Sometimes we wish we were birds. Flying to innumerable places, seeing the world through eyes unencumbered by boundaries and restrictions. But where our idealistic dreams of being birds and soaring across the world map may be left short-changed, there...
Nearly over 100,000 foreign workers face potential axe as Omani government plans to restructure the private sector to aid Omani professionals.The middle-east countries are highly favoured destinations for those seeking to emigrate for job and professional reasons. But given...
Becoming culturally competent in the Middle East melting pot Managing cultural diversity is an integral element of life in the Middle East. Traditional approaches to building cultural awareness provide information - on the traditions, beliefs and common practices -...
More unmarried people in their 30's than ever before in UAE. Men in the UAE are more likely career-oriented than women. Trust - a big factor considering the transient nature of expat life in the UAE.Cultural differences, less pressure from parents...
Bayt.com poll reveals that 52% of GCC residents believe that localisation efforts by local governments are effective 23.5% believe that nationals need better educational and vocational training facilities A Nationalization in the GCC  poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one...
A recent study says the UAE-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) community is generally risk averse, poor at retirement planning, and not keen on seeking professional financial expertise. The survey studied the financial habits and investment behavior of Indian expats which covered...
 "A multinational firm from UK has plans of  expanding its operations in the Middle East. Because of the cultural differences and marked business practices in the Middle East and GCC countries, they need guidance and legal representation in setting...
Location: DubaiThe Story5 employees of Al Ahli Driving Institute were caught for taking bribes from students and have been sentenced to 6 months in prison.The amount of the bribes taken by each man totaled to Dh 34, 000. The...
United Arab Emirates has been the Crown Jewel of the Arabian Peninsula. For decades it has prided itself on being an open and flexible government which fosters growth and prosperity.Though the global meltdown has made it feel vulnerable, its...