November 4 to November 10, 2018

Article Info Title

Bahrain starts regularising illegal workers

Author Staff Writer
Publication  New Age Date November 10, 2018
Website http://www.newagebd.net/article/55604/bahrain-starts-regularising-illegal-workers

Article Info Title

ILO hails Qatar’s achievements on workers’ rights

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Peninsula Date November 8, 2018
Website https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/08/11/2018/ILO-hails-Qatar%E2%80%99s-achievements-on-workers%E2%80%99-rights

Article Info Title

Arabtec more than doubles profit amid debt consolidation and divestment drive

Author Sarah Townsend
Publication  The National Date November 7, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/business/property/arabtec-more-than-doubles-profit-amid-debt-consolidation-and-divestment-drive-1.789252

Article Info Title

Data Reveals 24,570 Indian Workers Have Died in Gulf Countries Since 2012

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Wire Date November 6, 2018
Website https://thewire.in/labour/data-reveals-more-than-10-indian-workers-died-every-day-in-gulf-countries

October 21 to November 3, 2018

Article Info Title

UAE labour awareness training now mandatory for employees in select professions in the mainland: MOHRE

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Zawya Date November 1, 2018
Website https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/press-releases/story/UAE_labour_awareness_training_now_mandatory_for_employees_in_select_professions_in_the_mainland_MOHRE-ZAWYA20181101094434/

Article Info Title

New exit permit law comes into effect

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Gulf Times Date October 29, 2018
Website https://www.gulf-times.com/story/611068/New-exit-permit-law-comes-into-effect

Article Info Title

Qatar flagship hotel a nightmare for migrant workers

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The National Date October 29, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/qatar-flagship-hotel-a-nightmare-for-migrant-workers-1.785648

Article Info Title

Government to send workers to Kuwait

Author Mom Kunthear
Publication  Khmer Times Date October 25, 2018
Website https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50544060/government-to-send-workers-to-kuwait/

Article Info Title

2000 blue-collar workers in UAE climb career ladder with free courses

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Gulf News Date October 25, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/going-out/society/2000-blue-collar-workers-in-uae-climb-career-ladder-with-free-courses-1.2293688

Article Info Title

91% expats in UAE workforce: Experts call for Emiratisation

Author Ashwani Kumar
Publication  Khaleej Times Date October 25, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/abu-dhabi/91-expats-in-uae-workforce-experts-call-for-emiratisation–

Article Info Title

2022 World Cup: Contractors to reimburse QR52.5m to workers

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Peninsula Date October 22, 2018
Website https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/22/10/2018/2022-World-Cup-Contractors-to-reimburse-QR52.5m-to-workers

Article Info Title

New visa changes take effect today in UAE

Author Cleofe Maceda, Senior Web Reporter
Publication  Gulf News Date October 21, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/uae/government/new-visa-changes-take-effect-today-in-uae-1.2291966

October 14 to October 20, 2018

Article Info Title

How companies circumvent government-backed Wage Protection System to cheat workers

Author Mazhar Farooqui, Features Editor Special Reports; Anjana Kumar, Staff Reporter
Publication  Gulf News Date October 20, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/uae/government/how-companies-circumvent-government-backed-wage-protection-system-to-cheat-workers-1.2291834

 

Article Info Title

Govt suspends export of workers to Oman

Author Kelvin Atuhaire
Publication  Daily Monitor Date October 18, 2018
Website https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Govt-suspends-export-workers-Oman-/688334-4810960-t7kr40z/index.html

Article Info Title

New visa rules for UAE visitors from October 21

Author Samir Salama, Associate Editor
Publication  Gulf News Date October 17, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/uae/government/new-visa-rules-for-uae-visitors-from-october-21-1.2291007

Article Info Title

No more exit permits from Oct 28; companies urged to start registering the 5%

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Peninsula Date October 16, 2018
Website https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/16/10/2018/No-more-exit-permits-from-Oct-28-companies-urged-to-start-registering-the-5

Article Info Title

UAE’s new low-cost employment insurance policy rolls out today

Author Alice Haine
Publication  The National Date October 15, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/business/money/uae-s-new-low-cost-employment-insurance-policy-rolls-out-today-1.780650

September 30 to October 14, 2018

Article Info Title

Nepalese domestic workers left in limbo in UAE

Author Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Publication  Gulf News Date October 13, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/nepalese-domestic-workers-left-in-limbo-in-uae-1.2289418

