Thursday, November 21, 2019

Kuwait

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

Kuwait: Philippines ambassador should leave country in a week

Kuwait's state-run news agency says the Philippines ambassador has one week to leave Kuwait amid a dispute between the two countries.KUNA also reported Wednesday...

Kuwaiti star says domestic workers shouldn’t get days off, sparks outrage

In recent months, the government of Kuwait has made several reforms to laws affecting Filipino domestic workers who live and work in the Gulf...

Kuwait: Expats With Low Degree Scores To Be Banned

Kuwait’s General Authority for Manpower is reportedly planning to implement a ban on issuing work permits to foreign nationals with lower Grade Point Average...

Kuwait Plans To Build Six ‘Bachelor Cities’

Kuwait has announced plans to launch six new projects with a focus on developing ‘bachelor’ cities (mainly for company labourers) in co-ordination with the...

Kuwait Gulf Bank To Lose Upto $9Million Due To Technical Error

Kuwait’s Gulf Bank underwent a technical issue on Saturday resulting in a loss up to $9.2m (KD2.8m).The bank issued a statement on its Twitter...
This was the second death threat received over anti-expats remarks

Kuwaiti MP States Expats Should “Pay For The Air They Breathe”

Kuwaiti MP Safa al-Hashem received a death threat via email after she called for the government to tax expats on everything right from remittances...

Kuwait expels Iranian ambassador

Kuwait ordered the expulsion of the Iranian ambassador and 14 other diplomats for alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell, Iranian and Kuwaiti...

Kuwait committee proposes new fines, limits to reduce foreign workforce

A supreme committee tasked with reducing Kuwait’s foreign population has proposed new fees, fines and limits with a particular focus on domestic workers. The...

Murder shocks Filipinas in Kuwait, but some vow to stay

The murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found in a freezer in Kuwait has triggered outrage and prompted Manila to impose a...

Kuwait: Expat workers increased in a year; dropped by end of...

The number of expatriate labor forces in Kuwait increased slightly in one year according to recent statistics, but the government’s efforts to address the...
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