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Taiwan – Bookstores in Taipei

By reloc8apg | 16th August 2018

As one of the travel writer once said, “Taiwan is a hugely underrated gem of Asia, and any time you spend there will be richly rewarded.” All cities offer a diverse range of exquisite beautifies with its own unique scenery of stories and touching moods in its culture.  If you are planning a culture trip …

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India – Focus on Hyderabad

By reloc8apg | 9th August 2018

Hyderabad – Rising and Shining Hyderabad is a city which is  4th largest in India for the size of its urban population. It has  82% average literacy rate which is above  the National average, ranked 1st in the country towards human resource development,  Proactive Government and Leadership, Corporate Governance , Metro train connectivity, Award winning …

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Malaysia – Using a Housing Agent or Realtor to Ease the Home Search Process

By reloc8apg | 6th August 2018

Why using a housing agent/realtor can ease the home search process for an expatriate… Searching for a new home can be a stressful and exhausting process. What more if you are moving to another country, with a different culture and way of doing things. If you will be moving with your family, that will be …

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Australia – Big rent increases in Melbourne & Canberra

By reloc8apg | 31st July 2018

Tight rental markets generating big rent increases in Melbourne and Canberra Latest capital city rental data for apartments affirms the link between vacancy rates and rent increases. It seems a logical outcome of the working of supply and demand, however this is not always the case. In the latest available data (March quarter of 2018) …

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Singapore – 2018/19 Holidays and their effect on business

By reloc8apg | 30th July 2018

Holidays wouldn’t hurt your business if you know how to use it to generate sales and drive more revenue to your business.  However, in terms for business trips for meetings or for a mobility overview relocation trip for staff, each country’s gazetted public holidays may cause some inconvenience.  In Singapore there are generally 11 public …

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Australia – Places of Worship

By reloc8apg | 29th July 2018

According to the most recent census conducted by the Government in 2016 the mix of religious observance is as shown in the table below. Australia is a country in which freedom to follow religious belief is highly valued, and churches are entitled to a range of tax benefits recognising their contribution to the welfare of …

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China – Places of Worship

By reloc8apg | 29th July 2018

Places to Worship in Beijing & Shanghai Expatriates coming to live in China will have no difficulty finding places of worship, relevant to their religious belief, in Shanghai and in Beijing.  While there are mosques and Christian churches all over the country, they do not exist in every city. In Beijing and in Shanghai there …

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India – Places of Worship

By reloc8apg | 29th July 2018

India’s Preamble as per her constitution calls this country a Democratic, Socialist, Secular, Republic and as a Secular nation, all religions have equal rights to co-exist and each individual is free to choose his or her own religion and practices. India is a Hindu majority country with about 75% of it’s population practicing Hinduism. The …

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Japan – Places of Worship

By reloc8apg | 29th July 2018

Shinto and Buddhism are Japan’s two major religions. Shinto is as old as the Japanese culture, while Buddhism was introduced from China in the 6th century, and over time Buddhism divided into several sects. For the majority of Japanese, religion does not play a major role in daily life as they do not practice every …

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Korea – Places of Worship

By reloc8apg | 29th July 2018

Places of worship – Seoul Of the Seoulites who practice religion, Protestants account for 49.8%, Buddhists 28.4%, Catholics 14.8% and others 8%. There are 5,959 Protestant churches, 1,107 Buddhist temples, and 176 Catholic churches. The following are religious facilities that provide services in English. Buddhism Buddhism was officially recognized in the years 372 and 384 …

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