Friday , January 19 2018

Kuwait

Qatar among invitees to GCC summit in Kuwait

Gulf Cup deadline pushed back DOHA, Nov 30, (Agencies): Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday received an invitation from His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to attend the upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, to be held early next month in …

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MoH to ‘buy’ 79 new ambulances

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: Director of Medical Emergencies Department in the Health Ministry Monzer Al- Jalahema revealed that 79 new ambulances will be added to the ambulance fleet of the ministry, indicating the new ambulances will be delivered by the end of this year, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Jalahema also unveiled …

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Amir at Informatics Award

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended Wednesday the 17th Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Informatics Award held at Bayan Palace. His Highness the Amir was received at the event by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah, …

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19,000 text messages sent to consumers: MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: Assistant Undersecretary for Water Network Operation and Maintenance at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Khalifa Al-Fraih revealed that 19,000 text messages were sent to consumers in the last ten months from Jan 1 to Oct 31, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the consumers were appreciated …

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APPEALS VERDICT ‘HARSH’ … MP CONFIDENT OF ACQUITTAL

Special session may clear sports law – December deadline looms KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has asked the government to attend the special session slated for Sunday to discuss the sports draft law in view of the latest developments in the move to lift suspension of …

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New govt likely to be formed Sunday: report

‘Stormers’ contact Amiri Diwan for amnesty KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29, (Agencies): The names of ministers in the new government are expected to be announced next Sunday and they are will most likely take the oath of office before His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad on Monday, reports Al-Anba daily. His …

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Stick to traffic rules, officers cautioned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Director General of Monitoring and Inspection Department at Ministry of Interior Major General Mohammad Al-Enezi sent a letter to all departments of the ministry in which he stressed the need for military and security officers to be committed to following traffic regulations including using seat belts, …

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Raids planned on restaurants and garages

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Maintenance Department at the Ministry of Public Works in coordination with Ministry of Interior is all set to conduct a campaign to monitor irregularities at the restaurants and garages, as well as concrete mixers discarding waste into manholes to damage the rainwater drainage, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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‘Use term domestic staff’ – Maid, servant derogatory

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Kuwait Society for Human Rights is baffled by the inhumane terms being used to refer to expatriates in the country, such as ‘servants’ and ‘housemaids;’ indicating these are derogatory terms and the international human rights organizations uses the term ‘domestic workers’ instead of calling them ‘housemaids.’ …

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‘Kuwait officially becomes gasoline importing country’

CAPT okays request to grant 2 gas tankers building tender to Hyundai KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Kuwait officially became a gasoline importing country on a daily basis as of April 2017, reports Al- Anba daily. Kuwait has been buying 1.4 million liters of gasoline worth KD 214,000 every day from …

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