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News Kuwait » Social: Kuwait- 'Women suffer discrimination in rights of housing welfare

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096501716/Kuwait-Women-suffer-discrimination-in-rights-of-housing-welfare
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Engineer Badar Al-Waqiyan and the Director General of Kuwait Credit Bank (KCB) Salah Al-Mudhif attended the workshop alongside several other officials from the Public Authority for Housing Welfare. In her role, Chairperson of the Women's Cultural & Social ...

News Kuwait » Social: The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait, RPMI Railpen, & Wafra Form Joint...

News channel or source: https://www.advfn.com/news_The-Alaska-Permanent-Fund-Corporation-the-Public_76781564.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

New Venture to Catalyze Next Generation of Promising Alternatives Managers; Finalizes First Strategic Partnership with Astra Capital Management The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (“APFC”), the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait ...

News Kuwait » Social: Kuwait government extends amnesty period for illegal immigrants

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/2018/feb/21/kuwait-government-extends-amnesty-period-for-illegal-immigrants-1776575.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Kuwait-based social activist Murlidhar Reddy said the move will bring relief for many, including immigrants whose mobile bills are unpaid and they are facing a travel ban because of it. In Kuwait, for several amnesty seekers, mobile bills have not only ...

News Kuwait » Social: Qatar and Kuwait discuss co-operation in air transport

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/582324/Qatar-and-Kuwait-discuss-co-operation-in-air-trans
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

During the meeting, al-Subaie stressed the strength of the social and economic relations between the two countries and their keenness to upgrade them. He expressed the hope that the visit to Kuwait will achieve the desired objectives. Al-Subaie also ...

News Kuwait » Social: No OFW should die in the hands of abusive employers – Villanueva on Kuwait deployment ban

News channel or source: http://www.interaksyon.com/no-ofw-should-die-in-the-hands-of-abusive-employers-villanueva-on-kuwait-deployment-ban/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

This makes Kuwait only “partially compliant” with the guarantees ... the government should verify that it has existing labor and social laws protecting the rights of all workers, including migrant workers,” Villanueva stressed.

News Kuwait » Social: New batch of OFWs from Kuwait arrives in the Philippines

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/batch-ofws-kuwait-arrives-philippines-120534476.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD ... Based on OWWA records, there are around 10,800 undocumented OFWs in Kuwait but only 3,000 availed of the amnesty program. This is why OWWA considers the 2-month extension of the amnesty program ...

News Kuwait » Social: Qatar and Kuwait to enhance air transport ties

News channel or source: https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/20/02/2018/Qatar-and-Kuwait-to-enhance-air-transport-ties
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Al Subaie stressed the strength of the social and economic relations between the two countries and the keenness to upgrade them. He expressed the hope that this visit to the State of Kuwait will achieve the desired objectives. Al Subaie also expressed his ...

News Kuwait » Social: EXCLUSIVE: VP Robredo supports total deployment ban to Kuwait

News channel or source: http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2018/02/22/VP-Robredo-supports-total-deployment-ban-to-Kuwait.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Foreign Affairs Department (DFA) certified Kuwait as partially compliant as the Gulf country ... the DFA will recognize a country as compliant if they either have existing labor and social laws protecting rights of workers, including migrant workers.

News Kuwait » Social: Kuwait joins Iraq reconstruction drive, pledging $2 billion

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-reconstruction-ku/kuwait-joins-iraq-reconstruction-drive-pledging-2-billion-idUSKCN1FY0TX
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait’s Emir said it would lend $1 billion ... year Recovery and Resilience program designed to help Iraq’s government fast-track the social dimensions of reconstruction. “It will revitalize areas that are at risk of violence ...

News Kuwait » Social: Kuwait Amir orders payment of prisoners' debts

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/390254-kuwait-amir-orders-payment-of-prisoners-debts
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Moreover, he has re-presented Kuwait as the Humanitarian Center and a home of social and humanitarian solidarity and relieving the underprivileged,” he said in a statement. Thousands of Kuwaiti nationals are imprisoned for failing to pay their debts.