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Kuwait

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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Most economic experts reject tax on remittances – Will lead to black market

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: When a number of economic experts were asked for their opinion about the remittance tax, most of them rejected the idea, stressing the need for enhancing the economic environment of the country and achieving the necessary reform before applying such a tax. Economic expert, former managing …

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Manila mulls Duterte visit – Push for standard employment contract

MANILA, April 5, (Agencies): Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte might still accept Kuwait’s invitation to visit the country to check if the conditions he had earlier set to protect the welfare of his overseas workers (OFWs) are being implemented, Malacañang said on Wednesday, according to globalnation. inquirer. The possible visit of …

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‘MPs statements against expats based on their individual opinions’

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Deputy Assistant of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of Human Rights Office in Ministry of Foreign Affairs Counselor Talal Al- Mutairi insists that the statements issued by MPs against expatriates are based on their individual opinions. Al-Mutairi said this in a statement he issued on …

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Medical mission helps more than 1,000 distressed Filipino workers

Filipino groups, other nationalities gather in spirit of volunteerism  KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Sandigan Kuwait in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy held a two-day medical mission at the POLO-OWWA. More than 30 organizations, 370 volunteers including nurses from various hospitals and clinics in Kuwait, 22 doctors including Kuwaiti physicians …

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Most Kuwaiti housewives prefer Asian maids – Ex-MP lauds cost differences in recruiting domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has praised the decision taken by the Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on the issue of recruitment of household workers in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly its realistic views on the cost of recruitment, reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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Partial ‘privatization’ eyed in public sector

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Within a few months, steps will be taken to carry out partial and orderly privatization in the public sector in a deliberate and balanced manner, says a high level government source. The source stressed these steps will take into full account the rights of the employees …

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MP vows follow-up on deposit scandal

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: MP Riyadh Al- Adsani promised to follow up the multimillion deposit scandal, especially since the bank accounts of 13 members of the 2009 Parliament swelled due to this issue. Speaking to the press Thursday, Al-Adsani disclosed that on Feb 15, 2017 he announced the names of …

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