Kuwait

Filipino envoy summoned in protest – Security forces identify accomplices in maid extraction

MPs VENT ANGER OVER PHILIPPINE ‘VIOLATION OF SOVEREIGNTY’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Kuwait on Saturday summoned the Philippines’ ambassador for the second time this week in protest over “inflammatory comments” he made to a local newspaper, said a foreign ministry source. The Filipino envoy’s remarks, along with the “inappropriate behavior” …

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73 candidates are contesting in Municipal Council elections

Voting process to be held in 120 schools KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwait’s general directorate of elections announced on Saturday the end of candidacy registration for the 2018 Municipal Council elections. It said that there are 73 male and female contesters in the elections slated for May 12. The …

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Premier stresses the importance of boosting business competitiveness

‘Private sector partner in Kuwait development’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah received on Saturday at Seif Palace head of the Permanent Committee for Streamlining Business Environment & Enhancing Competitiveness (PCK) Sheikh Dr Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al- Sabah and its …

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Increase fines to preserve dignity, reputation of people – Lawmakers submit bills

KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Parliament’s Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee will Monday meet to discuss topics on the agenda, topped by two bills — amending the Penal Code and increasing fines with the aim of preserving the dignity of the people and their reputation, and including modern mass media. Lawmakers …

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KAC refutes rumors over halt in its flights to Europe

KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways flights to Europe are proceeding regularly, the national carrier said on Friday. The airways, in a press release, categorically denied social media rumors alleging that the European Union would examine halting the KAC flights to some European countries. Such reports are baseless, said …

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400 undocumented Filipinos in Kuwait to be repatriated this week

KUWAIT CITY, April 20 : More than 400 Filipino undocumented workers are expected to arrive in Manila within the week as the Kuwaiti amnesty expires on April 22. The Philippines Embassy said that they will repatriate 113 workers  by Philippine Airlines  and other 326 through Qatar airways. These will be …

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MP files grilling motion against PM – Al-Rashidi grilling hit

BEDOUNS, SPORTS, CITIZENSHIP … DROP IN CORRUPTION INDEX KUWAIT CITY, April 19: MP Hamdan Al-Azmi Thursday submitted a six-pronged request to grill the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. The points mentioned in the interpellation concern the decline in the Corruption Perceptions Index, the non-issuance of executive instruments for some …

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Prime Minister welcomes launching of joint projects with Boeing

Prime Minister welcomes launching of joint projects with Boeing KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah met on Thursday at Seif Palace president of Boeing Middle East, North Africa and Turkey Bernie Dunn and his accompanying delegation. His Highness the Prime …

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Iran quake felt in Kuwait – Tremor near N-plant

KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (Agencies): The Kuwait National Seismic Network said that the country was slightly affected by the M-5.9 tremor that hit southern Iran earlier Thursday. The aftershock of the quake was felt at 09:45 local time in Fintas, Manqaf and Mishref areas, said Dr Abdullah Al-Enizi, crises management …

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Kuwaiti delegation; Pakistan ANF discuss anti-narcotic issues

ISLAMABAD, April 19, (KUNA): An eight-member Kuwaiti delegation visited Pakistan’s Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Headquarters in eastern Rawalpindi city on Thursday and discussed anti-narcotics matters and shared Kuwaiti experiences on the subject. The Kuwaiti delegation was headed by Maj Gen Khaled Abdullah Al- Daiin, Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Affairs, where Director …

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