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Saturdays not counted as Paid Annual Holiday for Private Sector in Kuwait

Saturdays not counted as Paid Annual Holiday for Private Sector in Kuwait Kuwait Labor Law No. 6 of year 2010 for the Private Sector was recently amended. Article 70 which is about Paid Annual Holidays is somehow the main point of change. Before, the law stated that employees shall be entitled to a 30-day paid annual leave, which shall not be computed among the official holidays or sick days. Now, the new law states that employees shall be entitled to a 30-day paid annual leave, which shall not be computed…

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How to Stay Healthy during Summer in Kuwait

The weather in Kuwait these days is very warm and sultry, and getting sick seems unavoidable. As expats and breadwinners, it is tough for us to get sick because we have work responsibilities to do. Beside, our families back home are worried when we get sick because we are far away from them. Some of heat related sickness are heat stroke (dizziness and fainting), heat exhaustion (easily feeling tired), heat cramps (sore and painful muscles) and heat rash (skin allergy). So let us take care of ourselves more during this…

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Increase of Medical Fees for Expats and Visitors Takes Effect on October 1st

Effective October 1, 2017 the Ministry of Health in Kuwait has increased the medical fees for expats and visitors.   Below are the fees for expats who pay the annual health insurance;   Polyclinics Getting medical treatment from KD 1 to KD 2.   Public Hospitals Getting medical treatment from KD 2 to KD 5. Outpatient clinics from KD 2 to KD 10. Stay at the Intensive care Unit (ICU) which is presently free, will cost 50 per day. Stay in public wards which is also currently free, will cost…

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US Lifts Laptop Ban on Kuwait Airways and other Middle East airlines

A significant number of Filipino passengers fly onboard many Middle East airlines to get to their destination, most especially the United States. March of this year, the US imposed a ban on laptops and large electronic gadgets onboard flights that originate from 8 countries and 10 airports namely Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey. For security reasons was cited about the US move on this implementation. Last week, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines announced a lifting of the ban. Taking effect immediately, and due…

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