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Domestic service hire to cost sum of KD 990 – ‘Rates fixed, not subject to change’

KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Anyone looking to hire the services of a domestic worker through one of the government-accredited offices interspersed throughout the country will now have to a pay a total sum of KD 990 ($3,267). As per a decision made by Kuwait’s Minister of Commerce and Industry …

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Philippines promotes medical tourism in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: The Philippines is pushing forward to be the new partner of Kuwait in providing healthcare for Kuwaitis overseas and is bent on promoting medical tourism, disclosed Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa during the opening of the Kuwait Health Exhibition and Conference 2018 on Tuesday …

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KNSPC denounces video clip of children’s wrestling competition

  KUWAIT CITY, April 3: Kuwait National Society for Protection of Children (KNSPC) denounced a video clip, which went viral on various social media platforms, showing children engaged in a wrestling competition organized by a sports company, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press statement, the society expressed astonishment over the …

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Kuwait pledges $250,000 for Yemen

GENEVA, April 3, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait is pledging $250,000 to international relief aid efforts in Yemen this year, said a Kuwaiti top diplomat Tuesday. In Kuwait’s speech to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ (OCHA) 2018 Yemen High-Level Pledging Event, Deputy Minister of Foreign …

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Tax everyone, says Kuwait Chamber for Commerce – VAT, Income Tax, Zakat Tax to be implemented shortly

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The present stance of the government related to imposing taxes on remittances of expatriates gives it an opportunity to approve or dismiss the tax system.  They revealed that the government has not yet adopted a firm opinion regarding this matter. According to legal sources, the laws …

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Philippine government maintains total ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait – Bello mulls partial lifting

KUWAIT CITY/MANILA, April 2, (Agencies): The Philippine government’s total ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait would stay despite a Kuwaiti court’s handing of death sentence against the couple accused of killing Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis, newsinfo. inquirer.net said quoting the Philippine Senior Deputy Executive Secretary …

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Interior to cancel licenses of 112 out of 321 domestic labor offices

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The Interior Ministry intends to cancel the licenses of 112 out of 321 domestic labor offices accredited by the Ministry of Commerce, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a knowledgeable source, this decision was taken after the discovery that these offices are fictitious and they have no …

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Kuwait in talks with Comoros

KUWAIT CITY, April 2, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held official talks at Bayan Palace on Monday with President of the Comoros Azali Assoumani, who is currently on a visit to the country. The talks, according to Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah …

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List of prisoners who will be granted ‘amnesty’ submitted to Amiri Diwan

Need to specify 20 or 25 years as life imprisonment: MP KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The Public Prosecution on Sunday informed the parliamentary Human Rights Committee that the list of prisoners who will be granted Amiri amnesty has been submitted to the Amiri Diwan, says committee member of the MP …

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Spying on wifes phone is now a criminal offence in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced “spying” on your spouse’s phone is now a criminal offence potentially punishable by a hefty fine — and a year in jail. “Married individuals planning to spy on their spouse in Saudi Arabia will need to think twice, because such an activity could potentially …

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