Coronavirus outbreak: impact on expatriates in China
Measures to thwart the spread of the virus in China have affected the quality of living throughout the country, limiting transport options and the availability of goods and services.
Hong Kong: Civil unrest
A series of protests since June has led to volatile security situations and the temporary closure of the city's international airport.
Christchurch, New Zealand: Terror Attacks
On 15 March 2019, at least 50 people were killed and another 50 were seriously injured during terror attacks on the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Mosque in Christchurch.
Tirana, Albania: Demonstrations
At the beginning of March, demonstrations continued on the streets of the Albanian capital, Tirana. Throughout February, several rallies broke out in the city, triggering clashes between protesters and police
Algiers, Algeria: Anti-government Protests
Algeria has experienced a series of anti-government protests across the country, including Algiers. Tens of thousands are protesting incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s candidacy for a fifth term in office in Algiers.
Caracas, Venezuela: Political Unrest
Caracas and other Venezuelan cities have been experiencing demonstrations calling for Nicolas Maduro to resign as president as well as the government that supports Maduro.
Khartoum, Sudan: Anti-government Protests
Since December 2018, a series of anti-government protests have erupted in Sudan, including Khartoum. Sudanese authorities have used tear gas, rubber bullets, and live ammunition to disperse protesters.
Employee mobility and Africa
Political instability and unrest are still common in some locations, and although infrastructure is improving, it remains work in progress.