Affinity and Purchasing Power: Asia Pacific Case Study

    Jul 20, 2021 @ 09:29 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

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    Jeff Hawk, AIRINC’s Vice President Americas, recently wrote about compensation challenges “How Does Your Job Offer Stack Up?”. My colleagues Adam Silver and Michael Joyce followed up with posts on how to attract talent if affinity between two locations is low.

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    Compensation Challenges: International Permanent Transfers

    Jun 22, 2021 @ 04:34 AM / by Brendon Attridge

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    In a follow-up to Jeff Hawk's "How Does Your Job Offer Stack Up?" post, Adam Silver looked at the challenges of "Attracting Talent" to a city that may be a difficult sell to employees. Then, in "Understanding the level of affinity between two locations can determine the success of a move," Michael Joyce examined the obstacles and options companies have when transferring an employee to a higher tax location. In this post I will look at the other side of the coin, attracting talent to a location with lower income tax.

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    What's happening with rental housing in Singapore?

    Nov 24, 2020 @ 02:15 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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    Singapore’s expatriate rental market is relatively stable despite more assignee departures than arrivals. While supply is greater than demand, sources say most incoming expatriates want to live in apartments close to MRT and schools. Many landlords of desirable apartments can continue to charge listed rents for now.

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    Hong Kong versus Singapore: Fragrant Harbor or The Garden City?

    Sep 09, 2020 @ 12:07 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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    Heung Gong – the Cantonese translation of Hong Kong means “Fragrant Harbor,” a name inspired by the city’s past as an incense trading port.

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    How is COVID-19 changing the rental market across Asia’s most expensive business hubs?

    Apr 19, 2020 @ 08:07 PM / by Natalie Tong

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    While no one can predict when the COVID-19 outbreak will be contained, the pandemic has firmly stalled and reversed rising property trends across Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore. AIRINC spoke to industry experts across Asia’s most dynamic business hubs to understand the unique characteristics of each market and what changes and opportunities lie ahead.

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    APAC Global Mobility Breakfast Briefings in Hong Kong and Singapore [Event]

    May 14, 2019 @ 08:00 PM / by Natalie Tong

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    You are invited to join AIRINC and your global mobility peers for a breakfast briefing discussion on: Flexibility in global mobility programs, hosted in Hong Kong and Singapore!

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    Why is it so expensive to own a car in Singapore?

    Apr 14, 2019 @ 07:45 PM / by Alex Davis

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    Singapore can be one of the most expensive places in the world to purchase a vehicle because of the Certificate of Entitlement (COE), which is required for purchasing a car and allows for ownership for a period of ten years. Singapore uses a Vehicle Quota System (VQS) to determine the number of COEs made available to the public.

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    Upcoming APAC Events!

    Dec 02, 2016 @ 12:05 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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    RES Connect: Gender-Inclusive Global Mobility Events - Singapore and Hong Kong

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