Sixty-nine per cent of expatriates in the UAE spend more on charitable acts during Ramadan, according to a GCC survey conducted on expatriate spending habits during Ramadan by Xpress Money, a top money transfer brand.
Around 72 pe
Saudi Arabia ranks ninth in the world for the countries with the lowest cost of living for expatriates, a report said.
Sixty-eight per cent of expats in Saudi Arabia are overall satisfied with their financial situation, and
The expatriate population in Bahrain has doubled over the past five years, according to a senior Labour Ministry official, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
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Bahrain is set to make a final decision on the axing of electricity and water subsidies for expatriates following more than two months of negotiations.
Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza said that the government would present i
It is possible that American expatriates living in the Gulf could have their passports revoked next month if they fail to comply with their tax and financial obligations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), an expert has warned.
Kuwait has deported 20,000 expatriates in the first nine months of the year for their non-compliance with the residence and labour laws, a report said.
Some 7,000 more expatriates will be deported when paper work regarding their s
About 42 per cent of expatriate parents in the UAE said that schools in the Emirates are still not on par with international standards in a new survey.
However, and equal percentage of foreigners are generally satisfied with the q
A shortage of affordable homes in Dubai, UAE and a reduction in overseas allowances since the financial crisis are pushing foreign staff on middle incomes out to less glamorous areas of the city far from the office, or to neighbouring Sharjah, a
Expatriates constitute more than 95 per cent of the workforce in Kuwait’s private sector and there is an urgent need to revamp employment policies, a senior official has said.
There are currently a total of 1.466 million for