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Remittance tax on agenda – Fee in exchange for providing services to Expats

IMF Section 2 – Article 8 “No member may impose restrictions without the approval of the International Monetary Fund on payments and remittances in respect of current international transactions” KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The thirty-first report of the National Assembly’s Finance and Economic Committee on bills on taxation of expatriate …

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Freeze looms on 3,108 expat contracts

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) plans to freeze 3,108 contracts of expatriates by July 1 to make way for the Kuwaiti ministries and government institutions to recruit Kuwaitis, reports Al- Rai daily. The move is part of the government’s strategy to give Kuwaitis more employment opportunities. …

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Fatwa issues legal opinion on panel’s findings on fake certificates

Report affirms American University in Athens fake KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Concerning the issue of fake certificates obtained by eight lecturers of the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), the Fatwa and Legislation Department has issued a report with its legal opinion in this regard, says Al-Qabas daily …

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AMIR VOWS RELENTLESS EFFORTS TO DEFEND ARAB CAUSES

‘Arab sky overcast, action stagnant’ – Saudi King slams Iran interference DHAHRAN, April 15, (Agencies): Sky of our Arab nation is overcast; joint action is stagnant if not paralyzed at times, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said on Sunday. The remark came at the beginning of His …

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Economists say early retirement bill will have negative consequences

‘Solving a problem should not happen by creating a bigger problem’ KUWAIT CITY, April 15: A number of economists revealed their objection to the implementation of the early retirement bill in terms of its high cost and negative consequences, reports Aljarida daily. Executive Chairman of National Bank of Kuwait Essam …

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Company closing, one month salary not paid – Want to transfer visa

I’m working in a company for more than three years now. My management says the business is not doing well and plans in closing the company in a year’s time. They gave the employees 3 months notice period and has told the employees they can leave earlier if they find …

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Preparation of plan to study quality of drinking water in schools completed

Dean slams negative comments KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Installation and Planning Affairs at Ministry of Education Dr Khalid Al-Rashid announced the completion of preparation of a plan to study the quality of drinking water in all public schools using morphological and chemical tests with the cooperation …

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Ministry officially announces openings for expat teachers – 11 subjects include English, French

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Ministry of Education officially announces openings for local contracts with expatriate teachers in 11 subjects that include English and French languages, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, geology, decoration, physical education, art and music, reports Al-Qabas daily. The ministry stipulates that applicants should not be more than 45 …

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Iraqi man, 2 Kuwaiti women held for drugs … one wanted over KD 37,000 debt

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: An Iraqi expatriate and two Kuwaiti women were arrested in Mahboula area in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. One of the Kuwaiti women was wanted by law for nonpayment of KD 37,000 and the other did not have any identification documents. According to security sources, …

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15 lawyers said involved in loss of important case files

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Investigations carried out by the securitymen in the issue of the so-called ‘loss of important case files from court records’ show the involvement of 15 lawyers, reports Al-Qabas daily. Further investigations resulted in the imprisonment of two sessions’ secretaries for 21 days at the Central Prison …

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