Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Health

Kuwait: poor priced out of health–expats to suffer

From the month of October, the majority of expatriates in Kuwait will not be able to afford healthcare services in the country, due to...

MBS responds to bed ridden child’s plea for help

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud has responded to a plea by a Saudi child being treated in a hospital in...

“No Food, No Pay” 800 Indian workers stranded in Oman

After the 5 rials (around Rs 800) given by the Indian embassy on Tuesday to meet emergencies exhausts, we will be again in the...

Kuwait MPs seek to remove exemptions from expat healthcare fees

Members of the Kuwaiti parliament are reportedly seeking a review of recently announced increases to health care fees for expats with an eye on...

Feel good: Ten private hospitals in Dubai offer care for those...

As part of the UAE’s Year of Giving, the Dubai Health Authority has launched a Giving and Happiness initiative, which aims to support those with “limited...

Feel good: UAE restaurant serves free biryani to workers

As part of the Year of Giving announced by the UAE government, the Terrace Restaurant chain is serving dum biryani, along with juice or...

Egg and sperm freezing growing among unmarried in the UAE

A growing number of unmarried individuals in the UAE are opting to freeze their eggs and sperm as the country awaits further updates on...

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...

New UAE law gives hope to maids

Housemaids are desperately waiting for the new domestic workers' law to be implemented, as many claim they are overworked by their employers. The UAE Federal...

Saudi Shura “tightens screws” on early marriages

Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council has recommended four conditions to allow the marriage of girls aged between 15 and 18. The 150-member advisory body added for...
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