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2011-09-29 09:00:00

Clements' commitment to expatriates and education continues with its third annual youth scholarship contest. The 2011 contest's exclusive use of social media allowed expatriate students from across the globe to participate in the contest. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Clements Worldwide, an international insurance solutions company, awarded a combined $10,000 scholarship prize to six expatriate students at the conclusion of a record 2011 Expat Youth Scholarship(EYS) contest,...

2011-08-07 00:02:29

The most visited expatriate's website worldwide, AlloExpat.com, offers a comprehensive information Center and social network to the expats community around the globe. Providing assistance to a global growing expatriate's community, the already successful website averaging 1.5 Million visitors monthly is now celebrating its 10th Year online anniversary and looks forward to an even greater promising future. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 06, 2011 AlloExpat.com, a Malaysia headquartered...

2011-01-11 14:57:51

"Vive la difference!" Seeing foreigners as foreign encourages local coworkers to assist them finds a Rotman study. Whether it's a company with local and ex-pat employees, countries in need of aid, or the elderly interacting with the young, a new research paper to be published in the journal Psychological Science says recognizing diversity can actually encourage people to help each other instead of sparking conflict. "The standard assumption has been that group-based differences serve as the...

2010-11-19 06:27:00

LIVERPOOL, England, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Littlewoods Europe has announced it is looking for Expats to take part in its new podcast. The retailer is looking for Expats who live in France, Spain, Portugal or Germany so it can interview them about what life is like as an Expat in the country they live in. Interviewees for the Littlewoods Europe Gust Podcast would then be put online on the Littlewoods Europe blog. If Expats agree to take part, the interview will be recorded either...

2010-09-15 10:30:00

ASHBURN, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- VIP Communications, Inc., a leading provider of international calling services and solutions, today announced the official release of its Expat Goods and Services Survey Report, a comprehensive report that provides an inside look at expat and immigrant communities from over 40 countries currently living in the United States. VIP Communications solicited feedback on a variety of subjects from more than 1,400 expat customers from six continents and...

2010-06-02 17:16:09

They live in enclaves with little contact with home or with the Mexican mainstream Baby boomers retiring in Mexico may find it's cheaper to live there than in Canada or the U.S., however, a study suggests retirees are often isolated both from their families back home "“ and from the mainstream of Mexican life. The study, by Jesse O'Brien of the University of Calgary, will be presented at the 2010 Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences taking place at Montreal's Concordia...

2010-05-10 07:59:00

LONDON and BUENOS ARIES, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Expat Info Desk City Guide Offers Information to Help Expats and Their Families Successfully Relocate to Argentina's Capital and Largest City Expat Info Desk (http://www.expatinfodesk.com), a comprehensive online information resource for expats worldwide, announced today that it has launched its latest guide, the Expat Info Desk City Guide(R) to Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires offers expatriates a low cost of living and...

2010-02-23 07:00:00

LONDON, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Written by Expats for Expats, new Site Offers Expat Info City Guides(R) - Unbiased and Timely On-Demand Guidebooks to Help Expats and their Families Successfully Relocate - Expat Info City Guides Are Available for More Than 30 Popular Destinations Worldwide, Along With Free Content Including News and Events Expat Info Desk (http://www.expatinfodesk.com), a comprehensive online information resource for expats worldwide, was...

2009-07-29 06:50:00

HOUSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- US Global Mail Inc. (http://www.usglobalmail.com) has announced it has released its new state-of-the-art website and launched its Expatriate USA program. The new website further enhances US Global Mail as a leading international e-commerce fulfillment company. US Global Mail's distribution network allows overseas consumers around the world to shop online in the United States and take advantage of package consolidation for shipping savings. "The new...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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