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Campaign against expats unjustified

THE sudden emergence of a ferocious campaign — unprecedented — against the expatriates in the Kuwaiti political and social arenas is like the latter are the main reason behind the spread of corruption and nepotism in every aspect of the society. It is as if the expatriates are the cause …

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The classic ‘Expat’ debate

Expats presently constitute about half of the total population in the GCC (52 percent), with a low of 37 percent for Saudi Arabia and a high of approximately 88 percent for UAE and Qatar. The increasing and large proportion of the expatriate population is a matter of concern for many …

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‘Not right to hire expats in fields where citizens can easily handle’ – Foreigners should be fully aware of their duties, rights: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: Member of Parliament Dr Jamaan Al-Harbash issued a statement on the employment contracts of expatriates; stressing that priority should be given to citizens in employment in the government sector, because it is wrong to have expatriates working in fields where citizens have the ability to do …

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‘Expat’ now a dirty word?

The word expat is a dirty word. There are only travelers in the vast expanse. Unfortunately, we live in a world of borders and nations, so if we are going to assign a term for those living within these boundaries, let us call them locals. This way there will be …

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MP won’t support anti-expat session

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19: Chairman of the parliamentary Human Rights Committee MP Adel Al-Damkhi has stressed the need to address the lopsided population issue, without discriminating against expatriates. This came after MP Abdulkareem Al-Kandari announced completion of the required number of signatures for a request to hold a special session …

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Expat wanted in long-term prison fails to escape cops

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25: Officers from the Criminal Evidences Department apprehended an expatriate evading 13 years imprisonment sentence for different counts of offenses. A statement issued by the Public Relations and Security Media Department indicated the suspect was apprehended upon directives from Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs at the …

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‘Expats playing major role in building Kuwait merit respect’ – ‘Intolerance defies religion’

Verbally or physically abusing some domestic helpers, pelting some resident passengers and drivers with stones, lack of patience toward some expatriate doctors and teachers, by some individuals, certainly indicate that tolerance usually begins at home! Already known for its tolerance toward strangers, foreigners and non-citizens, our Kuwaiti traditional society stands …

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Asian found stabbed, intestines exposed in Jahra

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: An Asian man sustained serious injuries when he was stabbed by an unknown person who left the victim whose intestines were exposed on a street in Jahra. Paramedics and securitymen rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received a call from …

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