Thursday , October 19 2017

Kuwait

Amir re-affirms necessity of cooperation at top hierarchy

KUWAIT CITY, March 6, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday re-affirmed necessity of “exerting further effort and boosting cooperation between the executive and legislative authorities.” His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad restressed on the necessity of greater cooperation between the National Assembly and …

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‘Rushing to execute projects in dev plan may hit state treasury’ – Many MPs eye monthly allowance to Kuwaiti woman married to Bedoun

KUWAIT CITY, March 6: Member of the Municipal Council Engineer Ali Al- Musa has said that it’s imperative to focus on economic development in the next period and that “rushing to implement the projects listed in the development plan as per the state’s structural policy may require withdrawing from the …

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‘Spending cut plans not attempt to tax citizens’ – NEW ELECTRICITY TARIFFS SOON

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Planned economic reforms aim to rationalize spending, and are not an attempt by the government to levy taxes on the people, Minister of Electricity and Water Ahmad Al- Jassar said on Saturday. In a press statement after attending a meeting of the parliamentary committee on …

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DAESH terrorist organization planning of pumping KD 500 million into the bourses of Kuwait and the Gulf countries

KUWAIT CITY: DAESH terrorist organization is studying the possibility of pumping KD 500 million into the bourses of Kuwait and the Gulf countries and entering into partnerships with the Muslim Brotherhood Group that support the organization. However, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has objected to such a plan and will …

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Some women visit spice shops to buy head lice for KD 1.25 each in Jahra

Women believe it makes hair grow longer, thicker and they protect against strokes KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Some women have been visiting spice shops in Jahra to buy live head ‘lice’ for KD 1.25 each because they believe lice makes the hair grow longer and thicker and they protect against …

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36 pc of 833,861 citizens in age group of 15 & above ‘unmarried’ – Divorce becomes easy among Kuwaitis: Dr Muhaini

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Recent statistic report from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) revealed that 833,861 citizens are in the age group of 15 years old and above, among them 292,409 representing 36 percent are unmarried and 457,455 constituting 54.8 percent of the group are married. The report …

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Dev plans falter in absence of public support – official

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (KUNA): It is not unusual for state-sponsored development plans to run into a brick wall because a wide swath of the society reject them, said a Kuwaiti official on Saturday. Secretary General of the Higher Council for Planning and Development Khaled Mahdi made that statement following …

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400,000 Kuwaiti, non-Kuwaiti diabetics in Kuwait – Al-Attar

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Internal medicine and diabetes consultant at the Amiri Hospital Dr Abdul Nabi Al-Attar said that recent statistics showed that the number of diabetics of Kuwaiti and non- Kuwaiti amounted to about 400,000 where treatment of each of them costs about $2,000 per year. Al-Attar said …

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‘Cattle allowed to graze around the tree hedge of Sabah Al-Ahmad City’ – Regulations being violated

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Head of voluntary committee for Sabah Al-Ahmad City inhabitants Terki Al-Osaimi disclosed that shepherds allow their cattle to graze around the tree hedge of the city in violation of regulations and contributes to the depletion of international funds, reports Al- Jarida daily. He called on the …

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‘About 3,000 back Hezbollah’ – Sympathizers under surveillance

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: About 3,000 people in Kuwait are believed to be sympathizers of the Lebanese group Hezbollah, which recently has been labeled by the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and Arab ministers of Interior as a ‘terrorist’ outfit, reports Al-Qabas daily. It is believed these sympathizers adopt the thought …

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