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Friday, August 7, 2020

Kuwait: “Shisha” to be banned in closed areas

The issue of “Shisha” (hubble-bubble) reemerged on the tables of the Municipal Council with regard to a proposal suggesting separation of the licenses of...

Kuwait: Statistics shows decline of expats in public sector

A recent government statistics show that the number of Kuwaitis holding Master’s and Ph.D. certificates has increased to 4,633 between June 2018 and June...

Kuwait: Decline in Annual Spending

Expenditures of citizens and expatriates during the first half of this year using bank cards amounted to about KD 11.8 billion, which is an...

Kuwait: Company owes KD 70,000 to its expat labourers

Scores of workers demonstrated in downtown Kuwaiti City in one of the towers because the company that hired them has allegedly failed to comply...

Kuwait: Expats to apply for sick leave through Mobile App

Director of Central Department for Initial Care in Ministry of Health, Dr. Rihab Al-Watyan announced a new process for receiving applications of sick leaves...

Kuwait: Expats in protest for non-payment of salary

A large number of expats working for the Ministry of Education held a sit-in yesterday to protest against the non-payment of their salaries for...

Kuwaiti police in search of prison escapee

Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department continue the search for the Kuwaiti inmate who had escaped from the Central Prison a few days ago...

Bahraini arrested for insulting Kuwaiti people

A former TV presenter was recently arrested for insulting the people of Kuwait in a video he posted on social media networks.The Bahraini man...

GCC meeting to be held on December 10th in Riyadh

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will meet for their annual summit in Riyadh on December 10, Secretary-General of the six-nation bloc Abdul...

Kuwait: Ban on domestic workers from 2 Asian and 25 African...

As per the list issued by the General Directorate of Residency Affairs of the Ministry of Interior the new countries whose domestic workers have...

Kuwait: Salary limit of 5000 KD for employees in public sector

Official sources from Parliament’s Budget and Final Account Committee affirmed the importance of determining a maximum limit for salaries in the public sector through...

Kuwait: 7 Indians Caught Red-Handed Forging Certificates

Kuwait CID department arrested seven Indians in Kuwait forging documents of Indian embassy in Kuwait.This incident has prompted Kuwait authorities to review all the...

Kuwait: Results of non-paying students should not be blocked

With the approach of mid-year exams, the Ministry of Education has called on private schools with all educational levels to avoid blocking the results...

Kuwait: Diabetes to stop residence permit for expats

As a measure to relieve the state treasury of more burden along with the increasing costs of medical care for expatriates, contagious diseases such...

Kuwait: Expat Doctor Found Asleep At Desk-Complaint Filed

The Ministry of Health is following up a complaint filed by a Kuwaiti citizen on Twitter about a female expatriate doctor who was found...

Kuwait: 5 Year Renewal Idea for Expat Driving License

Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh has requested senior officials at the Vehicle Licensing Section to review an integrated study...
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Kuwait: Cost of Hiring Domestic Labour Doubles

According to Al Jarida daily, the cost of hiring domestic workers from abroad through domestic labour recruitment offices has increased remarkably from KD750.Sources said...

Kuwait: Both Sponsors & Employee presence required for visa transfer

Transfer of domestic visa – Both sponsors should be present along with the domestic worker.In a move aimed to stop human trafficking, a circular...

Kuwait: Fees to be declared on certified sick leaves

Ministry of Interior in Kuwait intends to set a fee of KD 1 for certifying sick leaves issued by private hospitals and clinics to...

9.8 million Indian tourists expected in GCC by 2024

Indian visitors travelling to the GCC are expected to increase to 9.8 million by 2024, marking an increase of 81 per cent from 5.4...
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