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Kuwait , Friday 23 February 2018

News Kuwait » Economy: Duterte: Labor ban to Kuwait stays, may be expanded

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/duterte-labor-ban-kuwait-stays-expanded-article-1.3835199
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The ban applies only to new Kuwait-bound workers and the thousands already there ... because the income they send home has propped up the Southeast Asian nation's economy for decades, accounting for about 10 percent of its annual gross domestic product.

News Kuwait » Economy: Qatar-Kuwait relations emerging stronger

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096496484/QatarKuwait-relations-emerging-stronger
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

On this occasion we greet our brothers in Kuwait and we are celebrating this day with them. We love and wish them the best, he said. The anniversary was attended by Minister of Finance H E Ali Shareef Al Emadi; Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh ...

News Kuwait » Economy: HRW urges Kuwait to agree new worker safeguards with Manila

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/hrw-urges-kuwait-agree-worker-safeguards-manila-072902897.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"Kuwait should confront the outcry over deaths ... whose remittances are a lifeline to the Philippine economy. Lagunzad said Duterte had ordered the delegation to ensure that the passports of Filipino workers are deposited with the Philippine embassy.

News Kuwait » Economy: Case against activists threatens Kuwait's political openness

News channel or source: http://www.omaha.com/news/world/case-against-activists-threatens-kuwait-s-political-openness/article_5e5b7da8-7827-57c9-a7c1-baae8afab413.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In the 1930s, as Kuwait's economy drifted away from pearl diving and shipping to its whole-hearted embrace of oil, Kuwait's merchant families pushed for an elected municipal council. After Kuwait gained its independence in 1961, the country's constitution ...

News Kuwait » Economy: Philippine officials to visit Kuwait amid worker row

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/199055/philippine-officials-to-visit-kuwait-amid-worker-row
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Authorities say some 252,000 Filipinos work in Kuwait, many as maids. They are among over two million employed in the region, whose remittances are a lifeline to the Philippine economy. "We are going to Kuwait tomorrow, Saudi Arabia and then on to Qatar to ...

News Kuwait » Economy: State Department Clears Weapons Sales Worth $1.37 Billion To Netherlands, Finland, Kuwait

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/state-department-clears-weapons-sales-worth-137-billion-netherlands-finland-kuwait-2655846
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Finland has sought four launching systems and Kuwait 10 fast patrol boats ... an important force for political stability and economic progress in Europe.” In the statement, DSCA added the contractors for the upgrade or remanufacture would be Boeing ...

News Kuwait » Economy: Family grieves Philippine maid found dead in Kuwait freezer

News channel or source: http://www.wpxi.com/news/world/maids-body-found-in-kuwait-freezer-returned-to-philippines/701001822
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

He said the long-term solution was for the Philippines to strengthen its economy so Filipinos won't be forced to look for greener meadows. A pro-labor group, Migrante International, said it was ironic for Duterte to ask Kuwait to improve the plight of ...

News Kuwait » Economy: Call for justice as Filipina's body returns home from Kuwait

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/call-for-justice-as-filipina-s-body-returns-home-from-kuwait/article/515141
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

About 10 million Filipinos work abroad and the money they remit back is a lifeline of the Philippine economy. Their treatment abroad is often a political issue at home. Kuwait's foreign minister previously condemned Manila's "escalation," of the issue but ...

News Kuwait » Economy: ‘Politics, oil poison Kuwait economy’

News channel or source: http://www.tradearabia.com/news/REAL_225696.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 November 2012

To gauge the impact of Kuwait's political deadlock on its economy, access the Internet with a fixed-line broadband connection. The line is slow, very slow - half the speed of a connection in other wealthy Gulf Arab states, said a top official. The Ministry ...

News Kuwait » Economy: S&P: Kuwait ratings affirmed, economy to grow this year

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1238756/business-economy
Publication date: Friday 02 February 2018

LONDON: Ratings agency S&P has affirmed Kuwait’s credit rating, saying the outlook for the Gulf state is stable and that it will likely return to economic growth this year. Kuwait’s real gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 2.3 percent in 2017 ...