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Living and Working in Hong Kong Rachel Wright

Living and  Working in Hong Kong By Rachel Wright

Living and Working in Hong Kong by Rachel Wright


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Summary

Organised into three main sections: Living, Working and Leisure, this book describes what to expect from life in Hong Kong, and how to get the most from your time there. You'll find plenty of current information together with a helpful insight into life there, drawn from interviews with a broad cross-section of the expatriate community.

Living and Working in Hong Kong Summary

Living and Working in Hong Kong: The Complete, Practical Guide to Expatriate Life in China's Gateway by Rachel Wright

This book is for anyone planning to live and work in Hong Kong. You may be a young single expat planning to come to Hong Kong to work and play, or a couple with a young family needing to address safety, health and education issues on top of everyday living, or people looking to put away savings for their retirement. The book is organised into three main sections: Living, Working and Leisure, and gives flavourful descriptions of what to expect from life in Hong Kong. It covers all you need to know to make the most of your time there. Each chapter includes up-to-date information, and well-informed opinion and comment. Quotes drawn from interviews with a broad cross-section of the expatriate community in Hong Kong provide useful insights into life there and invest the book with the colour and authenticity of personal experience.

About Rachel Wright

Rachel Wright has lived in Hong Long for years and works as a writer, researcher and teacher. Before that she obtained a PhD at Oxford University and spent some time living and working in Beijing. She has written on educational issues for the South China Morning Post.

Table of Contents

Part One: Living in Hong Kong; 1. The reality of life in Hong Kong; 2. The cost of living; 3. Arriving at the airport; 4. Getting around; 5. Accommodation; 6. Food; 7. Shopping; 8. Having and raising children; 9. Health; 10. Money; 11. Society; 12. Marriage and bereavement; Part two: Working in Hong Kong; 13. Work; 14. Professional women in Hong Kong; 15. English language teaching; 16. Professional development; 17. Volunteering; Part Three: Leisure in Hong Kong; 18. The local arts scene; 19. Sports; 20. Interest groups; 21. Classes; 22. Places to visit; 23. The great outdoors; 24. Travel; 25. Bars, nightclubs and after-hours entertainment; 26. Sex in the city;

Additional information

GOR001934519
9781845280130
184528013X
Living and Working in Hong Kong: The Complete, Practical Guide to Expatriate Life in China's Gateway by Rachel Wright
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2004-12-24
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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