Monday, January 21, 2019

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Dubai To Simplify Payments For Tourism-Related Services

The Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Al Ansari Exchange have signed an agreement to facilitate payments for a range of...

Saudi Arabia To Issue Tour Guide Licenses To Women

Saudi Arabia will start issuing tourist guide licenses to qualified Saudi women this month, a news report said.According to the report, as many as...

Saudi: VAT Registration Threshold Reduced – Taxpayers To Increase

The reduction of the value-added tax (VAT) registration threshold in Saudi Arabia to SAR375,000 ($99,960) is estimated to increase the taxpayer base by 150,000,...

Saudi Arabia Announces New Salary Policy For Private Sector

The Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) in Saudi Arabia will provide 30% of the salaries of male and female Saudis working in private sector...

Emirates Announces Major Change To Baggage Allowances

Dubai-based airline Emirates are known for their generous baggage allowances, but next month certain fare types will have their checked baggage allowance reduced by...

Saudi: Around 3 Million Umrah Visas Issued In 5 Months

Saudi Arabia said it received more than 2.5 million Umrah pilgrims and issued over 3 million visas for them in less than five months...

Oman: Expat Visa Ban Creates Around 64,000 Omani Jobs

 More than 64,000 jobs have been created for Omanis in the private sector, one year since the visa ban issued by the Ministry of...

Lamborghini Urus – A New Niche In The Luxury Segment

The Lamborghini Urus is the company’s first Sport Utility Vehicle, and creates a new niche in the luxury segment.It features a 4.0 litre V8...

Bahrain To Launch World’s Largest Underwater Theme Park

Bahrain announces the launch of the world’s largest underwater theme park, covering an area of over 100,000 square meters.The eco-friendly project will be undertaken...

The ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Eclipse This Weekend

On the night between Sunday 20 and Monday 21 January, a good fraction of the world's population will be able to look up to...

Stalled ‘Dubai Star’ Tower Completed After 4 Years From Rescue

Preatoni Real Estate has announced the completion of the Dubai Star project, four years after its initial developer abandoned the project following the global...

Saudi: Pakistani Woman Killed By Falling Rock In Makkah

A Pakistani woman pilgrim was killed when a falling rock hit her on the head at Al Nour mountain in Makkah on Friday.The body...

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