Kuwait

Kuwait Heritage Team congratulates Al-Seyassah/Arab Times

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: The Kuwaiti Heritage Team, headed by Anwar Al-Sayyed Muhammad Al- Rufae, congratulated Al-Seyassah newspaper on its golden jubilee with a very distinguished gift. The gift is the first copper coin used in Kuwait during the era of Abdullah bin Sabah The Second in 1887. On one …

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St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates Easter

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated Easter by holding a Mass, which was attended by a large number of people of different categories including the Egyptian community in Kuwait and the Kuwaiti society. Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah was one among the invitees …

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Money transfers spike 25% – Remittance tax seen harmful

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Senior officials of the local exchange companies have warned of the negative and possibly catastrophic repercussions on the economy and the reputation of Kuwait if a tax is imposed on the remittances of expatriates. The officials stressed it will create a permanent black market in the …

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‘Reconsider a clause that bans offices from rehiring domestics’

Labor offices have no problem with ‘Al-Durra’: union KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Chairman of the Union of Domestic Labor Recruitment Offices in Kuwait Khalid Al-Dukhan has requested for reconsideration of a clause that bans domestic labor offices from rehiring domestic workers following the enactment of domestic labor law No. 68/2015, …

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KISR aims to reduce seafood ‘exports’ through fish farming

KUWAIT CITY, April 7, (KUNA): Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research has successfully completed a fish farming project aimed at fulfilling domestic demand and providing local investors with spaces for produce. The project includes four types of fish and shellfish, and aims to attain food security in the country through decreasing …

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PAM making frantic efforts to hire skilled workers: Al-Jafour

Indian Ambassador meets acting director general of PAM KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Mubarak Al-Jafour says the authority has been making frantic and consistent efforts to improve the process of hiring skilled workers to serve the economic and developmental interests of Kuwait, …

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Min. of Foreign Affiars to investigate Indian and Philippines nationals employed in Kuwaiti Embassies

KUWAIT CITY, April 7:  MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has formed a committee tasked with investigating a number of employees at the Kuwaiti embassies in India and the Philippines. He pointed out the Ministry of Interior must coordinate and open counters at the Citizens Service Centers …

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MP praises ministers for action taken on maid recruiting offices

MoCI delegation to visit countries exporting domestic labor KUWAIT CITY, April 7: MP Faisal Al-Kandari praised the procedures taken by the ministries of Interior and Commerce in order to hold accountable the domestic labor offices proven to have violated the law. He also lauded the interior minister and other ministry …

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500 Pakistani violators of Residency Law benefit from amnesty

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: About 500 Pakistanis have benefited from the amnesty that the Interior Ministry granted to expatriates, who violated the Residency Law, to either rectify their status or leave the country, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Kuwait Ghulam Dastgir, reports Al-Rai daily. Speaking at the annual celebration organized …

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More than 6,000 illegal Filipinos in Kuwait have 6 days to register for amnesty

MANILA, April 7: The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait  reminded that more than 6,000 overstaying Filipinos in Kuwait have only six days left to register for the amnesty program extended by Kuwait. Speaking at the embassy on Thursday, Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa warned that those who fail to register …

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