Sunday, September 23, 2018

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Expats in Saudi risk losing their jobs

 Saudi is attempting to lower unemployment levels from 12.8 % by filling up junior and senior positions in the public and private sectors. It...

Qatar the first GCC country to offer expats Permanent Residence

 To be eligible, residents born in Qatar must have lived in the country for 10 years, while those born abroad would need to have...

Expat Quality of Life in GCC – Bahrain is best, Kuwait...

First overall in the Expat Insider 2018 survey, Bahrain is the stand-out performer. Despite stronger-than-average personal finances, expats in the Gulf States struggle with...

Bahrain: New Tripartite Contract For Domestic Workers Soon

A new one-year work contract for domestic workers based on a tripartite contract will be implemented soon, according to informed sources.“There will also be...

Saudi: Expats Control About 70% Of Jobs In Wholesale Sector

According to General Authority for Statistics (GaStat), the expatriates are in control of about 70.5% of jobs in wholesale shops, business daily Al-Eqtisadiah reported...

British officials warn tourists flying to Dubai not to drink on...

British visitors travelling to Dubai have been warned that they face the risk of arrest if they are found to have had any drinks...

Qatar law change hailed as milestone for migrant workers

A law change that will allow the majority of migrant workers to leave Qatar without permission from their employers has been heralded by campaigners...

Bahrain Ranked As The Best Country For Expats Worldwide

Bahrain leads the list of the best destinations for expatriates for the second year thanks to great results for working abroad and the ease...

UAE: Many Repatriated Filipinos Are ‘Victims Of Illegal Recruiters’

Many of the Filipinos sent back from the United Arab Emirates to the Philippines were victims of illegal recruitment, the Philippine Embassy in the...

Several shops ‘shutting down’ due to Saudization

Several shops in Saudi Arabia are shutting down as the deadline looms for the Saudisation of certain retail businesses, local media reported.From September 11,...
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