Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Kuwait

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...

Kuwait to replace all expat teachers?

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has called for replacing expatriate teachers with Kuwaiti nationals in a bid to reduce the number of foreigners in the northern...

Kuwait turns against its expat population

Safa Al-Hashem, the only woman in Kuwait’s 50-seat parliament, is capitalizing on a growing resentment of foreigners to build support for a movement that’s...

Philippine officials meet nationals in Kuwait amid labour row

A delegation of Philippine labour officials was in Kuwait City Sunday to assess the impact of a new ban on Filipinos working in the...

Kuwait ambassador leaves NZ before police can charge him with assaulting...

Kuwait has removed its ambassador from New Zealand as police sought to charge him with assaulting a woman. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

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’s information ministry cuts foreign advisors

Kuwait’s information minister has reportedly terminated the contracts of all foreign advisors working with the Information Ministry. Kuwait Times cited sources as confirming the cuts were...

Kuwait: 70,000 Road Accidents & 5 Million Traffic violations in 2017

Kuwait’s Interior Ministry said that 70,687 road accidents were recorded and nearly five million traffic violations were issued in Kuwait in 2017 leading to...

Kuwait committee proposes new fines, limits to reduce foreign workforce

A supreme committee tasked with reducing Kuwait’s foreign population has proposed new fees, fines and limits with a particular focus on domestic workers. The...

Sarayat season in Kuwait brings unstable weather

Kuwait was affected by a sandstorm yesterday with authorities advising the public to be cautious when using highways because of the low visibility caused...

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