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

To this day, Kuwait remains to be one of the few countries that do not employ a railway system to support the country’s need for public transportation. (ALSO READ: 3 Useful Transportation Booking Apps to Get Around in Kuwait) And while buses and taxis can get you anywhere in the city, plans to build a [...]

Looking for a nice place to eat out with family or in groups? Head over to Souk, Salmiya Food Court in Al Kuwait as American favourite Kenny Rogers Roasters brings back its healthy, family-style dining back to Kuwait. The last time the food joint had its roasters roasting in Kuwait was over two decades ago. [...]

Wear Glasses when you’re above 40 before Renewing your Driver License in Kuwait

Each country has a certain set of requirements and guidelines implemented for the application and renewal of driving license. However, in Kuwait, if you are above 40 years of age, you need to provide a photograph of yourself wearing glasses. Otherwise, you will be requested to visit an eye clinic to check if you can see properly, [...]

Expats above age 60 will no longer be up for Renewed of Work or Residence Permits

In its bid to address concerns over population imbalance and the need to regulate its labour market, the Kuwait government through the Ministry of Interior (MoI) along with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MoSAL), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Public Authority of Manpower (PAM) have released a series of procedures [...]

Kuwait International Airport to Set up New Devices for Baggage Inspection

In its bid to enhance security measures within the airport perimeter, the Kuwait International Airport will soon upgrade its baggage inspection devices in the passport area as authorized by the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The said upgrade is expected to bolster security to its maximum level by installing new support devices in detecting explosives [...]

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

There has been a significant drop in the number of OFWs, particularly household service workers (HSWs) deployed in Kuwait due to the stricter requirements imposed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA), as shared in a report by Business Mirror. As of Aug. 10, the POEA has only approved around 1,049 overseas employment certificates (OECs) [...]

Roaming Lion Caught in Residential Area in Kuwait

There are many restrictions that every person living in Kuwait has to abide to. And while not very common, this includes the ownership of wild animals in the city which has been a topic on the news recently. Kuwaiti authorities have captured a runaway lion in the Kabd region last Aug. 22 (Wednesday), as shared [...]

Filipina Domestic Helper in Kuwait Goes Missing for over a Year

The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait has recently issued an advisory on a missing Filipina domestic helper, Ronalyn Yonting Lawagan, who had absconded from her employer back in February 2017. Her family had also lost contact with her since then, as shared in a report by the Kuwait Times. A representative from the Philippine Embassy in [...]

In light of the recent controversy brought about by the distasteful disapproval of a social media influencer regarding the labour provisions of the law on domestic helpers in Kuwait, the sad reality is that a wide majority of domestic helpers do not get the prescribed weekly day off, despite the legal provisions to do so. [...]

A proposal drafted by MP Mohammad Al-Dalal which requests for the allocation of a nearby building or an area inside the Kuwait International Airport (KIA) to be used for conducting medical examinations for domestic helpers or other expats who are entering the country and those who have travelled and are returning for their jobs, has [...]