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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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

Saudi: Expat students start leaving as exams are over

International community schools in the Kingdom have received requests from a large number of students for transfer certificates (or school leaving certificates) as their...

Royal Oman Police announces new fines for distracted driving instructors

Muscat: Is your driving instructor busy on his phone during a lesson? If so, they could be fined up to OMR35 and receive one black...

UAE exploring possibility of introducing new taxes

The government of the UAE is considering introducing new taxes in addition to the 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT) due to come into...

Mother of suspect in maid’s death denies son’s involvement

The family of a Lebanese man in whose apartment the body of a Filipina was found is in shock, claiming: “It is impossible for...

Saudi Face Difficulties In Recruiting Full-Time Expat Maids

Recruitment experts advise Saudi families to use the services of part-time house workers in the face of growing difficulties in importing labour from abroad.The...

Oman: New rules for sending money abroad

Muscat: Are you sending more money home than you can afford to? If yes, then you may face questions, as exchange houses in Oman have...

Qatar court uphold’s death penalty for teacher’s killer

Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al Jabr, a Qatari man who was found guilty of stabbing Lauren Patterson, 24, a British teacher to death is...

Bahrain: Report On ‘Deporting All Expats In 38 professions’ Refuted

Officials representing the Ministry of Labour and Social Development have deemed the news posted by online news portal Arabia Today as ‘illegitimate’ and an...

DH10,000 fine and deportation for giving out massage cards

Stricter penalties including a fine of Dh10,000 and immediate deportation have been proposed to counter the menace of massage card distribution in Dubai, a...

Kuwait: Online System Defect Allowed Illegal Transfer Of Expats

A defect in the online system of Public Authority for Manpower allowed transactions related to transfer of labour even though these transactions are in...
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