Expats

  • Porsche-owning UK expat infuriates Singapore with "poor people" Facebook posts January 30, 2014

    A British wealth manager in Singapore is facing death threats, government criticism and public anger after his social media posts about mixing with "poor people" on public transport and being reunited with his Porsche went viral. Anton Casey has been forced to hire a public relations firm in a bid to...
  • Expat professionals shift focus away from India: Survey April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: India's attractiveness among the expat professionals as a potential workplace has taken a major hit in the wake of recent cases of rape incidents and attacks on foreigners, a survey says. The survey, conducted among 2,200 expat professionals, found that 72 per cent of the respondents who were...
  • Air India Express to hire 40 expat commanders April 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Air India Express, the low-cost international arm of Air India, plans to hire around 40 expat commanders including instructors and examiners following the implementation of the new flight and duty time limitation and rest requirements. The hiring has been necessitated due to a new Civil...
  • Goa expats want total change of political blood March 1, 2012

    Panaji: Goan expats across the continents of Europe, Australia and America are calling for a "total change of blood" in Goa's political system ahead of assembly elections on Saturday. Members of the Goan diaspora are beseeching their counterparts back home to vote for Goa's ecology and identity, especially when their...
  • India Inc expat hiring up 20 pc so far this year October 10, 2011

    Mumbai: With hiring activities in most Western economies in deep freeze, more and more foreigners, mostly from the US and Europe, are looking at India for jobs, a trend that has resulted in an up to 20 per cent jump in expat hiring this year, according to headhunters. According...
  • Tokyo most expensive city for expats July 13, 2011

    Singapore: Tokyo remains the most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, while Singapore overtook Hong Kong to become the costliest place in the region outside of Japan, according to a survey by human resources consultancy Mercer. Tokyo retained its status as the second most expensive city in the world for expatriates...
  • Secret Kitchen: Meet some unusual brand ambassadors March 6, 2010

    The Secret Kitchen this week is about a bunch of people who maybe a bit nutty in flavour but are actually brand ambassadors for their country. They have made India their home, introducing our taste buds to some delicious international flavours. ...
  • Watch: International flavours of India November 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Take a look at some excellent recipes thanks to the expat chefs who have made India their home. ...
  • Gourmet's Delight: Expat chefs in Delhi November 9, 2009

    Take a look at the gourmet delights being created by expat chefs in the Capital of India. ...
  • India's new visa policy worries expats October 19, 2009

    Will India get a tit-for-tat on its new visa policy? Delhi's ban on entry of unskilled labour from China worries the large Indian expat population in the Gulf. ...
  • Jet Airways caught in a tailspin over pay cuts November 26, 2008

    Us and them. No, this is not a plug for the Pink Floyd song. This is the great divide that Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal is dealing with, as he struggles to keep his airline afloat in these turbulent times. Matters in the company are taking a turn for the...
  • Cost cutting: Jet to lay off 35 expat pilots November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Even as the pilot body of Jet Airways is planning to send a formal proposal to its management, asking to do away with the expat pilots to prune costs, the airlines has decided to enact on the suggestion and is ready to terminate the contracts of 36 foreign...
  • Keralites, largest Indian expat community in UAE November 20, 2007

    Thiruvananthapuram: Keralites continue to be the largest Indian expatriate group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Talmiz Ahmad, the Indian ambassador to the UAE told IANS that of the 1.4 million Indians in the UAE, Keralites account for 50 percent. "The profile of the Keralite community is fast changing. Five years...
  • Has India arrived on world stage? October 11, 2006

    New Delhi: These incredible Indians don't live in India. They are expatriate Indians or desi expats as they are popularly known. They have taken the Indian flavour beyond the frontiers of the country. Chicken tikka masala is now a British national dish and youngsters in Tokyo are going crazy over...