Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Money & Business

Fines up to SR25,000 for violating labor rights in Saudi

The ministry posted on its official Twitter account a list of penalties that will be imposed on employers if they violate the rights of...

Saudi expat tax will hit workers & businesses

The expatriate levy in Saudi Arabia will be a financial burden on both foreign workers and businesses, analysts have said. Starting next month, the kingdom...

Gulf airlines facing crisis

For all the admiration heaped on some of the GCC airlines in recent years, they are now facing the most difficult period of their...

Public disgust over corruption threatens stability in Middle East

During the Tunisian revolution of 2010-11, which sparked the Arab uprisings, protesters would chant “A job is a right, you pack of thieves!”. In Ben Ali’s Tunisia, supposedly a...

Qatar ships cargo via Oman to bypass Gulf restrictions

Cargo for Qatar is usually shipped to ports in the United Arab Emirates and then loaded onto smaller vessels. But last week the UAE, Saudi...

Countries move to prosecute Qatar for terror support

“Qatar could face UN Security Council sanctions in view of its failure to comply with the council’s counter-terrorism resolutions,” Dr Mohammad Hassan Al Qasim,...

Which companies will win and lose in Qatar crisis?

With Qatar increasingly isolated from its Gulf neighbors in an escalating geopolitical crisis, the economic and financial implications are starting to emerge. The country — which...

Fashion industry plans to create 2,500 jobs for Saudi women

The Fashion Designing Committee at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) said it plans to create jobs for Saudi women in the...

Sales surge despite gold price rise in Oman

Retail gold sales in Muscat have surged 20 per cent in the last fortnight and are expected to stay strong until the Eid holidays,...

Follow Your Passion at Applied Science University

Gulf Insider sits down with the President of the Applied Science University in Bahrain to discuss their foothold in education as well as the...

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