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Tag Archives: Expatriates

Dealing with expatriates

In recent weeks, there have been a number of strange calls in the country, led by the members of parliament and political activists, calling for mass expulsion of expatriates, and “choking” their livelihoods through measures that will squeeze their pockets. There are many who believe the population structure of the …

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‘Cutting down on number of expats will hurt economy’ – Officials rebuff rumors

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Officials from the Ministry of Planning have rebuffed rumors saying the State of Kuwait intends to reduce the number of expatriates as part of its plan to modify the population structure but confirmed that residency-law violators, criminals, and others who threaten security in the homeland will …

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MoI’s response tied to deportation decision of expat preachers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: The decision to deport a number of expatriate preachers of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs for security reasons was based on a response from Ministry of Interior, which included non-renewal of residence permits, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting parliamentary sources. They revealed that Ministry of Awqaf …

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Huge expat number reason for steep rise in rents; ‘Visa trading cause of rush’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, voters weighed in on the negative occurrences for which expatriate communities are targeted. A majority of the respondents felt that expats as the cause for high rents, was most prevalent. 41 percent of respondents felt that expatriates were the …

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Ministry Of Health Stops Kidney Dialysis Treatment For Expatriates

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Health has stopped providing kidney dialysis treatment to expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed a number of expatriate patients at Sheikh Mubarak Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah Dialysis Center in Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital were surprised when informed that the treatment will no longer be offered to …

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