Tuesday, May 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: 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: Annual Leave Increased To 35 Days For Private Sector

The National Assembly’s health and social affairs committee agreed to increase annual leave in the private sector to 35 days from 30 as part...

Kuwait: Million expats categorized as “unidentified laborers”

Government sources closely related to solving the demographical imbalance problem seemed so optimistic that the solution was doable but needs more planning and patience....

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...

Indian Workers Migrating To Gulf Decline By 21%

Indian blue collar workers migrating to various Gulf countries for jobs declined by 21% during January-November 2018, compared to the previous year, according to...

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: 1,629 expats in public sector terminated; more lay offs targeted

The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629, according to official statistics which further indicate...

Kuwait to acquire U.S. Hellfire missiles worth $30 million

The U.S. State Department approved the sale to Kuwait of 300 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles and related equipment at an estimated cost of $30.4 million, the...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

Abolish 153 campaign seeks to rid Kuwait of “honour-killing” law

A campaign is gaining steam in Kuwait to abolish an outdated ‘honour-killing law’ which charges men who kill their female family members who engage...
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