Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Saudi: Around 900 Saudi Dentists Jobless While 9000 Expats Work

More than 900 Saudi dentists remain unemployed while about 9,000 expatriate dentists work in hospitals under the Ministry of Health, according to the Saudi...

Kuwait: Special Health Insurance Fees Cancelled For Dependents

Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Marafie has cancelled the special health insurance fees for dependents – the...

Saudi: Expat Workforce Shrinks As Local Unemployment Rate Drops

The number of expatriates working in Saudi Arabia reduced by close to 3% to over 9.5 million in the third quarter of 2018, compared...

Filipina Expat Executed For Murder In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has executed a female domestic helper from the Philippines found guilty of murder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Thursday.The 39-year-old...

Unemployment Rate Of Saudi Citizens is Decreasing

The unemployment rate of Saudis decreased from 12.9% in Q3 of 2018 to 12.8% in the previous quarter, according to the General Authority for...

One-stop Crossing Procedure For King Fahad Causeway To Include Expats

“Implementation of the one-point procedure system between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is in its final stages, and it will include all, expatriates, residents and...

Indian Expats To Get Chip-Based E-Passports Soon

Indian passport holders will soon travel with e-passports which will be based on Indian software, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed while addressing...

New Saving Certificates For Pakistani Expats To Be Launched

A dollar-denominated bond targeting Pakistani expats will be launched on Thursday, January 31, offering 6.25% return on 3-year maturity and 6.75% maturity on 5-year...

Kuwait: Around 17,000 Illegal Foreigners Deported In 2018

Kuwait deported around 17,000 foreigners in 2018 for breaking the law, including traffic violations.The figure is much lower than that of the previous year...

6.7% Of Bahrain’s Assets Are In The Hands Of Non-Residents

Non-residents possess 6.7% of the Kingdom’s assets, according to Bahrain Foreign Investment Survey.The Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) in collaboration with the Economic Development...
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