Tag: expats

Plan to allow expats to travel in GCC by smart card

May 3, 201610 Comments

Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has unveiled a plan to allow citizens and expatriates residing in GCC countries to travel between the GCC member-nations using a smart card.

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Tax proposed on expat money transfers – Rate up to 5%

May 2, 20165 Comments

MP Faisal Mohamed Al-Kandari has proposed imposing tax on money transfers of expatriates. In a press statement, Al-Kandari pointed out the State of Kuwait hosts about three million expatriates who transfer money to their countries, which reached KD 19 billion in the last five years and this amount is equivalent to the national budget of Kuwait for one year. Continue Reading &raquo

Video – 32 women deported , Kuwait

May 2, 20160 Comments

Thirty-two Zimbabwean women who were allegedly lured into the country under false promises of better jobs and better pay in the private sector but ended working as domestic help have been deported from the country at their request, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting security sources.

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Study calls for deporting terminated expat workers

May 1, 20160 Comments

Kuwait is studying a proposal to force a foreign worker to leave the country if he or she is sacked by their employer, according to sources, who explained that this step comes as the state mulls ways to cut its expatriate population.

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Deportation of 41000 Expats from Kuwait

April 30, 20160 Comments

A total of 41,000 expatriates have been deported from the country during 2015 and the first four months of 2016, reports Al-Anba daily quoting senior security sources.

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14400 Expats deported in 4 months from Kuwait

April 29, 20163 Comments

Kuwait has stepped up deportations of expatriate workers this year, a newspaper in the Gulf emirate reported Friday, with most expelled for outstaying their residency permits but others sent home for traffic offences.

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Indian expat stabs compatriot to death

April 26, 20160 Comments

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Planning to end the services of expatriate staff

April 23, 20169 Comments

The engineering department of Ministry of Information is planning to end the services of dozens of expatriate staff who are employed on contract basis, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources.

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Arrested 19 Asians for gambling , Kuwait

April 18, 20161 Comment

gambling-1Ahmadi securitymen arrested 19 Asian expatriates for gambling inside a flat in Ahmadi area.

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Transfer of work permit without employers approval after 3 years

April 4, 20169 Comments

As per ArabtimesManpower Public Authority has issued a decision to give an employee the right to apply for transfer of his work permit after three years of its issuance without the approval of his employer, reports Al-Anba daily.

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