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Zurich tops ‘greenest city’ list

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Arcadis sustainable cities index found Zurich had unbeatable environmental credentials.     The Swiss city topped an index which ranked 100 global cities on three areas of sustainability: people,… Read more…

Hong Kong named world’s priciest city for expats

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, June 27, 2016

The East Asian city took the number one spot from Luanda in the annual chart produced by consultancy firm Mercer.     Despite headwinds in the economy and companies cutting… Read more…

Singapore remains world’s most expensive city

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, March 11, 2016

The city tops the latest Economist Intelligence Unit survey for the third year in a row.   The annual survey showed the city continued to be more expensive than a… Read more…

The five safest countries in the world

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, February 19, 2016

It’s common for workers nearing retirement age to dream of retiring abroad. The big move can be a daunting time for many approaching their latter years. With health becoming more… Read more…

Summer holidays: the expat quandary

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Summer holidays can be a fantastic time of year for families around the world. With the kids off school, the focus quickly turns towards the annual Summer break. While… Read more…

Four Great Escapes for February Travellers

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Where to travel in February: The colour and exuberance of Carnaval celebrations are almost over with just Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day, to celebrate today. But there are… Read more…

New International School to Open in Hong Kong

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, April 12, 2013

After an extensive tender process, the Hong Kong Education Bureau has awarded a 660-place school in Lam Tin (south-eastern New Kowloon) to the Nord Anglia Education Group.  The school is… Read more…

UK University Application Experts In Hong Kong at Start of Worldwide Tour

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 24, 2013

The demand for UK higher education from Hong Kong students reached a new high in 2012 according to the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). In recognition of this,… Read more…

International School Crisis in Hong Kong

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, November 14, 2012

By 2016 Hong Kong could have a shortage of 4,200 primary school places despite planned expansion over the next five years, says Hong Kong’s Secretary for Education Eddie Ng in… Read more…

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