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Friday, August 14, 2020

Nepah virus outbreak – GCC residents warned against travelling to Kerala

Bahrain’s government and other groups in the GCC have asked citizens and residents to avoid travelling to the southern Indian state of Kerala due...

UAE: 60% employees skip office to work elsewhere

More than half of UAE employees work remotely every week, and over 50% do so for at least half of the week, heralding a...

Saudi: Expat fee taking its toll on restaurant owners

Even though the price of renting a commercial space has decreased by more than 50 percent in comparison to previous years, investors are still...

Expat punished for posting photo mocking Saudi colleague

An unfortunate expat who uploaded an image poking fun at his 'lazy' Saudi co-worker on social media which went viral and caused a storm...

Oman’s economic future is bright as energy exports rise

Oman's economy is expected to grow faster this year and the next as rising oil and gas production boosts exports while the government increases...

Kuwaiti star says domestic workers shouldn’t get days off, sparks outrage

In recent months, the government of Kuwait has made several reforms to laws affecting Filipino domestic workers who live and work in the Gulf...

Bahrain: No More Entry Visas For Qatari Nationals

Bahrain’s interior ministry on Tuesday announced the suspension of the issuance of entry visas for Qatari nationals.The ministry said in a statement it posted...

1.2 Million Expat Employees Hold Jobs Set To Be Saudized

As many as 1,228,605 non-Saudis are holding jobs in the retail and wholesale shops that will be Saudized under a recent decision by the...

Saudi: Principal Fired As Student Drowns In Swimming Pool

The school fired its principal after a student drowned in swimming pool and replaced him with another immediately.Mohammad Al-Harbi, a second-grade student, drowned in...

Oman: Significant Drop In Expat Remittances This Year

Decreasing expat numbers due to the current Omanisation policies have led to a significant dip in remittances sent home by expat residents in Oman...

10 Indian Expats Die Everyday In Gulf Countries

In a shocking disclosure, a human rights group has said that over the past six years, 10 Indian workers died every day in the...

Saudization Campaign Drives Expats To Seasonal Jobs

Many employed people also ventured into seasonal businesses to supplement their income. But this is no longer the case. The Saudization campaign in various...

Kuwait: Annual Leave Increased To 35 Days For Private Sector

The National Assembly’s health and social affairs committee agreed to increase annual leave in the private sector to 35 days from 30 as part...
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Manager Fined Dh50,000 For Violating UAE Visa Rules

A company manager was fined for Dh50,000 for letting his ex-employee stay under his company's sponsorship violating visa rules in UAE.The employee was working...

Bahrain: Expat Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Drug Peddling

An expat was sentenced to 10 years in prison with a fine of BD 3000/- for drug peddling and illegal stay in the Kingdom....
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UAE Changes Sponsorship Rules For Expats

Low-paid expats in the UAE will now be able to bring their families to the country through the new resolution from the Federal Authority...

Saudi To Allow Expats To Host 90-Day Visa For Relatives

A new visa, which allows citizens and expatriates to host people under their personal sponsorship for up to 90 days, will be available within...

Bahrain: Flesh Trade & Human Trafficking On The Rise

The High Criminal Court yesterday issued its final verdict in a human trafficking case involving six defendants by sentencing one of them to 15...

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...

Bahrain: Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Drug Smuggling

The First Supreme Criminal Court of Appeal has confirmed a 5-year imprisonment sentence bestowed upon a drug smuggler.The suspect, an Asian national, was seized...
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