Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Expats in Gulf mull future with taxes

With the decrease in oil prices, their main source of income, GCC states have been pushing for economic reforms and for new sources of...

Bahrain best country for expatriates in the world: Survey

Nearly nine in 10 expats (87 per cent) said they are happy with their lives in Bahrain, a country that offers them everything they...

The Boyfriend System: Migrant Life in Qatar

“Go find yourself a boyfriend. He will give you money and buy you food.” Amelie’s ears perked up and she strained to hear more of...

Kuwait introduces new $830 fee for companies employing ‘excess’ foreigners

Kuwait has been increasing charges and fees for foreigners in recent months to boost government revenues. Kuwait’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour has reportedly...

Bank surety gone: new exodus of domestics to Kuwait likely

Officials expect a renewed exodus of housemaids to Kuwait from the country — primarily from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh — with the Centre on Tuesday scrapping a...

More UAE funds for Indian development projects

The UAE-India ties have entered an exciting era of growth and both nations are on track to significantly reinforce two-way investments through multiple channels and...

New jobs available in the UAE now!

Employment opportunities have continued to open up for UAE professionals looking to change jobs, with the latest listings showing hundreds of new vacancies. In Dubai,...

Why Indians and Pakistanis love to call Dubai home

The lure of Dubai property has always been too good to resist for investors from the Sub-Continent. No surprise then that Indians have yet...

Study: Americans want to travel to Dubai, Costa Rica, and Iceland

 A trip to France’s famous vineyards. An excursion on the Italian Riviera. These popular destinations are perhaps surprisingly not at the top of the...

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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