Wednesday, September 18, 2019


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

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Bahrain: LMRA Launches Awareness On Summer Work Ban

The LMRA in cooperation with the Ministry of Health held an open meeting to raise expatriate workers awareness on the importance of outdoor work...

Omanisation Replaces Thousands Of Expats In Health Sector

Nearly 3,000 expats employed in Oman’s health sector were replaced in 2018 as the ongoing Omanization project aimed at reducing unemployment levels among the...
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Airlines Ban Zamzam Cans On Two Flights Until Sept 15

India’s national carrier Air India has banned Zamzam cans on some of its flights with immediate effect due to space constraints.The ban runs until...

Kuwait: Flats ‘Vacant’ After Departure Of Expatriates

Kuwait’s property market has been hit by the growing number of expatriates leaving the country, with several apartments now lying “vacant”, local daily Kuwait Times reported.“Rising...
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Bahrain: Expat Couple Arrested For Drug Trafficking, Prostitution

The court has sentenced an expat couple to five years imprisonment for drug trafficking and an other year for prostitution with a fine of...

Kuwait: ‘Deportation must’ for Expat Driving Without License

The Ministry of the Interior affirmed there is no leniency in applying the administrative deportation order for any expatriate who drives a car without...

UAE Among Top 10 Countries Worldwide For Expats

The UAE has been ranked among the world’s top 10 countries to live and work in for expatriates, according to HSBC’s annual expat report....

Saudi: Expat Terminated For Dismissing 30 Saudis

The Ministry of Labor branch in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia has reinstated 30 Saudis in their jobs following their dismissal by an...

2 Harvard Professors Discover Why We Procrastinate

In 2006, two Harvard professors began to study why people procrastinate. Why do we avoid doing the things we know we should do, even...
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Oman: Ministry Extends Expat Work Visa Ban On Jobs

The Ministry of Manpower has announced that the ban on expat work visas for carpenters, metallurgy workers, blacksmiths, and brick-kiln workers, will be extended...
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