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The crisis with Kuwait wouldn't have happened if we had a seasoned diplomat, or someone who had more exposure to foreign affairs. The other problem that made Sec. Cayetano's problem worse is that he is focused on how to be president after Duterte. Being foreign affairs secretary is just a stepping ...
Read: Kuwait's crown prince heads to US for medical tests. The health of leading members of the ruling family is a sensitive issue in Kuwait, where less senior al-Sabah members have long been jostling for position, according to diplomats and analysts. It is not public knowledge who is third in line in Kuwait, ...

MANILA, Philippines – Following a serious diplomatic row between the Philippines and Kuwait, President Rodrigo Duterte urged overseas Filipino workers ... Before the controversy over the rescue video erupted, the Philippine labor department had imposed in February a total deployment ban of OFWs to ...
KUWAIT, April 29 (KUNA) -- Kuwait on Sunday reaffirmed its principled and firm stance on Morocco's territorial integrity and the importance of solving ... An official source at the Foreign Ministry said Kuwait's stance on the issue has remained unchanged and that "Morocco's Sahara" is the term adopted as ...
KUWAIT CITY, April 26, (KUNA): Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan has underlined the importance of industries as a means for ensuring progress across countries of the Arab region. In remarks to Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organisation general assembly representatives, ...
Riyadh: Kuwait's Crown Prince Shaikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah left the United States following medical tests on Friday, state news agency KUNA reported. ... The health of leading members of the ruling family is a sensitive issue in Kuwait, where less senior Al Sabah members have long been jostling for ...

Higher taxes for high-income, knowledge workers could be dissuaded from pursuing long-term job in Kuwait and this could constrain human resources in this sector. This may be counterproductive as Kuwait attempts to transform itself into a knowledge-based economy and has a large scale need for highly ...
Kuwait – A Kuwaiti citizen caused the death of an Asian expatriate on the 6th peripheral highway in the area of Al-Salibiya. The citizen, who was under ... an inquiry. The injured Pakistani told the police chased them and then ran over his 30-year-old brother deliberately due to an old problem between them.
Member countries of the UN Security Council have failed to reach a consensus over the issuing of a statement on Israel's use of deadly force against Palestinian protesters. Kuwait requested an emergency meeting of the council on Friday. The call followed a march to the Gaza border fence by more than ...
Fortieth Anniversary Commemorative Issue was good. I also received an autographed copy of KBG's book “Star of Mysore — Story of a Unique Evening English Newspaper” via his good friend, K. Vijaya Kumar. As I was then reading a historical-cum-semi-religious Kannada book, it took me some time to ...
The unified sermon for Friday prayer in Kuwait last week stirred controversy for linking moral decay to granting women freedom and for slamming yoga and physical activity, deeming them reflective of atheism, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Jarida reported. The sermon, which is distributed by the Ministry of Awqaf, ...
He stressed that the sermon focused on the serious issue of atheism and its negative effects on society. I never knew that atheism has become a serious issue in the Kuwaiti society. If this is the case, then I hope the awqaf ministry publishes statistics that determine the percentage of atheists in the country, ...
She is also set to meet with some officials at the Kuwait Ministry of Foreign Affairs for similar talks. Arriola will also meet with the Filipino community on Friday to check on their current situation in the country as well as the more than 1,000 distressed OFWs to get their input on the issue on the deployment ban ...
Allegations of anti-Semitism have been a problem for veteran socialist Corbyn ever since his improbable leadership win. Immediately after the victory he was forced on ... But he is too complacent and reactive to a vile issue that threatens his moral authority,” it said. Corbyn made a latest attempt to quell the ...
It is really painful to issue such a unified sermon in this era in all the mosques of Kuwait and the official media at one time, at a time when many countries have begun to feel tired of their miserable internal situations. They not only denounced the situation of women, but also strongly strived to change them ...
"I welcome the announcement of the transportation mnister to address the issue. I think it is unacceptable as a German citizen that Jewish people are not allowed to board airplanes in Germany. It is a shame for Germany," Luksic told DW. If Frankfurt Airport were to take away landing slots from Kuwait Airways, the FDP ...
KUWAIT: Opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani yesterday rejected government claims to borrow from domestic and international markets to finance the budget deficit resulting ... The allocation was made for an Iranian steel company on the southern coast, and the issue was raised in the Assembly last week.

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala will try to ensure Kuwait's new guidelines to engineering graduates do not affect jobs of NRKs. Law minister A. K. Balan told the assembly that the state would consult Union government officials on steps needed. Suresh Kurup who raised the issue through a submission said it ...
Good day! I just want to ask about giving birth here in Kuwait. My friend is five months pregnant and she is married here in Kuwait to an American citizen. They are both working here. They just got married last Jan 12, 2018, is there any problem if she gives birth here? Because she got pregnant first before ...
KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Public Authority for Manpower has issued a circular to prevent issuance of work permits for expatriate engineers in the cooperative sector, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the decision is based on the state's efforts to apply Kuwaitization policy for all ...
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said the deployment restriction will only be lifted once the new Philippine-Kuwait bilateral accord is signed by next ... The government is currently intensifying its efforts to improve the welfare and working conditions of OFWs in Kuwait after Duterte raised the issue of the ...
“The problem is that the oil price has been low and it's been [impacting] on investment - this has encouraged us to get income from more products other than oil,” Kuwait's Prime Minister, Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, said, as quoted by The National. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is still ...
The exchanges began when opposition MP Mohammad Al-Mutair called for referring allegations against him to the public prosecution, saying that the issue relates to a payment he made to the Kuwait Investment Company. He said the payment was made by him in 2004 and the allegations were being ...
“FDI is still underdeveloped in [Kuwait], and we think it is the best thing for the country and the right time to invest,” Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait, told a conference in Kuwait City this week. “The problem is that the oil price has been low and it's been [impacting] on investment ...
KUWAIT CITY, March 20, (KUNA): Kuwait and Ukraine agreed to issue the entry visas for the nationals of each other at their respective air, sea and land ports, a senior Kuwaiti official said Monday. “The move takes effect as of April 18, 2018, in synchronization with the silver jubilee of the diplomatic relations ...
KUWAIT: The National Assembly committee responsible for setting priorities for the Assembly yesterday said it has not placed a government-sponsored draft law for imposing taxes among its priority issues. Head of the committee MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl said the committee believes that the draft law on taxation, ...
One of the two suspects in the murder of a Filipina maid in Kuwait has been arrested and detained in Lebanon, according to the Philippine department of foreign affairs. Nader Essam ... On Thursday, a delegation of Filipino officials travelled to Kuwait to discuss the controversy with their Kuwaiti counterparts.
Cayetano said he will meet Monday with Kuwaiti ambassador to Manila Musaed Saleh Al-Thuwaikh to present the Philippines' side on the issue. He will also relay the country's gratitude for the Kuwaiti government's assistance in the repatriation of undocumented OFWs, as well as its concerns that should ...


 

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