Thursday, September 20, 2018

Kuwait

Expat held for growing marijuana in Kuwait

A Jordanian expatriate was arrested in Kuwait for growing marijuana in his residence in the Hawalli area. The plants were seized and he was referred...

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....

Expat income tax will hit region’s “attractiveness” – IMF

Taxing the income of foreign workers in the GCC will help the region boost its revenues, but it will reduce the attractiveness of the...

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...

Pigeon carrying drugs caught by Kuwait customs

A pigeon has reportedly been caught by customs officials carrying illegal drugs in miniature backpack in Kuwait.A fabric pocket attached to the back of the...

Cebu Pacific to stop Kuwait flights

Cebu Pacific Airlines will suspend flights from Kuwait from mid June, the Philippines-based airlines announced yesterday. Cebu will fly its last 4x weekly flight...

Top Kuwait court jails three royals for insulting judiciary

Kuwait's supreme court on Monday upheld a five-year jail term against three members of the ruling family, including the former secret service chief, for...

Kuwait raises $4 million for debt convicts

Kuwaitis have donated around $4 million in a matter of hours in a fund-raising campaign to help secure the release of Kuwaiti prisoners convicted...

Kuwait finally gets its act together

The starting point is a $4.4 billion construction contract for a much needed airport terminal. This marks a milestone for Kuwait as the country seeks...

Kuwait deported tens of thousands of expats in 2016-2017

There have been pressures on the Kuwaiti government to rebalance the “demographic imbalance”, in which expats make up an estimated 70 percent of its...
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