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Relocating to Ahmedabad, India from Kerala. Good or not?

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Submitted by balA6018 on Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:00
Destination: India

I am a KPO professional.I have 6 years exp in KPMG Global services kochi. I am married. 2 sons as well. My wife is a English teacher Bed passed. Now taking care are 2.5 years amd 1year old. Now I got a job in Ahmedabad SG Highway shapat V at Citrin cooper man llp. a CPA firm based in USA.

International Baccalaureate Schools in Houston, Texas

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Submitted by LauraPow on Tue, 11/28/2017 - 09:06
Destination: Houston
Hi everyone, my husband has recently been offered a transfer to Houston, so it looks like we'll be heading there next year or 2019. My kids are both in the International Baccalaureate curriculum now, and my eldest (15) has her heart set on studying in the UK. Ideally, we'd like to keep both of them in the international mindset, because we don't know how long we'll be stationed in Texas yet. My question is, what are the best international schools in Houston? Are there any schools that offer the IB that don't charge tuition? Thanks for the advice! Laura

Interview at South Africa high commission for Critical skill visa application

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Submitted by Jeet on Mon, 11/27/2017 - 14:13
Destination: India
Hi All, I had applied for critical skills visa , i don't hold an offer form a SA company currently. i had made my application with SAQA membership certificate and critical skill certificate from professional body along with all required documents on 11 oct 2017. I have received an email from VSF, stating that i have to appear in south African high commission for an interview on 30th nov. I tried searching, however could not get any details on someone's experience who has attended such an interview. Can someone here help me with details of what will be this interview all about, is there an

Visas for Sarajevo, Bosnia

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Submitted by Dave Gammon on Sun, 11/26/2017 - 22:09
I'm a Canadian resident, recently visited Sarajevo and had gotten engaged. My bride to be resides there and I'm interested in moving there with her. I've been searching VISA and embassy sites but the information I'm after is mostly reversed if a Bosnian wishes to immigrate to Canada. Is anyone aware of what steps and provisions I'll need to move to Sarajevo?

Medical info on job applications in Taiwan

Destination: Taiwan

I am filling out job applications for EFL teaching jobs in Taiwan and they are asking for a lot of medical questions.They are asking about current illnesses and medication which makes sense, but they also want to know "Have you ever suffered from, or been treated for, depression, anxiety, or any other mental or mood disorder?" I have in the past, but no longer. How far back in my history should I go? Will things like being treated for anxiety hurt my job opportunities? Will they be checking with my doctors?

Job opportunities in Riyadh

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Submitted by december09 on Tue, 11/21/2017 - 06:06
Destination: Riyadh
I completed my masters degree in computer application(MCA).Also i have a previous experience in a finance sector in India. Im Interested in teaching or any clerical jobs or even in customer service husband is working here,and i have a permanent resident visa,I know Saudiazation is in its peak,still is there any chance to earn any job?

Salary for Construction Project Manager in Nigeria

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Submitted by Thomsonblore on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 15:49
Destination: Nigeria

I am an Indian, Civil Engineer with 25 yrs experience. What salary should I ask for the position of Construction Project Manager for a MNC in Nigeria. What salary should I quote excluding furnished accom / food / Tax / Transport / Medical / Airfare, etc. Other than salary + afore mentioned facilities, what should I ask for ? I should be able to send back home min INR 300,000 pm (USD 4600 pm).


Moving to Thailand

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Submitted by Myblid on Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:21
Destination: Thailand
Hello; I plan to move to Thailand with my two children. On the internet I only find expensive moving services or services that don't seem to pack personal effects. I would like to plan my moving properly in order to have no problem on the moving day. Please give me your feedback and advices if you have any experience, Thanks in advance

Move parrot from Australia to Saudi Arabia

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Submitted by shadl10 on Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:44
Destination: Saudi Arabia
I am looking at a position in Saudi Arabia, but I am concerned I might not be able to take my parrot with me. I currently live in Australia, and would be looking to take my cat and my Alexandrine Parrot with me. If I can't take my parrot with me, I would have to turn down the position. Does anyone know if I can take him with me? Thankyou! Sarah

Mental healthcare in Czech Rep (English speakers)

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Submitted by Libecek on Fri, 11/10/2017 - 23:58
Destination: Czech Republic
My husband and I are thinking about moving to (and retiring in) Czech Republic. My husband is a Czech citizen (native Czech speaker), though he has been living in the USA for about 30+ years. I am from the USA and only speak English and a little French/Chinese, and maybe 50 words in Czech, with very few full phrases. My question is about mental healthcare in Czech Republic. Has any expat in Czech Republic had luck finding a somewhat decent psychiatrist and/or therapist who speaks sufficient English? If so, where and what is the doctor's/therapist's name, if you are willing to share.

Finding work in Singapore

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Submitted by vinay on Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:42
Destination: Singapore

Hi, My name is Vinay .. I am from Hyderabad (India).. my condition as of now i am seeking to go Singapore since past 1 year , but based on my home financial situation it is impossible to go to SG and start searching job without giving any monthly income to my parents as we are stuck with some personal problems. however, i never stopped searching jobs online, but due to no work visa/ permit i dint got single response yet.

Anyone else had a bad experience with a developer in Lisbon, Portugal? Any good ones?

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Submitted by HollyStark on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 23:35
Destination: Portugal
Hello, My husband and I have been looking for an apartment in Lisbon for about 6 months. We have seen a lot of beautiful apartments, and even tried to purchase one in an old building that was being rehabilitated by a developer. We now wish someone had warned us, and hope to warn others; the developer misrepresented the promissory contract terms, asked us to sign a non-refundable reservation (which was unnecessary, and we were foolish to sign), then presented us with a promissory contract that contained terms different than previously represented.

Help with health insurance in Ireland

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Submitted by twotanks on Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:14
Destination: Ireland
My wife and I are considering retiring in Ireland in 2018 (from the US). I'm 57 and she's 56. And I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around what to budget for healthcare / health insurance. I believe we will be disqualified from the government program (medical card) due to income thresholds. If I understand correctly, we would be required to show that we have purchased private medical insurance. Is that correct? Are there ballpark figures I can assume for that insurance?