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Expatriate experts at MoE protest exclusion of names

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Expatriate Psychological and Social Researchers at the Ministry of Education have been protesting against exclusion of their names from the housing allowance approved for their counterparts in the teaching field years ago and the recent salary increment for their Kuwaiti and GCC colleagues, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Only 804,251 expats in Kuwait are literate – 108,878 out of 2.95m are degree holders

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Recent statistics by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) indicates that only 804,251 expatriate personnel can read and write, 89,282 of them are illiterates, and 500,337 of the total 2.950 million expatriates who are over 15 years old are intermediate certificate holders, reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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Termination for expats over 50

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) issued a decision to end the services of expatriate employees in government departments and agencies who are more than 50 years old, reports Al-Anba daily. A source disclosed the commission will start implementing the decision on March 1 and it will …

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Infectious-disease hit expats face deportation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Three unidentified expatriates have been referred to the Deportation Center, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the men are suffering from infectious diseases and when the concerned authority discovered the sickness in the men, personnel from the Residence Affairs Department were alerted and the men were …

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60,000 expats for fuel project

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15: Director of Government Projects at the Public Authority for Manpower Nasser Al- Shuail disclosed that the sector represented by the Needs Estimation Department and Government Projects Department held a coordinating meeting with the officials of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and 12 specialized companies for oil …

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Legislator pushes on expat towns, facilities

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Member of the Parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee Hamoud Al-Hamdan affirmed the essence of establishing workers cities to accommodate over 200,000 people. He added the cities should be built in the outskirts while making provision for all services such as security, health facilities and commercial …

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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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22-yr-old Kuwaiti held for robbing expats

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: A Kuwaiti citizen born in 1993 was arrested for waylaying expatriates and robbing them of their possessions, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, two Egyptian expatriates had reported that the driver of a Japanese-made vehicle robbed them of KD 1,800, two mobile phones and 1,500 …

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Kuwait will need over 2 million workers in govt, private sectors from 2016 and 2020

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Kuwait will require about 524,000 employees in the government sector and 1.6 million employees in the private sector during the period between the years 2016 and 2020, as per the second developmental plan. It indicated an expected increase of national manpower in the private sector by …

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‘Terminate contracts of redundant workers’ – Start identifying number of expat employees, some ministries told

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Cabinet has instructed a number of ministries and government authorities, particularly Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Education, to start identifying the number of expatriate personnel and terminating the contracts of redundant and replaceable employees, and to form a …

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