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Sunday, September 20, 2020

UAE: Work Permits, Residence Visas to be Automatically Renewed

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship have announced exemption of medical tests for workers whose...

Saudi: Expats Asked to Cancel Final exit, Re-entry visas

The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) on Tuesday asked all expatriates in the Kingdom, who have a final exit visa or an exit and...

Kuwait: Expat Teachers Allowed to Leave the Country

Expatriate teachers in Kuwait are being allowed to leave the country amid the current coronavirus pandemic.Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education, Saud...

Oman: Missing Expat’s Body Found

A person of Asian nationality, who was missing, has been found dead by search and rescue teams.The person had been missing at Wadi Al...

Bahrain: Free Accommodation for Expats Struggling to Self-Isolate

Dr. Muhammad Rafeek, Chairman of Ocean Gate and Rubicon Hotel Management Company, has offered free accommodation for the benefit of expats who have been directed to...

Coronavirus: India sets up 24/7 helpline for Expats in Gulf

India has announced the establishment of a round-the-clock helpline for worldwide coordination on Covid-19 even as the country’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, appealed for...

UAE: Arriving GCC Nationals to Face Tests & Quarantine

The UAE today updated the procedures for entry of citizens from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states into the country.The new procedures will be...

Coronavirus: India Bans All International Flights

The Indian government on Thursday banned commercial international airlines to operate to India for a week from 22 March, following an effort to curb...

Bahrain: Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Drug Smuggling

The First Supreme Criminal Court of Appeal has confirmed a 5-year imprisonment sentence bestowed upon a drug smuggler.The suspect, an Asian national, was seized...

UAE Exchange Suspends New Transactions

UAE Exchange, a leading remittance and foreign exchange brand based in Abu Dhabi have decided to temporarily suspend any new transactions at all of...

Kuwait Suspends Flights From Major Expat Destinations

Kuwait suspended all flights to and from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Bangladesh, Philippines, India, and Sri Lanka for a week starting on Saturday, Kuwait's civil...

Bahrain: Expat Suffocates to Death in Fire

An expat died in a huge fire in his residence in Makharga neighbourhood in Central Manama.Preliminary information indicates that the decedent suffocated while the...

LuLu’s Yusuff Ali: First Indian To Get Saudi “Green Card”

UAE-based retail giant LuLu Group’s chairman MA Yusuff Ali has received Saudi Arabia’s Premium Residency Permit for Foreigners.While the Saudi government’s Premium Residency Centre...

Bahrain: Court Upholds 15-Year term for Robbing Expat

The High Appeals Court has upheld the sentence issued against two men convicted of robbing BD1,100 from an expat after posing as police officers.The...

Bahrain: Worker’s Day 2020 Postponed

In view of the current circumstances concerning public health, the Workers’ Day 2020 -Winter Fest event, which is scheduled to take place on Friday,...

Bahrain: Nurse-Attacker Confesses to Motive

An expat man, who was arrested for brutally attacking a nurse in Salmaniya area in the Capital, confessed that he was attempting to rob...

Bahrain: Special ICRF Winter Fest Announced

Preparations are well underway for the Indian Community Relief Fund (ICRF) Workers’ Day 2020 – Winter Fest. This is the third celebration event that...

Kuwait: Expats to Pay KD 2.5 for Medical

The CEO of the Health Insurance Hospitals Company ‘Daman’ Dr Muhammad Al-Qana’i said the medical centres in Hawalli and Al-Farwaniya will receive the expatriates...

Low Bahrainisation Rate – Ministers to be Questioned

A group of lawmakers is planning to quiz several ministers with regard to the existing low Bahrainisation rates in the public and private sectors.The...

Saudi to Hire More Skilled Workers from Bangladesh

Dhaka said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia was keen on hiring more skilled workers from Bangladesh, following a Joint Economic Council meeting which concluded...
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