Immigrating to Japan (Options and Insights)

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Japan is one of the most welcoming countries for immigrants in the world. It has an immigrant population that has grown to 1.3 million people, which makes up 2% of its total population. The country has a reputation for being friendly and generous with foreign talent, but there are still some challenges that you will face when immigrating to Japan. … Read More

Broken Border and How The Community Has Adjusted with Jan Mendoza

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast0 Comments

GFA351. In today’s podcast, we are showcasing upcoming speakers for the Cross Border Matchmaker – which is on Friday May 21 – evening Asia time, afternoon in Europe, and morning in Americas. We will discuss some of the topics, some of the speakers, members, programs, and what to expect. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/brokenborder/.

First Indonesia COVID-19 Case Makes Amazing Moves to Coming Out Stronger – with Ratri Anindyajati

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast0 Comments

GFA311. Covid survivor story. Today’s show is a little less business and more about Covid. It’s an interesting story of Ratri and her family as the first COVID cases in Indonesia. Experiencing the nightmare of getting Covid as well as how society treated them. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/covid-survivor-story.

Stuck in China, Legal Battle Results with John Graham Harper

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Immigration, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA308. We had John on earlier in 2019 about his business deal gone bad and being Stuck in China on episode 247, so definitely listen in to that show if you haven’t already. He has an update on what happened, what he learned, and most important, what he suggests for others on this week’s show. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/stuck-in-china-update.

Triple Header: # 300, Foreigners Sleeping on Streets of China

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Culture, Ecommerce, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Sales, Travel0 Comments

GFA300. Triple header for episode # 300. From talking about my birthday and being quarantined, to going back to sourcing in the midst of this global pandemic and lockdown, and a foreigner’s experience sleeping in the streets of China outside his own Guangzhou apartment complex. All this and more so tune in. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/300th.

Coronavirus Shut Out & Stuck Between China & Thailand with Zack Franklin

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA297. Stuck outside of China. This one today will keep you on the edge of your seat as we listen to Zack Franklin – a regular on the show and a really good friend of mine share his horrible experience with the whole coronavirus nightmare and how he ended up stuck outside of China. Let’s tune in. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/stuck.

Wild Wild East Story with Devin Ehrig

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Ecommerce, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel1 Comment

GFA293. In this week’s show, we try to lighten up the whole situation a bit here so we have a fun one with Devin Ehrig who is a really good friend of mine. We talk about wild wild east story about good old times in this crazy ventures in China. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/wild-wild-east-story.

Global Health Emergency and its Effect on Global Economy

Billy BeardBlog, Lifestyle, Living, Travel0 Comments

What is the impact of global health emergency happening right now on the global economy? The start of the year 2020 did not seem to be all promising. January was filled with news of conflicts, disasters, calamities and death. These unfortunate events, some at catastrophic levels, sprawled globally. US, Middle East, Australia, Asia, Europe and other parts of the world found themselves facing these battles head-on.

Expat Life Compared to USA Life with Chapin Kreuter with Chapin Kreuter

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA286. Welcome to Global From Asia episode 286 – the last one for 2019. It’s getting towards the end of the year and I thought we’d have a fun little conversation talking about how we change when we become expats living overseas for awhile. It’s a fun conversation with businessman and podcaster Chapin Kreuter who hosts the podcast Misfits and Rejects. Let’s tune in! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode286.

Is It Still Safe To Do Business in/with Hong Kong? (Plus Mike’s Journey)

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA269. is Hong Kong still safe for business? So this is another show that’s tricky and I try to get certain people on the show. Today, we have Chris Thomas from The Australian Seller Show. He’s been a longtime supporter of Global From Asia and is here to talk about the future of Hong Kong business. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode269.

Destruction of America’s Middle Class, Perspectives From A Blue Collar American with Gary Garneau

Michael MicheliniCulture, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast2 Comments

GFA267. In this episode, I bring in my Uncle Gary to talk about the gutting of the American blue collar worker. Gary Garneau is a well-read, opinionated person who shares his amazing perspectives about a lot of things including tariffs and policies that have been happening. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode267.

Breaking Comfort Zones, Journey To Full Time Entrepreneur with Tommy Griffith

Michael MicheliniBusiness, Lifestyle, Living, Podcast0 Comments

GFA260. We got on the show an old time listener Tommy Griffith, founder of ClickMinded. We had a discussion about moving full-time entrepreneurship when you’re actually enjoying what you do in your day job and moving your lifestyle and the adjustments and some of the the ups and downs and rollercoaster. Tommy is going full-time and growing his business. Hopefully this motivates some of you to maybe get out of your comfort zone.

Hong Kong Tears: On The Ground Recap of What’s Happening with Chris Moore

Michael MicheliniCulture, Culture (Lifestyle), Lifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA259. While we talk about and focus on business – Amazon FBA, ecommerce, cross border trade, business – what is happening in Hong Kong is a historic event and relevant to the future of business there. When I saw my friend Chris Moore proudly share on his Facebook that he was tear gassed – I knew we had our guest. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode259.

The Story Of How We Become Expats with Mikkel Thorup

Michael MicheliniLifestyle, Living, Podcast, Travel0 Comments

GFA252. Today we are talking about Expats. Our guest today is an Expat veteran who is also the host of the podcast Expat Money Show. Mikkel Thorup travels around the world and has visited more than 100 countries including Colombia, North Korea, Zimbabwe and Iran. For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode252.

EB-5 Investment Immigration

Billy BeardBlog, Immigration, Lifestyle, Living, Travel0 Comments

What is EB-5?
EB-5 is the fifth preference of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in granting permanent residency / green card to foreign investors. Under the EB-5 program, entrepreneurs or investors are eligible to apply for permanent residency provided that they are willing to invest at least $500,000 to $1,000,000.