MUST READ: SA expatriate in Philippines dismisses high life myth

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Cape Town - South Africans working abroad hardly live extravagantly or travel the world over - and the job  comes at the painful cost of friends and family, according to a Fin24 user working in the Philippines.

Robin James Clare-Talbot has several years experience in mining, petro-chemical and power projects and worked on Kusile and Medupi power plants in South Africa.

He added his voice to fears over plans by the South African government to tax expatriates working in non-tax jurisdictions.

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