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Omanisation programme ‘could be reassessed’

Some of the Omani government's policies relating to expat labour and Omanisation may come under reassessment, a senior government official said. "The ministry is very flexible when it comes to re-examining some of the pol

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Saudi set to issue family visas online for expats

Saudi Arabia plans to issue visas online for families of expatriates in the kingdom, eliminating the need to make personal visits to the Passport Department or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a report said. The new step, which is

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Saudi set to issue family visas online for expats

Saudi Arabia plans to issue visas online for families of expatriates in the kingdom, eliminating the need to make personal visits to the Passport Department or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a report said. The new step, which is

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Mena energy firms ‘unable to bridge talent gap’

The regional oil and gas companies are being asked by governments to reduce their heavy dependence on expatriates, yet they find themselves faced with a shortfall in qualified nationals with which to replace them, said an expert.

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Bahrain allows expats to hire domestic help

Bahrain has introduced new rules allowing expatriates in the kingdom to legally employ domestic workers in a move to end the housemaid visa black market, a report said. The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has changed the

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Indian luxury brands to invest $25m in UAE

Luxury brands from India are expected to invest $25 million in the UAE through new ventures and collaborations, said the event organisers of the recently concluded Royal India Luxury Show 2014 in Dubai, UAE. A total of 22 hand-pic

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ME firms likely to continue dependence on expats

Businesses and organisations in the Middle are failing to create professionals equipped with the necessary skills to head industry, according to a study by Mercer, a leading human resources management consultancy. Companies in the

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UAE a ‘home away from home’ say expats

The attractiveness of the UAE for the peace of mind, the comfortable lifestyle it provides, the ability to raise a family and the safety standards are among top factors that make the country a ‘home away from home’ for expatriates, a

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Saudi shows the way home to runaway expats

Hundreds of expatriates classified as runaways in Saudi Arabia may now avoid jail and go back to their countries, benefiting from a recent concession announced by the government, a report said. The concession rules that the runawa

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Rising expat numbers to boost investment in GCC

GCC countries continue to be among the world’s fastest growing economies, indicating that numbers of non-resident Indians (NRIs) and other expatriates will rise steadily, a report said, adding that the trend is widely seen as an opportunit

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