Monday, January 21, 2019

Health & Education

Saudi Plans Its Own Space Agency; King’s Son Named As Chairman

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to set up its own space agency, with King Salman's son named as its chairman.As part of a series...

Saudi: Traffic Rule Violations Decline Drastically!

According to the latest figures of the General Department of Traffic, the fatalities in traffic accidents have fallen by 33% and injuries by 21%...

Beware! Several Herbal Medicines Banned In Kuwait

Kuwait’s ministry of Health imposed a ban on several herbal medicines on Sunday, citing their “toxic” impact on a patient’s health and life.The ministry’s...

Saudi: 86 Workplace Injuries Recorded In A Day

As many as 7,776 workers in the private sector sustained workplace injuries during the third quarter of 2018 with an average of 86 cases...

Oman: Medical Examination Fees For Expats ‘Tripled’

The cost of medical examination fees for expatriates will go up from February, in the wake of a new decree announced by the Ministry...

“Bahrain’s No Homework Rule Will Not Stick In UAE”

School children hoping for homework to be abolished in the UAE, as it will be in Bahrain next year, will be disappointed to learn...

Bahrain: Homework is banned; Students happy!

Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi has issued a decision approving the recommendation of the ministry’s development commissions to ban homework for students and...

Abu Dhabi To Cut Financial Support For Emiratis Who Won’t Work

Financial support for unemployed Emiratis in Abu Dhabi will be axed unless they can prove they are not fit to work, a top government...

More Than 1,600 Food Outlets Shut Down In Jeddah

Municipality officials shut down more than 1,600 food outlets in Jeddah during 19,238 field inspection trips.The inspections came as part of the municipality's efforts...

Expats Seek Residence Permit Renewal For Dependents Above 25

SAUDI: Several expatriates have urged the General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) to allow them to renew the residence permits (iqamas) of their children above...
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