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Is the amped nationalisation in Saudi Arabia missing the point?

Is the amped nationalisation in Saudi Arabia missing the point?

Creating avenues bridges to get nationals in Saudi Arabia employed is commendable but does penalising companies really address the heart of the Kingdom's unemployment challenge?

November 21, 2011 4:41
 
Expat Exodus…I don’t think so…

Expat Exodus…I don’t think so…

The latest deadline on the Saudi expat issue has Kipp rather cynical...

June 1, 2011 3:44
 

UAE public sector hit stagnation, study

A recent study reveals that the UAE government must steer its citizens into the private sector.

June 7, 2010 10:20
 
The expat dilemma: ‘Should I stay or should I go?’

The expat dilemma: ‘Should I stay or should I go?’

Analysts are bullish on the UAE economy. But for many expatriates, the decision to stay or head home depends on complex cultural and personal issues, and not just financial concerns.

April 27, 2010 3:44
 
Young and in debt

Young and in debt

More than a quarter of Arab youths owe money, mostly in the form of credit cards and personal loans. But how did they borrow so easily?

March 7, 2010 6:40
 
Not Kuwaiti, not hired

Not Kuwaiti, not hired

Kuwait plans to stop recruiting non-nationals in the public sector, and will replace existing expat staff.

March 1, 2010 2:42
 
Do expats deserve permanent visas?

Do expats deserve permanent visas?

A debate is raging over whether expatriates in the Gulf should be granted long-term residency – or even citizenship.

February 15, 2010 1:38
 
How will emiratization succeed?

How will emiratization succeed?

The UAE government is struggling to encourage more Emiratis to work in the private sector. But they will first have to change the educational and labor conditions in the country, say analysts.

February 12, 2010 10:43
 
Do Emiratis face ‘extinction’?

Do Emiratis face ‘extinction’?

A decrease in fertility rates combined with an imbalanced demographic could lead to UAE nationals – already a minority in their own country – disappearing altogether, warn experts.

February 4, 2010 1:08
 

Oman allocates $2.4 billion for job creation in 2010

Oman has put aside OR937 million ($2.4 billion)...

January 2, 2010 8:58
 
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