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Businessmen here have reacted sharply to Bahrain’s plan to scrap the sponsorship system for foreign workers and said if such a move was made here it could spell disaster for them. Manama has announced it would enforce on August 1 a new labour law that would allow expatriate workers to switch jobs without seeking permission […]

Bahrain said yesterday it would scrap its existing sponsorship system for foreign workers in the hope of reducing its need for expatriate labour, a first in a region often criticised by rights groups over the issue. Many sectors of Gulf Arab economies heavily rely on low-qualified foreign workers, mostly from Asian countries. “We’re working on […]

Beware of clicking any email supposedly coming from Doha Bank. The Login link it links to a phishing site to get your account numbers. Here’s the sample that the email might contain.

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You have incorrectly entered your details too many times. to prevent unauthorised access to your accounts,we have suspended your use of this service,To regain access please Click log on below.

I’m not a client of Doha Bank so I was surprised to get an email from them. The curios thing about this is that it is actually coming from 2 emails.One is from secure.alert@dohabank.com.qa and the other is secure.sms@doha.com.qa.

Make sure you don’t click on the Login!

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