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Florida woos Middle Eastern tourists

Nicknamed as 'The Sunshine State' for its balmy climate and natural beauty, Florida is now expanding its horizons to provide great prospects to UAE residents with ‘The Florida Dubai Link’ exhibition bringing well-chosen com

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Illegal expats warned not to abuse amnesty

Expatriates working illegally in Bahrain have been warned against exploiting a general amnesty that allows them to return home without facing any penalties. Foreign diplomats told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister pub

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New amnesty awareness drive launched in Bahrain

Thousands of leaflets explaining the current amnesty for illegal residents will be distributed in mosques across Bahrain from tomorrow (July 17). The initiative by the embassies of Pakistan and Bangladesh is targeting eligible Mus

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Expat employment in Bahrain grows 6pc

Employment growth among foreigners was more than double that of Bahrainis during the first quarter of the year, it has emerged. The figure was six per cent employment growth for expats, compared to just two per cent for Bahra

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Bahrain healthcare spend on citizens stands at 16pc

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

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Subsidy cuts for wealthy expats, firms proposed

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

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Labour rights set to be highlighted in Bahrain

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

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New push to evict labourers in Bahraini neighbourhood

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

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Subsidies cut to hit low-income expats in Bahrain

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

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Health insurance bill for expats in Bahrain shelved

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

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