Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Expats

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

Bahrain – MPs plan to force expats to renew driving licences...

The General Directorate of Traffic has rejected a proposal that would force expatriate drivers to renew their driving licences every two years, along with...

Bahrain – MPs seek to hit expats with school fees of...

Bahrain MPs will this week debate a bill that seeks to reduce the availability of free education to Bahrainis and GCC citizens only.If approved,...

Kuwait’s actions against expats could backfire

Kuwait' parliament has a history of sending the wrong signals against expatriates, but this latest one just doesn’t make sense.Remittance taxArab Times reported Deputy...

Oman: Expats arrested over phone call scam

Six expats were arrested in connection to a phone call scam, by the Anti-Crime and Investigation Forces.Police officials said that several mobile phones, sim...

Omanisation & Visa Ban: No Risk of Losing Jobs for Expats

Expats living in Oman are “very happy” and should not worry about losing their jobs due to the visa ban, according to the president...

Saudi Arabia to repay contractors for hike in expat fees

Saudi Arabia's finance ministry has been ordered to repay contractors for increased expatriate worker fees in government projects approved before December 2016, as the labour-intensive construction...

52,000 Residential Flats Vacant – Are Expats leaving Kuwait?

About 14 percent of the flats in investment residential buildings are empty, as per a recent study conducted by Kuwait Real Estate Association. In...

Indian Board Exam Question Papers Leak; Orders Re-exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education has decided to re-conduct the examinations for Economics (Class 12th) and Mathematics (for Class 10). Students appeared for...

Are you diabetic? Then no residency permit to Kuwait

Kuwait is no longer offering a residency permit to expatriates who suffer from cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and several other non-infectious diseases.The new...

Embassy Rescues Thai Girl from Forced Prostitution

A Thai woman has been rescued on Monday from forced prostitution in Bahrain, a deputy chief of the police's Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division said...
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