Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Money & Business

Saudi hosts world’s largest date festival–45 days!

Qassim, which hosts the world’s largest date festival in Buraidah every year at this time, is swirling with activities, with date farmers expecting high...

Oman: 900 workers approach Indian embassy over “no pay” claims

Some 900 workers at an engineering company in Oman claim they have not been paid since April and have appealed to the Indian embassy...

Great PR: Qatar Airways turns a fare mistake into an opportunity

In a year full of amazing, low-cost, international, premium airfare sales, Qatar Airways may have taken the cake last week with a special fare that it...

Bahrain: a license for pearl divers?

Starting from August 9, individual applicants can obtain a pearl diving license according to local laws and regulations with fees of BD25 ($65.8) per...

Latest info on the introduction of VAT

Tax; such a small, unassuming word - with the power to strike fear into the hearts of everyone who hears it. The Tax Procedures Law issued this...

Opinion: Expat tax and its impact on market economy

ONE of the most challenging issues facing the Saudi society today is the presence of a large number of expatriate workers who came to...

In Photos: ultra-luxurious underwater homes

The $2.8 million Floating Seahorse is the product of more than 5,000 hours of research and 13,000 hours of design and engineering, according to...

Royal Saudi airforce books entire hotel on Las Vegas strip

A Middle Eastern air force, identified as Saudi Arabia's 10th Squadron Royal Saudi Airforce, has booked the entire W Las Vegas, a 289-room tower at...

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy under fire in connection with 2022 World...

The Qatar World Cup bid is already the subject of multiple international criminal inquiries into allegations they bribed their way into hosting the tournament. A...

Despite landing Neymar, Qatar could still lose the right to host...

Neymar’s world record transfer to Paris Saint Germain (PSG) may have been a coup for Qatar – the tiny Gulf state that bankrolls the...

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