Abu Dhabi Ports plans 1 billion dollar Khalifa Port expansion

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Emirate owned Abu Dhabi Ports Company said on Wednesday it was investing 3.8 billion dirhams ($1.03 ......

Saudi Arabia names public park in honor of ‘green’ German architect

Sunday, 01 December 2019

German landscape architect Richard Bödeker was honored on Saturday by Saudi Arabia’s ......

UAE paves way for long-term visa residencies in the Gulf

Monday, 11 February 2019

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady is Senior Advisor with Partner Energy, and former Visiting Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia. He specializes on middle east energy policy, the Saudi Economy, OPEC, GCC regional geo -political risk assessment and has authored many books such as “The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges”, “GCC Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges”, “Economic, Political and Financial Country Risk: An analysis of the GCC countries” . In 2015 he completed several books on “OPEC in a shale oil world : where to next ?”; “The Rentier Theory Revisited”; and “The Political Economy of Social Capital” .

Dr Ramady has held senior level positions for more than 28 years in banking, finance and investment, as a Vice President with Citibank where he was posted in Europe and the Middle East and seconded to the Saudi American Bank as well as with First City Texas Bank, Qatar National Bank, and Qatar International Islamic Bank. Dr Ramady obtained his BA and PhD in Economics, at the University of Leicester, UK, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Economic Development, University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK .


Oman will not renew expats contracts in private education sector

Monday, 31 December 2018

Oman decided to issue a ban on expats holding certain positions in private higher education ......

Saudi minister of commerce: Expat fees are being reviewed

Tuesday, 25 December 2018

The Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majid al-Kassabi, said that they have completed a ......

For skilled Filipinos, Middle East remains a career destination

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Despite the Philippine government’s massive campaign to provide local job and livelihood ......

UAE to allow expats long-term residency after retirement

Sunday, 16 September 2018

In a significant move, the United Arab Emirates will allow foreigners to obtain long-term ......

WATCH: Emirati expresses gratitude towards Pakistani expats living in UAE

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

On Pakistan’s 72nd Independence Day, many Pakistani expats in the UAE were sharing a video ......

From Dubai to disaster zone: One woman’s Indonesia earthquake story

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

A woman who moved to Indonesia after spending most of her life in the Middle East has found herself ......

Indian traveler can’t believe his luck after winning $1 million in Dubai airport

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

An Indian traveler won a grand prize of 3.6million AED ($1 million) in a draw held in Dubai on ......

Rise in expat terminations result in $1.8 bln bad bank debts in Kuwait

Sunday, 22 July 2018

The number of foreigners terminated from public sector jobs in Kuwait has left banks in the country ......

Indian worker bedridden at Saudi hospital hasn’t spoken to family in 20 years

Monday, 09 July 2018

An Indian national has been lying in coma in a Saudi hospital for more than a year, and his family, ......

Kuwait reinstates ban on Bangladeshi workers

Monday, 05 March 2018

Kuwait’s interior ministry reinstated a ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers after ......

Children of divorced expats between the law and choosing who to live with

Thursday, 15 February 2018

With divorce comes repercussions, perhaps the heaviest of it all falls upon the shoulders of ......

Philippines to attempt bringing Filipinos home after Kuwait deaths

Friday, 09 February 2018

The Philippines will ask its private airlines to evacuate its nationals from Kuwait within 72 hours ......