The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced labour reforms on Tuesday to protect foreign workers, who are often prevented from changing jobs.
The trade, energy and investment powerhouse is one of several Gulf states whose treatment o
Infrastructure projects worth hundreds of thousands of dinars are being initiated in remote areas of Pakistan by its nationals living in Bahrain. They will include a hospital, irrigation pumps, six pharmacies, a bridge and maintenance of mosqu
Expats and businesses will no longer receive the majority of government subsidies in Bahrain, it was confirmed yesterday (July 29). However, Bahrainis will continue to enjoy subsidies on electricity and water in their homes, as well as on essent
Two expatriates died on Friday after their boat capsized near King Fahad Causeway.
The bodies of the German and the Filipino were recovered in a joint search operation with the police that lasted more than 10 hours, the Coastguard
The UAE has introduced a new online application and payment system for visas for expatriates living in the GCC on residence permits.
As per the new service launched by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, a
Proposals to slash government subsidies for foreigners and the private sector in Bahrain have prompted concerns among business leaders and the expatriate community, said a report.
Subsidy cuts would reportedly hit expatriates and
Fewer than one in 20 fisherman operating from Bahrain are actually Bahraini, a top official said.
According to Agriculture and Marine Resources Directorate marine licences acting head Abdulla Isa, 'expatriates are the real fis
Dubai developer Damac Properties posted strong property sales in the first quarter thanks to robust demand from foreign buyers, its managing director told Reuters on Monday.
Sales hit Dh2.8 billion ($762 million) in the first thre
The expatriate community costs Bahrain a total of BD344.292 million ($907 million) every year – a monthly average of BD28.910 million ($76.2 million), said a report.
Citing results of a study conducted nine years ago, Labour
The Expat Network, a specialist information resource for those going to work and live abroad, has published the ‘Financial Action Checklist for British Expatriates,’ a fully updated guide.
The guide provides informatio