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Health fee increase for expats in Kuwait

April 18, 20190 Comments

Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah has issued a ministerial decision to increase the consultation cost for patients visiting the casualty units of public hospitals from KD 5 (about $16.5) to KD 10 (about $33).

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Indian Rupees in Kuwait

February 2, 20190 Comments

During the early to mid-20th century, the Indian rupee was extensively used as currency in countries around the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula.

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Fake Bangladeshi doctor caught

May 3, 20180 Comments

A Bangladeshi expatriate was arrested in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area for impersonating a doctor and possessing medicines stolen from Ministry of Health. According to security sources, Private Taskforce officers were patrolling Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area when they noticed a man walking with a black backpack.

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‘Vote’ today on proposal to impose taxes on expats

April 1, 20181 Comment

Parliament’s Financial and Economic Committee will Sunday, April 1 vote on the proposal submitted by MP Faisal Al- Kandari to impose taxes on the remittances of expatriates.

2% tax for below 100 KD transfer – 4% between 100 and 499 KD – 5% tax above 500

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Total ban on Bangladeshi recruitment in Kuwait

March 6, 20180 Comments

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior has issued a decree imposing a total ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshis, reports Al-Jaridah daily.

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Permanent residence for teachers

January 3, 20180 Comments

Ministry of Education has announced its intention to rent a residential building temporarily for one month to receive the new male and female teachers of the 2018/2019 school year, reports Al-Rai daily.

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147 expats deported

November 13, 20170 Comments

Statistics issued by the General Traffic Department show the number of violations recorded from the beginning of the current year until the end of last October reached 2.437 million, reports Al-Jarida daily.

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Fake notes in market

November 3, 20171 Comment

The Directorate-General of Criminal Investigation is looking for a gang which has allegedly pumped into the Kuwait market forged banknotes in the KD 10 and KD 20 denominations, reports Al-Anba daily quoting security sources.

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21,100 kg of spice (also known as Zombie Drug) seized in Kuwait

October 23, 20170 Comments

During this period (Between early July and October 14) the security services managed to seize up to

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Amir commutes death sentences on 15 Indians

October 1, 20170 Comments

Kuwaiti authorities have released a list of 119 Indian prisoners who have been granted pardon/ reduction in sentence by HH the Amir.

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