expats

The top-ranking countries for expats

As the world becomes more connected, the number of people living outside their home country is on the rise – more than 244 million globally, estimates the United Nations, up more than 40% since 2000. But as increasing numbers of people venture to new jobs and opportunities, what makes expats happy in their new hometown? To[…]

How Zika virus spread from Africa

Zika virus: What you need to know

The infection, which causes symptoms including mild fever, conjunctivitis and headache, has already been found in 21 countries in the Caribbean, North and South America. It has been linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains and some countries have advised women not to get pregnant. No treatment or vaccine is available. The[…]