GCC to witness exit of expatriate workers due to coronavirus: Experts   

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Experts expect an outflow of expatriate workers from Gulf states as a result of the economic shock ......

Saudi ‘instant visa’ and the challenges of open labor markets

Sunday, 08 March 2020

Omar Al-Ubaydli is a researcher at Derasat, Bahrain. He tweets @omareconomics.


Why artificial intelligence will not abolish work

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Andrea Komlosy is Professor at the Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Vienna and the author of Work: The Last 1,000 Years.


Labor workers in Qatar suffer from dire conditions, say they are ‘prisoners’

Monday, 10 June 2019

A documentary reveals the exploitation of Nepalese migrant workers in Qatar, who live in dire ......

Iran MPs to investigate protester torture claims

Sunday, 06 January 2019

Iran’s parliament will investigate claims by a labor protest leader that he was tortured in ......

Japan enacts controversial law to accept foreign workers

Saturday, 08 December 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition early Saturday rammed through ......

How Qatari mall ‘Asian Town’ has become a symbol of racial segregation

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

It can appear to be like any other entertainment complex in Qatar: a giant shopping mall, with a ......

Did Boris Johnson’s ‘suicide vest’ comment make or mar his leadership chances?

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary and would-be prime minister has put his foot ......

Amid Iran’s crisis, parliament impeaches Rouhani-allied labor minister

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

The Iranian parliament on Wednesday, impeached labor minister Ali Rabiei, a close ally of president ......

Saudi Arabia getting ready for labor courts early next year

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice has said its plans for the soon to be launched labor courts ......

Saudi Arabia approves seven new courts, 96 chambers to resolve labor cases

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

The Saudi Supreme Judicial Council has approved the establishment of seven labor courts, and 96 ......

Kuwait, Philippines sign deal to regulate domestic labor

Friday, 11 May 2018

Kuwait and the Philippines signed a deal on Friday to regulate domestic workers, after a dispute ......

Philippines seeks to end ‘misunderstandings’ with Kuwait on workers

Tuesday, 01 May 2018

The Philippines on Tuesday welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait over their migrant labor row, days ......

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gives birth to third child

Monday, 23 April 2018

Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a boy at a hospital in London on Monday, the third ......

Woman goes into labor during Sharjah traffic, police come to the rescue

Friday, 23 March 2018

A woman went into labor while being stuck in notorious Sharjah traffic in the UAE, but Sharjah ......