Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

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...

UAE: Job Visa Rules Changed; Expats life is easier now!

UAE has just announced major changes to foreign worker insurance procedures, as well as visa legislation.The Cabinet of the UAE, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed...

Bahrain: Salary Issues Resolved After Expats Protest

Workers having to protest in order to receive their salaries is a regrettable state of affairs, said General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) ...

Bahrain: Work Started to Improve Traffic Signals On Key Highway

Bahraini authorities have started the implementation of Phase One of development works to improve traffic signals on Shaikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah Highway.Advanced...

5 minors leaving to Riyadh as OFWs intercepted

Immigration officials from Philippines stopped five teenage girls from leaving after they were found to have used falsified documents in a bid to work...

Abu Dhabi Reduces Tourism Fees

The Abu Dhabi Executive Committee has approved a proposal to reduce tourism fees from 6 per cent to 3.5 percent and municipality fees from...

Is Bahrain ensuring a sustainable economic growth?

Bahrain is experiencing a turnaround in various unconventional industries, other than the newly discovered oil and gas reserves, including aviation, agriculture and real estate.Real...

Sharjah: Over 12,800 fined for walking across streets

More than12,800 people were caught and fines between January and May for crossing roads from non-designated areas in Sharjah, police said.The number is higher...

Bahrain: Expats protest for unpaid salaries

Labourers of a private contracting company held a protest march towards the Labour Court yesterday over the non-payment of their salaries.The labourers, mainly from...

Sharjah: Expat jumps to death from 7th floor

A 36-year-old Pakistani national jumped from the seventh floor of a highrise in Sharjah and landed violently on a car parked under the building...

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