Friday, June 22, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

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...

Dubai: Municipality fees at hotels, restaurants slashed

Dubai has announced plans to reduce the municipality fee on sales at restaurants and hotels. The municipality fee will be cut to 7% from...

Bahrain: School staff caught for selling work visas

A woman employee at a private school managed to supply 17 work visas for foreigners, selling them for BD200 each without the knowledge of...

Bahrain: 32 Expats Caught For Gambling In Manama

Bahrain police have arrested 32 expatriates for gambling in the capital Manama. In a brief statement, the Director-General of Investigation and Forensic Science late on...

Bahrain is going big on real estate

With overall economic growth hovering around 3 percent in 2017, Bahrain registered the most vigorous growth among all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations. As...

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