Friday, June 22, 2018

Kuwait

German court rules Kuwait’s national airline can refuse service to Israelis

A German court has ruled that the Kuwaiti national airline can legally refuse to seat and fly Israeli passengers. The case dates back to 2016, when Kuwait Airways canceled...

Kuwait outlook changes from negative to stable

Moody's Investor service yesterday changed the rating outlook on Kuwait from "negative" to "stable". Concurrently, the long term-issuer rating has been affirmed at Aa2....

31,000 in Kuwait took fake sick leaves after Eid holidays

Hind Al Sabeeh, Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labour, has warned of legal and administrative measures against state employees who failed to report...

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...

Kuwait plans three airports at cost of $4.77bln

The government of Kuwait plans to work on three airports in Kuwait between 2017 to 2020, reports Al-Anba daily. The first is the Kuwait...

WATCH: Kuwait – truck MELTS into road in extreme heat

Temperatures in Kuwait that have soared above 40 degrees Celsius have led to an entire truck being filmed as its wheels melted into the...

OPINION: Trump builds a friendship with Kuwait that helps America

Meeting with the Emir of Kuwait at the White House this past week, President Trump hit the right notes. He has forged a strong...

15 year cap on expatriates in Kuwait proposed

Amid increasingly louder cries to address the demographic imbalance in Kuwait, a parliamentary committee has started looking into proposals, including a 15-year cap. A proposal...

Kuwait water, electricity prices up by 500 per cent

Electricity and water rates in Kuwait have been revised to encourage consumers to rationalize consumption, Dr. Mashaan Al Otaibi, assistant undersecretary of the ministry...

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...

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