Monday, April 23, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait: 3,108 expat contracts to be suspended by July

Kuwait’s Civil Service Commission, responsible for all public sector employees, is planning to freeze 3,108 contracts for expatriates by July 1.The move would allow...

Philippines’ Duterte to visit Kuwait after worker row

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he would visit Kuwait to seal a labour deal, in a sign of easing tensions after a diplomatic...

Kuwait: Student caught with gun in her backpack at school

An 11-year-old student was recently apprehended with a gun in her school bag in Kuwait, reported Al Anba. The incident is currently under investigation by...

Kuwait imposes tax on expat remittances

Kuwait's top lawmakers proposed a new legislation to impose a fee on foreign remittances, despite being warned by the government and central bank that...

Kuwait: 15 oil workers killed in horrific bus collision

Fifteen oil workers were killed in a head-on collision between two buses near Burgan oil field in southern Kuwait on Sunday. The buses were transporting employees...

Kuwait: Couple sentenced to death for Filipina maid’s murder

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait have been sentenced to death in absentia by a Kuwaiti court...

Kuwait: Couple sentenced to death for Filipina maid’s murder

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait have been sentenced to death in absentia by a Kuwaiti court...

Kuwait’s actions against expats could backfire

Kuwait' parliament has a history of sending the wrong signals against expatriates, but this latest one just doesn’t make sense.Remittance taxArab Times reported Deputy...

52,000 Residential Flats Vacant – Are Expats leaving Kuwait?

About 14 percent of the flats in investment residential buildings are empty, as per a recent study conducted by Kuwait Real Estate Association. In...

Are you diabetic? Then no residency permit to Kuwait

Kuwait is no longer offering a residency permit to expatriates who suffer from cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and several other non-infectious diseases.The new...

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