in Thailand. While some expats do prefer to drive their own car, it is also common to …

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