Saturday, February 24, 2018

Kuwait

Nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers return home from Kuwait

Nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers who have been overstaying in Kuwait are getting ready to return or have returned to the island within...

130 more distressed OFWs left Kuwait

Another batch of undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait numbering 130 returned to the country on Sunday, bringing to nearly 1,500 the number...

Kuwait’s Ministry of Education sets July 1 deadline to terminate expats’...

KUWAIT CITY - Civil Service Commission (CSC) has set July 1, 2018 as deadline for the Ministry of Education to terminate the contracts of...

Departure of expatriates seriously affects real estate market

KUWAIT CITY: Secretary of Kuwait Real Estate Association Qais Al-Ghanem affirmed that the real estate market in the country has been seriously affected by...

Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman won’t introduce VAT for at least another...

Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain need more time to introduce VAT because technically and politically they are not ready for the 5 per cent...

Call for justice as Filipina’s body returns home from Kuwait

Eva Demafelis (front 2nd L) weeps as the coffin containing the body of her daughter Joanna, who was found inside a freezer in Kuwait,...

3 exceptions to Duterte’s ‘total ban’

A top Philippine official had issued an order on Wednesday, February 14, clarifying exemptions to the "total ban" on the deployment of Filipino workers...

Kuwait assembly allows ‘stateless people’ to join army

Kuwait's National Assembly (parliament) on Tuesday passed a bill to draft ‘stateless people’ into the country’s army. The bill was approved by 44-5 votes with...

Kuwait condemns Manila ban on Filipino workers; hundreds of maids abscond

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s foreign minister yesterday condemned what he called an “escalation” by Manila after the Philippines expanded a ban on its nationals working in...

Manila slaps ban on ‘all’ Filipinos bound to Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Philippines on Monday imposed a total ban on its workers bound to Kuwait. The ban, which took effect immediately, comes in the...

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