Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait: Philippines lifts ban on domestic workers

The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina...

Kuwait: No VAT until 2021, says parliament committee

Kuwait is set to delay its implementation of a regional 5 per cent value added tax until 2021, according to a parliamentary committee statement.“The...

Philippines and Kuwait sign deal on domestic workers

Kuwait and the Philippines agreed on Friday to regulate the employment of domestic workers from the Southeast Asian country, following a diplomatic row amid reports...

Kuwait: Flats Vacant as Expats Leave; Rent Values Fall by 13%

There are currently 49,130 empty flats in Kuwait and 26,466 others under construction; thus more than 75,000 units need to be “absorbed” by the...

Earthquake in Kuwait

Kuwait National Seismic Network (KNSN) recorded an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale on Sunday.Tremors were recorded in the country's eastern Kabd and...

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...

Philippines’ Duterte calls Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff...

Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has alleged that Arab employers routinely rape their Filipina workers, force them to work 21 hours a day and feed...

Kuwait MPs furious at Filipino envoy for ‘rescuing abused maids’

Photo from Kuwait Times of Filipino maids abused by their Kuwaiti employers.KUWAIT: MPs blasted the Philippines Embassy in the country for allegedly helping Filipina...

Kuwait: Philippines ambassador should leave country in a week

Kuwait's state-run news agency says the Philippines ambassador has one week to leave Kuwait amid a dispute between the two countries.KUNA also reported Wednesday...

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