A plan to raise the age of retirement in Bahrain by five years to 65 has sparked controversy. Independent MP Jalal Kadhim Al Mahfoudh strongly rejected the proposal, warning that the move would have a detrimental impact on the young and increa
Bahrain has plans to increase the retirement age to 65 or even 70 for some categories, said Al Hekma Society for Pensioners chairman and Supreme Health Council president Lieutenant-General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa. The p
Bahrain’s Shura Council has blocked a bill to allow civil servants to retire before 45 with minimal impact on their pensions, a report said.
The proposal was twice pushed through by MPs, according to the report in the Gulf D
Thirty-two people were presumed to have died in a fire that swept through a wooden retirement residence in the eastern Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday, police said on Saturday.
Ten bodies have been recovered and 22 people
National Bank of kuwait, the country's leading lender, said on Wednesday that its group chief executive officer Ibrahim Dabdoub will step down from his role following the next General Assembly Meeting.
Dabdoub will however, co
Dubai has proposed to the federal government of the UAE that the country create a sharia-compliant retirement savings scheme for foreign workers, a step which could help to develop the Islamic funds industry.
The aim is that the s
Risk aversion and lack of professional advice is leading to critical gaps in financial and retirement planning amongst UAE-based non-resident Indians (NRIs), according to the first Standard Life NRI Wealth Study.
Standard Life, a
Over half (56 per cent) of UAE employees are worried about their future financial state amidst concerns over their ability to retire with a sufficient income, according to research from global professional services firm, Towers Watson.
United Arab Emirates residents risk an uncertain financial future if they continue with a “live for the moment” mentality, said a report issued by Nexus Insurance Brokers, a leading financial firm in the GCC.
Bahrain's state-owned carrier Gulf Air has cut over 500 staff positions in the past six months, its chief executive said, after the airline announced it was setting up a voluntary redundancy program.
The positions were cut through a co