Saudi Arabia set to abolish sponsorship system soon: Report

Thursday, 06 February 2020

The sponsorship system in Saudi Arabia is set to be abolished soon, according to a report from the ......

WATCH: A domestic helper beaten brutally by her sponsor

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Bahraini Amer al-Amer, deputy prosecutor in Muharraq Governorate said an investigation had been ......

Big brands battle it out off the pitch at World Cup

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Soccer fans craving a Kit Kat, Snickers or Bounty snack at Russia's World Cup soccer stadiums need ......

An affordable green card for expatriates

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi is a former Saudi diplomat who specializes in Southeast Asian affairs. He can be reached at algham@hotmail.com or via Twitter @DrAliAlghamdi


We must act to sponsor goodness

Monday, 27 March 2017

Khaled Almaeena is a veteran Saudi journalist, commentator, businessman and the editor-at-large of the Saudi Gazette. Almaeena has held a broad range of positions in Saudi media for over thirty years, including CEO of a PR firm, Saudi Television news anchor, talk show host, radio announcer, lecturer and journalist. As a journalist, Almaeena has represented Saudi media at Arab summits in Baghdad, Morocco and elsewhere. In 1990, he was one of four journalists to cover the historic resumption of diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Russia. He also traveled to China as part of this diplomatic mission. Almaeena's political and social columns appear regularly in Gulf News, Asharq al-Aswat, al-Eqtisadiah, Arab News, Times of Oman, Asian Age and The China Post. He can be reached at kalmaeena@saudigazette.com.sa and followed on Twitter: @KhaledAlmaeena


Kafaala sponsorship system: Is it time to find alternatives?

Monday, 09 January 2017

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 .


Bahrain abolishes sponsorship system for foreign workers

Monday, 19 December 2016

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Pitch Perfect: The explosion of Bloggers, Blaggers and Braggers

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

As the dust settles on the social media explosion of the past decade, it has become obvious that ......

Saudi study calls for expats to be integrated into society

Friday, 13 May 2016

Expats in Saudi, who make up around a third of the kingdom’s population, should be integrated ......

Coca-Cola and McDonald's call for FIFA's Sepp Blatter to resign

Saturday, 03 October 2015

Major soccer sponsors on Friday issued coordinated calls for the immediate resignation of FIFA ......

Dubai’s Emirates airline confirms FA Cup sponsorship talks

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The Dubai airline Emirates has confirmed it is in talks to sponsor the FA Cup, following reports it ......

Saudi ministry unveils mechanism for transfer of sponsorship

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

The Saudi Labor Ministry unveiled on Tuesday the mechanism for the transfer of sponsorship of ......

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Emirates extends European Tour sponsorship

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

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Dubai’s Emirates in sponsorship deal with U.S. soccer team Cosmos

Wednesday, 05 June 2013

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