Thursday, April 19, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Good news: 210,000 new jobs for Saudi expats – Report

More than 350,000 new jobs are likely to be created in the Kingdom, said an official report issued by the General Authority for Statistics...

Saudi: More than 1,500 expats leave the country everyday

As many as 811,000 expatriates have left the Kingdom on final exit visa in the past 18 months, Al-Hayat Arabic newspaper reported on Wednesday...

Extra fee for baggage handling at Dubai International Airport

Passengers travelling through Dubai International airport will have to pay additional charges for extra-size baggage that requires manual handling. The new fee is in...

Bahrain: Two expat women arrested for attacking cops

Two Asian women were sentenced to one-year imprisonment yesterday for attacking and abusing a policewoman, while resisting arrest. The court also ordered to deport them, once...

Dubai: Smart Number Plates that connect directly to Police soon to...

Dubai's authorities are planning to introduce a digital number plate capable of tracking drivers locations and informing the police of bad driving.The new plates...

India ‘bans’ emigrants from taking up fishing jobs in Gulf

The government has temporarily stopped giving emigration clearance to seafarers to be employed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain in fishing vessels and...

Saudi Expat found dead near Bahrain Shores

An Asian man found dead near Bahrain shore by coastguards was identified as 28-year-old Saravana Ramachandran on the evening of 5th April. According to the family members of...

Sharjah: Bomb hoax creates panic among residents

A mysterious case was found at the entrance of a building near the Two Dirhams Center on Al Estiqlal Street that looked like a...

Dubai: More than 12,000 fines for using mobile phones while driving

More than 12,000 traffic fines were issued to motorists for using their mobile phones behind the wheel during the last three months, a drop...

Oman: 20 Expat women arrested for dressing ‘inappropriately’

Omani police arrested 20 expatriate women for dressing inappropriately in public places, a statement released by the Royal Oman Police (ROP) on Friday. According...

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