Bahrain spends an average of BD426 ($1,122) per citizen annually on medical care, compared with BD256 per expatriate.
Supreme Council for Health chairman Lieutenant-General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa revealed the fi
Subsidy cuts are set to hit wealthy expatriates and companies first under proposals being considered following the Bahrain Cabinet's approval of the new national budget yesterday (May 4).
This was revealed to the Gulf Dail
Rights of women in the workforce and expatriate labourers will be highlighted this weekend, as unionists prepare to host a series of Labour Day activities.
The country's two main trade unions - General Federation of Bahrain Tr
Councillors want to evict expat labourers from their homes in the south of the country in a bid to woo Bahraini families back to their old neighbourhoods.
The Southern Municipal Council has submitted the proposal to relocate forei
A government plan in Bahrain to cut subsidies would mostly affect low-income expatriate workers, who would need a salary increase to cope with the extra expenses, according to experts.
The Gulf Daily News (GDN), our siste
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