A bill that would have forced employers in Bahrain to provide private health insurance for expatriate employees has been shelved.
Shura Council yesterday (March 22) rejected the draft law, which was originally put forward by parli
Costs could go up for expats and the private sector as Bahrain seeks to offset a projected shortfall in revenues, driven in large part by lower oil prices.
Finance Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa told the Gulf Da
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are heavily dependant on an expatriate health care workforce, especially physicians and nurses, according to a new report.
The rapidly growing populations and per capita incomes, rising
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
A new health care scheme for private sector foreign employees was launched in Bahrain yesterday (January 6).
Each private company must pay an annual BD72 ($189.8) per expat employee on renewing work permits at the Labour Market Re
Bahrain's national workforce has outgrown the annual rate of expatriate workers entering the local jobs market.
According to latest Labour Ministry statistics, the number of Bahraini workers grew by 2.2 per cent per annum, com
Western expatriates in Bahrain are being urged to exercise caution after an American woman was stabbed to death in a UAE shopping mall.
The 37-year-old teacher, a mother of twins, was murdered in a restroom just two days after a C
Bahrain has been ranked among the top five countries by expats looking for a better work/life balance.
Around 62 per cent of the expats in Bahrain enjoy a better ‘expat life experience’ and more enjoyable commute into work (
Expat Group, an Indian real estate major, has partnered with Wyndham Hotel Group for its Ramada brand, to develop a set of three, top of the line resorts.
It will be located at its weekend home projects located at Pali (Mumbai); L
A Kuwaiti lawmaker has proposed a residency cap of a maximum of ten years, that can be renewed only once, for all expatriates working in the country, according to a report.
The conditions imply that no foreigner can stay in Kuwait