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Living in South Korea: Housing types

Turn back the clock to the year 2000 and you would have found fewer than 500,000 foreign nationals living in South Korea. Today, official figures suggest the tally is closer to 2 million. How have the South Koreans solved this population squeeze? By building upwards rather than outwards.

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The secrets of Japan's high life expectancy

Year after year, Japan has topped the international league tables for life expectancy. So why is life expectancy in Japan higher than in other developed countries?

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An expat’s guide to housing in Metro Manila

Half a million people live there – and another half a million go to work there every day.

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Tempura – The history of Japan’s unique fried food

Tempura is one of the most common Japanese dishes served outside of Japan. Along with sushi, it’s synonymous with ‘Japanese food’ in the minds of many.

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Where to go for a Moroccan Hammam in Dubai

Steam, scrubbing and a sense of well-being – the characteristics of the traditional Moroccan Hammam. Over the centuries, the hammam has spread far beyond Morocco across North Africa and towards Turkey and the Middle East. 

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10 things expats should know about living in Dubai

Get the inside track before moving to one of the most popular expatriate destinations

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Would you know your moratorium from your full medical underwriting?

What every expat needs to know before buying international medical insurance

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The Rise of the Expat-Preneur

Learn more about the expat-preneur with this infographic, which combines expat expertise and research to chart this pioneering group.

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Malaria and dengue pose an increasing threat to expats

With more than half the world’s population at risk from these diseases, what can you do to prevent contracting them?

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Popular Arabic words and phrases for Dubai

Plan before you go by learning these simple, essential phrases 

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A day in the life of an air ambulance doctor 

Dr Patel talks to Aetna International about what it’s like to be an air ambulance doctor

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4 typical treatment costs in Dubai

Medical facilities in Dubai are very good, but what are the comparative costs for some larger treatments?

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Smoking tobacco and the way it damages your organs 

We all know that smoking can cause fatal health problems, but what’s happening to your organs when this damage occurs? 

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8 delicious tropical fruits for good health

Natures superfoods; help prevent medical issues with these nutritious tropical fruits

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Expatriates face exceptionally high levels of stress

How your health insurance provider can help you to access first rate support

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Expatriate management
 

Key insights into the working habits and successes of expat assignments
 

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Living in South Korea: Housing types

How does S.Korea’s housing differ from the rest of the world? We take a look at the three types of dwelling you’re most likely to find.

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