Royal Caribbean to buy an island in Vanuatu

Contents: About Vanuatu Royal Caribbean to Buy an Island in Vanuatu Conclusion About Vanuatu Vanuatu is an island country in the South Pacific. This archipelago spreads for more than a mile and is within a three-hour flight from Australia and an hour from Fiji. Its 82 islands of volcanic origin are known for their well-preserved flora and fauna, gorgeous beaches with crystal clear water and stunning underwater world. The Vanuatu’s government pays a special attention to preserving the natural environment and supporting sustainable development. Royal Caribbean to Buy an Island in Vanuatu This week Royal Caribbean made public that it plans to buy an island in Vanuatu and develop a […]

Second Citizenship by Investment Checklist

CONTENTS: Introduction Second Citizenship by Investment Checklist Conclusion Introduction So, you’ve decided to get a citizenship by investment (CBI). Next question is what you should do before you become a person with a dual citizenship. For one, your new status will bring you a bunch of opportunities, for another, new responsibilities will come along with it. Thus, the right way would be to think over all major questions related to your new status before you get it. This way you may enhance your future benefits and avoid possible inconveniences. To help you with your homework we composed a second citizenship by investment checklist (below). For obvious reasons this list cannot […]

The Pacific Islands Forum in Vanuatu

The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) is an intergovernmental organization of the 18 South Pacific countries including Australia and New Zealand. It’s the region’s principal political and economic forum, where many questions related to the reginal cooperation are discussed and many multilateral agreements are signed. The last the 50th PIF was held in August 2019 in Tuvalu. The next 2020 PIF will be held in Vanuatu. The host of this year forum is a tiny island state Tuvalu. This is an archipelago consisting of eight atolls which are just few meters above the sea level. No surprising that the country is very sensitive to the climate change issues, because with the […]

Visa Free Entry to Thailand Is Under Scrutiny

On August 20, 2019 the government of Thailand did not support the proposal on granting the citizens of China and India a visa free entry to Thailand. Such is an outcome of a struggle in the Thai cabinet between those, who wanted the visa waiver to bring more money into the country and those who sounded the alarm about possible security risks. The Tourism and Sports Ministry, which made this proposal, argued that it would be greatly beneficial for the Thai tourism and economy in general. Under the proposal Chinese and Indians would be able to come to the country visa-free and stay for up to 30 days. The visa […]

EB-5 Program New Regulations Coming

EB-5 Program new regulations are coming. They are in the final stage and will be published soon. On the occasion some US immigration lawyers and other immigration practitioners sound the alarm about “possible demise of the U.S. EB5 investor immigration program”. We think that the alleged threat to the EB-5 Program of being destroyed is somewhat inflated. The EB-5 investor immigration program did not change a lot since its inception 29 years ago. This is both good and bad. It’s good in terms of its consistency and predictability. It’s bad, because it looks outdated in many ways. And it’s not just about inflation, which is not reflected in the EB-5 […]