Recent

The central bank said that, 85 per cent of those debts are owed to local banks, while the remaining 15 per cent are owed to financial facilities companies. (Shutterstock)
July 23, 2018 - 10:18 GMT
The number of expatriate employees in state departments dropped by 70 per cent in the past six months, according to Central Statistical Bureau and Civil Service Commission.
HSBC and Credit Suisse were selected based on their expertise and credentials in the investment banking industry. (Shutterstock)
July 23, 2018 - 10:04 GMT
HSBC and Credit Suisse were selected based on their expertise and credentials in the investment banking industry.
Kuwait is gearing up to allow electric cars in its roads soon. (Shutterstock)
July 22, 2018 - 10:49 GMT
Kuwait is gearing up to allow electric cars in its roads soon, Al-Rai daily reported.
Sondos Alqattan was slammed after she attacked reforms to Filipino workers' rights in Kuwait, saying workers should have no right to a day off. (Alaraby)
July 22, 2018 - 10:21 GMT
A famous Kuwaiti blogger and makeup artist came under fire after branding Kuwait’s reforms to ensure the human rights of Filipino domestic workers “a joke”.
The remittances of expatriate workers in Kuwait had declined during 2017 by 9.2 percent to KD 4.14 billion compared to KD 4.56 billion in 2016. (Shutterstock)
July 22, 2018 - 08:58 GMT
Central Bank of Kuwait revealed that the remittances of expatriate workers in Kuwait increased by 3.5 percent during the first quarter of this year, reports Al-Anba daily.
FIFA says the mandatory rest week was
July 19, 2018 - 19:24 GMT
The football governing body has shown Egypt the red card over a warm-up game.
Iraq Border with Kuwait. (AFP/ File Photo)
July 15, 2018 - 08:45 GMT
Iraqi protesters in the southern province of Basra shut down a border crossing with Kuwait on Saturday amid rising anger over unemployment and lack of basic services in southern Iraq.
The International Olympic Committee logo
July 11, 2018 - 14:00 GMT
The delegation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of Kuwaiti sports officials, Public Authority for Sport (PAS) started a meeting to discuss lifting the suspension of Kuwaiti sports.
 (KPC) signs a cooperation agreement with China's ShanDong Refining and Chemical Group to market Kuwaiti crude oil.(KUNA)
July 11, 2018 - 09:39 GMT
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) signs a cooperation agreement with China's ShanDong Refining and Chemical Group to market Kuwaiti crude oil.
The short-term plan entails annual plan that deals with the current situation and works on accommodating Kuwaitis who are looking for jobs based on their qualifications. (File/Photo)
July 10, 2018 - 11:15 GMT
Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily.
Need to look for alternative ways in order to avoid dangerous consequences: experts. (Shutterstock)
July 09, 2018 - 09:53 GMT
Need to look for alternative ways in order to avoid dangerous consequences: experts.
2,140 contracts of expatriates froze in Kuwait. (Shutterstock)
July 09, 2018 - 09:39 GMT
2,140 contracts of expatriates froze in Kuwait.
A Jordanian army soldier stands on a jeep behind barbed wire as displaced Syrians from Daraa fleeing shelling by pro-government forces  in a makeshift camp, near the town of Nasib, southern Syria, July 2, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohamad Abazeed)
July 05, 2018 - 12:25 GMT
The humanitarian crisis at Jordan’s northern border is ratcheting up. The Syrian government offensive against the rebel-held Daraa province in south-western Syria has shattered the fragile peace and created a massive wave of refugees hammering at the borders of Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights with the situation on a political knife-edge and further turbulence in the Levantine region.
The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629. (Shutterstock)
July 03, 2018 - 09:29 GMT
The number of expatriate workers terminated in state departments in the first half of 2018 reached 1,629, according to official statistics which further indicate that 1,431 non-Kuwaitis lost their jobs in the public sector in the past three months alone.
Ministry of Education is in need of expatriate teachers of both genders for certain specializations especially Mathematics, Science and the languages. (Shutterstock)
July 03, 2018 - 09:21 GMT
Ministry of Education has asked Civil Service Commission (CSC) to approve 2,000 job grades for the new expatriate teachers who will sign contracts with the ministry irrespective of whether they were hired locally or from overseas, reports Al-Anba daily.
They revealed that the percentage of unfit workers who entered the country during that period did not exceed 0.06 percent. (Shutterstock)
July 02, 2018 - 09:34 GMT
The local companies concerned with overseas medical examination of expatriate workers examined about 913,000 expatriates in nine of the labor exporting countries from 2015 to 2018, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources.