Expatriate in Myanmar (Burma) - A Guide for Newcomers contains over 360 pages of practical and timely information for those who want to learn more about the country, its culture and expatriate life in this newly emerging Southeast Asian frontier destination. Inside this comprehensive book you will find accurate and up-to-date information to guide your move and stay in country. Each chapter has been well researched and fact-checked by in-country experts. The book includes chapters on: Know before you go: Information you need to make your decision on whether to move and how to prepare Housing options for long and short term stays Neighborhoods of Yangon, working with local realtors, negotiating home leases and setting up your new home Pre-School, Elementary and High School’s listings in Myanmar (Burma) and Boarding school options in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia Health Care Concerns and Cautions, Listing of Expatriate Clinics, Hospitals and other Medical Providers in Myanmar (Burma), Singapore and Bangkok Precautionary measures to protect your health and personal safety while living in Myanmar Enjoying your life - Clubs, local organizations, churches, volunteer opportunities and fitness and sports options. Restaurant and club guide for Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyitaw Markets, supermarkets, shopping malls and specialty shops Yangon, Mandalay and Naypitaw Traveling within the country, places to explore near each major city, travel agents and information on the country’s air, train and water transportation systems Public and private transportation options for travel within the city, driving and traffic regulations Hiring and managing household staff; includes salary guidelines and hiring hints Coping in a cash-based economy, opening a bank account, banking options Telecommunications and Internet Choices Country and Culture Overview Guide to setting up a business Pet Import and Pet Health Customs Import and Visa Regulations Embassy Listings With over 60 color photographs, country, cultural and business overviews, maps, tables and useful appendices, this book will be your go to source for information both before and throughout your stay.