Sunday, November 18, 2018

Kuwait

Relief for expatriates as Kuwait declares residence amnesty from Jan 29-Feb...

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday issued ministerial Decision No. 64/2018 stipulating regulations for expatriates, whose residency applications were rejected...

Kuwait pleads with Philippines to send back maids

Kuwait has called upon the Philippines ambassador to lift a ban on domestic workers, Al Khaleej Online reported today. “We have lost about four Filipino women in...

Kuwait: Legislation issuance soon on replacement of expatriates

KUWAIT: Around 12,000 citizens are on the public sector jobs waiting list; while expatriate workers are considered vital to some sections in the ministries...

Duterte bans Philippine nationals from working in Kuwait

MANILA: President Rodrigo Duterte has banned Philippine citizens from traveling to Kuwait to work following reports of widespread abuse and exploitation, his spokesman said...

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...

How does Kuwait reduce a $23.6bn budget deficit? Layoffs!

Kuwait’s budget deficit battle is off to a bad start.According to Arab Times, an agreement to supply Kuwait with Iraqi gas is hamstrung after...

Kuwait City among top 10 in the region for highest GDP

Kuwait City was cited among the top ten towns with the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the Middle East. The list was published by...

Kuwait postpones VAT implementation

Kuwait - The State of Kuwait is reportedly intending to postpone the implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) until further notice.Sources from the...

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...

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...
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