Housing Infraction Shutdown

On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, Sheikh Fahd Yousef Saud Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, and Minister of Interior, toured the Hawalli region. The tour, part of ongoing security campaigns, aimed to address and eliminate residential violations. His Excellency Sheikh Al-Sabah declared a zero-tolerance policy towards violators exploiting workers for financial gain….

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Housing Infraction Consequences

On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, Sheikh Fahd Yousef Saud Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense, and Minister of Interior, toured the Hawalli region. The purpose of his visit, part of an ongoing campaign to address residential violations, was to ensure the law was being uniformly enforced and violations were being removed. During…

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Kuwait Leaders Congratulate Saudi Arabia on Successful Hajj Pilgrimage

## Kuwait Celebrates Successful Hajj Season, Pilgrims Begin Return Journey Kuwait’s leadership, including His Highness the Amir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, extended heartfelt congratulations to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on…

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Uprooted: Expats Evicted from Shadow Housing

Kuwait’s government is taking a hard line on housing violations following the Al-Mangaf fire, promising swift action to ensure safe and legal living conditions. Workers found in substandard housing will face deportation within days, highlighting the seriousness of the crackdown. Despite the potential for displacement, the government has no plans to establish additional shelter centers,…

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Al-Mangaf Fire Family Compensation Fund

In the wake of the devastating Al-Mangaf fire, the Kuwaiti government has announced a series of measures aimed at providing relief to victims and cracking down on housing violations. Following royal instructions, each family who lost loved ones in the fire will receive $15,000 in compensation. This financial aid, intended to ease the burden on…

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Malabon Earns Unqualified Audit from CoA

Malabon City, under the leadership of Mayor Jeannie Sandoval, has achieved a significant milestone by receiving an “unmodified opinion” from the Commission on Audit (CoA) for its 2023 audit report. This accomplishment signifies that the city’s financial statements adhere to the established financial reporting framework. City Administrator Alexander Rosete expressed his satisfaction with the achievement,…

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