Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Oman: Traffic Light System To Take Control Of Expat Hiring

A new online system, currently being rolled out by Oman’s Ministry of Manpower, will know instantly whether firms hire enough citizens, according to media...

Kuwait To Implement 3-Year Ban On Switching Jobs For Expats

Kuwait’s manpower authority is reportedly considering the implementation of a three-year ban on foreign residents transferring to a new employer after they start work...

Expats Seek Residence Permit Renewal For Dependents Above 25

SAUDI: Several expatriates have urged the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) to allow them to renew the residence permits (iqamas) of their children above...

Bahrain: Labour Law Misused To Lay-Off Employees

A prominent trade union in the Kingdom yesterday lashed out at companies here for misusing an article in Bahrain’s Labour Law to sack employees...

Pope Francis Set to Make Historic Visit To UAE In February

Pope Francis will visit the UAE in February to attend an International Interfaith Meeting on ‘Human Fraternity’, it was announced in Abu Dhabi and...

Expat Fined Dh150,000 For Taking Woman’s Photo Without Consent

An expat woman in Abu Dhabi was fined Dh150,000 for taking a photograph of another woman and posting it on social mediaThe European national...

Abu Dhabi: More Than 40% Drop In Labour Disputes

Authorities in Abu Dhabi say work complaints from labourers have dropped 42% so far this year following an awareness campaign. The news comes after police...

India Wants UAE To Stop Issuing Job Visa To Women On...

India has requested the UAE to prevent Indian women workers coming on visit visa from getting an employment visa here, an Indian minister said...

Oman: Three Expats Burned To Death In Road Accident

Three Indian expats were killed and another sustained severe injuries when their vehicle collided with a stationary object in the wilayat of Taqah.An official...

Saudi: 564,800 Illegal Expats Deported In 12 Months

The number of violators detained as part of the 'Nation Free of Illegal Expats' campaign that began in November 2017 reached 2,176,517 as of...

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