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Saudi families and companies looking to hire female expat drivers

Saudi families and companies looking to hire female expat drivers
A surprisingly immediate reaction to Saudi Arabia’s dramatic rescinding of the controversial ban on women drivers is that Saudi businesses and families are planning to hire expat women drivers. Saudi families, car rental companies and businesses in general are taking advantage of the reversal of the ban on women drivers by deciding to...

Survey ranks UAE 9th best world country for expat life

Survey ranks UAE 9th best world country for expat life
In spite of recent press reports of increased crackdowns on expats in the North African Arab states, the UAE has been voted the 9th best expat destination in the world in a recent survey. The 2013 edition of HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey resulted in the emirates being ranked as 9th out of all the 100 countries surveyed, with respondents...

Minister states Saudization is not the solution to unemployment in Saudi

Minister states Saudization is not the solution to unemployment in Saudi
A cautious welcome is being given to a statement made by Saudi’s education minister, in which he said the controversial Saudization programme is not a solution for the kingdom. In an interview given last Sunday, Education Minister Price Faisal bun Abdullah stated that the solution to the lack of job opportunities was the implementation...

New Zealand PM tasks UK government over unfair visa restrictions for Kiwis

New Zealand PM tasks UK government over unfair visa restrictions for Kiwis
During his official visit to the UK, Kiwi Prime Minister John Key is holding talks with UK government representatives over the difficulties faced by Kiwis wishing to enter Britain. Mr Key’s visit to the UK was prompted by an invitation from Queen Elizabeth to spend a weekend at Balmoral, her Scottish retreat. Whilst in London he held...

New UAE website aims at cultural guidance for expats and immigrants

New UAE website aims at cultural guidance for expats and immigrants
For Westerners taking up jobs in the United Arab Emirates, one of the most difficult issues is an understanding of Islamic culture and acceptable social behaviour. In an attempt to ease the transition period, an Emirati professional has launched a website giving explanations and clear instructions on how to avoid cultural gaffes in the...

New breed of UK migrants heads away from Europe

New breed of UK migrants heads away from Europe
The traditional expat hubs of Spain, Portugal and France are losing out as adventurous expats head for more exotic destinations. After the perennial favourites of Australia and Canada, the new, cool destinations are likely to be in the Middle East or even Asia, with Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Dubai now high on the list. According to a...

Middle Eastern and North African companies increase expat hiring

Middle Eastern and North African companies increase expat hiring
Expat job opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa are due to increase in 2013 as multinational private companies seek more overseas talent. The next three months are expected to see a considerable increase in jobs offered at the junior executive, executive and coordinator levels, giving a chance for new graduates as well as more...

Former expats missing good life head back to Dubai

Former expats missing good life head back to Dubai
Former expat workers in Dubai disappointed in the lack of opportunity and salary cuts in their home countries are heading back to the good life in Dubai. For many expat workers in the emirates, a temporary stint of up the two years or so gives a chance to broaden work experience while enjoying constant sunshine, a tax-free salary and a...

New Chinese leadership needs sweeping reforms to kickstart economy

New Chinese leadership needs sweeping reforms to kickstart economy
A recently published book exploring Chinese authoritarian capitalism is suggesting that China’s newly-elected leaders must give private enterprise a chance. The author, James McGregor, puts forward a fascinating theory that Chinese authoritarian capitalism is responsible for huge amounts of wealth being secreted overseas by migrants as a...

Middle East still a hub for ambitious young expats

Middle East still a hub for ambitious young expats
The results of the HSBC Bank’s Expat Explorer Survey include indications that Middle Eastern countries still offer a solid economic outlook and the chance of career success. Although the survey’s results suggest economic strain is still felt by expats everywhere, those based in the Middle East are positive about the region’s...