Monday, August 19, 2019

Expats

Latest updates on expats news in the GCC Countries: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Oman.

Stagnant salaries and high costs of living have UAE expats job-seeking

“Though salaries are not the only factor that attracts or deters employees from a particular job, it is fair to say that employees need...

Saudi property market hit by expats leaving

As a number of expatriates have opted to send their families back home following the imposition of the dependents' annual fees beginning July 1,...

Saudi airport offers maid transportation service

A Saudi Arabian airport has launched a new service that takes female domestic workers arriving from abroad straight to their employers' houses - apparently...

Jet Airways to phase out all expat pilots to save cost

Jet Airways (India) Ltd is looking to phase out all its expatriate pilots to control costs, company executives told employees at a meeting. The carrier...

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...

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...

Low income families, bachelors in UAE to benefit from cheaper monthly...

Low-income families and bachelors in Abu Dhabi will benefit from cheaper monthly rents under a new scheme announced by the Abu Dhabi Municipality on...

Why Saudi may regret its expat tax

The “Final Exit Sale” is a trending #catchphrase in the Kingdom. Stumbling upon this issue on social media got me thinking about the consequential...

UAE driver arrested over unpaid traffic fines worth DH1.2M

Sharjah Police have referred an Asian driver to traffic prosecution for committing 132 violations which resulted in fines of Dh1,193,840. Major Mohammad Abdurrahman bin Qasmul,...

UAE: Indians told “Don’t come on visit visas to do job-hunting”

Indian job seekers should not come to the UAE on visit visas and must authenticate their employment offers and entry permit visas before heading...
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