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British Nationals Abroad : Insurance Stats

British ConsulateThis year the British Embassy in Bangkok has again highlighted the issue of insurance while abroad. The FCO has come up with the latest stats for insurance issues while Brits are abroad. Always ensure that you have proper travel insurance when you go abroad. It is your responsibility.

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Singapore : Local Customs and Laws

British ConsulateIf you are considering moving to Singapore then consider some of the following customs and laws of the country. You can contact the British High Commission in Singapore for more direction and advice or speak to a local attorney at a Singaporean law firm as listed on this website.

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Strange Laws and customs abroad

British ConsulateGoing abroad normally works out well however problem do occur where people do not always understand the local customs or laws. This might seem strange however the FCO has made an info-graphic of some of these customs to keep Brits abroad out of trouble.

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Death in Hong Kong (Expat & Tourist Information)

British ConsulateIf someone has died while in Hong Kong then you will need to contact the British Consulate in Hong Kong for assistance. They do provide consular assistance for family members of those who had died. Below is a list of what they can and cannot do. There is also a list of undertakers and estimated cost of repatriation of the mortal remains.

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FCO British Assistance Abroad

British ConsulateIf you enjoyed the last update on the British Abroad series then these are the stats for 2015 for consular assistance while abroad issued by the Foreign Office. Some changes to the stats however very interesting considering how certain locations had changed.

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Hong Kong Jitters BN(O) Renewals Rise

British ConsulateWith political jitters in Hong Kong there has also been an increase in the number of applications from those renewing their BNO passports. After a steady decline in BNO renewals there has again been a marked uptick in the renewals of BNO passports.

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