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Kuwait opens registration for job seekers

 Kuwait opens registration for job seekers
‘Kuwaitisation’ drive has picked pace amid curbs on foreigners’ employment.

New mechanism to ease procedures for UK travel

New mechanism to ease procedures for UK travel
New facilities and mechanism to ‘ease’ procedures for Kuwaitis traveling to UK.

CBK - banks to report transfers of over KD 3000

CBK - banks to report transfers of over KD 3000
The Central Bank of Kuwait orders banks to report transfers, deposits of over KD 3,000 starting from July 3.

Monkeypox test kits available in Kuwait

Monkeypox test kits available in Kuwait
Test kits to detect the monkeypox virus have arrived in Kuwait and medicines that treat this disease are available.

Engineering certificates accreditation to begin

Engineering certificates accreditation to begin
Kuwait Public Authority for Manpower will start the procedures for accrediting the Engineering certificates.

Kuwait to reap billions in gains from war in Ukraine

 Kuwait to reap billions in gains from war in Ukraine
Kuwait among 4 GCC nations to reap $100 billion in gains from war in Ukraine

Kuwait dissolves parliament, elections to be held

Kuwait dissolves parliament, elections to be held
Kuwait dissolves parliament, elections to be held within months. Move follows standoff between government and elected assembly.

Kuwait mulls banning entry to citizens of 10 countries

Kuwait mulls banning entry to citizens of 10 countries
Kuwait is studying a proposal to ban all types of visas given to expats from 10 countries, mostly African, because they do not have embassies in Kuwait, local media reported.

Kuwait keen to help refugees worldwide

Kuwait keen to help refugees worldwide
Foreign Minister: ‘Kuwait keen to help refugees worldwide, without prejudice’.

Dust storms during spring and summer normal in Kuwait

Dust storms during spring and summer normal in Kuwait
Frequent dust storms whipping Kuwait in the spring and summer are quite normal considering the country’s location and surrounding desert climate

Significant price jumps in private housing prices

Significant price jumps in private housing prices
Interest in private housing has ignited prices to record rates, which necessitates intervention to stop it to ensure the safety of real estate transactions in this sector.

Masks back in Kuwait for all healthcare workers

Masks back in Kuwait for all healthcare workers
Face masks back in Kuwait amid rise in COVID-19 infections. Indoor mask rule could return in case COVID-19 cases continue to rise

New report: increase in Kuwaitis in labor market

New report: increase in Kuwaitis in labor market
New report: Decrease seen in non-Kuwaitis and increase in Kuwaitis in labor market

Kuwaitis buy more properties in Turkey

Kuwaitis buy more properties in Turkey
Kuwaitis are ranked fourth in terms of foreigners buying real estate in Turkey last May, according to new report.

MoCI - increase annual budget to support food items

MoCI - increase annual budget to support food items
Kuwait MoCI seeks increased budget to support food and construction items.

India wheat ban exempts Kuwait

India wheat ban exempts Kuwait
India confirms to supply Kuwait with all the food products it needs during the coming period, including wheat.

Move by suppliers to increase poultry prices

Move by suppliers to increase poultry prices
Kuwait: consumers complain about the continued scarcity of chicken in cooperative societies and parallel markets.

Shift in tectonic plates triggered earthquake in Kuwait

Shift in tectonic plates triggered earthquake in Kuwait
Kuwait Oil Company on Monday cited the movement of tectonic plates as the trigger of a magnitude 5 earthquake that struck the country earlier this month.

Kuwait & Ethiopia MoU on hiring domestics almost ready

Kuwait & Ethiopia MoU on hiring domestics almost ready
Kuwait and Ethiopia MoU on the issue of hiring domestic workers from Addis Ababa is almost ready and approved by both sides and waiting for signature.

Eid Al-Adha Holidays from 10-14 July

Eid Al-Adha Holidays from 10-14 July
Kuwait announces Eid Al Adha holidays for public sector. All state entities and ministries will be on holiday from Sunday, July 10 until Thursday, July 14

65% deaths caused by non-communicable diseases

65% deaths caused by non-communicable diseases
‘65% of deaths in Kuwait caused by chronic non-communicable diseases,’ an expert has stated.

Afghanistan's flag carrier to resume Kuwait flights

Afghanistan's flag carrier to resume Kuwait flights
Afghanistan's flag carrier, Ariana Afghan Airlines to resume India, China, Kuwait flights.

Kuwait prepares over 3600 pilgrims for Hajj

Kuwait prepares over 3600 pilgrims for Hajj
Kuwait prepares over 3,600 pilgrims for Hajj in Saudi Arabia.

Kuwaiti tourists entry on hold in Japan

Kuwaiti tourists entry on hold in Japan
Kuwaiti tourists will not be eligible for the entry in Japan, but the government plans to widen the scope of foreign travelers in stages if there are no major problems.

Kuwait COVID-19 pandemic indicators reassuring

Kuwait COVID-19 pandemic indicators reassuring
Kuwait Ministry of Health confirms that indicators of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kuwait are still reassuring.
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