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Explore GCC lifestyle with latest updates on expat news,mega-events in and around the region with developments in telecommunication and technology.

Jet Airways to phase out all expat pilots to save cost

Jet Airways (India) Ltd is looking to phase out all its expatriate pilots to control costs, company executives told employees at a meeting. The carrier...

Great PR: Qatar Airways turns a fare mistake into an opportunity

In a year full of amazing, low-cost, international, premium airfare sales, Qatar Airways may have taken the cake last week with a special fare that it...

Drone registration mandatory in the UAE

In the wake of unauthorized drone activity that resulted in flight diversions and airport closures, the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) on...

Dubai benefits from shift in tourism away from terror-hit countries

Tourists are shunning terror-hit countries including France and countries in north Africa as they flock to other sun-drenched resorts including Dubai instead. Holidaymakers are rejecting the...

Bahrain to ease airspace curbs on Qatar from today

Bahrain is to ease airspace restrictions on Qatar from today following International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) directives to the effect, sources said. “While the first...

Kuwait ambassador leaves NZ before police can charge him with assaulting...

Kuwait has removed its ambassador from New Zealand as police sought to charge him with assaulting a woman. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

In Photos: ultra-luxurious underwater homes

The $2.8 million Floating Seahorse is the product of more than 5,000 hours of research and 13,000 hours of design and engineering, according to...

Denmark bans halal slaughter – says ‘animal rights come before religion’

Denmark’s government has brought in a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of halal and kosher meat, after years of...

No mechanical issues before Emirates crash landing

The UAE investigators examining a 2016 incident involving an Emirates flight in Dubai say there were no mechanical problems leading up to the accident. The...

Bahrain: Telecoms accused of higher charges & reduced services

Telecoms customers in Bahrain have been complaining lately of higher charges and call rates along with reduced data quality. Consumers have further complained that telecom...
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