fbpx
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Kuwait: ‘Deployment Ban’ By Philippines Affects Labor Offices

Head of the Union of Domestic Labor Bureaus Khalid Al-Dakhnan lamented the decision taken by the Philippines Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to totally ban...

Philippines Announces Total Deployment Ban to Kuwait

The Philippine government has imposed a total deployment ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait, following the death of Jeanelyn Villavende, who was tortured and...

Kuwait: E-Sick Leave Activated in All Hospitals

The Ministry of Health has activated electronic sick leave system in all health areas, hospitals and specialized health centres. Directors of all health districts...

UAE: Minimum Salary Requirement to Sponsor a Maid Increased

The minimum wage required by expatriates to sponsor a maid in the UAE has now been increased to Dh 25,000.Previously, residents had to earn...

Bahrain: Compulsory Bank Payment for Domestic Workers

Paying wages of domestic workers through banks will become a legal binding soon, assured the CEO of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). He...

Kuwait: Shortage Of Domestic Helpers After Domestic Ban

Kuwait recruitment firms are struggling to find domestic helpers after the recruitment from the Philippines was suspended earlier this year, according to Kuwaiti media...

Volcanic Eruption in Philippines – Flights Cancelled from UAE

A sudden volcanic eruption in the Philippines on Monday led the authorities to evacuate the nearby villages and shut down Manila's international airport, offices...

Bahrain: Runaway Expats Should Pay for Air Tickets

A new legislation was passed by the lawmakers yesterday. Now, runaway expat employees will have to pay for their air tickets to fly home. The...

Bahrain: No More Cash Payments at NPRA

The Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs announced that it has started as of the beginning of January to accept payments via credit and debit...

Kuwait: Total Ban If No Justice for Killed Filipina Maid

Outraged over a recent killing of a Filipino maid, a partial ban on Filipino maids was imposed on Kuwait by Philippines authorities. The ban...

UAE: Victims of $200 Million Ponzi-Scheme Seek Legal Aid

A group of Filipino expats are hoping to recover the money they lost in the Ponzi-like scheme, Exential Group. They recently formed a group...

Saudi Extradites Pakistani Star’s Brother for Her Murder

A fugitive suspected of instigating the murder of Pakistani model and social media star Qandeel Baloch has been extradited from Saudi Arabia. Baloch's brother,...

Bahrain: Expat Kills Close Friend with Hammer

An expat man found guilty of bludgeoning his close friend to death with a hammer over money has been jailed for life. Police found...

Kuwait: OFW Maid Killed; ‘Partial’ Deployment Ban Takes Effect

A ban prohibiting Philippine domestic workers from travelling to Kuwait came into effect on Friday after a maid was allegedly killed by her employers.The...

Bahrain: New NPRA Timings Starting 5th Jan

The Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) has announced a change in its work timings, starting Sunday (January 5). Under the new timings, all...

UAE the Easiest Country to Migrate To in the World

The UAE has achieved another global accomplishment ranking first globally in terms of its residency laws, said the International Institute for Management Development (IMD)...

Kuwaitization Successful – Expat Recruitment Falls 62%

The rate of recruitment of expatriate workers in the private sector has decreased by 62 percent in the last three years, from 2015 to...

Oman Air Announces 40 kg Check-in Baggage

Passengers travelling Oman Air from Muscat to Philippines, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Egypt will soon be able to take up to 40...

Oman: More than 600 Expat Workers Deported

Oman’s Ministry of Manpower announced 644 expat workers have been deported for violating labour laws. A joint inspection team arrested the expat workers for various...

Saudi: Over 4.37 Million Illegal Expats Caught In 2 Years

The Nation-Free of Violators campaign has apprehended as many as 4.37 expatriate violators over two years of whom a total of 1.10 million were...
- Advertisement -

Most Recent

Stay updated with the latest INSIDER news for the Gulf

Enter your e-mail address to receive essential weekly updates. We WON'T SPAM, that's a PROMISE!

Choose which Expats section you want to subscribe in:

Gulf Insider

FREE
VIEW