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Kuwaiti rights groups have long called on the government to abolish its kafala system for expats, which has long been criticized as a form of bonded labor. (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2019 - 09:17 GMT
Government to mandate appointing citizens in administrative positions in private sector
Mutual Investments Between Kuwait, UK Exceeds $4 Billion in 2018 (Shutterstock)
January 15, 2019 - 09:08 GMT
Lord Mayor of London, global ambassador for the UK’s financial and professional services industry, Peter Estlin said yesterday that the total worth of mutual investments between Kuwait and UK reached About $4.4 billion in 2018.
The implementation of taxes will not be useful to policies on the diversification of sources of revenue without taking necessary prerequisite steps and approval of advanced accounting system. (Shutterstock)
January 13, 2019 - 08:30 GMT
‘No direct tax on Expats and Kuwaitis’
It is the only free trade zone in Kuwait although the country is located along a long coast with a unique geographical location. (Shutterstock)
January 10, 2019 - 08:49 GMT
Council of Ministers decides to cancel the free trade zone area in Shuwaikh
The new loan will be directed to small and medium enterprises, expecting that the bank would sign the deal by the end of the first half of 2019. (Shutterstock)
January 10, 2019 - 08:35 GMT
Egypt’s third biggest public lender, Banque Du Caire is close to securing a foreign loan from the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development worth $30 million.
The government is likely to take into consideration the experience of certain countries when drafting the new bill. (Shutterstock)
January 07, 2019 - 10:29 GMT
The government has been considering the need to issue a legislation for controlling social media and reducing, if possible, fake accounts that are regarded as sources of destruction and corruption.
Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah says the number of expatriate employees of the ministry’s subsidiaries whose ages exceed 55 years old is 3,707. (Shutterstock)
January 07, 2019 - 10:21 GMT
Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah says the number of expatriate employees of the ministry’s subsidiaries whose ages exceed 55 years old is 3,707.
Kuwait Football Association headquarters
January 03, 2019 - 18:20 GMT
Fifa rules regarding visas, adverts incompatible with Kuwait laws
The most important challenges facing the KOC are to achieve the set goals and the need for a large number of drilling platforms in preparation for future projects. (Shutterstock)
December 30, 2018 - 08:35 GMT
Kuwait’s production of light crude currently stands at 180,000 barrels a day
‘A time bomb similar to real estate fraud’ (Shutterstock)
December 30, 2018 - 08:30 GMT
‘A time bomb similar to real estate fraud’
The issue is limited to the Korean contractor and the Kuwaiti authorities. (Shutterstock)
December 30, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
The seizure of an Iranian vessel by Kuwaiti authorities was because of the dispute between a Korean company and a contracting company
Kuwait national football team
December 29, 2018 - 20:13 GMT
Hosts UAE suffered a setback ahead of 2019 AFC Asian Cup as they lost 2-0 to Kuwait in a friendly on Friday.
The services will run between Qatar’s Hamad Port, Oman’s Sohar port and Kuwait’s Shuwaikh Port. (Shutterstock)
December 27, 2018 - 10:00 GMT
The services will run between Qatar’s Hamad Port, Oman’s Sohar port and Kuwait’s Shuwaikh Port.
According Civil Service Commission (CSC) statistics, the number of unemployed citizens is currently 13,523, and the figure constitutes 3,540 men and 9,983 women. (Shutterstock)
December 23, 2018 - 09:03 GMT
The first year plan has resulted in the termination of services of some 2,799 expatriates in various ministries and other government authorities.
Talks between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to find a solution to the Gulf crisis are ongoing (Twitter)
December 20, 2018 - 10:56 GMT
A high-ranking Kuwaiti official says his country is in talks with Saudi Arabia to help work out a solution to a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region, which has seen the Riyadh regime and a number of its allies impose a diplomatic and trade boycott against Qatar.
The investors received some payments but it came to a sudden halt, which prompted the investors to request more information about the activities and why they had stopped receiving returns on their investments as agreed. (Shutterstock)
December 18, 2018 - 08:13 GMT
The Public Prosecution Department has detained two businesspersons for further investigation after being accused of fraud and money laundering involving over KD 15 million.