Kuwait

Girgean … Ramadan’s trick-or-treat

Practice dates back hundreds of years KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): While many children of the world eagerly await for Halloween each year to wear their elaborate costumes and go trickor- treating, their peers in Kuwait and most of the eastern parts of the Gulf region have their own version …

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Women’s empowerment a top priority of GCC states: Sabeeh

Kuwait’s labor minister attends 107th Int’l Labor Confab GENEVA, May 31, (KUNA): The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states said Thursday women’s empowerment in the labor sphere is of paramount significance to relevant GCC blueprints and programs. The remark was given by Kuwaiti’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and …

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PARLT re-positions railway, metro projects to zero again

17 firms, consortium to vie for execution of solar energy project KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport (PARLT) has re-positioned the railway and metro projects to zero again to conduct new studies on the two projects which the authority and the Ministry of Services …

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US Army at Camps in Kuwait fights highly contagious virus – 77 affected

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The United States Army Central is currently working to contain the outbreak of highly contagious norovirus at Camp Buehring and Camp Arifjan in Kuwait, according to armytimes.com. The website quoting deputy chief of public affairs and communications for US Army Central, Kavanaugh Breazeale, told Army Times …

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Workers ‘prohibited’ to work in open areas starting from June 1

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmad Al-Mousa said the authority, based on provisions of the private sector Labor Law No. 6/2010 and in compliance with the international conventions, has issued a decision to prohibit employers from making their workers work in open …

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HH the Crown Prince urges council members to speed up pace of dev

Kuwait Municipality, WB ink deal on solid waste management KUWAIT CITY, May 30, (KUNA): His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace Wednesday State Minister for Municipality Affairs Husam Al- Roumi, accompanied by Municipal Council President Osama Al-Oteibi and council members. His Highness the …

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Northern Zone may bring in $400 bn

ACTION SET TO STOP LEAKAGE OF WASTEWATER INTO SEA KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The National Assembly on Wednesday approved reports of the Budgets and Final Accounts Committee on the final accounts and linked budgets of Kuwait National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SME Fund), Kuwait Authority for Partnership …

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MoI starts ‘e-driving’ licence system, installs 100 cameras

KUWAIT CITY, May 30, (Agencies): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched on Wednesday an e-driving licence system and installed 100 traffic cameras in accordance with the stateof- the-art technology. The ministry also set up 20 digital direction boards to serve surveillance and follow-up on roads and intersections, the Ministry’s Public …

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Ministry will not tolerate any attack on teachers, students

‘Legal action eyed against those proven to have perpetrated’ KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Hamid Al-Azmi stressed that the ministry will not tolerate any attack on teachers or students, affirming that necessary legal action will be taken against those proven to have perpetuated such …

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Kuwait cleric’s ‘criticism’ of Salah sparks backlash – “a punishment from God for not fasting”

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The statement made by a Kuwaiti cleric Mubarak Al- Badhali to an Arabic newspaper and on Twitter claiming that the shoulder injury sustained by the Egyptian-born Liverpool football star Mohammad Salah, a practicing Muslim, during a match between Liverpool and Real Madrid on the 10th day …

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