Does your Expat Healthcare Plan Pass the Financial Fitness Test?

Written by Chad Creveling, CFA & Peggy Creveling, CFA    Monday, 01 November 2010 22:58 An expat American living with her family in Hong Kong is diagnosed with late-stage stomach cancer. Since her husband’s healthcare benefits only covered him, the couple had purchased a private family healthcare plan from a major U.K. insurer with total […]

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CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) presence in Thailand

Matthew Silvester, Executive Engineering Coordinator and Meinhardt (Thailand) Ltd, recently contacted us to inform that: “I’m a regular subscriber to your TCN publication. You may or may not be aware who “CIBSE” are (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers). Heretofore the institution has had a limited presence here in Thailand. They have however recently appointed […]

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Thailand rates highly in expat survey

Thailand‘s friendly factor figures highly among expatriates planning to relocate to other countries, according to the Expat Explorer 2010 online survey sponsored by HSBC Bank International. Friendly attitude of the people towards foreigners is lauded by the expatriate community. Conducted by a third-party research firm between April and June, the survey of 4,127 expats from […]

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Daily aspirin dose 'for everyone over 45'

Everyone aged over 45 should consider a small daily dose of aspirin to help protect themselves against heart disease and cancer, a panel of experts suggested yesterday. Evidence is building that the benefits for many healthy middle-aged and older people “far outweigh” the side effects, according to the academics. In particular, individuals at higher risk […]

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Daily aspirin dose ‘for everyone over 45’

Everyone aged over 45 should consider a small daily dose of aspirin to help protect themselves against heart disease and cancer, a panel of experts suggested yesterday. Evidence is building that the benefits for many healthy middle-aged and older people “far outweigh” the side effects, according to the academics. In particular, individuals at higher risk […]

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