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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers return home from Kuwait

Nearly 4,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers who have been overstaying in Kuwait are getting ready to return or have returned to the island within...

130 more distressed OFWs left Kuwait

Another batch of undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait numbering 130 returned to the country on Sunday, bringing to nearly 1,500 the number...

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...

Departure of expatriates seriously affects real estate market

KUWAIT CITY: Secretary of Kuwait Real Estate Association Qais Al-Ghanem affirmed that the real estate market in the country has been seriously affected by...

Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman won’t introduce VAT for at least another...

Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain need more time to introduce VAT because technically and politically they are not ready for the 5 per cent...

Call for justice as Filipina’s body returns home from Kuwait

Eva Demafelis (front 2nd L) weeps as the coffin containing the body of her daughter Joanna, who was found inside a freezer in Kuwait,...

3 exceptions to Duterte’s ‘total ban’

A top Philippine official had issued an order on Wednesday, February 14, clarifying exemptions to the "total ban" on the deployment of Filipino workers...

Kuwait assembly allows ‘stateless people’ to join army

Kuwait's National Assembly (parliament) on Tuesday passed a bill to draft ‘stateless people’ into the country’s army. The bill was approved by 44-5 votes with...

Kuwait condemns Manila ban on Filipino workers; hundreds of maids abscond

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s foreign minister yesterday condemned what he called an “escalation” by Manila after the Philippines expanded a ban on its nationals working in...

Manila slaps ban on ‘all’ Filipinos bound to Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Philippines on Monday imposed a total ban on its workers bound to Kuwait. The ban, which took effect immediately, comes in the...

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,...

President orders total ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait

MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte ordered officials to continue the ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait following the recent...

Philippines to attempt bringing Filipinos home after Kuwait deaths

The Philippines will ask its private airlines to evacuate its nationals from Kuwait within 72 hours after the discovery of a Filipino migrant worker...

Gang arrested in Kuwait for tampering with expats’ blood tests

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health’s (MoH) Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health, Dr. Majda Al Qattan, said on Friday that a group of people were...

Kuwait investors lose millions in Bitcoin

Approximately 12,000 investors in Kuwait have lost half the value of their portfolios trading in the volatile cryptocurrency market. One trader admitted that he...

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) deployment ban to Kuwait temporary

THE Department of Labor and Employment's (Dole's) deployment ban on the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) bound for Kuwait stays as the investigation for over...

Does the Saudi Kuwait crisis have a sporting chance of being...

A recent spat took place when Saudi blasted a Kuwaiti sports delegation to Qatar, a country currently fueding with the Kingdom, but also with...

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...

Relief for expatriates as Kuwait declares residence amnesty from Jan 29-Feb...

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday issued ministerial Decision No. 64/2018 stipulating regulations for expatriates, whose residency applications were rejected...

Kuwait pleads with Philippines to send back maids

Kuwait has called upon the Philippines ambassador to lift a ban on domestic workers, Al Khaleej Online reported today. “We have lost about four Filipino women in...
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