Tuesday, September 25, 2018

GCC Countries

Bahrain to implement ‘sin tax’ from Saturday

Bahrain will start implementing the new ‘sin tax’ from Saturday.The tax will double the price of energy drinks and lead to a 50 per...

Saudi unemployment rate falls 5.8% in Q3 of 2017

RIYADH – The overall unemployment rate has fallen 5.8% in the Kingdom in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the second quarter, according to...

Saudi Arabia converts Aramco into joint-stock company ahead of historic IPO

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has changed the status of its national oil giant Aramco to a joint-stock company as of January 1, in a key...

Triple the Power, Precision, and Performance

Introducing Ford New-Gen 2018 Expedition, Mustang, and F-150“Ford Motor Company was built on the belief that freedom of movement drives human progress. It’s a...

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'...

Saudi women face 56% of gender pay gap

DAMMAM — Shoura Council members demanded a supervisory committee to ensure pay parity for both genders in the private sector.Shoura members Latifah Al-Shalaan and Moudi...

Kuwait’s information ministry cuts foreign advisors

Kuwait’s information minister has reportedly terminated the contracts of all foreign advisors working with the Information Ministry.Kuwait Times cited sources as confirming the cuts were...

Halt fresh fees, taxes: Bahrain PM tells ministries

Manama : His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday ordered all ministries and government departments to freeze further increase in fees...

Princess Reema pushes for gender equality in Saudi Arabia

DAVOS: Princess Reema bint Bandar made an eloquent plea for gender equality as a driving force for economic change in the Kingdom during her...

Riyadh: Heavy smoke from a building site near Al-Faisaliah tower

Heavy smoke rose from a building site on one of the most populated roads, Al-Olaya Street while shrouding the famous Al-Faisaliah tower on Tuesday.The...
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