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Kuwait

Latest news of Kuwait, Launch of New Projects, Relationship between Bahrain and Kuwait, expat life, Money and Business in and around GCC.

Kuwait: A Million Expats Have Driving Licenses But No Vehicles

Recent statistics issued by the interior ministry concerning the total number of expat driving licenses and vehicles compared to those of citizens showed 616,000...

Kuwait: First ‘Pro-Expat’ Law To Be Passed In Nine Years

Kuwait’s National Assembly decides to pass the amendments to the private sector’s labour law in a unanimous vote along with the government’s approval. Sources...

Kuwait: Annual Leave Increased To 35 Days For Private Sector

The National Assembly’s health and social affairs committee agreed to increase annual leave in the private sector to 35 days from 30 as part...

Kuwait: No More Residence Visa Stickers On Expats’ Passports

An amendment has been made by the Kuwaiti authorities to the Foreigners Residence Law according to which no residence visa stickers will be placed...

Kuwait: Online System Defect Allowed Illegal Transfer Of Expats

A defect in the online system of Public Authority for Manpower allowed transactions related to transfer of labour even though these transactions are in...

‘Giant Sand Portrait Of Kuwaiti Emir’ Breaks World Record

Dubai has earned another Guinness World Record – this time for the world's largest sand portrait.The record was bagged by a massive sand portrait...

Over 58,000 New Expats Employed In Kuwait Last Year

The total workforce in Kuwait till the end of last year increased by 66,000, including 8,562 citizens, 11,394 new domestic helpers and 47,000 expats...

Kuwait Uncovers Fake Nationality Of 308 People From One Family

Kuwait has uncovered one of the most massive citizenship fraud in its history in which 308 individuals are implicated.According to a report in Kuwaiti...

Kuwaitis, Expats Spent About KD 24 Billion Last Year

Citizens and expatriates spent about KD 24 billion ($79.5 billion) last year – around KD 2 billion ($6.6 billion) higher than their expenditures in...

Focus on affordable housing sharpens in GCC countries

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are doubling their efforts to further enhance low- and middle-income households’ ability to own affordable housing, as part of...
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