Plans for an innovative organ donation database have had to be put on hold after an expatriate association spearheading the initiative failed to get clearance from the authorities. The Bahrain Foundation for Organ Relief project was first anno
Overall employment across the GCC is on the increase in 2015 despite the fall in oil prices, according to latest research by GulfTalent, a leading online recruitment portal in the Middle East.
The latest edition of the research report &
More than 100 expatriate employees who worked on a new five-star hotel in Bahrain have allegedly not been paid for two months.
The 125 electrical and mechanical staff, who worked on the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, went on stri
A proposed change to the law that would have forced employers to release expatriate staff before Bahrainis in the event of financial difficulties or restructuring has been scrapped.
The Shura Council pulled the plug on the amendment to
Foreigners blacklisted by a Gulf country could be denied entry to all GCC states, said Bahrain’s Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan ahead of a ministerial level meeting in Kuwait.
Foreigners blacklisted by a Gulf country could be den
Saudi Arabia’s Co-operative Health Insurance Council has urged all private businesses to provide compulsory medical insurance for expatriate employees and their families, said a report.
The employment con
Bahrain’s MPs stuck to their guns yesterday (April 29) calling for limitations on driving for expatriates as the debate over tough new traffic laws continued in the National Assembly.
MPs referred the draft bill back to the
UAE has urged expatriate residents and tourists to be more vigilant about medicines they carry from their home countries, said a report.
Six Indians are serving jail terms in the country for bringing medicines for personal use tha
As many as 280,000 expatriates in Kuwait should be deported per year for the next five years to address the imbalanced demographic in the country, an MP was quoted as saying in a report.
The Kuwaiti population should be at least e
The benefits of reducing Oman’s reliance on expatriate labour, by targeting project management in key industry sectors where nationalisation is at its lowest will be the highlight of an upcoming conference in Muscat.