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Citizens and expats will be fined for hanging laundry in balcony

   KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Kuwait Municipality are intensively inspecting buildings in city to check tenants are hanging laundry in their balconies to dry their clothes. If any tenant is found doing so, it violates article 4 of cleanliness regulation rule of ministry resolution number 190/2008 to deface urban …

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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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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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Kuwait marks over 100 yrs of introducing ‘electricity’

1st national power company founded in 1933  KUWAIT CITY, April 5, (KUNA): The people of Kuwait used to depend on basic fuels, such as oil extracted from sesame and coconut, to illuminate homes and streets before the introduction of electricity over 100 years ago. Electricity was first introduced to …

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Kuwaiti found ‘butchered’ to death in his house in Oyoun

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: A 1967-born Kuwaiti citizen was recently found butchered to death in his bed inside his house in Oyoun area, reports Al- Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the deceased citizen, securitymen, paramedics and officers from …

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FEAR REMITTANCE TAX MAY DENT KUWAIT HUB HOPES – DECLINE IN REMITTANCES

Levy may dampen investment interest – Bill seen to risk international reputation KUWAIT CITY, April 4: The government is determined in its stance to reject the parliamentary bill to levy the remittances of expatriates even though it was approved by the Parliament’s Finance Committee last Sunday. According to sources, the government …

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Ethiopian maids should be ‘psychologically fit’ – ‘Govt fails to find suitable solution’

KUWAIT CITY, April 4, (KUNA): Kuwait which has lifted a ban on employing Ethiopian house helpers wants jobs seekers from this nation to be psychologically examined. Rashed Al-Hajeri, the State of Kuwait Ambassador to Ethiopia, said in a phone contact with KUNA on Wednesday that he had held talks with …

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Bill ‘approved’ in first reading – Commercial Register Bill criminalizes some acts

KUWAIT CITY, April 4: The National Assembly approved the Commercial Register Bill in its first reading Wednesday. The bill criminalizes the acts of obtaining a commercial license which will be used by another person in exchange for a certain amount and manipulating data of companies, in addition to granting powers …

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