Sunday, November 18, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Less foreign investors leave Tunisia’s energy sector in dire straights

Tunisia’s Energy Minister Hela Cheikhrouhou has revealed that, due to declining foreign investment, national power production has been in steady decline over the last...

How much does it cost to move away from the UAE?

You need to ask yourself: Are you just taking a few boxes with you? Will you bring all your clothes and personal items? Do...

Saudi: Cancel expat levy, JCCI tells ministry as 15.6% of companies...

The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) has asked the Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) to cancel expat levy for firms...

Dubai maid’s employers fly home with her for vacation

Elizabeth Elizarde, 48, a Dubai-based overseas Filipina, couldn't have asked for more from life. Although she is never tired of raving about her employers'...

Bahrain: EWA to allow payments in installments

According to the sources from the Electricity and Water Authority, a new set of instructions are to be issued for the payments on an instalment basis...

Saudi: India’s government studying new ‘expat levy’

The government of India on Thursday said it was studying Saudi Arabia's new 'expat levy' from 1st July which may impact Indians going to...

Call for justice as Filipina’s body returns home from Kuwait

Eva Demafelis (front 2nd L) weeps as the coffin containing the body of her daughter Joanna, who was found inside a freezer in Kuwait,...

Saudi: Expat decline causes hardest hit on construction sector

Saudi Arabia's construction sector was hardest hit by an outflow of expat workers during the first three months of 2018, according to new research.According...

Saudi Arabia’s dependent fees leave Egyptian expats in dire straits

Egyptian workers along with other expatriates in Saudi Arabia expressed their concerns over the Saudi government's recent decision to impose new fees on the...

Jobs in car rental now only open to Saudis

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development on Thursday announced its decision to limit all jobs in car rental companies to Saudi nationals.The ministry...
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