Monday , February 19 2018

Kuwait

Kuwaiti flag held aloft to kick off national events – Amir attends flag hoisting ceremony

Country’s 6 governors convey heartiest congratulations to leadership, people KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29, (KUNA): A festive atmosphere pervaded Kuwait’s six governorates on Monday as a nationwide flag-hoisting ceremony was held to usher in national celebrations and mark the 12-year anniversary of the ascendency of His Highness the Amir. Leading the …

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Duterte looks to China jobs – Philippine Commission backs suspension

PROTECTIONS BETTER BAN: HRW   KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the government of the Philippines to implement strict protection measures for its workers instead of putting a ban on their employment overseas, reports Al- Rai daily. The HRW also said he must demand …

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‘Marginal labour fuels population imbalance’ – Illegals: Rectify status or leave

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The prospect of amending the population structure in Kuwait seems to have been put down the lid with little or no hope of reaching a solution, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting a knowledgeable source added the solution presented by the higher committee in 2014 to …

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Vital steps pondered to end visa trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: As part of its efforts to combat visa traffickers, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is planning to automatically link private and public institutions and agencies to build a fence around the visa traders, reports Al-Rai daily. A source at the PAM said a certificate issued …

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MP seeks ‘probe’ on alleged violations at missions abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid to investigate suspicions hovering around some Kuwaiti missions abroad. He disclosed there is suspicion of exploiting positions in missions of the Foreign Affairs Ministry on the domestic workers issue, warning …

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Expats working at Ministry of Interior to be sacked soon

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28:  The Interior Ministry will soon inform some expatriate employees that their services will be terminated in compliance with the replacement policy adopted by the Cabinet, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a security source. The source explained these expatriates will be given a three-month notice according to the …

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Duterte serious … contingencies eyed – ‘Ban with plan’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said President Rodrigo Duterte is serious in considering a total deployment ban of workers to Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. In a statement Thursday, the DOLE chief noted that such action would depend if the investigation …

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15,447 illegal Sri Lankans in Kuwait – ‘Happy to leave … but worried about future’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: There are about 15,447 Sri Lankans in violation of the residency law in Kuwait, as per a press statement issued by the Sri Lankan Embassy in Kuwait. Recently, Ministry of Interior declared an amnesty period from Jan 29 to Feb 22 for expatriates who do not …

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Human rights panel takes Bedoun issue

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee will discuss the situation of Bedouns, including the humanitarian and social consequences of the issue, on Sunday. MP Adel Al-Damkhi will preside over the meeting, with Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh in attendance. Meanwhile, the …

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‘Faculty dean abusing power’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: The Workers Syndicate of Kuwait University (KU) has denounced the message sent by the Dean of Faculty of Medicine to the Department of Safety and Security to ban the entry of a staff member into the building and facilities of the faculty, reports Al-Qabas daily. Deputy …

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