Saturday, October 19, 2019

Expats

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

Oman: Property Ownership For Expats Banned In Few Places

Expats are banned from owning agricultural land and real estate in many areas of Oman, according to a royal decree by Sultan Qaboos bin...

Bahrain: Expats excluded from comprehensive health scheme

Cosmetic surgery, liposuction, operations, dental treatment and maternity care are part of the 17 services which will be provided to Bahrainis, GCC citizens, those...

Increase in number of infants abandoned by expatriate parents in Oman

It was the dead of night when Nandita Samyabhai heard an infant's cry outside the front door of her two-bedroom flat. She swept the...

Bahrain: Calls To Introduce Background Checks For Expats

The lawmakers call upon the Interior Ministry along with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority to create a competent agency that can track the criminal...

Wage protection system on way for private sector employees

Manama: The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, yesterday initiated a step to implement a system that seeks...

Saudi: Man stabs expat nurse who refused medication

A nurse was repeatedly stabbed in the arm by a Saudi man who became enraged after being refused medication. Rolando Mina, 29, had been filling...

Jobs in car rental now only open to Saudis

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development on Thursday announced its decision to limit all jobs in car rental companies to Saudi nationals.The ministry...

Qatar offers visa on arrival for Iran nationals

Qatar Airways announced yesterday that Iran nationals will be issued visa on arrival. A passport valid for six months from the date of arrival, a...

Saudi: Riyal coins to be replaced with banknotes

The SR1 banknotes will be replaced with one-riyal coins. The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) will start withdrawing SR1 banknotes from the market from...

Saudi Labor Ministry calls on employers to issue prepaid salary cards...

JEDDAH: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has renewed its call for individual employers to issue prepaid payroll or salary cards to domestic...

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