Thursday , October 19 2017

Kuwait

Embassy of India advisory

Some unscrupulous agents are duping members of Indian community in Kuwait by extorting money from Indian nationals/students/professionals who have submitted their educational/professional certificates/degrees for attestation/ verification through local authorities/Embassy of Kuwait in New Delhi. Further, these agents faking as representatives of Embassy of Kuwait, New Delhi are asking those who …

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PAHW ‘anticipates’ 1,325 jobs to be filled by Kuwaiti nationals – Awqaf to train imams, muezzins from Europe

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: Public Authority for Housing Welfare anticipates the number of vacancies to be filled by Kuwaitis in general positions by the end of this year will reach 1,325, costing KD 5.849 million, indicating that the current 27 vacancies will be filled in March, reports Al-Qabas daily. According …

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‘Queues’ at health insurance centers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Long queues of expatriates in front of health insurance centers are still witnessed, under the silence of Ministry of Health in clarifying the rumors, either by denial or confirmation, about the increase in annual health insurance charges to KD 130, reports Arab Times daily. Expatriates who …

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Rights activists lament cases of abuse against domestic workers – Violence against maids affects negatively on Kuwait’s reputation

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: A number of human rights activists lamented that cases of violence against domestic workers negatively affect the international reputation of Kuwait. They praised the domestic labor law enforced in 2015, reports Arab Times daily. Human rights activist and former head of the Human Rights Center in …

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Sheikh Salman faces ‘no-confidence’ – Debate Feb 8

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The National Assembly on Tuesday debated on the interpellation motion against Information Minister and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah. At the end of the deliberation on the grilling request, the no-confidence motion was presented. However, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim …

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US envoy lauds Kuwait for building expats shelter

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: US Ambassador to Kuwait Lawrence Silverman has commended the efforts exerted by Kuwait to help expatriate workers through the shelter established for those having problems with their sponsors to stay until they are ready to leave the country after obtaining all their rights and financial benefits. …

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More women ‘face’ bodily abuse: report – ‘Need to set up helpline’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (KUNA): Perhaps the most demeaning kind of domestic violence against women is physical abuse which leaves victims in a state of pandemonium and confusion. Trapped between respecting the patriarchic nature of society and ending their pain, women usually prefer to keep suffering in silence. While victims …

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Domestic workers ban will have no effect on Kuwait – MoI to endorse new regulations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Security sources have played down the effects of the decision taken by the Philippines to ban sending domestic workers to Kuwait in reaction to the execution of a Filipina domestic worker who was convicted of murdering her employer’s daughter, reports Arab Times daily. They stressed that …

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I have hit hard on visa traders, says lawmaker Safa Al-Hashim

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Member of Parliament Safa Al-Hashim says the reason behind the campaign she is currently encountering over her stance on the high number of expatriates in the country is that “I have hit hard on the visa traders”, reports Arab Times daily. In a press statement, MP …

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Many absent in surprise border post raid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Director General of Monitoring and Inspection Department at Ministry of Interior Major General Mohammad Ali Al-Enezi, accompanied by several officials from the ministry, carried out a field inspection at Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint to follow up the procedures of arrivals, the work mechanism and the services provided …

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