Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait to expel North Korean ambassador, 4 diplomats

Kuwait says it will expel North Korea’s ambassador and four other diplomats. The decision by Kuwait came as its ruling emir took a recent trip...

Domestic workers in Kuwait: Q& A with Atty. Fajer Ahmed

Domestic workers in Kuwait can sometimes have tough jobs. They work in large houses with big families running errands from cleaning, washing, cooking, and...

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...

Kuwait introduces new $830 fee for companies employing ‘excess’ foreigners

Kuwait has been increasing charges and fees for foreigners in recent months to boost government revenues. Kuwait’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour has reportedly...

Bank surety gone: new exodus of domestics to Kuwait likely

Officials expect a renewed exodus of housemaids to Kuwait from the country — primarily from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh — with the Centre on Tuesday scrapping a...

Kuwait creates 17,936 jobs for nationals

Kuwait’s Civil Service Commission has created 17,936 vacancies for Kuwaiti nationals in the public sector. According to the commission, 13 vacancies are allocated for job...

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...

Kuwait: poor priced out of health–expats to suffer

From the month of October, the majority of expatriates in Kuwait will not be able to afford healthcare services in the country, due to...

Ras al-Zour oil spill: Kuwait battles to control damage, Saudi...

Kuwait battled Sunday to control an oil spill off its southern coast that stained its beaches, threatened to damage power plants and water stations...

Kuwait MPs seek to remove exemptions from expat healthcare fees

Members of the Kuwaiti parliament are reportedly seeking a review of recently announced increases to health care fees for expats with an eye on...
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