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215,000 expats left Kuwait in 2020

May 2, 20210 Comments

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Unpaid expat gets cash exceeding his one year salary

April 21, 20210 Comments

A large number of citizens visited the school where the alleged oppressed security guard works, and gave him sums of money which exceeded the money owed to him by the company.

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The reason behind spread of coronavirus in Kuwait

April 20, 20210 Comments

The Ministry of Health is conducting epidemiological investigations on the number of coronavirus cases recorded daily, taking into consideration that the number of new cases continues to increase although the number of infections due to gatherings and social events has decreased since the beginning of Ramadan compared to the previous months, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources.

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Philippines officially lifts ban on sending domestic workers to Kuwait

April 18, 20210 Comments

The Philippines officially announced lifting of ban on sending domestic workers to Kuwait. A circular was issued by Nasser Mustafa, the labor attaché at the Philippine embassy in Kuwait addressing the recruitment offices in the country to reopen the doors for the recruitment of Filipino domestic workers based on the instructions of the Philippine Labor Minister Silvester H Bello III.

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Expats (non-vaccinated) have higher ICU numbers in Kuwait

April 17, 20210 Comments

Expatriates and people who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 have the highest numbers among hospitalized and ICU patients in Kuwait, head of the higher COVID-19 committee Dr Khaled Al-Jarallah said yesterday.

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Rich became richer in the COVID pandemic

April 17, 20210 Comments

A report released by Oxfam International, a UK-based charity, said the pandemic hurt people living in poverty more than the rich. The most severely affected are women, Black people, African-descendants, Indigenous peoples, and historically marginalised and oppressed communities around the world, the report said.

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