Bangladeshi taxi driver robbed in Salmiya

Two passengers in a roaming taxi stole the driver’s wallet at knife point and escaped in Salmiya area, says Al-Seyassah. The Bangladeshi taxi driver went to Salmiya police station and lodged a complaint against the two suspects. He narrated the men waived him down and requested to go to Salmiya area.On...

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Kuwait among least expensive Middle East cities for ‘expats’ – Dubai, Abu Dhabi top

According to Mercer’s 2017 Cost of Living Survey, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the second and third most expensive Middle Eastern cities for expatriate cost of living. The global ranking sees Dubai climbing one place from last year to become the 20th most expensive city in the world, with Abu Dhabi just...

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Manipulation in sick leaves certificates and fingerprinting system, 7 year imprisonment for Govt staff

The Criminal Investigation Department has taken an unprecedented step and assigned securitymen at some government services agencies to monitor employees, and report those who are found to be negligent and lazy in performing their duties, reports Al- Qabas daily.According to reliable sources 600 employees...

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Kuwait among top six countries with highest expat remittances

Kuwait is among the top six countries worldwide with highest expatriate remittances.According to a study conducted by Al-Shahed daily, the volume of remittances sent by expatriates in the Gulf countries exceeded $100 billion, which constitutes 23 percent of the total transfers of $445 billion worldwide...

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Hospitals started implementing Ministerial Decision No. 392/1999, Patient supposed to pay for each visit after initial visit

Health sources disclosed that some hospitals have started implementing Ministerial Decision No. 392/1999 concerning fees to be paid by expatriates who visit the outpatient clinics in case they have to revisit the clinic for the same issue.Earlier, it was understood that patients would only pay consultation...

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Residency Affairs issued executive bylaws-Parents cannot sponsor children above 24 yrs on family visa.

While Ministry of Interior is determined to continue with its decision not to grant new residence permits to parents and siblings of expatriates in Kuwait, the General Department for Residency Affairs has issued executive bylaws concerning the medical insurances for expatriates, estimated to be about...

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Death of siblings: Father admits that he sprayed pesticides

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department have unraveled the mystery of two siblings, 5 and 7 years old respectively, who died in their family house in Ishbiliya area recently.The children are believed to have died after inhaling pesticide the father sprayed inside their room while they were...

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Car fire at Kabd highway: one dead

A man was killed yesterday morning after an accident reported at Kabd highway. The man’s vehicle reportedly caught fire and he could not escape from it, said security sources.An investigation was opened to determine the cause of the accident. Separately, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said...

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MPW plans to cancel construction of 3 labor accommodation projects

Ministry of Public Works is intending to cancel the projects for construction of residential housing complexes for expatriate workers in a number of areas. According to informed sources from the ministry, there are three projects listed in the ministerial plan, and its developmental plan of fiscal year...

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Lack of budget,MOH owes KD 20 million to doctors

Ministry of Health owes a total of KD 20 million to doctors for their work in evening clinics for the past nine months, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources.They said the concerned doctors had requested several times for settlement of the outstanding remunerations, and the hospital administrations...

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