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Civil ID with Passport Number to Enter and Exit Kuwait

March 9, 20190

General Department for Residency Affairs affiliated to the Ministry of Interior held a press conference on March 6 to provide explanation of the ministerial Decision No. 135/2019 concerning cancellation of residence permit stickers in the passports of expatriates, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

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Kuwaiti and his Egyptian girlfriend arrested

February 10, 20190

The Hawalli police have arrested a Kuwaiti and his Egyptian girlfriend for breaking into cars of military personnel in the parking lot of the Army and National Guard camps, reports Al-Rai daily.

A security source the arrest came after several complaints were filed by the victims at the local police stations. The prime suspects were the Kuwaiti and his girlfriend because they were frequently seen in the area.

After the securitymen raided the apartment of the suspects, they initially denied the allegations but under duress caved in to breaking into 12 cars and stealing cell phones and other valuables.

The suspects also admitted to stealing the car of an unidentified expatriate and used it to commit thefts. To avoid arrest, they said, they used to wait for four or five days before committing another crime. The couple has been referred to the concerned authority.

Source : Arabtimes

Pakistani military personnel killed in an accident in Kuwait

February 5, 20190

A Pakistani military personnel employed by Kuwaiti Army was hit and killed by his colleague’s military vehicle in the northern part of the country.

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Online driving license services starts

January 30, 20190

General Traffic Department yesterday launched an experimental operation to issue and renew driving licenses electronically similar to the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources.

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Online health insurance for Expats

January 30, 20190

 In line with the Health Ministry’s activation of the automated system for the online health insurance registration for expatriates, knowledgeable sources affirmed that the payment portal has been functioning well; thereby, easing procedures for payment of fees for various services without glitches, reports Alrai daily.

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Online driving licence issuance and renewal

January 22, 20190

The General Traffic Department will be using advanced electronic devices to issue and renew driving licences of Kuwaitis online in all the six governorates, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Interior Ministry sources.

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No plan to renew contract of 581 expats

January 21, 20190

The Ministry of Justice does not plan to renew the contract of 581 expatriate typists imported and instead will recruit Kuwaitis to fill these positions in line with the government’s Kuwaitization policy, reports Al-Jarida daily.

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Plan to raise fees of work permits and transfer of residence

January 21, 20190

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) plans to endorse a resolution of increasing the fees on transfer or renewal of residence and issuance of work permits for the first time for those who work in the privates sector, ranging from KD 20 to KD 100, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting knowledgeable sources.

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Do you accept living with your mothers-in-law and why?

January 20, 20190

After asking 50 Kuwaiti and non-Kuwaiti women (who insisted to remain anonymous) if they accept to live with their mothers-in-law, I received the same answer from 48 women: “A BIG FAT NO!!!” As for the remaining two women, one is a mother-of-four – she and her husband work two jobs and have very bad experiences with nannies, so she decided that the best solution is to live with her mother-in-law, who takes care of the kids; the other woman said yes because her mother-in-law was standing next to her. (I’m sure it was out of courtesy.)

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Reduce work hours from 7 hrs to 6 hrs and 30 minutes

January 20, 20190

Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has asked Civil Service Commission (CSC) to exclude its employees from abiding by the official working hours for the government institutions, clarifying that the ministry employees will work for six hours and 30 minutes – from 7:30 am to 2 pm instead of 8 am to 3 pm, reports Al-Rai daily.

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