Wednesday , September 19 2018


Lebanon begins legal action against journalist for defamation

GCC chief condemns allegations on Amir BEIRUT, Sept 17, (KUNA): Lebanon began on Monday legal action against a Lebanese journalist for defamation and slander targeting His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The official National News Agency (NNA) said State Prosecutor of Cassation, Judge Samir Hammoud, …

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Expats can avail 3 months visit visa for wives and children

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Assistant Undersecretary for National and Passport Affairs Maj Gen Faisal Al-Nawaf (MOI) issued a circular granting three months visit visa for expats wives and children on humanitarian grounds and will have positive effect on local market. The new circular has come into effect on 13th Sep 2018 …

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Hospital contractor in dispute with MoH for reassigning another contractor

Main contractor demands refund of its KD 35 million guarantee KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: The contractor of Jaber Hospital is engaged in a dispute with Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Public Works for reassigning another contractor to supply and install medical equipment, reports Al-Jarida daily. The daily quoting …

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Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Bridge pioneer project

Edifice to contribute to success of dev plan KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: The director of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Bridge linking Doha is a pioneer project and will contribute to the success of the development plan and achieve the vision of HH the Amir of Kuwait whose dream is to …

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Speaker, MPs voice anger … urge ban on Al-Manar TV

Lebanese Speaker rejects insults to Kuwait, Amir KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and a number of MPs denounced Lebanese Al-Manar TV channel’s statement, which was deemed offensive to the State of Kuwait and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. They demanded for immediate closure …

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Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs set to appoint new ambassador to Kuwait soon

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Crisis between Kuwait and the Philippines instigated by the discovery of the body of a domestic worker named Joanna inside a freezer nearly a year ago has ended completely, and the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs intends to name a new ambassador to Kuwait soon, reports …

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Ministry withdraws the ‘Tablets’ from secondary level students

‘Finance’ warns employees of suspicious e-mail KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: The administrations of secondary schools have recalled the tablets that were distributed to the students’ tablets in order to return them to the concerned company, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the administrations have appealed to students …

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Al-Manar TV’s offensive remarks on Amir-Trump talks denounced

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Information fiercely condemned allegations made by a presenter on Lebanese TV channel Al-Manar about the recent talks between His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and US President Donald Trump in Washington. What was said represents “defamation, slander, the falsification …

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MP hits Husainiya donation ‘seizures’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15: MP Saleh Ashour criticized the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor for allowing its employees to enter Husainiyas and confiscate donation boxes. In response to the lawmaker, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh pointed out the ministry has …

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MGRP prepares new proposal to increase employment of Kuwaitis in private sector

Problem of population imbalance to be solved KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15: The Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) has prepared a new proposal on the employment of nationals in the private sector entitled, “Central Employment under Government and Development Project Contracts,” reports Al-Rai daily. The program said it decided to …

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