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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...

Bahrain to Implement New Wages Scheme Starting September

Elsewhere in the world, labour and worker benefit systems are constantly being improved in order to meet international standards, because when they do, this...

WHO Awards Bahrain PM with Global Leader Healthcare Distinction

In a small island such as Bahrain, with a total population of around 1.5 million, one would think that social services including healthcare delivery...

Bahrain Ranks No. 2 on Expat-Friendly List

Expats move to another country for a number of reasons. Some highly regard the work opportunities available in a county, whereas others look at...

Important Hotlines and Contact Numbers in Bahrain

For those who are new to the Kingdom of Bahrain, it’s important to take note of agencies and local offices which you can contact...

Bahrain Places Travel Ban on Iraq, Iran Amid Tension in the Region

Amid the growing tension in the Middle East, onlookers are expressing concern as to the welfare of their citizens in the face of yet...

British Council Warns Residents on Fake IELTS Certificates Sold Online

For those interested to work in the Kingdom of Bahrain, you would know that there are various kinds of document requirements that you need...

Not Happy with Your Paid Leaves? Consider Working in This Country

Do you feel like spending your years one after another, but don’t get the much-needed time off from work that you deserve? ALSO READ: Guide...

Where to Go Shopping in Bahrain

The Middle East has long been known as a shopping haven because of its tax-free commodities and plethora of quality items from exotic spices...

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