Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Biggest salary increases for expats found in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia

Expatriates moving to Switzerland, home to some of the biggest private banks, commodity traders and pharmaceuticals companies, earn an average of more than $193,000 (£144,151). “Switzerland has...

UAE: 10th best place for expats to live (HSBC)

The United Arab Emirates has moved up two places to rank as the 10th best country in the world for expatriates, according to HSBC’s...

Revealed: How long does it take to find a job in...

It isn't just performance and your past track-record that will get you a job in the UAE. Your patience plays an equally important role...

The richest Indian billionaires in the UAE

There are 40 immigrants in Hurun India Rich list 2017 and 64 per cent of them are self made. With 14 individuals, UAE is...

Qatar labourer ‘sacked’ after speaking to UN team

A Nepalese construction worker in Qatar was "sacked" the day after speaking to a UN delegation visiting the 2022 World Cup host country to...

UAE expat hits $1million after quitting job

Kalapparambath Mohamed Ali Musthafa, a father of three, is the latest winner of $1 million in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw. He...

Indian investments into GCC touching $3 billion

India's share of total investments into the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council has risen from 4.7 per cent in 2011 to 16.2 per cent in...

No customs duty on gold in the GCC?

A consultative body formed by GCC official entities has finalised a study on exempting all kinds of gold from customs tariff in GCC states. The...

An Omani sheikh paid $34 million for two apartments so his...

A wealthy sheikh from Oman paid £25 million ($34 million) to buy two flats so his family, friends, and staff could live next to...

Kuwait: Million expats categorized as “unidentified laborers”

Government sources closely related to solving the demographical imbalance problem seemed so optimistic that the solution was doable but needs more planning and patience....

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