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The meteoric rise of social media influence on our daily lives has drawn more users, both young and old, from all parts of the world, into the bandwagon of posting content for attention – whatever it takes. As such, bizarre acts have become more prevalent in today’s world. This one featured a domestic helper who [...]

Corpse of Filipino Man Washed Off in Blajat Beach in Kuwait

The Salmiya Fire and Maritime Rescue Center in Kuwait discovered a corpse washed off in Blajat Beach. The identity of the Filipino man in his early 30s was withheld but is believed to have gone missing after he went fishing in the area. The body was found after nearly 33 hours of search and rescue [...]

Cost of Domestic Helper Recruitment on the Rise in Kuwait

The pandemic has displaced many workers both domestic and overseas. This change has affected the market greatly, affecting the cost of labor in countries such as Kuwait and the Middle East. READ ALSO: Working in Kuwait as Domestic Helper? Get Approval of Sponsor First – PH Embassy Recently, the Kuwaiti market has begun to employ [...]

Arrival and Departure Guidelines for Residents of Kuwait

The Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued the following advice to airlines on Kuwait travel based on a decision by the State of Kuwait’s Council of Ministers and health authorities. With a new set of guidelines in place, both citizens and expats are required to adhere to the rules set by the government to ensure [...]

LuLu Hypermarket’s Annual Pinoy Fiesta Returns this Year with Bigger Selection of Filipino Delicacies

LuLu Hypermarket, the region’s largest shop and one of the world’s most powerful merchants, has unveiled the much-anticipated Pinoy Fiesta 2021, an annual celebration of the best of Filipino cuisine. The week-long promotion, which runs from August 4 to 10, emphasises the Philippines as a major new worldwide gastronomy destination and features high-quality branded food [...]

Gov’t Still Without Any Decision on Issuance of Visit Visas Upon Arrival for Foreigners

All expats with valid residency visas can enter Kuwait beginning August 1 if they are completely vaccinated with two doses of vaccines approved by Kuwait’s health administration. As of now, no decisions have been made regarding the issuing of visit visas upon arrival at the Kuwait airport, whether by sea or land. Visit Visas for [...]

Brands For Less Opens in Kuwait

Great news, shoppers! There’s a new store in town, and it offers high quality products at affordable prices. In fact, it’s one of the world’s leading “off-price” retailers on clothes, footwear, accessories, toys, homeware, and much, much more. Brands For Less is now open! In 1996, Brands For Less, which is managed by BFL Group, [...]

Kuwait to Deny Entry for Partially Vaccinated Expats

As preparations are made to implement the Cabinet Ministers’ decision to allow entry of vaccinated expats into Kuwait with vaccines approved in Kuwait beginning August 1st, government sources have stated that entry will be permitted for expats who have received an unapproved vaccine and those who have received one dose. According to Al Qabas, the [...]

Soon, Fully Vaccinated Travellers Allowed to Enter Kuwait

After a months-long suspension, Kuwait said Thursday that foreigners who have been completely vaccinated against the new coronavirus would be allowed to enter the nation beginning August 1. The Gulf government stopped non-citizens from entering in February in an effort to minimize the spread of the virus, but has begun to relax some of its [...]

Gov’t Releases Protocols On Quarantine, Travel and Entry for Foreign Domestic Workers

According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, returning foreign domestic workers to Kuwait who have not yet been vaccinated would be subject to a 14-day institutional quarantine. They will also be required to submit a negative PCR test, which must be completed within 72 hours of their arrival in Kuwait. They will be subjected [...]