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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Kuwait: Private Companies Can Now Renew Expat Residence Online

The Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Residence Affairs, Major General Talal Marafi, announced that residence renewal of Article 18 can be...

Bahrain: 300 Expats to be Terminated from Government

No expatriates have been hired by the Ministry of Education in the past two years, it is learnt. According to ministry sources, the ministry stopped...

Kuwait: Expat Students & Nurses Prohibited from Driving

To solve traffic congestion problems in Kuwait, the Ministry of Interior, the Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic and Operations Affairs Major-General Jamal Al-Sayegh issued a...

Bahrain: Deported Expat Caught Re-entering with Friend’s Passport

An expat woman, who was earlier deported from the Kingdom after being convicted in a prostitution case and was caught after re-entering Bahrain two...

Saudi: Expat Sponsorship System May Be Abolished

The much-anticipated decision to abolish the sponsorship (kafala) system is very imminent, according to sources.This historic move comes in light of a series of...
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Saudi Plans To Remove Expats From Pharmacy Jobs

Saudi Arabia has issued a ministerial decision to gradually localize the pharmacy profession over two stages.The decision, which comes in partnership with the Ministry...

India Income Tax Shock: NRIs To Be Taxed

As the Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the budget for the financial year 2020-21 on Saturday, the proposed changes in...

Saudi: Domestic Worker Sponsorship Change Allowed

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has started allowing the transfer of domestic labour service from individual sponsors to establishments with a change...

Bahrain to Get An Exclusive “Indian Market”

A proposal to establish a first-of-its-kind market for Indian products was approved. The project, proposed to be within the Southern Governorate, will be an...

Bahrain-For-All Festival Starting Early February

Bahrain, a known melting pot for different cultures, is set to host the ninth edition of Bahrain For All at the Bahrain Bay on...

Bahrain: Film Producer Who Forged Visa Loses Appeal

The Supreme Court of Appeal recently upheld a three years imprisonment sentence issued against a stateless man who forged a visa application to enter...

Saudi: No Plans To Increase Expat Fees

Minister of Finance Muhammad Al-Jadaan said that government has no intention of making any changes in the expatriates fee or dependent’s fee at present.“If...

Bahrain: Rain Causes Horrific Accident; Expat Escapes

An expat escaped a horrific traffic accident with minor injuries. Preliminary information about the accident, which occurred Thursday morning on Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman...

Saudi: Expat Nurse Does Not Have China Virus

The Saudi Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (SaudiCDC) has confirmed two cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Abha City, ruling...

Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia; Expat Nurse Tested Positive

At least thirty nurses from Kerala were reportedly quarantined in a hospital in Saudi Arabia after one of them tested positive for deadly coronavirus...

Kuwait to Pardon, Deport Foreign Infectious-Disease Prisoners

Kuwait authorities are studying the possibility of pardoning and deporting foreign prisoners who suffer from infectious diseases such as Aids, Kuwait newspaper Al Jarida...

Bahrain Withdraws Law Making Runaway Expats Pay for Return Flights

The new legislation passed by lawmakers last week making runaway expat employees pay for their air tickets to fly back home was retracted yesterday....

Body of expat missing after UAE floods found in Oman

The body of an expat worker who went missing during the heavy showers in Ras Al Khaimah was recovered from Oman, according to the...

Kuwait: ‘Deployment Ban’ By Philippines Affects Labor Offices

Head of the Union of Domestic Labor Bureaus Khalid Al-Dakhnan lamented the decision taken by the Philippines Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to totally ban...

Philippines Announces Total Deployment Ban to Kuwait

The Philippine government has imposed a total deployment ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait, following the death of Jeanelyn Villavende, who was tortured and...
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