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EMEA: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

2016 saw big changes across the EMEA region, with the new Posted Workers and ICT Directive. Other big news across the region was that the UK voted to leave the EU and countries across the Middle East implemented stricter regulations…

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IRELAND: Short-Stay Visa Waiver Extended

November 2, 2016

The Republic of Ireland"s Short-Stay Visa Waiver programme, which was introduced in 2011 and was due to expire on 31st October of this year, has been extended for a further five years to 31st October 2021. The Short-Stay visa Waiver…

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SAUDI ARABIA: Expats Could be Charged Income Tax

August 3, 2016

As part of Saudi Arabia"s National Transformation Plan, it has been proposed that the country begin to charge income tax on the wages of foreign nationals. The tax-free status of Saudi Arabia and its neighbouring Gulf states has attracted millions…

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Prices, Wages and Purchasing Power: Which Cities Lead the Way?

October 8, 2015

According to a recent study, Dubai is one of only four cities in the world where rent exceeds more than $3,000 per month for an average unfurnished three bedroom apartment. The other cities which make the list include New York...

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INDONESIA: Government Expands Visa-Free Nations

July 30, 2015

In an effort to boost the numbers of tourists visiting Indonesia, the Indonesian Government, encouraged by Tourism Minister Arief Yahyah, have taken the drastic steps of expanding the number of Visa-Free countries from 15 to 45. Although those wishing to…

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Ministry of Health Implements New Medical Screening for Select Foreign Workers

October 12, 2011

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health (MOH) recently announced an October 1, 2011 implementation of a double check medical screening for select foreign nationals applying for work/residence permits. The screenings will occur in the applicant’s home country and in the UAE to reduce the incidence of infectious disease and to confirm the authenticity of […]

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