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Kuwait

Civil freedoms minefield for austerity drive … on Kuwaitis – Welfare government in showdown with civil society’

KUWAIT CITY, May 2, (RTRS): A three-day strike by oil workers in Kuwait last month over pay reforms shows the government faces considerable opposition as …

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Quitters must pay on contract, notice

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Director of Labor Relations Department in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Dr Madlol Al-Thuraifi confirmed the issuance of an administrative …

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Smart card to allow citizens, expats travel in GCC nations

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has unveiled a plan to …

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132,646 people in Kuwait cannot read and write

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: The latest statistics released by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) revealed that 132,646 people in Kuwait cannot read and …

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HH the Prime Minister kick-starts Asian trip with visit to Bangladesh – Kuwait’s ambassador to Dhaka hails visit

KUWAIT CITY, May 2, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah is to travel tomorrow, Tuesday, to Bangladesh, the first leg …

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‘Hire only 1 Bangladeshi from outside’

KUWAIT CITY, May 2:  Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs of Ministry of Interior Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has instructed the directors of Immigration Affairs …

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New e-passport system to be launched in Sept – MoI

KUWAIT CITY, May 2, (KUNA): A new electronic passport system is expected to be launched in mid-September, Ministry of Interior (MoI) Undersecretary for Citizenship and …

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Tax proposed on expat money transfers – Rate up to 5% for transfers above KD 500

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: MP Faisal Mohamed Al-Kandari has proposed imposing tax on money transfers of expatriates. In a press statement, Al-Kandari pointed out the …

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MoI, global firms eye deal to maintain airport security

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: As part of the government’s efforts to raise the level of security at Kuwait International Airport amid unstable security conditions in …

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Graduates not qualified for available jobs – Health institutions in need of 1,770 medical staff

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: None of the current graduates are qualified for the available job slots in the central employment system of the Civil Service …

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