Thursday , December 14 2017

Arab Times

Blacklisted for not passing medical examination

I married in Kuwait as my wife was on visit visa and she left for India as I wanted to get her on family visa but she failed her medical tests as her X-ray was not clear as per Kuwait medical agency. Now her name is blocked from entering Kuwait. …

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Missile near Riyadh airport – Amir condemns attack

RIYADH, Nov 5, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile near Riyadh’s international airport after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, in an escalation of the kingdom’s war against Iranbacked Houthi rebels. The missile attack was the first aimed by the Shiite rebels at the heart …

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Bahrain orders its citizens “leave Lebanon immediately”

DUBAI: Bahrain is ordering all its citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately” after the country’s prime minister resigned in a sudden televised address, citing Iranian meddling in Lebanese and regional affairs. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry issued the order Sunday afternoon. It says Bahraini citizens are banned from traveling to Lebanon, as …

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Time period to wait to convert from Family to Work visa

How long does one need to wait to convert the family visa to work visa, what is the minimum duration to get the visa transfer? Is it one year? Name withheld Answer: Yes, it is one year if you do not hold a university degree but if you are a …

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No jobs for expats under 30 diploma holders and above rule effective in 2018

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Manpower Public Authority (PAM) has issued a decision which will be implemented during 2018 and according to which the recruitment of expats under the age of 30 holding diplomas and above will be stopped, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision also stated those who are above …

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22 bogus companies sponsoring 90 people shut

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Detectives from Residency Affairs Department discovered 22 bogus companies shut down for sponsoring 90 workers who are on a blacklist. Concerned authorities have since been notified to take necessary action against the companies in question. In a statement, the department confirmed that citizenship and passports sector …

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MP panel to tackle population structure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee will discuss on Sunday the two proposals on forming a committee to follow up and organize the population structure. On the other hand, it is expected that the committee will not discuss in its meeting on Sunday the two …

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The Central Bank of Kuwait approves partial raise in staff salaries

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Board of Directors has approved a partial raise in the salaries for its employees within the permissible margin which was approved by the Civil Service Commission in 2007, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. The sources pointed out the decision …

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