Thursday, November 15, 2018

Kuwait

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...

Are Kuwaiti Employers Really Following Domestic Labour Law?

Kuwait Times conducted an informal survey and found that 78 percent of Filipino domestic workers do not get a day off each week, the newspaper...

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...

2,200 km-Long Railway Network To Link All Six Gulf States

The 2,200 km-long railway network that will link the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states from Kuwait City to the Omani capital Muscat is already...

Kuwait: Replacing public sector expats ‘too difficult’

Kuwait is not in a position to replace all the expatriates working in the public sector due to the shortage of potential Kuwaiti employees,...

Kuwait aviation employees on partial sit-in

 The Syndicate of Civil Aviation Employees said in a statement that a deadline for authorities to meet its demands had ended and that starting...

Murder shocks Filipinas in Kuwait, but some vow to stay

The murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found in a freezer in Kuwait has triggered outrage and prompted Manila to impose a...

Nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers return home from Kuwait

Nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers who have been overstaying in Kuwait are getting ready to return or have returned to the island within...

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...
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