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Qatar is The World’s Best Country to Start a Career

Qatar is The World’s Best Country to Start a Career

GULF NEWS
Qatar has been named as the best country in the world for starting a career, according to a new ranking. “Qatar moved up seven positions from 2018 to claim the No. 1 spot in this ranking. With about a quarter of Qatar’s population under the age of 25, there is opportunity for young professionals to make their move within the country’s growing economy,” the report said. The government’s National Vision 2030 development plans seek to transform Qatar economically, socially and environmentally, by 2030. The plans include an estimated $200 billion spent in preparation to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The world’s largest sporting event will be a first to ever take place in the Arab world. The 2019 Best Countries rankings, formed in partnership with BAV Group, a unit of global marketing
Royal Court announces death of Saudi princess

Royal Court announces death of Saudi princess

GULF NEWS
She was buried after evening prayers.The Saudi Royal Court announced the death of Princess Adhwa'a bint Abdulaziz bin Mohammad bin Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud. Funeral prayers were performed in Riyadh on Friday. They followed the evening prayers at Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque, according to the statement of the Royal Court. Source
Happy News To UAE Expats! NO BAN If You Under These Case!

Happy News To UAE Expats! NO BAN If You Under These Case!

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No ban if not renewing contractI am working on a limited contract at an LLC. I joined the company on August 29, 2014. My labour contract expires on the August 28, 2016, and my residency visa expires on October 19. I am not willing to renew my contract with this company and have informed my HR manager when they asked for a renewal. Now they are planning to terminate me before my labour contract expires to put a ban on me. I did, however, offer to work until my visa expires in October. My question is: What should I do to avoid the ban? Do I have any legal recourse? Pursuant to your questions, your employer may not be in a position to impose employment ban on you if you are not willing to renew the employment contract. In accordance to Article 1(I)(1) of Ministerial Decree 766 of 2015 ...
Video: Sheikh Mohammed’s record-breaking gift to Kuwait

Video: Sheikh Mohammed’s record-breaking gift to Kuwait

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It can be seen from space. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, posted a beautiful video on his Twitter handle commemorating Kuwait's upcoming national day. The caption reads, "The love of Kuwait and the people of Kuwait is etched into our land… in our hearts… in our history… May beloved Kuwait and its amir, prince of humanity, continue to see years of prosperity and peace." حب الكويت وأهل الكويت محفور في أرضنا .. ومحفور في قلوبنا .. ومحفور في تاريخنا... كل عام وكويت المحبة .. وأميرها أمير الإنسانية في عزة ورفعة وسلام pic.twitter.com/BeFLvjx6sI — HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) February 21, 2019 Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of Kuwait, has been immortalised in the sands of UAE i
Video: Man proposes to girlfriend on Gulf flight

Video: Man proposes to girlfriend on Gulf flight

GULF NEWS, Uncategorized
It all started when Jack Sepilian and Sarin Aynedjian got on a Middle Eastern Airlines flight bound for Armenia from Lebanon. Unique proposals are happening all around the Gulf, or so it seems. After the recent proposal of a Dubai expat to his partner at a fire station, another couple took the art of popping the question to literal heights. It all started when Jack Sepilian and Sarin Aynedjian got on a Middle Eastern Airlines flight bound for Armenia from Lebanon. What started as a regular flight from one country to another became a special moment for the couple when Sepilian shared the couple's story, for all the passengers on the flight to hear. 'I want to tell you guys a short story about something that happened with me two years ago' Sepilian begins in the video. '.as I was flying back...
Over 2700 expats lose public sector jobs , 13,523 have no jobs

Over 2700 expats lose public sector jobs , 13,523 have no jobs

GCC News, GULF NEWS
Kuwait : In light of Civil Service Commission's (CSC) endeavors to complete the substitution arrangement in government area in its 5-year development plan since the start of fiscal year 2017/2018, a proficient CSC source unveiled that the first year plan has brought about the end of administrations of somewhere in the range of 2,799 expats in different services and other government experts, reported arab times online. As per ource the Ministry of Education joined a few different ministries in applying the replacement arrangement that prompted the termination of services of 1,507 expats in the first year, which speaks to 54 % of the aggregate 2,799 expats in the segment, trailed by Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs that ended 436 expatriates on July 1,2018 speaking to 16 % of its e...
OFW in Saudi Arabia threatens to commit suicide if not sent home

OFW in Saudi Arabia threatens to commit suicide if not sent home

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OFW in Saudi Arabia threatened to take her own life if she would not be allowed to return to the Philippines, reported Filipino Times. As indicated by the OFW's employer, they saw Gina (not her original name) holding a blade while sitting on a corner inside their living home. The OFW asked for to be sent home including that she would end her life if her demand would not be in all actuality, according to GMA News. Following the occurrence, the OFW's employer brought her to the Philippine Consulate to get the assistance she needs. At the Consulate, the OFW said that she misses her two youngsters in the Philippines. She stated: “Sa trabaho kayang kaya ko yung trabaho kahit anong klaseng trabaho ang ipagawa yun lang po talaga homesick lang po.” Assistant Labor Attaché Germie Day
Saudi princess passes away, UAE leaders offer condolences

Saudi princess passes away, UAE leaders offer condolences

GCC News, GULF NEWS
The rulers offered their condolences to King Salman on death of Princess Aljawhara. The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, on the death of Princess Aljawhara bint Faisal bin Saad Al Saud. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar cables to King Salman. Source
Saudi launches labour courts to protect workers, boost investment

Saudi launches labour courts to protect workers, boost investment

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The courts are located in seven major cities of the Kingdom. For the first time in its 86-year history, Saudi Arabia has opened the doors to labour courts aimed at organising the labour market, protecting workers and boosting investment. The labour courts are just the latest in the types of specialised courts launched by the Kingdom. The labour courts - to be fully digitalised - were officially launched by Justice Minister Walid Al Samaani and the Minister of Labour and Social Development Ahmed Al Rajhi on November 25. The courts are located in the country's major cities including Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Makkah, Madinah, Abha and Buraidah. The launch of the labour courts comes on the heels of the official launch of commercial courts in October. The commercial courts have begun ...
All Indian expats working in UAE must register online

All Indian expats working in UAE must register online

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All Indian expatriates working in the UAE have to do a mandatory one-time registration on the country's e-migrate platform, www.emigrate.gov.in, confirmed Vipul, Consul General of India to Dubai. The rule is applicable to all Indian nationals working in all 18 countries listed by India's Ministry of External Affairs. Failure to do so will result in the off-loading of unregistered non-ECNR emigrants at all international airports across India, starting January 1, 2019. Vipul also clarified that dependents of Indian expatriates working in the UAE, such as spouses or children, need not register under the platform. He said, "If you are working in an ECNR nation, and you have an employment visa stamped on your passport, you will have to register on the e-migrate platform. Spouses or chi...