Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Money & Business

800,000 expats have left Saudi Arabia, creating a hiring crisis

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have portrayed himself as a moderniser rolling back the country's stultifying social restrictions — but he is...

UAE: 28 men sentenced to a total of 283 years for...

The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance has convicted and sentenced 28 men to a combined total prison term of 283 years for...

Kuwait aviation employees on partial sit-in

 The Syndicate of Civil Aviation Employees said in a statement that a deadline for authorities to meet its demands had ended and that starting...

UAE: No Visa fee for tourists’ dependents under 18

The UAE on Sunday announced a change in visa rules for tourists, exempting dependents under the age of 18 from visa fees.Children of tourists,...

Saudi: 2,000 patients were denied treatment due to shortages

The Health Ministry said its hospitals in 20 cities could not accept more than 2,000 patients last year due to several reasons including lack...

Bahrain to launch its first artificial satellite in 2 years

Bahrain is setting up a highly-qualified team to launch its first artificial satellite in space within two years. The National Space Science Agency (NSSA)...

Qatar “Seeks $4 Billion Loan” for Typhoon Fighter Jets

Qatar is seeking to raise more than $4 billion from banks to finance the purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets, according to people with...

Saudi: Expats leave, yet Saudi unemployment increases

The government-engineered 'expat exodus' has failed to bring down unemployment, which instead increased in the kingdom, as locals shun 'demeaning' jobs in agriculture, retail...

Saudi: Revisiting the expat dependent tax  

Tariq A. Al-MaeenaThere are expectations that the conclusion of Haj this year will also spell the end of service of many expats....

Saudi real estate market hit hard by mass departure of expats

The exodus of expatriate workers from Saudi Arabia has negatively affected the country’s real estate sector with a considerable fall in rent prices.Many property...

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