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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 …

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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 …

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‘Likely raise in visa fees not meant to chase away expats’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The proposed increment for visa or residence permit fees is reasonable and it is not aimed at oppressing or chasing away …

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Barring public health services will hurt expatriates most – ‘Taxing income unfair, harsh’

In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers responded to which measures would be most hurtful to the expatriate community in Kuwait, with the majority …

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On residence, sponsorship…wedding halls – Expats half too many

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: “Kuwait has the capacity to accommodate only half of 3.2 million expatriates currently residing here – around 1.5 million -which suit …

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Replace expats with Kuwaitis in all public and private sectors – ‘Our turn to continue journey’

According to the Arab Times “the Interior Ministry has conducted an extensive study on replacing expatriate employees with citizens (Kuwaitization) in some of its departments, …

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Bid to ‘privatize’ expat health hit – Budget ‘burden’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Medical practitioners have rejected the proposal of the Economics Committee in the Supreme Council for Planning and Development to lift the …

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Curb on growing population of expats

KUWAIT CITY: Public Authority for Manpower is inclined to stop issuing work permits because many companies and establishments were granted work permits exceeding the allowed …

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Replacing expats employees with Kuwaitis (Kuwaitization)

KUWAIT CITY: The Interior Ministry has conducted an extensive study on replacing expatriate employees with citizens (Kuwaitization) in some of its departments, especially in traffic …

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‘Respect expatriates for contributions to development’ – Residents doing more for less: citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Citizens, expatriates and owners of real estate properties and other businesses have expressed concern over some statements issued recently claiming that …

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