Article Info Title

First overseas Qatar Visa Centre opens in Colombo

Author Doha
Publication  Gulf News Date October 11, 2018
Website https://www.gulf-times.com/story/609114/First-overseas-Qatar-Visa-Centre-opens-in-Colombo

Article Info Title

Domestic helpers to undergo medical tests on re-entering Kuwait

Author Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief
Publication  Gulf News Date October 10, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/kuwait/domestic-helpers-to-undergo-medical-tests-on-re-entering-kuwait-1.2288400

Article Info Title

‘Qatar among leading Gulf nations in advancing workers’ interests’

Author QNA Doha
Publication  Gulf Times Date October 10, 2018
Website https://www.gulf-times.com/story/608915/Qatar-among-leading-Gulf-nations-in-advancing-work

Article Info Title

Oman- More than 500 labour law violators arrested in Sept

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Menafn Date October 9, 2018
Website https://menafn.com/1097546221/Oman-More-than-500-labour-law-violators-arrested-in-Sept

Article Info Title

UAE working on ‘equalising’ private sector benefits to attract Emiratis

Author Anam Rizvi
Publication  The National Date October 9, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/uae-working-on-equalising-private-sector-benefits-to-attract-emiratis-1.778881

Article Info Title

Qatar exit permit reform to be enforced by ‘end of the month’: Global trade union official

Author AFP
Publication  The Peninsula Date October 8, 2018
Website https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/08/10/2018/Qatar-exit-permit-reform-to-be-enforced-by-%E2%80%98end-of-the-month%E2%80%99-Global-trade-union-official

Article Info Title

Qatar completes procedures to form employee grievances panel

Author QNA
Publication  The Peninsula Date October 3, 2018
Website https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/03/10/2018/Qatar-completes-procedures-to-form-employee-grievances-panel

Article Info Title

650 Pakistanis laid off by Saudi companies still waiting for salaries

Author News Desk
Publication  Pakistan Today Date October 3, 2018
Website https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/10/03/saudi-arabia-laid-off-650-pakistanis-still-waiting-for-salaries/

Article Info Title

UAE labour ministry: low-cost hiring insurance system for employees to take effect this month

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The National Date October 3, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/uae-labour-ministry-low-cost-hiring-insurance-system-for-employees-to-take-effect-this-month-1.776967


September 23 to September 29, 2018

Article Info Title

MoI stresses on transparent mechanism for workers recruitment

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Peninsula Date September 29, 2018
Website https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/29/09/2018/MoI-stresses-on-transparent-mechanism-for-workers-recruitment

Article Info Title Nepal and UAE agree to revise labour pact Author Rastriya Samachar Samiti
Publication  Kathmandupost Date September 28, 2018
Website http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-09-28/nepal-and-uae-agree-to-revise-labour-pact.html

Article Info Title

Qatar: migrant workers unpaid for months by company linked to World Cup host city

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Amnesty International Uk Date September 26, 2018
Website https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/qatar-migrant-workers-unpaid-months-company-linked-world-cup-host-city

Article Info Title

Live video saves lives of 40 Indian workers in UAE

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Khaleej Times Date September 25, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/news/general/live-video-saves-lives-of-40-indian-workers-in-uae

Article Info Title

Kuwait- PRIVATE TO PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFERS HALTED

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Menafn Date September 24, 2018
Website https://menafn.com/1097479958/Kuwait-PRIVATE-TO-PUBLIC-SECTOR-TRANSFERS-HALTED

September 16 to September 23, 2018

Article Info Title

Amnesty: Migrant workers unpaid by firm linked to Qatar World Cup

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Al Arabiya English Date September 21, 2018
Website http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/gulf/2018/09/21/Amnesty-Migrant-workers-unpaid-by-firm-linked-to-Qatar-World-Cup.html

Article Info Title

Egypt Feels the Pain From Saudi Arabia’s Reforms

Author Karen E. Young
Publication  Bloomberg Date September 18, 2018
Website https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-09-18/saudi-reforms-could-cause-a-crisis-for-egypt

Article Info Title

Few Indian amnesty-seekers turn up at job fair in Abu Dhabi

Author Anjana Sankar
Publication  Khaleej Times Date September 16, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/abu-dhabi/few-indian-amnesty-seekers-turn-up-at-job-fair-in-abu-dhabi

Article Info Title

U.A.E. Offers Expats Residency After Retirement to Boost Growth

Author Alaa Shahine and Zainab Fattah
Publication  Bloomberg Date September 16, 2018
Website https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-16/u-a-e-to-allow-expats-long-term-residency-after-retirement

