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Prime Minister inaugurates Jazeera Airways terminal

First terminal operated by private airline in the Middle East KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah yesterday inaugurated Jazeera Airways’ terminal at Kuwait International Airport.…

No new medical fees for expats; conflicting reports on levying VAT

KUWAIT: The health ministry has instructed its medical centers and hospitals that it has not raised medical fees for expatriates recently, after the increase which was implemented in October last…

Domestic helpers’ department halts procedures in preparation for transfer

Health Ministry, Kuwait Medical Association to address doctors’ concerns KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior’s (MoI) domestic helpers’ department stopped processing all domestic labor-related procedures as well as receiving related complaints…

Kuwait affirms commitment to minorities’ protection worldwide

Kuwait participates in conference on victims of violence in the Middle East BRUSSELS: Kuwait underlined yesterday its full belief in the importance of joint international efforts in protecting minorities and…

US Embassy advises travel agencies for better visa experience

KUWAIT: The US Embassy’s Consular Section and the Foreign Commercial Service held a seminar for travel agents on May 9, 2018, at the Radisson Blu Hotel entitled, ‘Helping Your Clients…

Crown Prince, Premier meet ministers taking part in GCC economic meeting

Amir offers condolences to Indonesian President KUWAIT: His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday at Sief Palace First Deputy Prime Minister and…

MoI still handles domestic labor recruitment

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Development Hind Al-Sabeeh said the Cabinet’s decision to transfer the domestic help department from the Ministry of…

Traffic department announces Ramadan timings

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s traffic department yesterday announced that official working hours in Ramadan will be from 10 am to 2:30 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm in the…

Prime Minister chairs Supreme Petroleum Council’s Meeting

KNPC operates flare gas recovery unit at Mina Abdullah KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah presided over the 118th Supreme Petroleum Council meeting at Seif…

Agreement on employment of domestic workers between Kuwait and Philippines

KUWAIT: The following is a transcript of the agreement on employment of domestic workers that was signed between the governments of the State of Kuwait and the Republic of the…

‘All’s well that ends well’: Manila, Kuwait look ahead

Officials emphasize deep-rooted ties after signing labor agreement KUWAIT: Filipinos in Kuwait are elated after Kuwait and the Philippines agreed measures on Friday to regulate the employment of domestic workers…

Filipinos welcome agreement with Kuwait, optimistic it will help protect workers

‘A test of real friendship between Philippines and Kuwait’ KUWAIT: Members of the Filipino community voiced their relief for the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between the governments…