Thursday, February 21, 2019

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Professional skateboarders take over a deserted Dubai waterpark

A group of skateboarders took advantage of an empty water-park that had been drained of gallons of water by skateboarding along the empty slides. Milton Martinez, Alex...

Bahrain: New LMRA job contracts for domestic workers

NEWLY hired domestic workers will have to sign a comprehensive job contract stating their rights and duties before they arrive in Bahrain.Starting from tomorrow,...

Eid Alert: Best roadtrips to take in the UAE

With Eid Al Adha holidays just right around the corner, many UAE residents are already preparing to make the most out of it. After...

Car rental offices to pay SR20,000 fine for each expat staff

JEDDAH: All 650 car rental offices in the Kingdom have been informed about the decision to Saudize jobs otherwise they will be fined SR20,000 for...

British fitness trainer dating Love Island star’s sister is jailed in...

A British tourist, Lucas Belmonte, was arrested by Dubai police while he was staying in the country with his girlfriend Summer Ellis.The 23-year-old was...

Salesman jailed for using forged passport

Dubai: A salesman has been jailed for three months for tampering with the airport exit and entry stamps on a passport that law enforcement...

Arab countries accused of human rights abuse by using sponsorship systems...

BEIRUT, Feb 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was Betty's 22nd birthday when she landed in Beirut from Ethiopia with the promise of a...

Bahrain: Expat helpline to tackle suicides

EFFORTS to launch a helpline for expatriates in Bahrain who suffer from stress and depression are being revived by a volunteer group.Cancer Care Group...

Are Kuwaiti Employers Really Following Domestic Labour Law?

Kuwait Times conducted an informal survey and found that 78 percent of Filipino domestic workers do not get a day off each week, the newspaper...

Saudi Arabia records the highest-ever unemployment rate

Unemployment among Saudi citizens edged up to a record 12.9% in the first quarter of this year as private employers struggled under the weight...
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