Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Over 260,000 residence, labor violators arrested across Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The joint field security campaign has apprehended 264,245 violators of residence, labor and border security regulations, the Saudi Press Agency said.The campaign kicked...

UAE – New visa rules for students

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

Bahrain: 9% increase in passenger traffic at Airport during Eid

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) handled 142,725 passengers during Eid, a 9% increase when compared to the same period last year, and 1,331 additional flights, an...

New jobs available in the UAE now!

Employment opportunities have continued to open up for UAE professionals looking to change jobs, with the latest listings showing hundreds of new vacancies. In Dubai,...

Saudi: 5% tax to be charged on money transfers from 1st...

RIYADH: Value Added Tax (VAT), due to be introduced on 1st January, will be exempted on certain financial activities including loans, credit cards, mortgages,...

Ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait stays as talks...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A ban on sending Filipinos to work in Kuwait will continue indefinitely after the nations failed to conclude a migrant...

Oman: 64 illegal migrants arrested, 60 deported

A total of 64 illegal migrants were arrested, while 60 were deported last week by the Royal Oman Police (ROP).According to statistics released by...

Saudi: More than 10,000 violators deported in a week

A total of 10,220 people were deported in the ongoing crackdown on residency and labor law violators in the Kingdom in the past one...

Saudi: Revisiting the expat dependent tax  

Tariq A. Al-MaeenaThere are expectations that the conclusion of Haj this year will also spell the end of service of many expats....

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...
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