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SAUDI ARABIA: Changes to Working Days

June 26, 2013

By royal decree, Saudi Arabia will be changing their weekend from Thursday and Friday to Friday and Saturday. According to the BBC, the change will bring the country into line with the other 5 countries in the Gulf Co-operation Council…

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Saudi Arabia: New salary tracking system to be implemented

April 24, 2012

From May 2012, Saudi Arabia will introduce a tracking system that is designed to monitor the wage payments of all foreign workers as well as Saudi nationals, ensuring that all monthly salaries are transferred into the relevant bank accounts in…

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SAUDIA ARABIA: Use of Western Calendar is Banned

September 5, 2012

What has changed? It has been announced by the Saudi Ministry of the Interior that all Government departments and private companies must now follow the Islamic (or, Hijri) calendar. Previously, employment and tourist visas were issued in accordance with the…

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 18 February 2019

February 18, 2019

The latest global immigration news in your weekly newsletter from Newland Chase. We bring you Brexit news and updates from the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Find out where Newland Chase is speaking and exhibiting - and register for our live webinar, Success in Singapore: Immigration Essentials for Business

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 26th November 2018

November 26, 2018

The latest global immigration news in your weekly newsletter from Newland Chase. We bring you news from Australia, Brazil, India, Saudi Arabia, Peru, Singapore and New Zealand. Why not read our latest blog post, Brexit Deal Reached: What Does It Mean for UK-EU Immigration?

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 14th August 2018

August 15, 2018

Discover the latest immigration news and updates from around the globe with your weekly newsletter from Newland Chase. In this week’s edition, we bring you news from China, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Kazakhstan.

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MIDDLE EAST UPDATE: Qatar Blockade Persists One Year Later… With Little Negative Impact for International Business and Global Mobility

June 14, 2018

Update for companies on Middle East business travel and global immigration and the impact of the Qatar blockade, now one year after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties and imposed a trade blockade. Current status on visas and business travel requirements.

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Global Immigration Update – 7th October 2016

October 7, 2016

In this week's edition, we discuss a campaign to declare London a separate state to the rest of the UK following Brexit, and advise of the new changes to Saudi Arabian work visit and commercial visit visas. We also bring you the latest immigration news from South Africa and Kuwait, and present our latest instalment of our 'Investment Visa Options' series, this time focussing on the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Programme.

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Global Immigration Update – 30th September 2016

September 30, 2016

In this week's edition, we report that Chinese employment permits and foreign expert certificates are to be consolidated, and we advise of the temporary activity visa framework changes in Australia. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Saudi Arabia and Nigeria, and we continue our 'Investment Visa Options' series, this time focussing on Singapore.

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Global Immigration Update – 16th September 2016

September 16, 2016

In this week's edition, we discuss Canada's political debate on a 'values test' for immigrants and report on the new local labour market test and visa fees in Saudi Arabia. We also provide the latest immigration news from Turkey and Italy.

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