Saudization - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Saudization


Saudi Arabia says driving ban on women to be lifted June 24

May 08, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seen as the force behind the lifting of the ban

WOMEN DRIVERS. A Saudi woman practices driving in Riyadh ahead of the lifting of a ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia in the summer. Photo by Yousef Doubisi/AFP

Ethiopia's colossal human airlift from Saudi Arabia

Dec 12, 2013 - 2:50 PM

Ethiopian and international agencies are straining to support one of the largest human airlift operations in recent history

BACK HOME. Ethiopian immigrants returning from Saudi Arabia searching for their luggages among unclaimed bags at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport, December 10, 2013. AFP/Jenny Vaughan

Illegal migrants in Saudi surrender after deadly riots

Nov 10, 2013 - 9:23 PM

Hundreds of illegal migrants targeted in a Saudi nationwide crackdown turn themselves as security forces besiege a Riyadh neighborhood where riots killed two people

Saudis bemoan soaring labor costs after migrant exodus

Nov 08, 2013 - 1:25 PM

Economists insist there will be long term planning benefits from fully regulating the market

Binay on Saudi Arabia crackdown: 'Good ending' soon

Nov 06, 2013 - 6:26 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says it s in protection of our Filipino workers

'THEY'RE LYING.' Vice President Jejomar Binay says it's not true he did not coordinate efforts to negotiate with MNLF founder Nur Misuari. He said he talked to President Aquino as early as Wednesday about discussing a peaceful settlement. File photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

Saudi Arabia bans deported OFWs from returning

Nov 06, 2013 - 3:33 PM

The Philippine Embassy urges Filipinos in Saudi to to familiarize themselves with the new rules

OFWs' indecision blamed for delayed return from Saudi

Nov 05, 2013 - 6:25 PM

The Philippines says Saudi s sluggish process worsened the problem

DFA warns OFWs in Saudi 'arson attempt'

Jul 26, 2013 - 4:35 PM

Violence will not solve the problem the DFA tells OFWs who planned to burn the Philippines Saudi consulate