Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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The latest news affecting  expats in the GCC.

Oman transport bosses want to ban expats in the sector

Residents living in Oman who want to have goods delivered from stores across the GCC often choose the cheapest option – and that usually...

UAE brings sweeping changes to visa system; Happy expats!

The UAE will enact sweeping changes to its residency system that will see key workers offered visas of up to 10 years to attract...

UAE: No Visa fee for tourists’ dependents under 18

The UAE on Sunday announced a change in visa rules for tourists, exempting dependents under the age of 18 from visa fees.Children of tourists,...

Companies to Pay Fines for Holding Workers’ Passports: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on Monday announced new penalties for companies that violate the country’s labor laws, Nasser Al Ghafis, Minister of Labor and Social Development,...

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...

Lawyer tells expat who filmed Ajay Gupta to get out of...

JOHANNESBURG, 13 April 2018 - A legal practitioner is warning South African Justin van Pletzen to get out of the United Arab Emirates as...

Bahrain’s jobless rate at highest levels since 2013

BAHRAIN’S unemployment rate last year hit the highest levels since 2013, according to latest government statistics.A detailed report comprising from 2011 to 2016 covering...

Bahrain: Second Best Country In The World For Expats

Bahrain is the second best country in the world for expats to work according to a new survey from HSBC. The Middle East nation took...

Pink, Calvin Harris and J. Cole set to take the Abu...

DUBAI: Pop fans across the region are set for a treat this weekend as the Formula 1 Etihad Abu Dhabi Grand Prix offers a...

Pakistani Expats To Pay Customs Duty For Carrying Mobile Phones

Hammad Azhar, Pakistan's Minister of State for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, announced that only one phone a year would be allowed to bring in...
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