Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait to stop employment of expats over age 60

Kuwait is looking at imposing a new cap on hiring foreigners based on their age, as part of a massive official drive.Under the new...

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...

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...

Kuwait Aims To Settle Oil Field Disputes With Saudis, Iraq Soon

Kuwait expects to soon sign deals on the development of the oil fields that it shares with its neighbours Saudi Arabia and Iraq, official...

Kuwait: The Effects of Expats’ Departure On Real Estate Market

A number of real estate experts affirmed that the recent departure of a large number of expatriates from the country did not negatively impact...

Gulf Neighbours Reaffirm Commitment To Help Bahrain Economy

Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies, Saudi, UAE and Kuwait, met to review a financial support programme designed to help the country repair its finances and...

Kuwait: Bahrain welcomes first flight from new airport terminal

The first flight took off on Wednesday from Kuwait International Airport's new terminal building (T4) as it aims to increase capacity to 25 million...

Kuwaiti blogger forces brand rethink across Arab world

Big brands aiming to reach millions of consumers across the Arab world are rethinking their influencer budgets after a video by a disgraced Kuwaiti...

Calls for new legislation to safeguard gratuity payments

Dubai: Financial experts have called for new legislation making it compulsory for employers to set capital aside, separate from company assets, to be used...

Kuwait plans domestic labour pact with India

Kuwait plans pacts with four Asian countries to recruit domestic labour under clear regulations, Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and State for Economic Affairs...
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