Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Money & Business

Bahrain To Focus On Cost Control To Help Cut Budget Deficit

Bahrain will focus on “stringent” cost controls to help cut its budget deficit, according to the country’s finance minister. Sheikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa, minister...

The Impact of VAT

Gulf Insider talks to Mr Sajeev Surendran, Managing Partner of Dadabhai Advisory, about the implementation of VAT in Bahrain.What protections will private businesses have against miscalculations...

Saudi Allocates $3.1 Billion To Help Companies With Expat Fee Hikes

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has approved a scheme to reimburse some of the companies who struggled to pay steadily increasing fees for expatriate work...

VAT Insights for Businesses

Mubeen Khadir, Head of Tax, Keypoint Group, gives insights and solutions for the common errors that businesses make due to the misinterpretation of VAT.With VAT...

Focus on affordable housing sharpens in GCC countries

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are doubling their efforts to further enhance low- and middle-income households’ ability to own affordable housing, as part of...

Around 21% Bahraini Citizens Earn More Than BD1,000

Take-home pay for 21% of the Bahraini workforce in the Kingdom’s public and private sector establishments are BD1,000, a new report has said.The report...

Kuwait: World’s Fourth Largest Bridge To Be Completed Soon

Work is nearing completion on Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah Causeway (SJSC), a megaproject spanning 37.5 km across Kuwait Bay from the capital...

Over 164 Million Active Facebook Users In The Middle East

There are 164 million active users in the Arab World, up from 56 million in 2013, according to a new study from Damian Radcliffe,...

World’s Most Famous Robot Sophia To Visit Bahrain

The world’s most famous robot Sophia will be visiting Bahrain to attend the third Middle East and Africa FinTech Forum, which will be held...

Bahrain Ranks High Among Best Countries For Expats – BBC Arabic

Bahrain ranks high on a list of best countries in the world for expats, a report by BBC Arabic said.While lauding Bahrain’s work environment,...
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