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Kuwait: Majority Of Expats Oppose MoI Proposal For New Fees

Source:  arabtimesonline.com

KUWAIT: There have been varied reactions following the Interior Ministry’s decision to implement a new fee structure whereby expatriates have to pay KD 500 for the first issuance of driver licenses and KD 50 for each subsequent renewal. 

103,000 residency violators in Kuwait

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Source: kuwaittimes.net

KUWAIT: The number of residency violators in Kuwait reached 103,000 as of Sunday, dropping from 116,000 recorded a few months earlier when the Ministry of Interior launched a series of wide scale crackdowns that are continuing throughout the country.

Expats in Kuwait send home $50.7 billion in 5 years

Source:  kuwaitinfoalerts.com

Kuwait: Expatriates in Kuwait sent a total of $ 50.7 billion to their relatives back home from 2006 to 2010, local daily reported quoting sources.

Sources revealed results of financial study conducted recently showed that foreigners in Saudi Arabia have the highest amount of total remittance among their counterpart in the GCC within the above mentioned period with $ 112.2 billion; while Kuwait was ranked second.

Kuwait: 187 Asians and Arabs arrested for residency violations

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187 Asians, Arabs in net for residency violations
Source: Kuwait Times

KUWAIT: At least 37 individuals were arrested during a recent campaign in Abdaly as part of ongoing efforts to pursue residence permit violators in Kuwait. According to a source, 32 Asian workers were held for failing to possess identification cards, while five others were detained for violating residency regulations. A fugitive facing an attempted murder charge was also arrested during the campaign, reported Al-Rai. Meanwhile, police arrested 150 people of Arab and Asian nationalities that violated residency regulations during a three-hour

Kuwait: Domestics transfer to work permit till November 30th

HH The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Received At Bayan Palace The Vice-Chairman Of The Board Of Trustees Of The Tour Of Hope Faisal Mohamamd Al-Hajji, And The Council Members

Source: kuwaittimes.net

KUWAIT: The Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Ahmad Al-Rujaib issued a ministerial decision regulating the process of changing domestic iqamas into work permits in the private sector, taking the interior ministry rules into consideration. A statement said the decision has three conditions, including that the transfer should be for the same employer and that the helper should have had the iqama before May 1. The decision is in effect from June 1 until Nov 30.

Kuwait: 338 expats arrested in raid at Amghara, Wafra

Source: kuwaittimes.net

KUWAIT: In continuation of security inspection campaigns on illegal residents and violators of residency laws, a special inspection campaign was launched at dawn yesterday at Amghara scrap market. The campaign resulted in the arrest of 338 expatriates, including illegal residents in violation of residency laws, absconding domestic labourers and 12 people wanted for alcohol and drug trading. All suspects were referred to the relevant authorities.

Expats Leaving Kuwait For Good Will Need GTD Clearance: Ministry

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Source: arabtimesonline.com

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The Ministry of Interior will approve a decision to compel foreigners leaving the country permanently to present a letter from the General Traffic Directorate, similar to clearance from the Ministry of Electricity and Water to verify they have no traffic fines to settle, reports Al-Anba daily.

Kuwait: Domestic-To-Work Visa Transfer To ‘Restart’ Beginning Of June

HH The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Received At Bayan Palace The Vice-Chairman Of The Board Of Trustees Of The Tour Of Hope Faisal Mohamamd Al-Hajji, And The Council Members

Source:  arabtimesonline.com

KUWAIT CITY,  The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor will re-open the door for domestic workers to transfer their residence to the private sector beginning June 2012, reports Al-Dar daily quoting Mohammed Al-Kandari the Undersecretary of the ministry for labor affairs. The transfers had been temporarily suspended for the last few months.

Kuwait: Cops rape Filipina in patrol car

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Source: kuwaittimes.net

KUWAIT: Two policemen face sexual assault charges following their arrests on May 21, 2012 in connection with a possible rape incident that was filed the previous night, the Ministry of Interior announced in a press statement.

“Two Jahra security patrol officers arrested for sexually assaulting a Filipina woman in felony case number 126/2012 have been referred to the Public Prosecution for further investigations”, the official statement reads.

Kuwait: No outside work between 11 am to 4 pm starting from June 1st

Source: kuwaitinfoalerts.com

Kuwait: Ministry of Social affairs and labor is preparing to activate the ministerial decision that specifies the working hours in unsheltered areas during the peak season, local daily reported.

The ministry specifies that the work should stop at 11 am and recommence at 4 pm in all exposed areas beginning form June 1 until the end of August.

Kuwait to test warning Siren on Tuesday,May 22

Source: kuwaitinfoalerts.com

Kuwait: The Civil defense general administration will test the warning siren system across the country on next Tuesday, 22nd of May at 10:00 am.

There will be three warning siren tones, the intermittent indicates danger or attack is imminent, continuous ascending and descending means danger or attack is happening, and the continuous single pitch means danger or attack is over.