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Visa details for Bahrain

Citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council nationals (GCC -- Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman) do not need visas to enter Bahrain. 

Tourist visas can be obtained at the Bahrain International Airport or at the King Fahad Causeway for : 

Citizens of the European Community, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan or Hong Kong. 

Visitors who have been resident in the GCC for a minimum of six months, and who possess a return visa for the country of GCC residency. 

Citizens from the following 35 countries ( Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Britain, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, Japan, Norway, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong, United States of America, Portugal, Malaysia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Greece, Monaco, San Marino, Singapore, Brunei, Vatican City and Andorra), China and Thailand) can obtain a visa valid for two weeks issued from access points inside the country without pre-arra…

Visa details for Austria

Austria is part of the Schengen agreement, the standard length of visit is 90 days. 

Visas are not required by visitors from the following countries for visit up to 90 days in a 6 month period: 

Albania, Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, St Kitts and Nevis, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela. 

Austria - Visa Requirements

Foreign embassies in Austr…

Visa details for Australia

All travelers to Australia, other than Australian and New Zealand citizens, are required to hold a valid visa to travel to Australia.
Visitors from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark,  Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA and Vatican City can apply for an ETA that allows you to visit for up to 3 months per visit in a 12 month period. The visa is free but you need to pay a service fee (A$20) to apply.

Australian ETA -(visa class 601) There is also an evisitor that is valid for all countries in the European Union. There are few different details for work and business.
OverviewVisa Options The Working Holiday and Work and Holiday programs encourage cultural exchange and closer ties between arrangement countries by allowing young people to have an extend…

Unemployment falls slightly as 59,000 net jobs created in August

More people working part-time helped Canada's economy grind out 59,000 jobs in August, Statistics Canada reported Friday, about triple what most economists had expected.

The consensus had called for the economy to have created about 20,000 jobs in August.

The better-than-expected gains offset a small uptick in workforce participation, bringing the national jobless rate to 7.1 per cent in August from 7.2 per cent the previous month.

But the underlying trends troubled economists.

"After two straight months of disappointing Canadian job numbers, we finally got a positive showing. However, the devil is always in the details and this month's release is no exception," Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD) senior economist Sonya Gulati wrote in an investors' note.

"Most of the new jobs were part-time and were held among older workers. The gains were concentrated to just two provinces. The six-month average of job creation sits at just 12,000. Wage inflation has slowed no…