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An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Kuwait

Posted on Monday July 17, 2017 (09:42:31)
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The healthcare system in Kuwait has come under much debate in recent times and the government is considering putting in place different policies for locals and expats and also hiring local and foreign medical professionals at government health facilities.   more ...

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Kuwait

10 Things For Expats To See And Do In Kuwait

Posted on Tuesday May 16, 2017 (08:45:18)
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Kuwait has always been a popular destination for expats. Rich in oil, the emirate is economically prosperous and offers lucrative career prospects to expats. In fact, the economy is one of the prime reasons why foreigners move to Kuwait. Its economic prosperity depends on the oil industry, and oil products make up almost 50 percent of the country’s GDP. They also constitute over 90 percent of the government’s income. With the increase in oil prices in 2010–2012, government spending accelerated, along with economic growth. But the fall in prices in 2015 paved the way for a budget deficit for the first time in sixteen years.   more ...

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Kuwait

Recent Changes For Expats In Kuwaiti Healthcare And Employment Laws

Posted on Friday April 14, 2017 (08:44:41)
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The highly modernized, affluent and oil-rich Middle Eastern state of Kuwait has been an expat hotspot for a couple of decades now, mainly because of the excellent career and business opportunities it has to offer. It also happens to be one of the more liberal countries in the Gulf region, similar to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). More than 80% of the workforce in Kuwait is made up of foreigners mainly from India, Egypt, Pakistan, The Philippines, Turkey, Syria and Iran. You will also find fairly big European and North American expat communities in this country. Kuwait’s current population is 4.4 million people and locals make up just 30% of it, at 1.33 million.   more ...