Thursday, February 14, 2019

Kuwait

Kuwait To Implement 3-Year Ban On Switching Jobs For Expats

Kuwait’s manpower authority is reportedly considering the implementation of a three-year ban on foreign residents transferring to a new employer after they start work...

Kuwait: MP Proposes To Adjust Clock Forward By Two Hours

A Kuwaiti lawmaker, Safa Al Hashem said in her proposal that clocks should be adjusted forward by two hours for six months from April...

Kuwait: Motorist Injured In A Landmine blast

A landmine blew up in Jraishan in northern Kuwait, injuring the Kuwaiti driver of a vehicle and setting it ablaze, the interior ministry said...

Kuwait: MP Warns Over Granting Citizenship To Non-Muslims

A proposal to amend the Citizenship Law in Kuwait was passed by the parliament’s Legal and Legislative Committee on Tuesday. A war of words has...

GCC Countries To Require $300 Billion In Financing By 2021

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) sovereigns are expected to require around $300bn in financing between 2018 and 2021 despite rising oil prices, according to ratings...

Kuwait: 7 Firms Banned From Housing Projects After Flooding

One engineering office and six companies would be excluded from future tenders after their projects were damaged by heavy rainfall, said Kuwait’s minister of...

Kuwait To Grant Citizenship To Non-Muslims

Non-Muslims could be granted the Kuwaiti citizenship if two proposals approved by the parliamentary legal and legislative committee is supported by the parliament and...

GCC Summit Offers Hope To End Gulf Crisis – Kuwaiti Minister

The next Gulf Cooperation Council summit, to be held in Riyadh next month, may be an opportunity to end the rift within the group,...

Kuwait: Expat Population To Limit To 25% In 7 Years

Kuwait considers to reduce its number of expats by at least 1.5 million over the next seven years as it aims to achieve a...

Kuwait: Attack On Egyptian Expat Sparks Diplomatic Row

Fatma Aziz, an Egyptian expatriate, said she was verbally and physically attacked by a Kuwaiti woman and four others after she complained that they...
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