Monday, September 24, 2018

Kuwait

Arrest in Kuwait murder of Filipina maid

By AFPOne of the two main suspects in the murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait this...

Kuwait: TV host suspended for calling her colleague ‘handsome’ on air

A female television presenter has been suspended from Kuwaiti state TV after joking with her male colleague about his appearance. The unnamed woman was hosting...

Kuwait: Expat terminations left banks with $1.8 billion bad debts

The number of foreigners terminated from public sector jobs in Kuwait has left banks in the country with a sizeable bad debt problem. Local media...

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...

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: Couple sentenced to death for Filipina maid’s murder

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait have been sentenced to death in absentia by a Kuwaiti court...

Kuwait: Old habits are hard to break

In what may seem like a familiar course of events for long-time followers of Kuwait, the country’s oil minister Bakheet Al Rashidi,  and the minister of...

Kuwait: 70% Of Private Sector Expat Employees ‘Not Qualified’

According to local daily Kuwait Times, 70% of expat employees in Kuwait’s private sector are not qualified, the country’s Minister of Social Affairs and...

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....

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...
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