Wednesday , September 19 2018


Impact on Kuwait oil exports limited

SAUDIS HALT OIL EXPORTS IN RED SEA LANE AFTER ATTACKS KUWAIT CITY/DUBAI, July 26, (Agencies): A recent attack by the Yemen’s Iranaligned Houthi movement on a Saudi oil tanker in the Bab Al Mandeb strait has had only a limited impact on Kuwait exports, the state news agency KUNA reported …

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‘Hot, sandy weather to prevail with northwesterly winds in weekend’

Temperature to range between 47-49°C KUWAIT CITY, July 26, (KUNA): Kuwait Meteorological Center announced on Thursday that the country is currently affected by the Indian seasonal trough, accompanied by dry and hot masses of air, with sandy weather and low to zero visibility in some areas, with high sea waves. …

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Shrimp-fishing to begin Aug 1, end Jan 31, 2019

Stick to rules: PAAAFR KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), the General Department of Coast Guard, and Kuwait Fishermen Union announced that the season of shrimp fishing in the international waters will begin August 1 until Jan 31, 2019. They added the ban …

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Guinea envoy suggests its govt to stop sending Guinean domestics to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Ambassador of Guinea to Kuwait HE Mamady Traoré revealed that he has suggested to the Ministry of Security and Social Protection in his country to suspend sending Guinean domestic workers to Kuwait until completion of procedures with the embassy to organize and regulate their travel and …

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Employers can file absconding case through ‘As’hal’ portal

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) disclosed that the Labor Relations Department has adopted an online method for filing absconding reports through the “As’hal” (Easy) portal for companies and institutions that are subscribed to the service, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They said companies can also …

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MoI lays down comprehensive security ‘plan’ for Eid prayers

Imams, preachers urged to be vigilant, refrain from certain topics KUWAIT CITY, July 26: The ministries of Awqaf and Interior will meet soon to lay down a comprehensive security plan for the Eid Al-Adha prayers, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the Interior Ministry will assign male and female …

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Duterte may visit in October to thank Kuwait for ‘acceding’ to his demand

Visit subject to availability of Amir: ‘Bong’ KUWAIT CITY, June 26: President Rodrigo Duterte might visit Kuwait in October in connection with his plan to thank the Gulf state for acceding to his demand for a labor pact ensuring the welfare of migrant Filipino workers, his top aide said on …

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‘Airport Friends’ … Kuwaiti youth aim to disseminate volunteerism

Some 150 youth to help travellers at airport KUWAIT CITY, July 25, (KUNA): Kuwait attaches much attention to young people who are able to play a crucial role in societal development, especially in the oil-rich country’s strategy “New Kuwait” purposed to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future by 2035. Undoubtedly, …

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Over a million e-passports handed over to Kuwaitis

Efforts of workers praised KUWAIT CITY, July 25: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah revealed that more than one million new electronic passports have been handed over to citizens since the start of issuance of the new passports, reports Al-Rai …

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Brands take ‘day off’ from beauty blogger – Ties cut

BEIRUT, July 25, (RTRS): Max Factor Arabia and other leading beauty brands have severed ties with a popular Kuwaiti blogger after she said domestic workers should not be given a day off, highlighting resistance to reforms to end widespread labour abuses in the Gulf state. Sondos Alqattan, whose make-up tutorials …

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