July 15 – July 21, 2018

Article Info Title Minister discusses labour issues with Qatar envoy Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Kathmandupost Date July 19, 2018
Website http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-07-19/minister-discusses-labour-issues-with-qatar-envoy.html

Article Info Title

Qatar to offer 1,000 jobs to Jordanians in two months

Author JT
Publication  Jordan Times Date July 18, 2018
Website http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/qatar-offer-1000-jobs-jordanians-two-months

Article Info Title

Financial experts call for new UAE gratuity payment legislation

Author Bernd Debusmann Jr
Publication  Arabian Business Date July 18, 2018
Website https://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/401014-financial-experts-call-for-new-uae-gratuity-payment-legislation

Article Info Title

Pakistan missions in UAE urge illegals to avail of visa amnesty

Author Asma Ali Zain
Publication  Khaleej Times Date July 16, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/news/general/pakistan-missions-in-uae-urge-illegals-to-avail-of-/visa-amnesty

Article Info Title

After the Expats Exodus, Saudi Arabia to Reduce Saudisation Targets in Some Retail Sectors from 100 Percent to 70 Percent

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Albawaba Business Date July 16, 2018
Website https://www.albawaba.com/business/after-expats-exodus-saudi-arabia-reduce-saudisation-targets-some-retail-sectors-100-70-1159

July 8 – July 14, 2018

Article Info Title

Efforts in developing expat labour sector highlighted

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Peninsula Date July 13, 2018
Website https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/13/07/2018/Efforts-in-developing-expat-labour-sector-highlighted

Article Info Title

Over 2,000 expat workers arrested for violating labour laws in Oman

Author Staff Writer, Times of Oman
Publication  Zawya Date July 11, 2018
Website https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Over_2000_expat_workers_arrested_for_violating_labour_laws_in_Oman-ZAWYA20180711101830/

Article Info Title

‘Saudisation’ failing to fill gaps left by largest exodus of foreign workers

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Middle East Monitor Date July 11, 2018
Website https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180711-saudisation-failing-to-fill-gaps-left-by-largest-exodus-of-foreign-workers/

Article Info Title

Remittances from UAE set to surge as Asian currencies continue to slide

Author Waheed Abbas
Publication  Khaleej Times Date July 10, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/economy/20180710/remittances-from-uae-set-to-surge-as-asian-currencies-continue-to-slide

Article Info Title

Record numbers of foreign workers leave Saudi Arabia

Author Ahmed Al Omran
Publication  Financial Times Date July 10, 2018
Website https://www.ft.com/content/c710cf30-8441-11e8-a29d-73e3d454535d

Article Info Title

Salaries for high-skilled workers in Saudi, UAE to rise soon: study

Author Mubasher
Publication  Zawya Date July 9, 2018
Website https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Salaries_for_highskilled_workers_in_Saudi_UAE_to_rise_soon_study-SNG_120535122/

Article Info Title

Saudi unemployment increases despite decline in expat workers

Author Shayan Shakeel
Publication  Arabian Business Date July 8, 2018
Website https://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/400163-saudi-unemployment-increases-despite-decline-in-expat-workers

Article Info Title

Blue collar jobs snub hits government targets in Oman

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Times of Oman Date July 8, 2018
Website https://timesofoman.com/article/137770

July 1 – July 7, 2018

Article Info Title

Saudi Arabia: 234,000 foreigners lose jobs during the first quarter of 2018

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Middle East Monitor Date July 6, 2018
Website https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180706-saudi-arabia-234-thousand-foreigners-unemployed-during-the-first-quarter-of-2018/

Article Info Title UAE’s skilled workers will see hefty salary increase Author Rohma Sadaqat
Publication  Khaleej Times Date July 5, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/local/uaes-skilled-workers-will-see-hefty-salary-increase-

Article Info Title Indian workers in Gulf down by half since 2015 Author Lubna Kably
Publication  Times of India Date July 4, 2018
Website https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/no-of-indian-workers-going-to-gulf-halves-in-2-yrs-to-3-7l-in-17/articleshow/64847830.cms

Article Info Title UAE is top destination for Indians Author Staff Writer
Publication  Gulf News Date July 4, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/uae-is-top-destination-for-indians-1.2246848

Article Info Title

New Dubai workplace law provides more annual leave and promotion opportunities

Author Haneen Dajani
Publication  The National Date July 1, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/new-dubai-workplace-law-provides-more-annual-leave-and-promotion-opportunities-1.746042


