Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Expats

The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

UAE: Fines Worth Millions Of Dirhams Waived For Expats

Millions of dirhams worth of fines were waived during the UAE’s five-month amnesty on illegal immigrants, according to the Federal Authority for Identity and...

Unemployment Rate Of Saudi Citizens is Decreasing

The unemployment rate of Saudis decreased from 12.9% in Q3 of 2018 to 12.8% in the previous quarter, according to the General Authority for...

More Indian expats investing in real estate

In a survey conducted amongst 10,000 UAE based Indian expats, the organizers of the upcoming Indian Property Show unearthed some interesting findings.  Interestingly enough,...

SAUDI: Expats must pay dependents’ fees before Iqama renewal or re-entry...

The General Directorate of Passports of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that the issuance of exit/re-entry visas for expatriates and the renewal of...

Federation of Indian airlines (FIA) says no to additional flights by...

The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) has opposed a plan by the civil aviation ministry to allow Dubai-based carriers to launch 21 flights a...

Stagnant salaries and high costs of living have UAE expats job-seeking

“Though salaries are not the only factor that attracts or deters employees from a particular job, it is fair to say that employees need...

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...

Opinion: Expatriate fee in Saudi Arabia comes at a cost

According to some Saudi economists, the expat dependents fee is a vital means to solve the issue of unemployment in the country. The fees...

Saudi to issue tourist visas

Saudi Arabia is to issue tourist visas as it tries to attract foreigners to reduce its economy’s dependence on oil.Millions of Muslims descend on...

5-day-old baby found near mosque in Sharjah

A 5-day-old baby girl was found abandoned at a mosque in Sharjah's Al Qasimiya area.The baby was found in a cardboard box near the...
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