Monday, June 18, 2018

Kuwait

Saudi and UAE princes shatter dream of Gulf Arab unity

For three decades it was billed as a European Union for the Gulf, an alliance of brotherly Arab monarchies that would one day have...

Kuwait: 5,000 job applications to be rejected for no high school...

Member of the Replacement and Employment Crisis Committee of the National Assembly, MP Saleh Ashour said job applications of 5,000 Kuwaitis registered with the...

Kuwait: Expat Remittances Drop by 13 Percent

According to the foreign exchange companies, the remittances of foreign workers in Kuwait have dropped by at least 13 percent in the first quarter...

Philippines’ Duterte apologizes to Kuwait for ‘harsh’ words

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised to Kuwait on Sunday for his "harsh" words at the height of a months-long diplomatic row over the treatment...

Kuwait: Tax Plan Halted As Oil Prices Rise

Following a Budgets and Final Accounts Committee meeting on May 14, the National Assembly confirmed the revised timeline for the VAT introduction, citing a lack...

Kuwait: Replacing public sector expats ‘too difficult’

Kuwait is not in a position to replace all the expatriates working in the public sector due to the shortage of potential Kuwaiti employees,...

Kuwait: Expats start facing the worst due to Kuwaitization

Kuwait has banned the recruitment of expat professionals holding top university qualifications if they’re below 30 years of age.According to sources, the decision was...

Kuwait: Expat workers increased in a year; dropped by end of...

The number of expatriate labor forces in Kuwait increased slightly in one year according to recent statistics, but the government’s efforts to address the...

Kuwait: 5,879 expats deported due to infectious diseases

Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said 5,879 expatriates have been deported from the country from 2016 until May 2018 due to infectious diseases, reports...

Kuwait: TV host suspended for calling her colleague ‘handsome’ on air

A female television presenter has been suspended from Kuwaiti state TV after joking with her male colleague about his appearance. The unnamed woman was hosting...

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