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May 6, 2018 at 09:13

More empty apartment flats in Kuwait as expatriates dwindle

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Kuwait, May 5 (KUNA) - There are currently 49,130 empty apartment flats in Kuwait and 26,466 others under construction, thus more than 75,000 units need to be "absorbed" by the domestic property market in 4-5 years, according to Kuwait Real-Estate Union.

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June 25, 2017 at 07:39

Kuwait among top six countries with highest expat remittances

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Kuwait is among the top six countries worldwide with highest expatriate remittances.

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June 25, 2017 at 07:34

Residency renewal for parents and siblings with private insurance

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While Ministry of Interior is determined to continue with its decision not to grant new residence permits to parents and siblings of expatriates in Kuwait, the General Department for Residency Affairs has issued executive bylaws concerning the medical insurances for expatriates, estimated to be about 12,000 individuals, who are residing in Kuwait as dependents of their children under Article 22 visa.

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May 31, 2017 at 13:53

Vacant apartments in Kuwait increased to 37000

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Kuwait City: With the fast-approaching summer and holiday seasons, the number of empty investment apartments in most parts of the country has been skyrocketing.

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December 7, 2016 at 12:25

Expat managers in Kuwait can work in more than one company

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Kuwait City: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Hind Al-Sabeeh issued a decision on reforming the working conditions of foreign managers in the private sector.

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December 5, 2016 at 09:37

Restrictions on hiring expats in Awqaf ministry

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Kuwait: A  Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs official issued an administrative decision regulating the appointment of expats in various ministry departments and the monthly payment per position.

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October 19, 2016 at 06:20

Health insurance for expats in Kuwait will be increased to KD 130 next year

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Kuwait: The implementation of "DHAMAN" health insurance for expatriates will lead to increase in health insurance charges from the current cost of KD 50 per year to KD 130.

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October 19, 2016 at 05:38

New medical tests complusory for domestic visa holders (article 20) on renewal

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Kuwait: The Kuwait Health Ministry yesterday issued a decision to subject domestic helpers (holders of article 20 residency visas) from 40 countries to new medical tests on renewing their residency visas regardless if they have left Kuwait or not.

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October 6, 2016 at 10:39

Kuwait Civil Service Commission to reduce housing allowance for expat teachers

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Kuwait: The Civil Service Commission yesterday decided to reduce housing allowance for expatriate teachers in the government from KD 150 monthly to KD 60. Until last year, public sector expatriate male teachers were being paid KD 150 in housing allowance, while female teachers were paid KD 60 monthly.

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September 8, 2016 at 09:11

Kuwait keen on protecting expats’ rights

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Kuwait: Kuwait pays great attention to protecting rights of expat workers and their employers in line with international terms, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih said yesterday.

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