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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Proposal to Grant KD 50 Monthly to Kuwaiti Newborns

MP Askar Al-Anzi has submitted a proposal to grant KD 50 monthly to each Kuwaiti newborn and this amount will be transferred to the...

Kuwait’s Ministry of Education sets July 1 deadline to terminate expats’...

KUWAIT CITY - Civil Service Commission (CSC) has set July 1, 2018 as deadline for the Ministry of Education to terminate the contracts of...

Date-palm recognized by UNESCO

The date palm, which was recognised by UNESCO yesterday, has for centuries played an important role in the establishment and growth of civilisations in...

Kuwait: death sentence in child murder overturned

Kuwait’s Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence for father and a mother who tortured their four-year-old daughter to death and kept her...

Kuwait: PCR Certificate not Mandatory for Departing Passengers

Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Kuwait clarified that PCR examination certificate was required only for the airports that require this certificate...

Kuwait Suspends Flights From Major Expat Destinations

Kuwait suspended all flights to and from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Bangladesh, Philippines, India, and Sri Lanka for a week starting on Saturday, Kuwait's civil...

Kuwait: No More Work Permit Renewal for Senior Expats

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) says the authority has started implementing a decision not to renew work permits of expatriates after reaching 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 deports 13,000 foreigners in five months

Authorities in Kuwait have deported around 13,000 foreigners in the first five months of the year. The reasons included mainly violation of residency and...

Coronavirus: Kuwait Orders All Cafes to be Closed

Kuwait has ordered the closure of all cafes across the country. It comes as the country confirmed a further 20 new cases of coronavirus...

Kuwait International Airport to Resume Commercial Flights

Kuwait’s international airport will resume commercial flights to 20 countries from August 1 in a three-stage re-opening, five months after it suspended...

Kuwait activists combat rise in banning of books

 More than 4,000 books have been blacklisted by Kuwait's information ministry over the past five years, according to local media reports, including Marquez's "One...

Kuwaitization: Annual fees imposed on expat work permits

Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) affirmed readiness to fully implement Decision No.1868/2019 that determines the employment ratio for non-governmental agencies based on their employment...

Kuwait Airways Ground Staff Killed While Towing Boeing 777-300ER

Ground staff at Kuwait Airways was killed in a tragic accident that occurred on Monday at 3.10pm.The technical staff member was killed during a...

Expat Doctors to Return to Kuwait in July

Expatriate doctors, unable to return to work in Kuwait due to a halt to air travel over the global coronavirus pandemic, will...

Over 2,200 Filipinos want to leave Kuwait

MANILA: More than 2,200 Filipinos are ready to take up President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to repatriate workers from Kuwait due to reports of abuse,...

Bahrain Ranked 3rd in Global Opportunities Index 2020

The Milken Institute ranked Bahrain the 3rd in Gulf and 42nd globally in terms of the Global Opportunities Index 2020.The United Arab Emirates ranked...

Kuwait Police Disperse Riot by Stranded Egyptians

Police in Kuwait dispersed what they described as a riot by stranded Egyptians unable to return home amid the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said early...

Kuwait: Residents Urged to Follow Coronavirus Precautions

The Kuwaiti government has urged its citizens and expatriates to continue abiding with coronavirus precautions and contain the spread of the highly...

Coronavirus: Kuwait Reports 2 Deaths, 168 New Cases

Kuwait confirmed 168 new cases over the past 24 hours bringing its total to 2,248. The Kingdom also recorded two new fatalities over the past...
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