Tuesday , October 17 2017

Kuwait

No change in Family visa transfers of wives – Article 22 to Article 18 transfer as is

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Officials from the Public Authority for Manpower affirmed that the transfer of family visas from Article No. 22 to Article No. 18 continues based on the prevailing decisions made in the past, and nothing has changed with regard to the family visas of wives, reports Arab …

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‘Kuwaitis show unwillingness to take up role of Social Worker’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Development Activities at Ministry of Education Faisal Al-Maqseed revealed about Kuwaitis’ unwillingness to take up the role of ‘Social Worker’ in the ministry, reports Al-Anba daily. He said the fact that the position is not considered attractive by citizens is a problem …

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Nod to bill banning fuel price rise – MPs fight back

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: The parliamentary financial and economic affairs committee approved on Sunday a bill stipulating ban on new financial fees for the State public services. Such fees must be applicable solely by law endorsed by the National Assembly, according to the blessed bill which also revoked recent decision …

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Govt finding ways to legalize thousands of illegal Syrians

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: The Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah is closely following up the issue of Syrians (violators of residence law), the issue which he looks at from the humanitarian point of view but within the permissible rules and regulations and decisions which have been …

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‘Article 79 amendment will step up extremism’ – ‘Need to tackle other challenges now’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Several politicians, academics and public commentators are of the view that amendment to Article 79 of the Constitution will push Kuwait further to extremism and render the country a “Talebani” state, adding Allah the Almighty orders Muslims to be moderate and lenient in practicing the religion. …

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‘Citizens, expats educated on Domestic Workers Law’ – Need to protect rights of both the employers and employees: Al-Azmi

“The Domestic Workers Department, as well as other concerned government and private institutions, have intensified their efforts to educate citizens and expatriates about the new Domestic Workers Law. The government has started implementing the law which has been translated into five languages and distributed to the public,” says head of …

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Municipality to take on expats who work on two jobs without authorization

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: Kuwait Municipality has started preparing a list of its expatriate employees who are working in other jobs without the municipality’s authorization, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a reliable source from Kuwait Municipality. According to this source, about 133 expatriate employees from the financial and administrative sectors were …

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Ghazali Bridge demolition put on hold

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: With the aim of easing the traffic congestion that resulted from the closing of Ghazali Bridge, Assistant Undersecretary for Road Affairs at Ministry of Public Works Eng Ahmad Al-Hassan declared that the Airport Bridge towards Shuwaikh Port will be opened within two weeks and a new …

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100 pct expatriate workforce for SMEs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: Despite the current agitation for population restructure in the country, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and the State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh just issued a decision to allow small and medium projects entrepreneurs to recruit 100 percent of their workers from abroad. A …

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MPs praise Crown Prince on anniversary

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: Members of the Parliament and ministers congratulated His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah on the occasion of his 11th anniversary as Crown Prince. While wishing HH the Crown Prince more blessings, the lawmakers and ministers described him as an outstanding statesman …

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