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Due to the rising cost of living, increase in gas prices, and the introduction of value-added tax (VAT) in Saudi Arabia, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued a royal order to provide monthly allowances for state employees, military personnel, and citizens of the Kingdom. As part major reforms that seek to diversify its [...]

Eleven princes in Saudi Arabia have been arrested following a rally against a royal decision that requires them to pay their water and electricity bills. They also refused to leave the royal palace after being told that their actions were unlawful — leading to their arrest by the Royal Guard. The princes were arrested on [...]

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is home to about 33 million people, of which more than 8 million are non-nationals. It is bordered by several countries, namely Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. The capital city is Riyadh. For several decades now, people from different parts of the world [...]

For several decades now, many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) as well as people from other countries choose to work in Saudi Arabia. If you are planning to seek employment in the Kingdom, first and foremost, you will need to apply for a working visa. Usually, employers offer jobs in Saudi Arabia through recruitment agencies. In the [...]

LBC Hiring Area Heads KSA Bahrain (1)

LBC Express Inc., the Leading cargo and courier service provider in the Philippines is now hiring for its Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain team. Please see the requirements and qualifications below to understand how to apply for the said post. Area Head Must have Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university in the Philippines. Must have [...]

For several decades now, many Filipinos have sought jobs in Saudi Arabia. Some of them work as domestic workers or house service workers (HSWs) in the Kingdom. In 2013, the two countries signed an agreement that focused on the welfare and protection of these workers. The historic agreement was signed by officials from the Department [...]

Ever since King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia, huge changes have been taking place in the Kingdom. In fact, the people of Saudi have been celebrating the landmark decree by posting selfies with female drivers on social media. Selfies and Instagram posts aside, the royal decree also translates to major [...]

Last week, King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive, and the people of Saudi Arabia are still celebrating. On social media, Saudi men have been posting selfies — with their mothers, wives, and sisters at the wheel. Award-winning Saudi director Fahad Al Sharif has taken the lead. Smiling widely at the camera, he [...]

After several years of banning Internet phone calls, Saudi Arabia now allows the use of Skype, WhatsApp, and other Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. It is the latest move in a series of changes that aim to make the Kingdom more attractive for outside businesses. It may be recalled that in 2013, the Saudi [...]

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has recently issued a decree allowing women to drive in the Kingdom. It is the latest move in a series of social and economic reforms in the country. “The royal decree will implement the provisions of traffic regulations, including the issuance of driving licenses for men and women alike,” according [...]