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

UAE: Slowest growth in private sector business since 2016

Business conditions in the UAE’s non-oil private sector witnessed their slowest growth since October 2016 due to weaker momentum in wholesale, retail, travel and...

Sponge Cola, a Filipino rock band enthralls spectators in Bahrain

Manama : A live concert by Sponge Cola, a Filipino rock band, yesterday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel was a huge success. Over 1500 Filipino fans attended...

How does Kuwait reduce a $23.6bn budget deficit? Layoffs!

Kuwait’s budget deficit battle is off to a bad start.According to Arab Times, an agreement to supply Kuwait with Iraqi gas is hamstrung after...

Saudi: Three More Sectors To Be Banned For Expats

Saudization will be implemented in three more key sectors starting from November 9th.According to the directives of Ministry of Labor and Social Development, 70%...

PH hails benefits for 50,000 Filipino helpers in Qatar

The Philippines hailed a new law in Qatar that gives benefits such as limited working hours, annual vacations, and paid sick leaves to domestic...
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Bahrain: Expat Arrested For Beating Man To Death In Tubli

Bahrain police have arrested a 34-year old expat on suspicion of murdering a 35-year old expat of the same nationality in Tubli area. Investigators...

Dubai airport plans temporary visas for transit passengers

The Dubai International Airport has planned to offer temporary visas to transit passengers, an official announced.The visas will be given to 'most nationalities', Amer...

Saudization leads to scarcity of skilled labors

The Saudization of the labor force in the oil-rich kingdom Saudi Arabia does not seem to work well for business owners, as many local...

Bahrain: 5,000 expats deported for violating labour laws

Recent reports say that more than 5, 000 expatriates were deported from Bahrain in the past three years for violating the Kingdom’s labour laws.According...

UAE: Indians cause most accidents during Ramadan

According to a study conducted by RoadSafetyUAE, based on 1,651 reported accidents/claims in the UAE provided by i-Insured during Ramadan last year, motorists aged...
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