Living in Asia: Moving to Asia

Pronove Tai welcomes the Embassy of Finland back to the Philippines

Photo shows (from left to right) Monique Cornelio-Pronove, CEO, Pronove Tai; Michaella Gwen Tulay, Compliance and Documentation Officer, Pronove Tai; His Excellency Juha Pyykkö, Ambassador and Head of Mission to the Philippines, Finland; Tina Lucatin, Account Manager, Pronove Tai; Charmaine Uy, Senior Vice President, Daichii Properties and Development Inc.; Ma. Christina Palacio, Sales and Leasing…

The pros and cons of moving to Taiwan

Despite COVID-19 restrictions disrupting many expat’s moving abroad plans, now is a great time to take a step back and reconsider your options. Awarded 3rd place for quality of life (out of 64 countries), 6th place for personal finance and 8th place for work/life balance, it’s clear why Taiwan was voted as the overall top…

Doerscircle: new platform and solutions for self-employed – entrepreneurs, freelancers

At last, a new start-up that delivers 360-degree solutions and solves the pain points of freelancers and the self-employed – a group of people that Doerscircle call Independent Doers. Danish Helle Priess is the brainchild behind this highly relevant concept. ‘What took this so long?’ was my first thought when I came across the Doerscircle…

Research 2019: Reasons Why Singapore Is the Best Country for Scandinavian People

Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia, consisting of small islands, in which the progress of the Western world and Asian culture are harmoniously interwoven. Today, it is one of the richest countries in the world with a developed successful market economy, which is characterized by a favorable business environment, the absence of corruption, and…

International Pet Shipping

SCApet.com is a global pet travel logistics company. One of the very few trustworthy companies to offer support with international pet shipping.  They offer VIP door to door pet shipping from/to all international airports. How can I take my pets on an international flight? If you are planning to move overseas or return to Scandinavia…

Preparing new Nordic expats-to-be

Seasoned employers know that being properly prepared is key for a successful posting in Asia, while minimizing the risks – and they prepare their employees accordingly. Nordic employers mostly prepare their assignees well for their posting in Asia to achieve a successful foreign assignment. While learning the cultural do’s and the don’ts may be critical…

Fewer Danes apply for multiple entry tourist visas (METV)

The Royal Thai Embassy in Denmark issued 31 Multiple Entry Tourist Visas from January to June this year. Last year the embassy issued 59 Multiple Entry Tourist Visas during the same period. The Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa is valid for 6 months from the date of application and gives the holder 60 days stay on each entry…