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.
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.
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.
Thinking of moving to Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico is known for a lot of things including its famous beaches, vibrant music, rums, food, sports, coffee, festivals, colonial towns, boxing champs, colorful arts and crafts and its people. Learn the benefits of moving to Puerto Rico as well as how to go about it.
If you want to move to a country that has very low crime rates compared to elsewhere in the world, consider moving to New Zealand. It has a few endemic diseases and it claims to be the world’s least corrupt country. Sounds like an attractive place to live in, right? If you plan to relocate to New Zealand permanently, this article might help you get your dream come true. Read on to learn more on how to get New Zealand citizenship.
Are you interested in getting a Mexican Citizenship? Moving cross country for business and investments is nothing new. It’s one way of taking your business global especially if you are positioning yourself in a strategic location. One of the countries often mentioned is Mexico. But before you rush to pack your bags and move to Mexico, you have to be able to answer why Mexico.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North Korea is one of the world’s most secretive and isolated countries. It’s a pretty interesting country because of its well-preserved culture and beautiful landscapes. If you are interested to learn more or perhaps move and live in North Korea, this articles tells you all about North Korea Immigration.
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.
Getting a citizenship is not easy for everybody. In fact, getting a second citizenship may take years, a large amount of money, and enough resources. Nevertheless, don’t be discouraged, as this article is titled “Easiest Countries to Get Citizenship”, apparently, there are easier or maybe faster ways to get a dual citizenship – it may not really be the “easiest” as easy as pie, but easier compared to other countries.
Using the MTR makes it easier for anyone to reach their destinations, whether you’re a tourist who wish to go to Hongkong Disneyland or someone who wish to do business in Shenzhen, China. Yes, you read it right, you could use the MTR to even cross the border. Shenzhen also has the similar cashless payment system like the Octopus which is called a “Shenzhen Tong”.
Apartment hunting in China isn’t easy, especially if you don’t speak or read Chinese. Honestly, finding an apartment in China can be an excruciating and challenging task, and if not properly done, you might end up encountering horrible housing scams and nightmares. Read on for some advice on apartment hunting for foreigners moving to China.
China is the world’s largest manufacturer and it has the second largest economy next to the United States. For this reason, China plays an important role in the global economy. Unsurprisingly, many expats relocate to China for business purposes. If you are one of those, it is important to read this blog about China global tax.