Local News

Liberation Tower is now open for the public to visit

February 12, 20220 Comments

Kuwait Liberation Tower is an iconic landmark in the heart of Kuwait City owned and operated by the Ministry Of Communications. This cultural edifice is distinguished by its splendor of engineering and architectural design. It is a masterpiece and a unique landmark in the state of Kuwait.

Photo by Usman Choudhry
Continue Reading &raquo

Filipina maid arrested

May 12, 20210 Comments

A Filipina was arrested with a parcel of 26 kgs Larica powder coming in from a Gulf country. Investigations are being carried out to find out the identity of the manufacturers of that powder who are responsible for peddling into the local market.

Continue Reading &raquo

5,000 passengers arrivals per day from May 22

May 12, 20211 Comment

 Director of the Air Transport Department at the General Directorate of Civil Aviation Abdullah Al-Rajhi announced the issuance of a decision to increase the operating capacity of arrival flights from 1,000 to 5,000 passengers per day starting from May 22, reports Al-Qabas daily.

Continue Reading &raquo

Transfer of residence after 1 yr of work instead of 3 yrs

May 5, 20214 Comments

The Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower, Ahmed Al-Mousa, issued a circular no. (375) for the year 2021 regarding transfer of work visa for workers brought in with work permits by the employers.

Continue Reading &raquo

215,000 expats left Kuwait in 2020

May 2, 20211 Comment

The Public Authority for Manpower recently addressed Govt. agencies regarding pending financial dues for workers. Late salaries are being paid by those who are registered with Govt contracts and this crisis needs to be solved urgently which runs parallel in combating visa trading.

Continue Reading &raquo

6,127 expats terminated; 1,840 more to be terminated

April 28, 20211 Comment

The Civil Service Commission terminated  6,127 expats working in government ministries and agencies within the framework of Kuwaitization plan, by end of this year total termination will be 7,970.

Continue Reading &raquo

7 yrs imprisonment with 2,710,000 dinars fine plus deportation for Bangladeshi

April 28, 20210 Comments

Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Hani Al- Hamdan upheld the verdict issued to imprison the Bangladeshi MP Muhammad Shahid Islam, former assistant undersecretary in the Ministry of Interior Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah, an official in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Hassan Al-Khodar, and former MP Salah Khorshid for seven years each, and the dismissal of Sheikh Mazen and Al-Khodar from their positions over “bribery and visa trading” charges.

Continue Reading &raquo

Filipino arrested with 10 kg of drugs brought in from Pakistan

April 27, 20210 Comments

A Filipino was arrested in Farwaniya by the Narcotics department in possession of 10 kg of heroin and meth whose value is estimated to be 180,000 dinars. Filipino admitted that the drugs were from Pakistan and Pakistani authorities were informed to arrest the supplier.

Continue Reading &raquo

Kuwait sent oxygen cylinders to India

April 27, 20210 Comments

The Kuwaiti Cabinet had decided during its weekly meeting on Monday to send oxygen supplies and relief items to India which is facing growing numbers of deaths and infections of the coronavirus. The move comes within the framework of the distinguished friendship ties between Kuwait and India that reflect solidarity with the friendly Indian people.

Continue Reading &raquo

A vaccination certificate will be mandatory

April 25, 20210 Comments

The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Mustafa Reda stated those who are vaccinated will be exempted from institutional quarantine and are satisfied with only home quarantine for those arrivals who have been vaccinated by state approved vaccines such as Pfizer Bionic, AstraZeneca Oxford, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson which are currently being used to vaccine citizens and expats in the country. 

Continue Reading &raquo

Back to Top