Category: Asia Pacific

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Japan To Release A Digital Nomad Visa

The global surge in technology and the widespread embrace of remote work following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic have reshaped the traditional work landscape. Now, a full-time job no longer has to tether individuals to a specific location, offering a tantalising opportunity to explore the world and choose unconventional living spaces. Joining other Asian…
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UK Implements Electronic Travel Authorisation for Gulf Cooperation Council and Jordan

A significant development unfolds for international travel as the United Kingdom launches its Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) system for citizens of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Jordan. From 22 February 2024, nationals from these regions will be required to obtain an ETA to travel to the UK. This new…
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Discovering Destinations: Where Your Soon-to-Expire British Passport Still Holds Value

Planning a trip abroad? Dealing with an expiring passport can turn the pleasure of arranging a surprise getaway into a nightmare, especially for UK travellers who must wait a whopping ten weeks for their passport renewal from the Passport Office. Ensure a smooth journey by understanding the passport validity requirements of your chosen destination. Here’s…
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Australia Halts It’s Golden Visa Program

Australia has officially discontinued its “golden visa” program which provided permanent residency opportunities to individuals investing more than AU$5 million (£2.6 million) in the country. Since its inception in 2012, thousands of Significant Investor Visas (SIVs) have been issued; however, critics argue that while benefiting affluent individuals, the program offered limited advantages to the Australian…
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London Gatwick Airport Ranks as the UK’s Most Stressful Airport

Air travel, synonymous with excitement and anticipation, often turns into an exasperating experience due to the challenges encountered at airports. In the throes of bustling terminals and seemingly endless queues, certain airports consistently stand out as stress-inducing hubs. Among them, London Gatwick, the UK’s second busiest airport, holds the notorious crown as the most stressful…
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