Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Education

Saudi: Expat Graduates barred from Engineering Jobs

The Ministry of Labor has stopped the transfer of services for engineering graduates who are dependents of expatriate workers to employers who want to...

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...

Saudi: Restaurant goers to be fined for unfinished plates

Saudi Arabia’s consultative Shoura Council will this month discuss a food waste law that could see individuals charged for leaving unfinished plates in restaurants. The...

Kuwait: 5,000 job applications to be rejected for no high school...

Member of the Replacement and Employment Crisis Committee of the National Assembly, MP Saleh Ashour said job applications of 5,000 Kuwaitis registered with the...

Turtle Season Begins in Oman: Best Times and Places To Witness...

June to September is the best time to watch turtles nesting in Oman. If you think it is too hot to travel in the...

Ministry to terminate 300 Saudi employees

SAUDI: The Education Ministry has decided to terminate work contracts of 300 daily wage employees in Hafr Al-Baten. The surprise move has drawn the...

Saudi: 77% of teachers in private colleges are expats

There are 4,984 teachers in private universities and colleges in the Kingdom, of whom 3,854 are expatriates representing about 77 percent, local Arabic daily...

Saudi: Private sector to run 25 government schools

Saudi Arabian authorities on Tuesday ordered the handover of 25 state-run schools to be run by private sector companies as part of economic reforms...

Plane passengers reveal the most annoying habits of other passengers, and...

Expedia has launched its 2018 Airplane Etiquette report. The age old seat reclining debate * 47 per cent recline only if they’re going to sleep * 17 per...

UAE: FNC Member Questions on Expats “Grabbing” Teaching Jobs

A member of the UAE’s Federal National Council has complained that too many teaching jobs are being given to expatriates over Emiratis. Speaking to the...

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