Thursday, February 21, 2019

GCC Countries

For the first time, Saudi Arabia is training women to be...

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will train women to work as air traffic controllers. This is part of efforts to bring in reforms...

Labour bans Saudi Arabia and Sudan from its party conference

The Labour Party has barred Saudi Arabia and Sudan from attending its party conference in Brighton. In response, the League of Arab States wrote to Labour MPs and peers...

Saudi solar tycoon’s $300m handout

Australians are set to pay $300 million in subsidies to an outback solar farm owned by a Saudi Arabian billionaire in a new test...

Look: Tesla cars are the latest taxis in Dubai

Get ready to jump into a Tesla car the next time you order a taxi, as authorities have added 50 of the electric cars...

LEGAL ADVICE: Planning to quit your job in the UAE? Here’s...

I have a question about the calculation of gratuity on an unlimited contract. My employer calculates gratuity differently for employees who resign and for...

GCC bond issuances likely to increase to meet funding needs

GCC companies are likely to issue more bonds in the coming months to meet their funding needs ahead of the year-end, says a new...

Oman counts on Chinese investment to build coastal boomtown

Over the past year the Chinese have become key to Oman’s effort to transform Duqm, a fishing village 550km (345 miles) south of Muscat,...

From diverse terrain to unique culture, Oman is a tourist’s paradise

From the rugged majestic mountains to the vast deserts or sandy beaches, Oman lures a variety of tourists to its fold. One can also...

World’s largest water reservoirs nearing completion in Qatar

Construction of five mega-reservoirs that aim to boost Qatar’s emergency water supply is now 70 percent complete, Kahramaa officials have announced. They aim to supply...

Qatar move to revoke citizenship of clan chief draws flak

The Qatari government's action to revoke the citizenship of chief of Al Murrah tribe, Talib bin Lahoom bin Shuraim, along with 50 people of...
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