September 2 to September 8, 2018

Article Info Title

Workers face battle to stay in UAE after RAK water park closes

Author Ruba Haza
Publication  The National Date September 5, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/workers-face-battle-to-stay-in-uae-after-rak-water-park-closes-1.767364

Article Info Title

Qatar: Partial abolition of ‘exit permit’ lifts travel restrictions for most migrant workers

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Amnesty International Date September 5, 2018
Website https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/09/qatar-exit-system-reform-first-step/

Article Info Title

Qatar Is First Gulf State to Offer Expat Permanent Residency

Author Zainab Fattah
Publication  Bloomberg Date September 5, 2018
Website https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-05/qatar-is-first-gulf-nation-to-grant-expats-permanent-residency

Article Info Title

Qatar passes Gulf’s first asylum law and relaxes labour restrictions

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Middle East Eye Date September 5, 2018
Website https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/qatar-passes-gulf-s-first-asylum-law-cancels-exit-visa-system-most-workers-1126897831

Article Info Title

Saudi denies plan for fee on foreign worker remittances

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Menafn Date September 4, 2018
Website https://menafn.com/1097384316/Saudi-denies-plan-for-fee-on-foreign-worker-remittances

Article Info Title

40 expat domestic workers arrested in Oman

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Times of Oman Date September 3, 2018
Website https://timesofoman.com/article/140569

August 26 to September 1, 2018

Article Info Title

After the amnesty: How will the UAE’s jobseeker visa beckon talent but reject illegal migration?

Author Haneen Dajani
Publication  The National Date September 1, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/after-the-amnesty-how-will-the-uae-s-jobseeker-visa-beckon-talent-but-reject-illegal-migration-1.765779

Article Info Title

Will Migrant Domestic Workers in the Gulf Ever Be Safe From Abuse?

Author  Sophie Cousins
Publication  News Deeply Date August 31, 2018
Website https://www.newsdeeply.com/refugees/articles/2018/08/31/will-migrant-domestic-workers-in-the-gulf-ever-be-safe-from-abuse-2

Article Info Title

Over 600 UAE bank employees laid off in 2017

Author Waheed Abbas
Publication  Khaleej Times Date August 30, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/economy/over-600-uae-bank-employees-laid-off-in-2017–

Article Info Title

Saudi prepares inspectors as new restrictions on foreign retail jobs come into force

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Gulf Business Date August 29, 2018
Website http://gulfbusiness.com/saudi-prepares-inspectors-new-restrictions-foreign-retail-jobs-come-force/

Article Info Title

Tortured migrant workers in KSA seek PM Hasina’s help

Author Mahadi Al Hasnat
Publication  Dhaka Tribune Date August 29, 2018
Website https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/migration/2018/08/29/tortured-migrant-workers-in-ksa-seek-pm-hasina-s-help

Article Info Title

Overseas Indians are taking advantage of the falling rupee

Author Nupur Anand
Publication  The Economist Date August 29, 2018
Website https://qz.com/india/1371964/falling-rupee-has-led-to-a-remittance-bonanza-for-indians/

Article Info Title Nigerian Domestic Workers In Saudi Reportedly Killed By Bosses Author Akashat Ochuwa
Publication Concise News Date August 27, 2018
Website https://www.concisenews.global/2018/08/27/nigerian-domestic-workers-in-saudi-killed-by-bosses-report/

Article Info Title

Kuwait aims to replace 44,500 foreign gov workers with citizens

Author Robert Anderson
Publication  Gulf Business Date August 26, 2018
Website http://gulfbusiness.com/kuwaits-aims-replace-44500-foreign-gov-workers-citizens/

August 12 to August 25, 2018

Article Info Title

Governments need better ways to manage migration

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Economist Date August 25, 2018
Website https://www.economist.com/briefing/2018/08/25/governments-need-better-ways-to-manage-migration

 

Article Info Title

Beyond floods: How much money Kerala receives from UAE

Author Prabhash K Dutta
Publication  India Today Date August 24, 2018
Website https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/kerala-uae-remittances-1322340-2018-08-24

Article Info Title

UAE agreement with Ethiopia will further protect rights of domestic workers

Author Nick Websterand Anna Zacharias
Publication  The National Date August 14, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/uae-agreement-with-ethiopia-will-further-protect-rights-of-domestic-workers-1.759812

Article Info Title

UAE work visa amnesty highlights unethical job agents

Author Nick Websterand Anna Zacharias
Publication  The National Date August 14, 2018
Website https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/uae-work-visa-amnesty-highlights-unethical-job-agents-1.759995

