November 26 to December 2 2017

Article Info Title

Saudi Arabia has 11 million foreign workers from more than 100 countries

Author Arab News
Publication  Zawya Date December 1, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Saudi_Arabia_has_11_million_foreign_workers_from_more_than_100_countries-ZAWYA20171201050414/

Article Info Title

Fines of $5,550 for each expat working in Saudi’s gold sector

Author The Saudi Gazette
Publication  Zawya Date November 29, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Fines_of_5550_for_each_expat_working_in_Saudis_gold_sector-ZAWYA20171129043621/

Article Info Title

PM urged to visit ME countries to boost remittances

Author Recorder Report
Publication  Business Recorder Date November 28, 2017
Website https://fp.brecorder.com/2017/11/20171128238712/

Article Info Title

China, Qatar discuss policies on Chinese workers in Qatar

Author yan
Publication  Xinhuanet Date November 28, 2017
Website http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/28/c_136783501.htm

Article Info Title

Number of Indian Workers in Saudi Arabia Sees Sharp Rise

Author Little India Desk
Publication  Little India Date November 27, 2017
Website https://littleindia.com/number-indian-workers-saudi-arabia-sees-sharp-rise/

Article Info Title

GCC slowdown impacts South Asian migrant worker flows: World Bank

Author Pratap John
Publication  Gulf Times Date November 27, 2017
Website http://www.gulf-times.com/story/572749/GCC-slowdown-impacts-South-Asian-migrant-worker-fl

Article Info Title

Why mobility is key for UAE growth?

Author Khaleej Times
Publication  Zawya Date November 26, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Why_mobility_is_key_for_UAE_growth-SNG_104336773/

Article Info Title

Modest recovery in remittance volumes expected in 2017

Author Babu Das Augustine
Publication  Gulf News Date November 26, 2017
Website http://gulfnews.com/business/sectors/banking/modest-recovery-in-remittance-volumes-expected-in-2017-1.2130637

November 19 to November 25 2017

Article Info Title

Tough ‘Saudization’ process may cause 30% of gold, jewelry shops in Saudi Arabia to close

Author Arab News
Publication  Zawya Date November 22, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Tough_Saudization_process_may_cause_30_of_gold_jewelry_shops_in_Saudi_Arabia_to_close-SNG_104142865/

Article Info Title

Qatar to simplify residency procedures of expatriate workers

Author Mu Xuequan
Publication  Xinhuanet Date November 21, 2017
Website http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136767197.htm

Article Info Title

Saudi Commerce Ministry joins ‘Nation without illegals’ campaign

Author Arab News
Publication  Zawya Date November 21, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Saudi_Commerce_Ministry_joins_Nation_without_illegals_campaign-SNG_104094792/

Article Info Title

UN, MoHRE seek private sector input for streamlining labour policies

Author MATOVU ABDALLAH TWAHA
Publication  The Gulf Today Date November 21, 2017
Website http://gulftoday.ae/portal/aa619a64-9b54-4074-ae3e-f43768eb8787.aspx

Article Info Title

Gulf crisis casts a pall on remittances to Pakistan

Author Mohiuddin Aazim
Publication  Dawn Date November 20, 2017
Website https://www.dawn.com/news/1371701

Article Info Title

New curbs, higher fees, fines eyed to cut expat numbers

Author Kuwait Times
Publication  Zawya Date November 19, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/economy/story/New_curbs_higher_fees_fines_eyed_to_cut_expat_numbers_in_Kuwait-SNG_103959483/

November 12 to November 18 2017

Article Info Title

Rights groups criticize Qatar’s ‘very low’ $200 minimum wage

Author Arab News
Publication  Zawya Date November 18, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/economy/story/Rights_groups_criticize_Qatars_very_low_200_minimum_wage-SNG_103871878/

Article Info Title

No Halt to Plans to Reduce Expats in Kuwait

Author A. Saleh
Publication  Kuwait Times Date November 18, 2017
Website http://news.kuwaittimes.net/website/no-halt-plans-reduce-expats-kuwait-minister/

Article Info Title

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens but questions over welfare of migrant workers persist

Author HANNAH MCGIVERN, AIMEE DAWSON and ANNA SOMERS COCKS
Publication  The Art Newspaper Date November 15, 2017
Website http://theartnewspaper.com/news/louvre-abu-dhabi-opens-but-questions-over-welfare-of-migrant-workers-persist

Article Info Title

Tanzania: Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman, UAE Abused

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Human Rights Watch Date November 14, 2017
Website https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/11/14/tanzania-migrant-domestic-workers-oman-uae-abused

Article Info Title

Saudi expat exodus continues with more than 300,000 leaving the kingdom

Author Gary Robinson
Publication  International Investment Date November 14, 2017
Website http://www.internationalinvestment.net/regions/middle-east/saudi-expat-exodus-continues-300000-leaving-kingdom/

Article Info Title

Kuwait sets panel to resolve labor problems

Author Kuwait Times
Publication  Zawya Date November 13, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Kuwait_sets_panel_to_resolve_labor_problems-SNG_103464964/

November 5 to November 11 2017

Article Info Title

Remittance to India from the Gulf shrinks

Author KAMALAPATHI RAO H
Publication  DECCAN CHRONICLE Date November 10, 2017
Website http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/101117/remittance-to-india-from-the-gulf-shrinks.html

 

Article Info Title

Top labour body praises Qatar leadership for bold reforms

Author Pramod Prabhakaran
Publication  The Peninsula Online Date November 9, 2017
Website https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/09/11/2017/Top-labour-body-praises-Qatar-leadership-for-bold-reforms

 

Article Info Title

Why Qatar’s commitment to labour reforms is important for India

Author Ganesh Kumar Radha Udayakumar
Publication  India Today Date November 9, 2017
Website http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/qatar-labour-reforms-minimum-wage-indian-migrant-workers/1/1085547.html

 

Article Info Title

UN clears Qatar over treatment of migrant workers

Author A Saleh
Publication  Aljazeera Date November 8, 2017
Website http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/clears-qatar-treatment-migrant-workers-171108145003698.html

 

Article Info Title

Abu Dhabi begins one-day court to settle labour disputes

Author Khaleej Times
Publication  Zawya Date November 8, 2017
Website https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Abu_Dhabi_begins_oneday_court_to_settle_labour_disputes-SNG_103157502/