Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

UAE – New rules for foreign investors

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

UAE – New visa rules for students

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

The state Kuwait is in

The FTSE Russell index provided a major boost to the fortunes of the Kuwait Stock Exchange when it upgraded the bourse to emerging market...

Abu Dhabi municipality fees more than double

Municipality fees in Abu Dhabi will rise to up to 7.5 per cent in the case of residential villas, according to the website of...

Abu Dhabi introduces 30% alcohol tax 

Abu Dhabi today introduces a 30 per cent tax on alcohol sold in off-licence outlets.Retailers have received a circular informing them about the introduction...

UAE Introduces New Visa Plan

The UAE has announced now legislation governing foreign workers’ insurance in the private sector, as well as a legislative package of visa facilitation.The measures...

UAE: 80% ‘not consuming daily level of protein’ – Report

A staggering 80 per cent of UAE residents claim that they do not reach the reference daily intake of protein on a daily basis,...

World Cup 2018: Russia wins Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opener

Russia swept past Saudi Arabia and their frail defence to make the perfect start to their World Cup 2018 campaign.The watching world did not...

Saudi confirms Eid Al-Fitr on Friday; Shawwal moon sighted

The crescent of the Shawwal moon was seen in Saudi Arabia on Thursday evening by the moon-sighting committee. Therefore, Friday will be the first...

Bahrain: 5 days off for public sector employees

Employees in Bahrain’s public sector will have a five-day holiday to mark Eid Al Fitr.Under a circular issued by Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin...

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