Article Info Title

Sheikh Mohammed issues new law on working in UAE

Author WAM
Publication  Khaleej Times Date August 14, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/news/government/sheikh-mohammed-issues/-new-law-on-working-in-uae

Article Info Title

Kuwait to employ UN migration agency expertise for labor body

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Kuwait Times Date August 13, 2018
Website http://news.kuwaittimes.net/website/kuwait-to-employ-un-migration-agency-expertise-for-labor-body/

Article Info Title

Over 1,000 Filipino passports turned over to consulate by immigration

Author Angel Tesorero
Publication  Khaleej Times Date August 13, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/dubai/over-1000-filipino-passports-turned-over-to-consulate-by-immigration

Article Info Title

New labour law rules to protect expat workers in Oman

Author Times News Service
Publication  Times of Oman Date August 12, 2018
Website https://timesofoman.com/article/139656/Oman/Manpower-ministry-issues-new-regulation-on-absconding-expat-workers

Article Info Title

Remittances drop as expats spend more in Oman: CBO report

Author Times News Service
Publication  Times of Oman Date August 12, 2018
Website https://timesofoman.com/article/139686

August 5 to August 11, 2018

Article Info Title

IOM Appeals for $45M Aid for Horn of Africa Migrants

Author Lisa Schlein
Publication  VOA Date August 8, 2018
Website https://www.voanews.com/a/iom-appeals-for-45-million-to-aid-migrants-from-horn-of-africa/4518552.html

Article Info Title

100 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia

Author Staff Writer
Publication  The Express Tribune Date August 8, 2018
Website https://tribune.com.pk/story/1775976/1-100-pakistanis-deported-saudi-arabia/

Article Info Title

UAE amnesty 2018: ‘Tens of millions of dirhams’ in residency fines waived in Dubai

Author Ali Al Shouk
Publication  Gulf News Date August 8, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/news/uae/government/uae-amnesty-2018-tens-of-millions-of-dirhams-in-residency-fines-waived-in-dubai-1.2263636

Article Info Title

Over 1.5 million arrested as Saudi continues crackdown on illegal residents, workers

Author Aarti Nagraj
Publication  Gulf Business Date August 5, 2018
Website http://gulfbusiness.com/1-5-million-arrested-saudi-continues-crackdown-illegal-residents-workers/

Article Info Title

Number of Indian workers in Kuwait dropped from 70,765 in 2015 to 38,871 in 2017​

Author UNI
Publication  New Indian Express Date August 5, 2018
Website http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/aug/05/number-of-indian-workers-in-kuwait-dropped-from-70765-in-2015-to-38871-in-2017%E2%80%8B-1853641.html

Article Info Title

Saudi preparing to launch ‘digitised’ labour courts

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Gulf Business Date August 5, 2018
Website http://gulfbusiness.com/saudi-preparing-launch-digitised-labour-courts/

June 22 to June 28, 2018

Article Info Title

Five Indians stranded in Dubai after accepting fake job offers

Author Dhanusha Gokulan
Publication  Khaleej Times Date June 26, 2018
Website https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/dubai/five-indians-stranded-in-dubai-after-accepting-fake-job-offers–

Article Info Title

Saudi Arabia on track to launch labour courts

Author Staff Writer
Publication  Trade Arabia Date June 24, 2018
Website http://tradearabia.com/news/MISC_343251.html

Article Info Title

UAE amnesty 2018: Nine centres to help fix residency status of illegal expatriates in UAE

Author Anwar Ahmad
Publication  Gulf News Date June 23, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/news/uae/government/uae-amnesty-2018-nine-centres-to-help-fix-residency-status-of-illegal-expatriates-in-uae-1.2255953

Article Info Title

600 Indians working on the 2022 Football World Cup stadium stranded with no salary in Qatar

Author Vanilla Sharma
Publication  International Business Times Date June 23, 2018
Website https://www.ibtimes.co.in/600-indians-working-2022-football-world-cup-stadium-stranded-no-salary-qatar-775823

Article Info Title

Expats’ massive exit weighs on Saudi construction sector

Author Mubasher
Publication  Zawya Date June 23, 2018
Website https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Expats_massive_exit_weighs_on_Saudi_construction_sector-SNG_121672988/

Article Info Title

No protests by workers in Dubai this year

Author Ali Al Shouk
Publication  Gulf News Date June 22, 2018
Website https://gulfnews.com/news/uae/government/no-protests-by-workers-in-dubai-this-year-1.2255161

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/