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Gov’t Sets New Fees to Apply for Omani Citizenship

Working in a foreign country may cause one to think of getting naturalised in order to maintain their way of living, which they’ve built...

Govt Introduces Service Tagging ‘Omanised’ Professions

With Oman’s nationalisation programme already in effect, more opportunities are being presented to citizens, and the opposite for expats in the country, as well...

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...

Oman to Impose New Excise Tax to Boost Gov’t Income

Part of the allure in working in the Middle East is its unique taxation system (or the lack of it, at least back then)....

Oman Among 50 States Eligible for Visa on Arrival in Pakistan

Other than national benefits offered by the government to residents and citizens, there are also perks granted to citizens based on the homeland’s bilateral...

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...

UAE Ranks 1st in Region, 5th in Global Competitiveness

Much of what the UAE government is doing is aimed at becoming one of the world’s global nations. Through its efforts to set Dubai...

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...

Dubai’s ‘Heart of Europe’ Investors to Qualify for Moldovan Passport

With the recent announcement of the UAE government to grant permanent residency status to its residents who have significantly contributed to the country’s economy...

Gulf Country Announces Mid-day Work Ban for Workers

The summer season is upon us, and for countries where temperatures can exceed past 40 degrees during the day, such as those in the...

UAE Announces Charges for New Long-term & Multiple-entry Visas

As the UAE government has recently announced, permanent residency status can now be availed by certain expat groups, as part of the government’s initiatives...

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...

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24 People Arrested for Gambling during Apartment Raid in Kuwait

Gambling is considered an illegal activity (especially in many Middle Eastern countries) so please be mindful of this fact. In a recent report, 24...

Employee Gets Fired after Posting TikTok Video at Workplace

One of the main challenges of working abroad is getting accustomed to and observing the culture of the people and the workplace. If you’re...

Bahrain Rolls Out Digital Vaccine Passport

The Kingdom of Bahrain announced on Wednesday (February 17) that it has launched its own digital ‘vaccine passport’ for citizens. The move aims to help...

Saudi Suspends Travel from UAE, India, Pakistan Among 20 Countries

The Saudi government on Tuesday (February 2), suspended the entry of passengers from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, medical practitioners,...

[WATCH] Loyal Dog Boncuk Waits for Sick Owner at Hospital for 6 Days

We all know how pets, for some owners, aren’t considered just as animals, but family. And we’ve heard of stories how people take care...