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Saudi labour crackdown promises long-term gain for short-term pain

Nearly a million foreigners have left Saudi Arabia since the crackdown began in March.

November 21, 2013 10:15
 
Saudi expats apprehensive over new labour law

Expats nervous over Labour crackdown

The aim is to close a loophole allowing companies to get around strict new quotas that determine how many Saudis they employ.

April 8, 2013 9:43
 
Saudi Customs

Saudi King gives foreigners ‘more time’

More than 200,000 foreigners have been deported from the country over the past few months

April 7, 2013 10:09
 

Saudi Arabia signs $613M rail contracts

Saudi Arabia signed three contracts worth 2.3 billion riyals ($613 million) on Saturday for the construction of maintenance service buildings and five stations to support its longest railway, the North/South railway, state news agency SPA said.

January 8, 2012 10:45
 

Dar Alarkan to get $1B for Jeddah project

Saudi Arabia's biggest property developer Dar Alarkan said the Public Investment Fund (PIF) approved a 4 billion riyal ($1 billion) facility to finance the Qasr Khozam development project in Jeddah.

October 9, 2011 6:00
 
Home-bound: UAE, KSA residents stay put for Ramadan

Home-bound: UAE, KSA residents stay put for Ramadan

Holiday plans at a halt as nationals and expatriates prepare for Ramadan

July 24, 2011 3:37
 
KFC, Pepsi, Adidas and Nokia. These are a few of their favourite things…

KFC, Pepsi, Adidas and Nokia. These are a few of their favourite things…

Sidra Tariq gets down with the kids as she wades through AMRB data on what brands teens in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE prefer.

July 19, 2011 3:44
 

Economic outlook bright on promising oil demand and prices

Oil above $70 enables Kingdom to keep spending high while generating generous fiscal surpluses, says analyst.

May 21, 2010 12:17