The residency scheme offers two types of residencies, a permanent one and a one year renewable residency.
They point out that out of the half million unemployed locals, 200,000 of them graduates, most don’t have the required technical skills.
Five Britons living in the Netherlands and two expat organisations took the British government to court in January.
Not only is Thailand ageing faster than its neighbours, but it is also becoming an increasingly popular retirement option for foreigners attracted by its agreeable climate, low living and health costs and culture of service.
The HSBC Expat Explorer survey says the community finds it easy to find accommodation, organise healthcare and arrange childcare and schooling.
Nationals from China, Japan, United Kingdom and Iran, make up majority of foreigners who choose Johor Baru, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore as favourites.
Expats cite Malaysia's affordability, transport infrastructure and internet facilities as factors which draw them to the country.
How is it that one has to sport a "special" look or have a "special skin tone" or be of a "special ethnicity", before one can be treated special by one's own kind?
According to a newly released ranking of the top 10 expat destinations around the world, the happiest expats live in Taiwan.
HSBC Expat Explorer survey says expats in Malaysia believe making friends is important to make them feel at home.