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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 [...]

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 [...]