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Call on Kuwaitis & expats to update status, phone numbers

Worker must keep a copy of contract KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has called on employers and expatriate employees to update their data and register personal phone numbers to follow up on their status at Labor Relations Department in the various governorates. Through this update, the …

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Bless us with your silence

IT IS VERY unfortunate to note a few months ago some people issued their racist call to harass the residents. This ominous call was not only for electoral purposes (to win the votes of citizens) but to undermine the spirit of professional stability of the resident or rather to be …

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Proposal lifts ticket burden from Kuwaiti sponsor of absconding domestic

MP queries expat health examinations KUWAIT CITY, April 9: MP Jaman Al-Harbash has forwarded questions to Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah about the medical tests of expatriate workers. He said the Health Ministry’s reports exclude some cases of medical re-examination in foreign medical centers before entering the country, including …

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Expats in senior positions in Kuwait get less pay than their GCC counterparts

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: The salaries of expatriates working in senior positions in Kuwait are lesser than the salaries of their counterparts in rest of the GCC countries, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a recent survey conducted by Gulf Business, the average salary of expatriates in senior positions is $7,826. …

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‘MPs statements against expats based on their individual opinions’

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Deputy Assistant of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of Human Rights Office in Ministry of Foreign Affairs Counselor Talal Al- Mutairi insists that the statements issued by MPs against expatriates are based on their individual opinions. Al-Mutairi said this in a statement he issued on …

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Kuwaitis bemoan negative phenomena in governorate – National identity almost obliterated

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: A number of Kuwaiti citizens unanimously agreed that crimes, traffic congestions, lawbreaking and violations, inadequate medical care, shortage of security operatives and presence of bachelors in many residential areas are prevalent in varying degrees throughout the country, but it is unfortunate that all of these negative …

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CSC to ban expatriates joining committees – Social Affairs already effecting ban

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Ministry of Social Affairs has prevented its expatriate staff from joining committees since more than two months ago as the Civil Service Commission (CSC) is expected to issue a decision in this regard at the beginning of fiscal 2018/2019, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press …

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‘No more expats in senior posts’ – ‘Govt & Assembly harmony to boost foreign investment’

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: “All projects concerned with developmental plans are important and supportive to the economy, but priority should be for the improvement of the legislative environment that serves to attract investors for investing in local projects”, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting Dr Jassim Al-Fahad. Dr Al-Fahad is a member …

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MP queries renewal of expats work permits

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: MP Mohammed Hayef has submitted questions to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah regarding the issuance and renewal of work permits for expatriates working in private companies and institutions. He pointed out the law states that the issuance and renewal …

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Activists voice displeasure over hate speech targeting expats

‘Emulate the example of HH the Amir in dealing with expatriates’ KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Several Kuwaiti activists have expressed displeasure on the rate of discrimination and hatred against expatriates who entered the country legitimately in search of greener pastures, given that Kuwait is in dire need of expatriate workers. …

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