Friday, November 2, 2012


  • Caribbean-Americans Living Overseas Urged to Request Absentee Ballots

    Print Story Print This Story. Caribbean-Americans Living Overseas Urged to Request Absentee Ballots. SOUTH FLORIDA - Caribbean-Americans living abroad number in the thousands.

  • Kiwis living overseas could aid growth

    OPINION: I'm writing this column shortly after giving a presentation at a Kea-organised function on the short-term prospects for New Zealand's economy to a group of almost 50 Kiwis and other interested people in the ambassador's residence at the New ...

  • Migrants lured by the lucky country

    While most people -- nearly 60 per cent -- have not moved from their present address in the past five years, 1.2 million people, or 6.4 per cent of the population, were living overseas five years ago, up from 4.8 per cent at the 2001 census. These ...

  • Best Volunteer

    For the past 12 years Margaret Shaw, of Copnor, Portsmouth, has helped poor children living overseas through Samaritan's Purse International Relief.

  • Military voters can be rope in political tugs-of-war

    Through Oct. 28, a total of 846,442 military personnel, voting-age dependents and U.S. civilians living overseas had downloaded the Federal Post-Card Application (FPCA) from the website run by the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP).

  • Can overseas Malaysians contribute?

    Roughly making up 20% of the crowd size, the question-and-answer session following the screening reminded me of the aspirations Malaysians living overseas continue to have about their country, back home. The interactions I have with Malaysians in ...

  • Benefits for 40000 children abroad

    Child benefit is paid out to the families of more than 40,000 youngsters living overseas, new Government figures show. According to the latest data, handouts were made to 23,855 families across Europe - with the payouts affecting 40,251 children.

  • Facebook 'the virtual marae' for Maori expats

    Social networking website Facebook is becoming "the virtual marae" for Maori living overseas and away from their iwi and hapu, Massey University student Acushla Dee O'Carroll says.

  • Vermont Secretary of State agrees to Nov. 16 deadline for small number of ...

    The federal agency recently sued the state for failing to send more than 20 percent of absentee ballots to military service members, their families and U.S.

  • Indigenous opera singer heads abroad

    The dream of living overseas and becoming a famous singer is almost a reality for Indigenous opera singer Don Bemrose. Opening the Dreamtime AFL Match in language in 2011, Bemrose is now taking his voice to the next level, as has just been accepted ...

  • Moving to France

    This is part of a series of travel stories in which retirees living overseas, full time or part time, profile their adopted locales.

  • New Zealand's population hits 4444444

    "While the new resident could be a New Zealander flying home after living overseas, or a new migrant, they're most likely to be a new baby, as that's where most of our population growth is coming from," population statistics manager Andrea Blackburn said.

  • 'Obamacare' will benefit all Americans

    As an former Catonsville resident living overseas, I've experienced the advantages of having a national health care program.

  • Democrats Abroad Taiwan to hold US election events

    Democrats Abroad Taiwan to hold US election events. Special to The China Post--Americans living overseas will attend election-watch events and celebrations, and Democrats Abroad Taiwan has scheduled activities in three of Taiwan's major cities on Nov.

  • Nawaz hails Overseas Pakistanis' contribution towards nation building process

    LONDON: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif has said that he considers Pakistanis living overseas as an asset for Pakistan and appreciates their valuable contributions towards nation building process.

  • Supreme Court refuses to hear case to block early voting in Ohio

    Obama's campaign and Ohio Democrats had sued state officials over changes in state law that took away the three days of voting for most people but made exceptions for military personnel and Ohioans living overseas. Posted: October 16, 2012 - 5:28pm ...

  • European expatriates give more to Obama, Asian expatriates more to Romney

    Americans living overseas are a poorly researched, largely opaque segment that can hardly be bothered to vote. In the 2008 presidential election, only 7 percent of the U.S.

  • Karwa Chauth charms Sindhi community

    Married Indian women living overseas are also attracted towards Karwa Chauth. "I am a Sindhi and my husband is Bengali.

  • Born overseas to American parents, but unable to vote

    For hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens living overseas, election day means barbeques, embassy functions, and following the election results on TV or the Internet.

  • There's no place like home - Christchurch Airport

    Mainlanders living overseas can expect to have their memory jogged about all the things they love at home. Christchurch Airport and Kea (Kiwi Expats' Association) are joining forces to remind passionate off-shore Kiwis what's hot at home.

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