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Malaysia – Expatriate Risk Management

Triona Chelliah, RELOC8 Asia Pacific Group’s Malaysia partner, discusses the service of Expatriate Risk Management. The Asia Pacific and Austral‐Asia regions, if not the world, have seen major disruption events throughout 2013. These have been both environmental and political in nature. Employers of local and global workforces face a challenging time looking after their employees. …

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Philippines – Typhoon Haiyan

Dornet Venturanza, Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group’s Philippines partner, shares her experience of Typhoon Haiyan and its global impact. In early November 2013, large areas of the Philippines were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan killed at least 6,069 people, left 1,779 missing and four million either homeless or …

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New Zealand – Housing Update and Christchurch developmets post-earthquake

June Ranson,Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group’s New Zealand partner, gives an update on the housing market and developments in Christchurch post-earthquake. There is a scarcity of good rental properties in the central suburbs of Auckland. This shortage of properties for sale has in turn resulted in more people renting and as a result the demand is …

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Do We Need 30,000 Migrants to Rebuild Canterbury?

The Canterbury Employment and Skills Board (CESB) have now held two employment expos in Britain. The objective of the expos, held in Manchester and London, were to recruit the targeted 30,000 skilled migrants the CESB has determined that it will require rebuilding Canterbury over the next 10 years. Meeting the Expectations of Skilled-Migrants For the …

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