Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Squeeze on jobs and pay forces parents to find more affordable...

Parents struggling to pay tuition fees are pulling their children out of private schools and sending them to cheaper ones or back home.With many...

The real costs of sending money abroad – REVEALED

When it comes to moving hard-earned cash back to their home countries, some expatriates in the GCC enjoy the best deals in the market,...

Swimwear alert at new Dubai beaches

Women are being asked to cover their bikinis and dress modestly at two new beaches along Dubai’s most popular stretch of coast.Areas either side...

Fewer jobs for expat graduates in Oman

Expat graduates must be prepared to leave Oman for work as local jobs are unavailable, experts advised.Prashant Singh, Academic Advisor at Waljat College of...

Expats to pay more for sending money home

Sending money home becomes costlier for expats living in the UAE from this week.Major money exchange houses have increased their charges for remittance from...

MP calls for end to travel bans for small debts

An MP has called for abolishing travel bans for anyone owing small sums to banks and companies.“It’s not right to restrict someone’s freedom of...

Kuwait turns against its expat population

Safa Al-Hashem, the only woman in Kuwait’s 50-seat parliament, is capitalizing on a growing resentment of foreigners to build support for a movement that’s...

Migrant workers exploited en route to the Gulf

South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while...

King Hamad praises expats’ role in Bahrain

King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has praised the role and efforts of expatriates in Bahrain, saying that they are loved and appreciated for...

Expats struggle to benefit from amnesty

Thousands of expatriate workers with expired resident IDs (iqamas) or those who have not been issued iqamas because their employers have been placed in...
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