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Thursday , November 15 2018

Kuwait

Decision to reduce camping season yet to be made

Season set to start Nov 15 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Director of Coastal & Desertifi- cation Monitoring Department at the Environmental Public Authority (EPA) Abeer Al-Abri affirmed the decision to reduce the camping season is yet to be made, indicating this year’s season is due to start on Nov 15 …

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Scattered rain expected in unstable weather

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Current weather in Kuwait is unstable amid northeasterly dusttriggering winds that turn northwesterly with speed estimated at 20-60 km/h, meteorologist Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi said. Strong winds have brought about low visibility in some regions, estimated at times at 1,000 meters, Al-Qarawi said, warning that the visibility would …

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Parliamentary panel rejects proposal to terminate PART

Report on 2017 flooding finalised KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The parliamentary Public Utilities Committee has finalized its report on the 2017 flooding and unanimously rejected the proposal to abolish the Public Authority for Roads and Transportation (PART). In its report, the committee held the Ministry of Public Works fully accountable …

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Ministry of Justice applies conflict of interest law

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice Abdullateef Al-Sare’ issued a communique to all sectors of the ministry to oblige all employees to declare any of their activities outside their duties in the ministry which have direct relations with the ministry, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the communique, …

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380,000 expat workers reside in Jleeb – ‘Need to hike fees for residency, other services’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Farwaniya Committee of the Municipal Council announced that more than 380,000 expatriate workers reside in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh alone. This number increased from 280,000 recorded during the 2011 census at a growth rate of around five percent per year over a period of seven years, reports Al-Rai …

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Employers file 9,305 absconding reports against expats via e-service

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Director of Public Relations Department of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and PAM spokesperson Asil Al-Meziad says the number of absconding reports filed by employers via the e-service is 9,305, and the number of complaints lodged by employees is 4,004. She explained that such e-services are …

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All flight passengers to and from Heathrow will pass through T-4: KAC

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Kuwait Airways announced on Thursday that passengers of all flights to and from Heathrow airport will pass through the new airport terminal, T-4, at Kuwait International Airport, starting next Sunday. The national carrier said in a press release that all passengers on these flights must pass …

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Complaints panel discusses real estate scams

Minister should be held responsible: MP Al-Azmi KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The parliamentary Complaints and Petitions Committee discussed in its recent meeting the real estate scams to which 20,000 citizens have fallen victim since 2007. Representatives of the Ministry of Commerce and a few citizens who filed a complaint in …

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Kuwait designates 9 for links to Taleban, Iran Guards

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): Kuwait designated nine terrorists for their link with Afghanistan’s Taleban and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, the Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday. The designation was taken hand-in-hand with Riyadh-based Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC), co-chaired by the US and Saudi Arabia, as well as in line with UN …

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‘Airport taxis license only for Kuwaitis’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh has issued a circular concerning the allocation of licenses only to Kuwaiti citizens for driving taxis at Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to the circular, the applicant must be a Kuwaiti …

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