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Home Country

The country in which one was born, regardless of where one currently lives. One's home country may have tax and other consequences. For example, one born in the United States is a citizen of the United States and so may be taxed on worldwide income, whether or not one lives there.
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Getting trainees to return to their home countries once training is completed is a problem for all science programs.
Among home countries represented here are companies from the United States, Korea, Canada, Spain, Israel, Peru and Switzerland.
For example, if some non-EC financial firms were to be placed at a competitive disadvantage in EC markets, pressures could be created for retaliatory measures in the firms' home countries. Within the Community, the program for completion of the internal market might be associated with increased political pressures for a more protectionist policy on external trade.
The Visa Support Services Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Administration Development, Labour and Social Affairs, has held a seminar to explain the details of an initiative that allows expatriate workers to complete Qatar residency permit (RP) procedures in their home countries. The project covers procedures such as fingerprinting and biometric data processing, medical examination and the signing of work contracts for expatriates abroad, the MoI said on Twitter on Thursday.
Santhosh Chandran DOHA The process that will make it possible to complete the residency procedures such as medical check-up of expatriate workers in their home countries before they come to Qatar will be completed by the end of this year.
Summary: In implementation of the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has helped the repatriation of 130 released prisoners of different nationalities to their home countries after paying off their flight tickets.
n An agreement signed between the UAE and other Gulf Cooperation Council countries four years ago allows prisoners to serve their terms in their home countries.
The R-MWC Admissions and Financial Aid offices are a closely integrated team; the counselor who works with international recruitment has become well versed on the basic principals of financial aid, and she develops close relationships with prospective students by traveling to their home countries. Since she meets many students and families during her travels, her ability to help determine a student's eligibility for both merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid is greatly enhanced.
But any such `private' deal with the other home countries would be used against the FA by their opponents who have been trying for years to dilute home association influence by uniting them.
Summary: The recently announced price cuts in medicines will encourage patients, especially Asians, to buy drugs locally rather than from their home countries, drug makers and experts have said.
The promotion has been timed when many residents plan their summer vacations to their home countries.
Summary: DUBAI -- The initiative to carry out medical screening of expatriate workers in their home countries has been successful, according to Health Ministry officials.