Saturday, September 22, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait: Terminated expats should leave the country to receive dues

Kuwait’s Civil Service Commission (CSC) has reportedly reintroduced a requirement for foreign public sector staff to leave the country before paying their end of...

US seeks to ‘build momentum’ for Gulf crisis summit

The United States is looking to "build some momentum" towards resolving the Gulf crisis ahead of a possible summit in the autumn, a US...

Backlash against Kuwaiti beauty blogger intensifies

A Kuwaiti Instagram star’s video criticising new laws requiring a day off per week for Filipino domestic workers in the country has provoked a...

GCC tells Bahrain to make urgent reforms

 Bahrain today grapples with the most serious economic episode in its history.Gulf countries like Saudi, the UAE, and Kuwait said they would bail out...

Kuwaiti star says domestic workers shouldn’t get days off, sparks outrage

In recent months, the government of Kuwait has made several reforms to laws affecting Filipino domestic workers who live and work in the Gulf...

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...

Exodus of expats from GCC as nationals get priority in jobs

Expatriate employees are leaving the Middle East and going elsewhere in search of work, with governments choosing to prioritise the welfare of their own...

Kuwait sentences MP’s to prison over protest

KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Kuwait's highest court has ordered an opposition leader and two lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming...

Kuwait: Around 290 people poisoned from restaurant food

More than 287 suffered food poisoning this weekend in Kuwait, after eating from a falafel restaurant in Hawally area according to Kuwait News Agency...

Kuwait: 1,629 expats in public sector terminated; more lay offs targeted

The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629, according to official statistics which further indicate...
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