Tuesday , October 24 2017

Arab Times

Wife applying visa for Husband

I just want to inquire if I can apply for a family visa for my husband? and how? thank you! Name withheld Answer: No, you can’t. Under Kuwait law it is only the man who can sponsor his family members on dependent visa. You can only invite your husband to …

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High court rules against controversial law on DNA – ‘Articles violate Constitution’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled against the DNA Law, declaring Articles 2, 4, 8 and 11 of Law No. 78/2015 as unconstitutional. The court also overruled the remaining articles of the law as they are deemed inseparable from the articles declared unconstitutional. Previously, the court …

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Kuwait has lowest retiring age among GCC countries – PIFSS

Reducing retiring age will worsen the problems of the institution KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Kuwait has the lowest retirement age among the Gulf countries — 55 years old for men and 50 years old for women, reports Al- Jarida daily quoting the Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS). The latest …

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‘Vacancies in various ministries have become source of conflict’ – Positions vacant over a year

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The vacancies in a number of ministries have become a source of conflict between the parliamentary and political blocs especially since a majority of these positions have remain vacant for more than a year without officially commissioning a senior official to run these institutions, reports Al-Qabas …

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Friday expected to be hot: Kuwait Meteorological Department

Highest temp to be between 37 & 39ºC KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5, (KUNA): Moderate weather was to continue during the weekend with an opportunity for dust and a slight decrease in temperature, the Kuwait Meteorological Department said on Thursday. Kuwait is affected by high altitude impact accompanied by moderate to …

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47 undocumented Pinoys fly home

Repatriates thank Kuwait govt and Philippine Embassy KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: A total of 47 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait were repatriated on Thursday to the Philippines on board the Philippine Airlines as part of the ongoing mass repatriation of overstaying Filipinos under the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program …

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Kuwaiti held with drugs, knife – Carrying liquor publicly

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Riqqa area in possession of a sachet of methamphetamine and a knife. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling the area at night when they suspected a motorist and demanded him to pull over. They checked his details to …

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‘Dir balak …’ Cross-dressers held

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Hawally investigations teams are hunting for a youth who made death threats to a senior citizen in the presence of the latter’s son at a petrol station in South Surra area, reports Al-Anba daily. The citizen, after receiving the death threats, lodged a complaint at South …

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‘Lovers’ detention extended in child’s murder

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The detention renewal judge has extended the detention of a Kuwaiti man and his lover accused of murdering the latter’s daughter, reports Al-Anba daily. Defense Lawyer Ebtisam Al-Enezi denied information circulated about her client, which alleged he had beaten the daughter of his girlfriend to death …

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