Monday, September 24, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait: 5,879 expats deported due to infectious diseases

Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said 5,879 expatriates have been deported from the country from 2016 until May 2018 due to infectious diseases, reports...

Kuwait MP calls for imposing of exit visas on expats

An MP in Kuwait has called for the imposing of exit visas on expatriates in the latest of a string of measures against the...

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: Proposal to tax expats’ remittances – Rejected

Following through with its Kuwaitization plan to reduce the number of expats and increase employment among nationals, the Kuwaiti government had proposed an expat...

Kuwait to acquire U.S. Hellfire missiles worth $30 million

The U.S. State Department approved the sale to Kuwait of 300 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles and related equipment at an estimated cost of $30.4 million, the...

Kuwait to monitor social media users

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: A governmental committee will be formed soon to deal with social media users who spread rumors, attack other countries or...

Is online shopping still a good option with 5% VAT?

It is now understood that all six GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) have signed the agreement, paving the...

Kuwait MPs seek to remove exemptions from expat healthcare fees

Members of the Kuwaiti parliament are reportedly seeking a review of recently announced increases to health care fees for expats with an eye on...

Kuwait plans three airports at cost of $4.77bln

The government of Kuwait plans to work on three airports in Kuwait between 2017 to 2020, reports Al-Anba daily. The first is the Kuwait...

Tensions Exposed After Saudi Official Calls Kuwaiti Minister a ‘Mercenary’

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait made a rare public appearance after a Saudi official insulted a Kuwaiti minister, in a new twist to...
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