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Kuwait residents to get deported

Kuwait: expats sent packing

The state plans to get tough and reduce the number of foreign residents.

May 20, 2013 5:05
 
Saudi Man for illustrative purposes

Saudi labour reforms add 600,000 private sector jobs

Employment statistics are skewed by the low level of women in work due to religious restrictions on gender mixing.

March 20, 2013 9:44
 
Saudi Government pushes for Saudization

Companies literally ‘pay the price’ for hiring foreigners

Private companies in Saudi Arabia are pressed to hire more locals and will pay an annual fine for each excess foreign employee.

November 13, 2012 6:11
 
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
 
Firms may shut down or face heavy fines with Saudi’s expat worker limits

Firms may shut down or face heavy fines with Saudi’s expat worker limits

With a September 7, Saudi's private sector will have to fulfill Saudisation quotas but economist fear the Netaqat programme may have negative effect on economy.

June 1, 2011 2:16
 
Failure to launch: A call to overhaul Saudization

Failure to launch: A call to overhaul Saudization

Minimum wage and financial incentives for the private sector must be included in Saudization strategy. Arab News delivers some home truths.

May 11, 2011 11:59
 
Saudization drive

Saudization drive

A call for the replacement of expats with Saudis in the retail sector is prompted out of necessity rather than discrimination, says Arab News.

January 4, 2011 1:53
 
Please hire Saudis,…please

Please hire Saudis,…please

The Saudi Arabian government is trying every possible means to provide employment to locals in the kingdom.

November 25, 2008 2:41