Kuwait

Kuwait work ban permanent: Duterte

KUWAIT REJECTS BREACH, READY TO WORK WITH MANILA MANILA, April 29, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers. Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait …

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Tweets ‘hired’ to seed dissent

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: MP Saleh Ashour said some people are paid to operate accounts on Twitter and that their job is to create confusion, bankruptcy and weaken the system. He called on all parties to work in the interest of the nation and “abstain from stirring sedition and destabilizing …

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1.4 mln bachelors currently living in Kuwait; Kuwaitis 316,000: statistics

Married people 2.062m; divorcees total 86,000 KUWAIT CITY, April 29: As per official statistics, the number of people classified as non-married and currently living in Kuwait is about 1.4 million, including 316,000 Kuwaitis from both sexes, says Khaleej Times. Report added the number of male Kuwaiti bachelors is 170,000 and …

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Emergency meeting set to tackle bachelors’ problem in Farwaniya

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Faisal Al-Hamoud Al- Sabah has invited directors and senior officials from security sector, Kuwait Municipality and mayors of districts within the governorate for an emergency meeting slated for Tuesday to discuss negative phenomena and other problems citizens are facing, especially in relation to …

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Ministry imposes new controls on financial transfer overseas

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Assistant Undersecretary for Social Development Sector Affairs at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Hana’a Al-Hajri has said the ministry has imposed new controls on the transfer of money (donations) outside the country, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Hajri said written approval is needed from the Ministry …

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Philippines’ Duterte says Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’

Manila, April 29, 2018 (AFP) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation. Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait following the …

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Duterte asks Filipinos to come home – “I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home,”

KUWAIT ALARMED AT LEAKED REPORTS ON MEETING KUWAIT CITY, April 28, (Agencies): “I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home,” says the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in a speech he gave on Saturday, April 28 in Singapore, addressing the Filipino expatriates in Kuwait, estimated to be …

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2,338 physical & verbal attacks on teachers recorded in public schools

Boys’ schools witness highest number of cases KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Annual report of the Department of Social and Psychological Services in the Ministry of Education indicates 21,805 incidents of verbal and physical attack against teachers and students were recorded in public schools across the country in academic year 2016/2017, …

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Call on Kuwaitis & expats to update status, phone numbers

Worker must keep a copy of contract KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has called on employers and expatriate employees to update their data and register personal phone numbers to follow up on their status at Labor Relations Department in the various governorates. Through this update, the …

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Unstable weather, dust continues in Kuwait: meteorologist

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Unstable weather continues to be the norm in Kuwait with dust being its most consistent component, said a Kuwaiti meteorologist Saturday. Speaking to KUNA, meteorologist Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi said that active winds at speeds of 60 km/h would be causing dust, lowering visibility to under 1,000 meters. …

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