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Malaysia – Cultural Training for Expats and Families

By reloc8apg | 2nd July 2018

Everyone in the world today is somewhat connected. Globalisation is no longer just a buzzword but a reality to so many, for the expatriates, is a given. The world is smaller as travel is faster and connection done virtually in seconds. Nonetheless, there is a whole new world with variances in diversity and cultures which …

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India – First Green Field Restaurant

By reloc8apg | 2nd July 2018

Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group’s India partner, IKAN Relocation Services, introduce an initiative to constantly add value for it’s customers. Ichiri – Japanese kitchen is India’s first green field restaurant/industrial kitchen projects. Ichiri has been designed keeping in mind the need for authentic Japanese cuisine by the expat ecosystem during their long stay in India. Starting …

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Singapore – TheMIGroup Award

By reloc8apg | 22nd June 2018

The Supply Chain Management department of TheMIGroup presented the TheMIGroup Worldwide Partner Network® Awards for 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The Luncheon took place at the site of the EuRA International Relocation Congress and was hosted by Dwayne Waldrop and Theresa Banbor. The Awards are a celebration and recognition of the achievements and outstanding service delivery …

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Singapore – TV moves from Analog to Digital

By reloc8apg | 22nd June 2018

By the end of 2018, analogue broadcasting will be taken down in Singapore, which would mean that all TVs would need to be in the digital format. Digital transmissions allow broadcasters to send more signals more efficiently, enabling viewers to receive higher quality images and sound. After a six-year campaign to get Singapore households to …

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Philippines – Boracay Temporarily Closed

By reloc8apg | 14th June 2018

Boracay, the premiere tourist destination in the Philippines, had been temporarily shutdown effective 26th April 2018.  The government declared the closure of Boracay to rehabilitate the world famous island resort.  No less than the President  of the Philippines ordered the closure, declaring  the holiday destination off-limits to tourists, saying the island has become a “cesspool” …

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India – Full implementation of “e-FRRO” scheme

By reloc8apg | 8th June 2018

The Govt. of India has now officially launched the web based application named as “e-FRRO” services for visa-related services including registration and visa extension of Foreign nationals residing in India, which will now be offered online through this e-FRRO platform. “e-FRRO” services are running successfully as a pilot project in four FRROs across India (Bangalore, …

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Malaysia – 14th General Election

By reloc8apg | 4th June 2018

“Who has ever heard of such things? Who has ever seen things like this? Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment?”; we have always heard that “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, but on the 9th of May, 2018, Malaysians, and the world experienced this …

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Australia – Temporary Skills Shortage Visa Regime

By reloc8apg | 31st May 2018

Background: Profound changes to the business visa regime were announced in April 2017, some with immediate effect and some to take effect in 2018. The Government has discontinued the sub-class 457 visa that had been in operation since 1996, and replaced it with a “Temporary Skills Shortage” (TSS) visa from March 2018. On 18 March …

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Japan – Personal Care: Nail Salons

By reloc8apg | 28th May 2018

Japan’s nail salons are popular for their extraordinary technique and high quality of service. The creativity of Japanese nail art with its finely detailed designs and 3D decorations is outstanding. One thing one should try at a Japanese nail salon is gel nail which can be applied onto natural nails and cured using UV or …

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Relocate Awards 2018 News

By reloc8apg | 15th May 2018

Reloc8 Asia Pacific Group is pleased to announce that it’s India member, IKAN Relocation Services India Private Limited, was recognised with the a high commendation at the recently concluded 2018 Relocate Gala Awards Dinner held at the Underglobe at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London to celebrate this year’s best performances in HR and global mobility. IKAN received it’s “Highly …

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