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

Kuwait: First ‘Pro-Expat’ Law To Be Passed In Nine Years

Kuwait’s National Assembly decides to pass the amendments to the private sector’s labour law in a unanimous vote along with the government’s approval. Sources...

Kuwait: 2 Filipinos arrested for helping maids runaway

Kuwaiti police arrested two Filipinos for allegedly convincing housemaids to run away from their employers’ homes as the Philippines’ ambassador faced questions for comments...

Dubai World Cup – the world’s richest horse-racing event

The annual Dubai World Cup kicked off in style with revellers in the sun-drenched Emirate dressing up to the nines for the high society...

Dubai has become less expensive for Expats

The UAE has become a more affordable country now for expats as the cost of living has declined despite the introduction of value-added tax...

Bahrain ranked best country in Middle East for expats

The 2018 Expat Explorer survey is a global survey completed by 22,318 expats across the world. The research was conducted online by YouGov in...

Philippines’ Duterte to visit Kuwait after worker row

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he would visit Kuwait to seal a labour deal, in a sign of easing tensions after a diplomatic...

Technical Failure Prompts SpiceJet Emergency Landing

A SpiceJet flight from Dubai to the Indian city of Kochi, Kerala had to make an emergency landing at Muscat airport in the early...

Saudi: Foreigners Allowed To Invest In More Sectors

Saudi Arabia decided to allow foreign investors to invest in several new sectors, including recruitment offices, audiovisual services, land transport, and real-estate brokerages.The Cabinet...

Oman: More Than 65% Drop In Expat Workers Entering The Country

Oman has seen a more than 65% drop in the number of Indian expat workers coming into the country as the ban on foreign...

Saudi: Recruitment agents charge exorbitant fees, say prices set by ministry...

RIYADH — A number of recruitment offices have been exploiting their clients despite the Ministry of Labor and Social Development's pricing regulations, an investigation by...
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