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Lomondot Officially Conferred as Ph Ambassador to Kuwait - CA

On Wednesday (September 16), the Philippine Commission on Appointment and Committee on Foreign Affairs confirmed the nomination of Mohd Noordin Pendosina Lomondot as the new Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait. Aside from Lomondot, the appointments of five other ambassadors have been approved.  CA Confirms Lomondot’s Official Post as New PH Ambassador to Kuwait Those whose appointments were approved include [...]

Sentenced to Life Imprisonment, Now OFW Gets Second Lease in Life

An ex-OFW serving a life sentence was among those pardoned by the head of Kuwait during Eid season. The man had been convicted for the murder of his Filipina partner back in 2007. ALSO READ: 6 Reasons Why Becoming an OFW May Not Be For You The man had also been repatriated to the Philippines on [...]

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) on Monday has announced the new requirements regarding the transfer of workers from one employer to another. According to the Minister of Social Affairs and the Minister of State for Economic Affairs, Maryam Al-Aqeel, to maintain control over the labor market and to keep the demographics in Kuwait in check, new [...]

Phil Embassy Reminds Filipinos to Avoid Posting Unacceptable Videos on Tiktok and Social Media

The Philippine Embassy called on the Filipino community in Kuwait to observe common laws and traditions in the Gulf State and to be mindful of the cultural and religious sensitivities of Kuwaitis. The timely reminder comes weeks before Muslims observe its Holy Month of Ramadan. Also, the call to Filipinos comes in line with the Kuwait government’s [...]

Gov't Extends Curfew Hours, Imposes Lockdown on Two Areas

The Kuwait government has announced to extend the partial curfew in effect by another two hours. This means that all residents and citizens are expected to remain home between 5:00 pm and 6:00 am. Alongside this announcement, the government has also imposed a lockdown on the Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, the Minister of Interior announced. According to [...]

Co-op Delivery Services Available During Curfew Hours

As part of the government’s mandate on people to stay at home and to relieve the pressure on co-ops, the union of cooperatives under the ministry of social affairs announced that it is launching delivery services at most co-ops within the community. According to the announcement, the service is available for both citizens and expats living in [...]

Residency Violators Can Leave Kuwait Without Paying Fines from Apr 1 to 30

The entry of the new month brings new opportunities and a welcome change for expat residents in Kuwait as the Ministry of Interior (MOI) has issued a decree to exempt every residency violator from paying penalty fees, provided that they leave the country within April.  However, as per Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Anas Al-Saleh, [...]

3 TelCos in Kuwait Offer Free 5Gb Daily Data Use for a Month

In response to the ongoing measures against the spread of Covid-19 in Kuwait including community quarantines in Kuwait, three telcos in Kuwait have offered daily 5 gigabytes free internet for one month for their subscribers. The initiative will extremely be crucial for citizens and residents as the country has also enforced a nationwide curfew to contain the [...]

Empty Streets due to Curfew, Goods to be Delivered to Houses

As cases of the novel coronavirus in Kuwait rise, the country continues to impose necessary measures. For the past few weeks, authorities have imposed school closures, suspended flights and mass transport, restricted public gatherings, and more recently, imposed a partial curfew. On Saturday, Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh announced an 11-hour curfew from 5:00 pm [...]

Pinay Domestic Helper Tests Positive for Covid-19 in Kuwait

A Filipina who works as a domestic helper in Kuwait has become one of the latest additions to the people who tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Philippine Embassy confirmed the case and noted that the Filipino patient had close contact with a person who traveled recently to the United Kingdom. “Filipina Maid [...]