Jobs creation is expected to continue in the United Arab Emirates UAE, albeit at a slowed pace, with Dubai leading the way.
A potential three-way merger of three banks in the United Arab Emirate might result in the termination of some 1,000 jobs.
The ongoing war for talent is preventing firms finding and hiring qualified and skilled talent, and also causing a rise in in salaries.
The King Salman Energy Park will create 100,000 jobs, and contribute US$6 billion to Saudi Arabia's economy, once it is completed by 2021.
Standard Chartered's job cuts are expected to affect Singapore employees, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Spending on public cloud services in Bahrain will almost quadruple in five years' time and create more than 5,600 jobs locally.
Companies in the United Arab Emirates are looking beyond Europe and the US to attract skilled staff into the country.
Saudi Arabia's private sector sees an increase in the number of working Saudi women in the second quarter of 2018.
With the aim of strengthening bilaterial relations, Kuwait will be welcoming 5,000 Cambodian migrant workers to the country for the first time next year.
Israel, one of the top destination countries for overseas Filipino workers, is looking to hire more Filipino hotel workers and caregivers.
Foreign workers in Qatar will no longer need controversial exit permits from their employers to leave the country.