Singapore Income Tax Responsibilities for Expats

Reading Time: 2 minutesTaxes are one of the things that plays most heavily on people’s minds when they are thinking about moving abroad. Most people are well-versed in the tax laws of their own countries but know very little about tax laws in other jurisdictions. It’s quite normal to be unsure of what you will be responsible for, […]

What Expats Need to Know About Property Rental in Singapore

Reading Time: 4 minutesMany expats look forward to moving to Singapore for it’s top-quality restaurants, international population and reputation as one of the cleanest and safest places in the world. While Singapore is known for it’s high quality of life, that quality comes with a price. The cost of living in this modern metropolis is notoriously high and […]

A Primer To Buying A Condo or Apartment in Thailand

Reading Time: 3 minutesMany people dream of having a place to call their own in the bustling metropolis of Bangkok or one of the gorgeous Thai islands. It’s not hard to go through the purchasing process for a lovely Thai apartment, condo, duplex or townhouse. Just follow a few simple steps and your new keys could be in […]

Five Things to Know About Retiring in Thailand

Reading Time: 3 minutesMany people dream of retiring to a peaceful Thai village or in a small town by the sea on a Thai island. Thankfully, Thailand is a place that encourages retirees by offering them a special visa.  Here we explain how to retire in Thailand and what steps to follow and what paperwork needs to be […]

Four Considerations Before Litigation: Sun Tzu’s Art of War

Reading Time: 4 minutesLitigation with its myriad outcomes closely resembles war. Many of us also hold on to a mistaken belief that our legal system always upholds justice – but on closer observation, we would realise that there are obstacles to winning a case, based purely on our sense of righteousness. Foolproof contracts may become void at the […]

Curveball Series: Mental Incapacity & the LPA

Reading Time: 9 minutesWhat would you do, if you could not move any part of your body, but were fully aware of your surroundings – and the only movement that could be observed by others, was the blinking of your eyes? As the result of a massive stroke suffered at age 43, French journalist Jean-Dominique Bauby became physically […]

Curveball Series: Advance Medical Directive (AMD)

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Curveball Series was created with helping readers in stressful and emotional situations caused by unpredictable events that are life-changing. As much as we do not wish to lose control over our decision-making ability, there are multiple ways we could lose autonomy over choices we presently exercise without a second thought. In some situations, we […]