Thursday, September 20, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Kuwait to stop employment of expats over age 60

Kuwait is looking at imposing a new cap on hiring foreigners based on their age, as part of a massive official drive.Under the new...

Qatar: Expat Worker Falls To Death At World Cup Stadium

A Nepalese labourer who died working at a World Cup stadium in Qatar fell to his death, one of the main contractors at the...

Saudi: Inspection To Begin In Retail Sectors Banned For Expats

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) will deploy 200 inspectors in all regions of the Kingdom to follow up on the implementation...

Kuwait: 70% Of Private Sector Expat Employees ‘Not Qualified’

According to local daily Kuwait Times, 70% of expat employees in Kuwait’s private sector are not qualified, the country’s Minister of Social Affairs and...

Are Kuwaiti Employers Really Following Domestic Labour Law?

Kuwait Times conducted an informal survey and found that 78 percent of Filipino domestic workers do not get a day off each week, the newspaper...

Bahrain: Visa Ban Exemptions Issued For Qatari Nationals

In relation to its statement issued on August 21 on suspending the issuance of entry visas for Qatari nationals because of the irresponsible and...

Bahrain: No More Entry Visas For Qatari Nationals

Bahrain’s interior ministry on Tuesday announced the suspension of the issuance of entry visas for Qatari nationals.The ministry said in a statement it posted...

Oman: Lulu Firm Sacks Expat Employee For Insulting Flood Victims

A Keralite expat based in Oman got fired from his job at Lulu on Sunday after he posted insensitive comments about the flood victims...

Bahrain to take action against fake degree holders

Many prominent citizens including government officials have fake degrees, sources sayIn his upcoming play ‘Zamana Kharaab Hai’, Bahraini director Hussain Al Owainati highlights the...

Bahrain: King Pledges Aid To Flood-Hit Victims In India

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has sent a cable of condolences and sympathies over the deaths caused by the floods and...
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