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There’s a Kuwaiti Law which allows Expats to Own a Real Estate Property

Living as an expat in a foreign country such as Kuwait, subjects individuals to certain limitations due to citizenship status and other related matters. And while this is common in most countries anywhere in the world – apparently, there is a specific law in Kuwait which allows expats and eligible foreign workers to acquire a [...]

Kuwait Municipal Council will Deport Cleaners caught Begging, Penalize Companies Responsible

The Municipal Council of Kuwait announced last September 18 (Tuesday) that it would deport any cleaning worker from cleaning agencies with contracts with the municipality who would be caught in the act of begging in the street or anything contrary to public order, as shared in a report by the Kuwait Times. ALSO READ: MoI [...]

First Phase of Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital to Open in Early October

Kuwait’s Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah announced last September 19 (Wednesday) that the opening of the first phase of the Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital is slated in early October, as shared in a news report by the Kuwait Times. ALSO READ: Screening of Returning Expats in Airports, Proposed The first phase of the Sheikh [...]

New Visit Visa Rule for Expats’ Wives and Children

In a series of new rulings and countermeasures made by the Kuwaiti government to regulate the number of expats in the country, a new rule has been approved regarding the length of stay of expats’ wives and children on visit visas in the country, as shared in a report by the Arab Times. ALSO READ: [...]

PH and Kuwait to hold Bilateral Meet before Pres. Duterte’s Visit by October

A bilateral meeting between the Philippines and Kuwait is reportedly being worked out slated for the end of September, over a month before the Philippine president’s official state visit in the Gulf nation by mid-October, as shared in a report by GDN Online. ALSO READ: Majority of Filipino Household Workers Still without a Weekly Day-off [...]

PH and Kuwait to hold Bilateral Meet before Pres. Duterte’s Visit by October

It hasn’t been a pretty year for the Philippines and Kuwait, from the start of 2018 when horrifying news broke out regarding the death of a Filipina maid – Joanna Demefeliz, whose body was found stuffed inside a freezer inside an abandoned apartment. The situation immediately escalated, with Philippine president Duterte enforcing a labour ban [...]

Kuwait Municipal Council will Deport Cleaners caught Begging, Penalize Companies Responsible

The Ministry of Interior released a warning for all residents whose visit visas are no longer valid to clear up their residency status and to exit the country to be spared from legal repercussions, as shared in a report by the Kuwait Times. (ALSO READ: [Update] Kuwait Visit Visa Validity Now up to 1 Month [...]

PRC Releases List of Physical Therapist Licensure Exam Passers in Middle East

Last August, the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) had conducted the Physical Therapist Licensure Exam in various areas in the Middle East and from which, 6 of 19 takers (31.5%) passed the examination, as shared in a report by the GMA News Online. (ALSO READ: Kuwait Imposes Stricter Rules to Counter Fake Qualification Certificates) Through the [...]

There’s a Kuwaiti Law which allows Expats to Own a Real Estate Property

The case of a Filipina domestic helper, Ulambai Singgayen, who is being held by authorities in Kuwait for allegedly stabbing her employer, is currently being given careful attention by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) through the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait. Due assistance will be offered to the Pinay migrant worker to ensure that her [...]

Kuwait will Celebrate Islamic New Year on Sept. 11

Muslims all around the globe will be celebrating the Islamic (Hijiri or Arabic) New Year starting next week, which also marks the beginning of Muharram – the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar. (ALSO READ: List of 2018 Public Holidays in Kuwait) And like other Islamic holidays, the dates vary every year depending on [...]