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    Saudi Arabia

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and...

    Travelers from These Countries Will Soon be Allowed Visa-Free Entry in KSA

    The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has announced that its national air carriers will now allow entry into the Kingdom...

    KSA Launches New Visa Policy for Tourists, No Abaya Rule

    Saudi Arabia has introduced a new visa program on Friday (September 27), which will benefit at least 49 countries and attract foreign companies to...

    Saudi Celebrates National Day with Fireworks, Concerts, & Cultural Shows

    As the Kingdom celebrated its 89th National Day last September 23, fireworks show, concerts, and cultural events were hosted by the government in cooperation...

    Saudi Government Rejects Need to Accept Foreign Consultancy Firms

    Government departments and agencies in the Kingdom have been forbidden to use the services of foreign consultancy firms as per instruction from the national...

    United Arab Emirates

    How to Inquire if You Have a Travel Ban in the UAE

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known as one of the best countries for expats worldwide, and its not surprising that thousands of people go...

    WATCH: UAE Sets New World Record with Largest Flag Flown in Free Fall

    If you're a fan of extreme sports, you probably won't be surprised to find out that the UAE has just set a new world record for...

    Dubai Run On Sheikh Zayed Road Pictures

    In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, many residents joined in the Dubai 30x30: Dubai Run on Sheikh Zayed Road - the first-ever run on the...

    Over 2000 Runners Participated in the First Mai Dubai City Half Marathon

    First running event of its kind in Dubai Attended by Instagram star Joe Wicks Athletes, their friends and family enjoyed the sights and...

    UAE Ranks Among Top Arab Countries for Social Progress

    The UAE has once again outshone its neighboring countries in the Middle East in terms of social progress according to a new report. The 2019...

    Ithra Dubai Begins Construction of World’s Largest Cantilever

    Ithra Dubai has released a statement that it is now working on the first sliding phase of the world's largest cantilever or 'The Link',...

    Latest News

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and...

    Oman Releases List of Visas Not to be Renewed for Expats

    In 2018, the Omani government announced a temporary ban on visas issued for the recruitment of expatriate manpower in several professions. Two...

    Anti-Smoking Laws in the Middle East

    If you are residing in the Middle East, or thinking about going there for work or travel, keep in...

    PH Embassy in Bahrain Ready to Repatriate OFWs Amid Tensions in Region

    Despite the lull on the issue between the US and Iran following the former’s bombing of the latter’s US...

    Sponsoring Your Family in the UAE: A Guide

    Did you know that you can sponsor your family in the UAE? If you are a male expat worker...

    Over 2000 Runners Participated in the First Mai Dubai City Half Marathon

    First running event of its kind in Dubai Attended by Instagram star Joe Wicks Athletes, their friends and family enjoyed the sights and...

    Plan Your Holidays: Oman Likely to Observe 2 Long Weekends Next Month

    As the year nears its end, citizens and residents of Oman can expect to get extra time off to relax and unwind, as there...

    KSA Launches New Visa Policy for Tourists, No Abaya Rule

    Saudi Arabia has introduced a new visa program on Friday (September 27), which will benefit at least 49 countries and attract foreign companies to...

    Saudi Celebrates National Day with Fireworks, Concerts, & Cultural Shows

    As the Kingdom celebrated its 89th National Day last September 23, fireworks show, concerts, and cultural events were hosted by the government in cooperation...

    Qatar

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

    5 Things to Know for Those Who Want to Teach in Qatar

    Dreaming of working overseas? For professionals in the teaching profession, working in a new environment flavoured with cultural variety can spell big challenges, but...

    Here’s What You Need to Know about Qatar’s Social Security System

    In terms of living conditions, one of the most important things to consider when working or migrating to a different country is their social...

    Qatar Airways Named World’s Best Airline for 2019

    Being the best in a certain field within the region is admirable, but being called the best in the world defines excellence, and sets...

    Qatar’s Tourism Council to Boost Activities During Eid, Summer

    As a number of GCC member states have already announced the dates for the Eid holidays, movement is expected among nationals and residents within...

    Things to Note When Traveling Solo in Qatar

    Traveling enriches the human experience, as a person is able to connect with the rest of the world, and with cultures they may not...

    Kuwait

    Assembly Proposal to Limit Gov’t Hospital Services to Kuwaitis Only

    In a controversial announcement, the Kuwaiti government has proposed to limit the medical services offered by government hospitals to Kuwaiti nationals only. However, the government clarified that this will not be implemented immediately in consideration of the large expat...

    Oman Releases List of Visas Not to be Renewed for Expats

    In 2018, the Omani government announced a temporary ban on visas issued for the recruitment of expatriate manpower in several professions. Two years later and the 'temporary'...

    Anti-Smoking Laws in the Middle East

    If you are residing in the Middle East, or thinking about going there for work or travel, keep in mind that the region generally...

    PH Embassy in Bahrain Ready to Repatriate OFWs Amid Tensions in Region

    Despite the lull on the issue between the US and Iran following the former’s bombing of the latter’s US bases in Iraq, the Philippine...

    Sponsoring Your Family in the UAE: A Guide

    Did you know that you can sponsor your family in the UAE? If you are a male expat worker earning at least AED 4,000...

    Bahrain

    Anti-Trafficking Laws in the Middle East

    There are millions of foreign workers living and working in the Middle East, including overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other expats. When it comes...

    PH Embassy in Bahrain Ready to Repatriate OFWs Amid Tensions in Region

    Despite the lull on the issue between the US and Iran following the former’s bombing of the latter’s US bases in Iraq, the Philippine...

    Bahrain to Ban Use of Plastic Table Rolls

    As calls for environmental reforms are becoming more pronounced more than ever, the Kingdom of Bahrain has approved a resolution that will ban table...

    Gulf Air Appoints First Bahraini Woman to Lead African Arm

    The Middle East is seeing an important transition from its traditionally male-centric society, which is heavily seen in countries such as Saudi Arabia and...

    Oman

    Plan Your Holidays: Oman Likely to Observe 2 Long Weekends Next Month

    As the year nears its end, citizens and residents of Oman can expect to get extra time off to relax and unwind, as there...

    First E-Mall Soon to Open in Oman

    Online shopping, though very popular in most parts of the world, is still not as big in places such as Oman. However, all that...

    Finance Ministry Introduces New Rules for Duty-Free Shops in Oman

    Oman’s Ministry of Finance has issued a new list of regulations, conditions, and procedures applicable for purchases and sales as well as establishing new...

    Tips

    5 Kinds of Posts Prohibited by Twitter Middle East

    In this day and age, social media has become a powerful platform for sharing information, doing business, and communication in general. That being said, certain...

    Financial Considerations for Expats in the UAE

    The appeal of a high standard of living, low taxation, and lucrative salaries – on top of the bright, sunny weather – are among...

    5 Things to Know for Those Who Want to Teach in Qatar

    Dreaming of working overseas? For professionals in the teaching profession, working in a new environment flavoured with cultural variety can spell big challenges, but...

    Here’s What You Need to Know about Qatar’s Social Security System

    In terms of living conditions, one of the most important things to consider when working or migrating to a different country is their social...