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Tag Archives: housemaids

Greed of some office owners tied to high cost of recruiting ‘domestics’

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah disclosed that the ministry has contacted Ministry of Foreign Affairs to determine the real cost of recruiting domestic workers. In response to parliamentary questions, the minister said the procedure was necessary to serve as …

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Modalities for issuing maid recruitment licenses out – Thorough study needed before implementation of quota system

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Director General of Public Relations and Security Media at Ministry of Interior Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash announced the launch of issuance of new licenses for recruiting domestic workers, which will only be approved for offices and companies that satisfy stipulated conditions in that regard. In a press …

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Securitymen raid bogus domestic labor office – 17 men, thirteen women arrested

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: A team of officers from the General Residency Affairs Investigation Department at the Interior Ministry uncovered the illegal activities of a gang of five Ethiopians operating a bogus domestic labor office through which they provide shelter to absconding workers and then ‘sell’ them to other sponsors. …

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Dept withdraws licenses of 6 maid recruitment offices for 1 month

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Director of the Department of Domestic Labor Mohammad Al-Ajmi has issued a decision to withdraw the licenses of 6 offices which bring domestic workers for a month and barred these offices from concluding any contracts or visas and also issued another decision to withdraw the …

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Male, female domestic workers arrested in raids

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Securitymen raided four apartments in different locations and arrested nine male and eight female domestic workers. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the raid was carried out based on directives from Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Sector Major General Adeeb …

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Kuwaiti lady doctor jailed for damaging maid’s eye – Defendant’s nature abusive: Police

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: A 55- year old Kuwaiti lady doctor was sentenced to four years in prison with hard labor by the Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Ibrahim Al-Obaid for hitting a solid object on the left eye of her housemaid and causing her permanent blindness. She was …

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Visas stopped for Indian domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 3: Kuwait has stopped issuing visas for female Indian domestic workers following a request from the government of India after it was reported that Indian female domestic workers continued to enter Kuwait through illegal means in spite of a ban in place for their recruitment. Earlier the …

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Woman arrested running fake office, helping maids get jobs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Director General of Criminal Investigation Department Major General Mahmoud Al- Tabbakh says the detectives from the department are gathering information and have started taking necessary measures against an individual who claims to be a Qatari national with Kuwaiti passport. In a video clip, which has been …

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Sponsors ‘called’ as police round up 100 maids in raids; Security crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: The General Department for Investigation affiliated to the Residence Affairs Department during a security crackdown in Jaber Al-Ahmed has arrested 100 housemaids, says a press release issued by the department. The press release also states the sponsors of those arrested have been summoned for interrogation and …

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