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Only Saudi citizens to be employed in Saudi shopping malls

The Saudi retail sector currently employs 1.5 million workers, of whom only 300,000 are SaudisSaudi Arabia’s labour minister issued an order on Thursday to...

Shrimping ban a boon for poachers

The six-month ban imposed on "shrimping activities" in Bahrain is turning out to be a boon for poachers and smugglers who are selling tonnes...

MPs criticize Bahrain’s hefty new traffic fines

“People are selling their furniture to pay for their traffic fines" claimed MP Jamal Dawood in parliament yesterday, adding; "what we receive from the...

Good times ahead for UAE jobseekers

Jobseekers in the UAE have had a tough time last year due to a slowdown in hiring brought about by challenging economic conditions, however...

Oman imam returns Dh2.4m won in bank raffle, citing Sharia

The imam of an Omani mosque has returned a 250,000 rial (Dh2.4 million) cash prize from a bank raffle, saying it would be unlawful...

Swimwear alert at new Dubai beaches

Women are being asked to cover their bikinis and dress modestly at two new beaches along Dubai’s most popular stretch of coast.Areas either side...

Fewer jobs for expat graduates in Oman

Expat graduates must be prepared to leave Oman for work as local jobs are unavailable, experts advised.Prashant Singh, Academic Advisor at Waljat College of...

Qatar Emir foots hotel bills

When Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) reporters tried to pay for their five-day stay to cover President Rodrigo Duterte's visit in Qatar, the hotel staff...

Expats to pay more for sending money home

Sending money home becomes costlier for expats living in the UAE from this week.Major money exchange houses have increased their charges for remittance from...

Telecoms revenues hit BD450 Million despite increased competition

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) latest Annual Market Indicators Report Indicates that revenues in the telecoms industry continue to rise, reaching BD450 million in...

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