Sep 07, 2021 09:17 AM IST
On April 24, during the second wave of coronavirus pandemic in India, Kuwait had suspended all direct international flights from India.
- Aug 19, 2021 08:46 AM IST
The decision also includes resuming flights with Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal, the government said.
- Jun 29, 2021 09:42 AM IST
The list of the countries include: Britain, the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Kyrgyzstan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- Apr 24, 2021 04:16 PM IST
Kuwaiti citizens, their first degree relatives and their domestic workers will be allowed to enter the country. Operations of freight flights will continue, it said.
- Apr 05, 2021 11:17 AM IST
Unlike other Gulf Arab states that have administered doses to masses of foreign workers in a race to reach herd immunity, Kuwait has come under fire for vaccinating its own people first.
- Feb 21, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Citizens are still allowed to enter but they must spend a week in quarantine at a hotel and another week at home.
- Feb 09, 2021 11:15 AM IST
Dozens of testimonies about being stalked, harassed or assaulted have emerged online, focused on the Instagram account "Lan Asket", Arabic for "I will not be silent".
- Dec 06, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Saturday's election for Kuwait's parliament, the freest and most-rambunctious assembly in the Gulf Arab countries, saw an over-60 percent turnout of the country's more than 560,000 registered voters.
- Dec 05, 2020 03:37 PM IST
Kuwaitis are voting across 102 schools in the nation the size of the US state of New Jersey. Authorities said masks and social distancing will be required due to the pandemic. Several schools will take those with active cases of the virus, with the sick first receiving permission from the government to vote.
- Dec 04, 2020 09:55 PM IST
Speaking to Italy’s annual Mediterranean Dialogues, Prince Faisal bin Farhan said: “We’ve made significant progress in the last few days.”
- Sep 29, 2020 10:25 PM IST
The United Arab Emirates has announced a three-day mourning period and lauded Sheikh Sabah for his wisdom, tolerance and peace.
- Sep 29, 2020 08:37 PM IST
State television announced his death after playing Quranic prayers, with Royal Court Minister Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al Sabah reading a brief statement, his hands shaking.
- Aug 21, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Kuwait's finance minister has said that the country has $6.5 billion worth of liquidity, which would not be enough to cover state salaries beyond October. This is likely to impact those working in government services, including Indian expats
- Aug 02, 2020 10:06 AM IST
The country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation has put out a list of 31 countries on advice of health authorities amid the coronavirus pandemic
- Jul 14, 2020 01:07 PM IST
Kuwait’s expat quota Bill may hit India hard in the short term with a loss of remittances. In the long run, Kuwait will most likely feel the heat of losing a huge chunk of working migrant population
- Jul 12, 2020 11:59 AM IST
Kuwait government’s new anti-expatriate policy if approved, may displace up to eight lakh Indians
- Jul 10, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Kuwait’s desire to cut excessive reliance on foreign workers is as old as the hills. Whenever these objectives have come face-to-face with the realities of Kuwait’s job market, which is skewed in favour of expatriates, these proposals have fallen by the wayside
- Jul 10, 2020 09:03 AM IST
Labour market nationalisation drives in West Asian countries started decades ago, but none have achieved set targets — on the contrary, the proportion of expats has increased in this time
- Jul 08, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Depending on when the expats are asked to leave the country, Kerala’s remittances economy could see a shrinkage of up to $4 billion — about 25 percent of its total inward remittances
- Jul 06, 2020 04:01 PM IST
The Kuwait National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee has approved a draft ‘Quota Bill’, which aims to expel a significant portion the country’s expat population.
- Jul 06, 2020 12:44 PM IST
Indians form nearly 50% of the expat community in Kuwait, where a new Quota Bill seeks to limit the number of Indians in the country to not more than 15 percent of its population.
- May 25, 2020 07:50 AM IST
A total of 241 Indians including 136 people who were jailed in Kuwait would return to the country soon, a senior minister said on Sunday.
- May 13, 2020 09:25 AM IST
The stress of low oil prices is clearly showing. But Saudi’s independent action signals the end of the oil cartel. That could keep prices low for a long time.
- May 07, 2020 07:55 PM IST
The expatriate exodus is expected to be larger than after the 2008-2009 financial crisis and the 2014-2015 plunge in prices for oil, the region's main export, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said, without giving figures.
- Apr 09, 2020 12:44 PM IST
The company added that the business has won a 400-kilovolt (kV) grid station order in Oman.