Monday, April 23, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Saudi: Luxury Buses With Live TV Now a Reality

The Saudi Public Transport Company (Sabtco) has announced the launch of new luxury bus services between cities with live TV and Wi-Fi.Director of external...

Saudi: Expat students start leaving as exams are over

International community schools in the Kingdom have received requests from a large number of students for transfer certificates (or school leaving certificates) as their...

Bahrain: 5-year Jail term for Expat selling fake gold

The Supreme Court of Appeals had upheld a five-year jail term given to a Pakistani national for selling over BD30,000 worth of fake gold...

Saudi: Here’s what crown prince says about future of expats

Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, spoke about the future of foreign workers in a recent interview. His statement...

Dubai leads the world in quality of roads: RTA chief

Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, in Dubai, has stated that...

Bahrain: MPs seek to replace expat staff in hospitals

Bahrain's MPs have presented a bill that seeks to compel private health institutions to employ Bahrainis over expats. First tabled by the First Deputy Speaker...

Qatar approves draft law on property ownership by foreigners

Qatar announced approval of a draft law on regulating the ownership and use of properties by foreigners, media reports said on Thursday.The decision was...

Bahrain: School threatens to sue parents for defamation

Bahrain's DT News reports on a fast escalating row between the management of the Indian School Bahrain (ISB) and a group of parents, with...

Saudi: 83% of second citizenship applicants are expat families

Eighty-three per cent of high net worth people applying for a second passport in Saudi Arabia are families, according to Citizenship Invest, a market...

Earthquake tremors felt in Bahrain

Some people in Bahrain posted on social media that they felt tremors and were evacuated from high-rise buildings. The tremors were felt around 9.35...

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