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Kuwait

MPs wrestle with state budget cuts – Legislators press for 20% reduction

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: The Parliamentary Budget and Final Accounts Committee discussed Monday the estimated budgets of ministries and other government departments for fiscal 2016/2017, …

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Public bracing for new electricity, water tariffs – ‘Kuwait to witness skyrocketing prices of commodities’

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The countdown to implementation of new electricity and water tariffs has begun following its publishing in the 1289 edition of Kuwait …

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Minister decrees halt to hike in private school fees

KUWAIT CITY, May 22, (KUNA): Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Issa issued Sunday a ministerial decree aimed at halting the …

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Bureaucracy linked to hike in prices of fish

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The bureaucratic routine associated with basic procedures for obtaining authorization to import fish into the country has led to hike in …

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Ramadan June 6 … Terror report denied

KUWAIT CITY, May 22, (KUNA): The lunar month of Ramadan will begin on Monday, June 6, Meteorologist Adel Al-Saadoun told KUNA Sunday. The lunar calendar …

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Authority keen on recruiting qualified expatriates workers

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Acting Director of Public Authority for Manpower Ahmad Al-Musa disclosed that approximately 1.6 million expatriates from different nationalities are currently working …

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Residency cards for expats eyed to replace ‘stickers’

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Head of the General Department for Residency Affairs Major General Talal Marafi revealed about a new project being prepared for issuing …

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KLU calls for ‘cancellation’ of sponsorship system completely

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Kuwait Labor Union (KLU) in a recent symposium held in cooperation with the General Federation of Nepali Trade Unions (Gefont) called …

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US sanctions two Kuwaitis for financing and supporting Al-Nusra Front and al-Qaeda

KUWAIT CITY, May 21, (Agencies): The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on two Kuwaitis, identified as A.A. and A.M., on charges of financing and supporting …

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Nearly 20,000 visas issued for Bangladeshis to work as domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Nearly 20,000 work permits have been issued for Bangladeshis to work as domestic workers for Kuwaiti families following the announcement made …

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