Wednesday , April 25 2018

Kuwait

KFAED & Bangladesh sign KD 15 mln loan agreement

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: A Loan Agreement between the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has been signed today in Dhaka whereby the Kuwait Fund extends a Loan in an amount of KD 15,000,000/- (equivalent to about US$ 51 million) to …

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Kuwaitis & Expats decry bid to impose tax on remittances

Kuwait Constitution frowns on ‘bid’ KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Several citizens and expatriates have expressed disappointment over parliamentary attempts to impose tax on expatriates’ remittances, asserting most expatriates have very limited income. In an investigative report, they pointed out that imposing tax on remittances of expatriates is against the Kuwaiti …

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AMIR DENOUNCES ATTACK … VOICES SOLIDARITY WITH SAUDI ARABIA

Saudis intercept 7 ballistic missiles – Riyadh, Khamis Mushait, Jizan, Najran targeted RIYADH, March 26, (Agencies): Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles on Sunday, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen. One Egyptian was …

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Bid to ‘close’ commercial shops before midnight still under study

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Kuwait Municipality, in coordination with the Interior Ministry and other concerned institutions, is still studying the possibility of requiring commercial shops to close before midnight, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources denied rumors that the Municipality issued such a decision, stressing this requires technical and legal …

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Panel takes up Transport Authority budget

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The parliamentary Budgets and Final Accounts Committee discussed Monday the draft budget of the Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport for the new fiscal year — 2019/2018, its final account for fiscal 2017/2016, and comments of the State Audit Bureau (SAB) and Financial Controllers Agency …

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14 companies suffer from shortcomings – Kuwait Airways losses reach KD 46 mln

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Fourteen companies of the public sector that are subject to monitoring suffer from shortcomings in the internal monitoring process that should aim at enhancing the performance of financial and administrative departments, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting sources from monitoring bodies. They explained that 11 companies did not …

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Twitter said to close all fake accounts

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The social networking website Twitter has informed account holders in the Arab world particularly in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia that it is going to close all fictitious and fake accounts from April 1, reports Al-Shahed daily. “We are trying to make Twitter a safe and effective …

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PAAAFR bans birds’ imports from some countries, allows from others

KUWAIT CITY, March 26, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) announced on Monday banning the importation of all kinds of live birds, one-day old chicks, and hatching eggs from the Netherlands, Italy, and Missouri (United States), while, PAAAFR lifted the ban on exports from Cameron, …

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‘No hiccups in conscription’ – ‘Recruits to get jobs’

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The Ministry of Defense said conscription is proceeding according to the studied plans and that until now there have been no obstacles in the way, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. The sources added, after the end of the mandatory service, the ministry will provide work for …

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Students, teachers faint in power cut – Heat, fear affect school occupants

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Students fainted and some suffered from shortness of breath due to power failure in Al-Seif and Al- Sofor Private School in Farwaniya. The power cut occurred in the middle of the school day when seven students in the intermediate and primary levels, a school nurse and …

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