Wednesday , July 18 2018

Arab Times

Hiring maid of same nationality as of sponsor

My wife and myself are working here in Kuwait as nurses with a salary of more than KD 1,000 each. There is a kadama here working under a Kuwaiti sponsorship and will finish her contract by October. Her employer is amenable of giving her release papers once she finished her …

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Rights groups sound alarm over domestic workers for sale advts

Such practices will affect Kuwait’s global reputation: Bouqreis KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Widespread advertisements in electronic applications explicitly saying “Domestic Workers for Sale” are among the individual practices rearing heads to distort and block Kuwait’s efforts in fighting human trafficking in the face of confident steps taken to preserve its …

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2140 contracts of expats cancelled from public budget

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC) Ahmed Al-Jassar announced the completion of an annual study on Kuwaitization of jobs based on CSC decision No. 11/2017, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed that the study resulted in the freezing of 2,140 contracts of expatriates, indicating that the jobs …

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Licence owners can ‘register’ via automated system of PAM

Foreign investors businesses must register at specific labor dept KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Director General of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmed Al-Mousawi has issued a decision to organize work in the private and oil sectors, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. The decision allows license owners to register via …

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Philippines-Kuwait crisis ‘revisited’

Foreign policy packaged to serve state’s interest KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled has affirmed that the ministry implements foreign policies of the country to serve its supreme interest and in accordance with directives in this regard, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based …

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Many jewelry shops blacklisted for money-wash, terror funding

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Several jewelry shops have been blacklisted for money laundering and financing terrorism as inspectors from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry found big quantities of gold in their possession without any bill or data showing the source, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources said the ministry …

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Indian expat assaulted by a Kuwaiti; Case of Filipina maid

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for assaulting an Indian expatriate near Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) Hospital and damaging his vehicle, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, the victim filed a case at Ahmadi Police Station, explaining that a Kuwaiti citizen, who was under the influence of …

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Bangladeshi caught forging university degrees

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Officers from the Anti-Forgery and Falsification Section in the Criminal Investigation General Department have arrested a Bangladeshi for forging university certificates for more than two years, reports Al-Anba daily. When the director general of the Criminal Investigations General Department received reports about an Asian selling copies …

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Kuwaiti man held with various drugs

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of different types of drugs. A police search has been launched to find his friend who managed to escape before being arrested. According to security sources, Private Taskforce officers were patrolling Farwaniya area when they noticed …

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Campaign launched to remove encroachments

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Kuwait Municipality launched an extensive campaign targeting encroachments on state properties in Jahra and Ahmadi governorates, reports Al-Seyassah daily. On the first day of the campaign, 216 unlicensed structures were demolished and 632 cubic meters of waste materials were lifted. The campaign was launched based on …

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