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Kuwait

Indian Embassy marks Republic Day

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: The Indian Embassy hosted a diplomatic reception on the occasion of India’s 69th Republic Day at the Palms Hotel, Kuwait. The chief guest on the occasion was the Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah which was also attended by large number of ambassadors of various countries, Kuwaiti …

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Strictly follow regulations on overtime of staff under special contracts: MoE

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has warned its sectors against asking employees under special contracts to work overtime without obtaining approval from the Civil Service Commission (CSC), reports Al-Anba daily. In a circular distributed to the sectors, the ministry urged all concerned authorities to strictly follow …

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Dignity’ or Duterte to pull workers – ‘BUT ONE MORE INCIDENT … I’M GOING TO BAN’

Philippines President asks Kuwait, Middle East to end abuse of Filipino workers MANILA, Jan 24, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he may impose a permanent ban on sending workers to Kuwait and withdraw his countrymen working there if another Filipino domestic helper is raped and dies. The …

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Legislators submit bill on domestic violence

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: MPs Khalid Al-Shatti, Ahmad Al- Fadel, Youssef Al-Fadalah, Rakan Al-Nisf and Ouda Al- Ruwaie have submitted a bill on combating domestic violence. In their explanatory note, the lawmakers said that despite the global developments in the area of human rights in general, and the rights of …

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Kuwait has changed, jobless go home – Elated expats urge extension in amnesty time to 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: Statistics issued by the General Department of Immigration reveal that the number of residency violators as of 2016 reached 22,738 compared to 25,106 violators in 2015. This marks a decline in the number of violators of residency law. Domestic workers (with visa No. 20) constitute majority …

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Al-Sabeeh promises to examine seriously issues raised by MPs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (KUNA): Minister of State for Economic Affairs and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh on Wednesday assured National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim and MPs, namely the legislators who interpellated her the day before, that she would seriously look into the issues they raised. …

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Easier to get latest e-passports – Overseas care linked

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: A number of senior officials at Ministry of Interior attended the weekly meeting at Al-Naham Diwaniya in Al-Salam area where they discussed a number of important issues, reports Al-Rai daily. Assistant Director General of General Department for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Colonel Khalid Bahwa explained that …

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‘Bid to counter threats’ – Plan to buy 40 jets

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (Agencies): Kuwait has informed the US that it plans to go ahead with the purchase of 40 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. However, specialized military committees will follow up on the details of the purchase of the fighter jets, and their maintenance, training and spare parts. Kuwait had …

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Kuwait declares residence amnesty from Jan 29-Feb 22

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday issued ministerial Decision No. 64/2018 stipulating regulations for expatriates, whose residency applications were rejected or those with expired residency permits, to rectify their status or leave the country. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah …

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Bid to combat human trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: “Kuwait has realized remarkable achievements in combating human trafficking and smuggling of immigrants, ensuring that human rights are observed. This has made the country an effective international member in the field of human rights,” reports Al-Qabas daily quoting Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice Abdullatif Al-Sare’a. He …

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