Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

UAE exploring possibility of introducing new taxes

The government of the UAE is considering introducing new taxes in addition to the 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT) due to come into...

Saudi to announce launch of household allowance system

Saudi Arabia’s government will announce on Tuesday the launch of a system of financial allowances to help low and middle-income households cope with the...

Treat yourself at these dreamy dessert spots across Saudi Arabia

DAMMAM: We are firm believers in the popular saying “dessert does not go to the stomach, it goes straight to the heart.” Well, not...

UAE: Bank accounts must for Pakistani expats

Dubai: The Pakistan government will soon make it mandatory for all expatriates from the country to open bank accounts back home to be able...

What is Bitcoin, and how you can mine it at your...

Bitcoin, as you may know, has been in the headlines for quite some time now, thanks to its meteoric rise. As we write, it's...

6 Dubai highlights to look forward to in 2018

2017 has been an eventful year for the UAE in terms of tech advancements. Be it testing the flying taxis to getting robocops for...

Dubai Shopping Festival to start on December 26

Dubai: Dates for one of the most-anticipated events of the year - The Dubai Shopping Festival (DFS) - were announced on Wednesday, from December...

8,000 govt jobs filled by expats should be Emiratised, FNC hears

There are currently 8,000 administrative government jobs filled by expats in the UAE, which should be filled by Emiratis instead, heard the Federal National...

Vehicle registration and licensing fees revised across UAE

Abu Dhabi: A new unified federal fee structure for vehicle registration and testing as well as driver licensing has come into effect nationwide, according...

Bahrain: Vegetable seller is accused of selling drugs

A VEGETABLE seller allegedly sold marijuana by hiding it among vegetables, a court heard.The 30-year-old Indian was arrested when he agreed to sell BD120...

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