Friday , December 15 2017

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‘Visa peddlers responsible for disorder in population’ – Expats come, work and leave: MP

KUWAIT CITY, March 16: Kuwait Urban Observers held a seminar titled “The demographic disorder … consequences and solutions” for discussing ways to solve the population imbalance issue. It began with the MP Abdulkareem Al-Kandari saying, “We do not want to talk about the demographic issue from a racist perspective. We …

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‘Mandoub’ forges docus, gets extra visas; Egyptian woman cheats compatriot

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Department are investigating how a farm which is eligible to employ 115 workers could get visas for 200 persons, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, during interrogation the owner of the farm denied knowledge and pointed a finger of accusation at …

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Cheated by sponsor Egyptian seeks ministry’s help

KUWAIT CITY, March 6: An unidentified Egyptian, who says he has been cheated by his employer, is seeking the help of senior officials of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, reports Al-Anba daily. The Egyptian said he was employed by the company in March 2016 and according to the …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti of selling visas

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: The Misdemeanor Section in the Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance which fined a Kuwaiti man KD 12,000 for trading in visas. The higher court then acquitted the citizen. Earlier, the Public Prosecution charged the legal representative of an establishment …

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61 workers found with visas from bogus company

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: General Department for Residency Affairs has uncovered forgery of 61 work permits issued to laborers registered under a bogus company owned by a Kuwaiti citizen. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the department explained that it launched investigations with the cooperation of Public …

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Kuwaiti caught selling visas

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: Director- General of the General Department of Residence Affairs has referred the Kuwaiti owner of a company to the Public Prosecution for manipulating the employment needs of his company and increased it from 7 to 86 and making a profit of KD 70,000, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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I have hit hard on visa traders, says lawmaker Safa Al-Hashim

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Member of Parliament Safa Al-Hashim says the reason behind the campaign she is currently encountering over her stance on the high number of expatriates in the country is that “I have hit hard on the visa traders”, reports Arab Times daily. In a press statement, MP …

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Human Rights Watch notes Kuwait labor progress

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14, (Agencies): According to a recent report which has been issued by the Human Rights Watch Kuwait in 2016 took steps to improve the rights of migrant workers. During the same period, Kuwait also enacted a minimum wage for domestic workers, eased employer transfer rules, and passed …

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Visa forgers held

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: A Kuwaiti citizen and three expatriates were arrested for forging work permits. In a press release issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that when the Investigations Department at the Directorate General for Residency Affairs received information about …

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Govt files ‘fraud’ charges against many enterprises – Coffee shops, eateries targeted

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 15, (KUNA): The Ministry of Commerce and Industry referred to the commercial prosecution dept a number of irregularities and fraud cases recently detected in coffee shops, restaurants and shopping malls. Under instructions of Minister Khaled Al-Roudhan, the Ministry’s sector of commercial supervision and consumer protection was able …

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