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Taxes on the remittances of expatriates

December 3, 20170 Comments

Parliament’s Legislative Committee intends to soon discuss a number of files including imposing taxes on the remittances of expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. It is worth mentioning that MPs have different viewpoints concerning imposing tax on the remittances of expatriates.

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African expatriate arrested in Khaitan, selling magic charms

December 3, 20170 Comments

An African expatriate was arrested from his house in Khaitan area for duping people by selling them magic charms at a cost of KD 200 each, reports Al-Shahed daily.

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Teacher pulls earring of 6 yr old student

December 3, 20170 Comments

An unidentified person recently complained to the Al-Rai daily about what happened to his 6-year old elementary schoolgirl in one of the schools of the Capital governorate.

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Another use of DRONE in Kuwait

December 2, 20170 Comments

In a strange incident, a young Kuwaiti woman has filed a complaint with the police accusing a young man of harassing her, reports Al-Shahed daily.

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Kuwait’s Sheikha Intisar won the Arab Woman Award 2017

December 2, 20170 Comments

Kuwait’s Sheikha Intisar Salem Al Ali Al Sabah and veteran singer Nawal have won the Arab Woman Award 2017.

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Kuwaiti won 8,750,000 Kuwaiti Dinar

November 30, 20170 Comments

A Kuwaiti family has won the lawsuit which was filed in London against the Credit Suisse Group AG after the family lost worth $29 million of investments with the bank during the 2008 financial crisis. Mahmoud Haji Haider Abdullah and his sons, Maytham, Mahdi, and Mansour, had lost $29 million at the end of October 2008, Judge Andrew Baker said Monday, without defining how much money they can recover.

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19,000 text messages sent to consumers

November 30, 20170 Comments

Assistant Undersecretary for Water Network Operation and Maintenance at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Khalifa Al-Fraih revealed that 19,000 text messages were sent to consumers in the last ten months from Jan 1 to Oct 31, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Automatic renewal of residence permit for expatriates

November 28, 20170 Comments

Director-General of the General Department of Residence Affairs, Major-General Talal Ma’arafi said the department is considering automatic renewal of residence permit for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Term ‘domestic workers’ instead of calling them ‘housemaids.’

November 28, 20170 Comments

Kuwait Society for Human Rights is baffled by the inhumane terms being used to refer to expatriates in the country, such as ‘servants’ and ‘housemaids;’ indicating these are derogatory terms and the international human rights organizations uses the term ‘domestic workers’ instead of calling them ‘housemaids.’

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Campaign to monitor restaurants and garages

November 28, 20170 Comments

Maintenance Department at the Ministry of Public Works in coordination with Ministry of Interior is all set to conduct a campaign to monitor irregularities at the restaurants and garages, as well as concrete mixers discarding waste into manholes to damage the rainwater drainage, reports Al-Rai daily.

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