Kuwait

Caricaturists increase voters’ awareness – ‘Messages can even change political convictions’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9, (KUNA): Caricaturists have been playing a signifi cant role for enhancing electorate’s political awareness ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections due on November 26. Through simple, amusing and satirical works of art that depict realities of a community, caricaturists refl ect deep thoughts and ideas, and …

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MoH freezes domestic health checks – ‘Center head cause of delay in work’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health has stopped medical examinations of domestic workers when renewing their residences until new health centers are inaugurated, said a senior MoH official on Tuesday. Freezing the medical examinations of domestic workers is a step towards finalizing a strategy for this dossier, …

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Dashti vows legal battle to stay in poll race

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Following the Court of Appeals’ decision to reject his parliamentary candidacy, former MP Abdel Hameed Dashti announced his plan to submit a petition against the decision to the Court of Cassation on Wednesday. Dashti took to Twitter Tuesday after the higher court overturned the decision of …

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KAC in action – Comeback eyed

LONDON, Nov 8, (KUNA): Director of Kuwait Airways office in London Manea Al-Manea, stressed Tuesday the Corporation keenness to return back to competition with full force. He made the remark given the latest updates the Airways fleet and plans to launch new destinations soon. The Corporation has already begun taking …

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Kuwait retains 6th place among world’s best tax environments – 10th in MENA for ease of doing business

LONDON, Nov 8: As its domestic and international businesses await major regulatory change with the introduction of VAT from January 2018, Kuwait has retained its sixth-place ranking as one of the world’s most tax-friendly business environments in this year’s World Bank Doing Business report. While the country also records a …

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Debates bring to the fore, candidates ideologies – 51 MPs have represented 3rd Constituency since 1981

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): Political debates between candidates contesting elections in democratic nations have been a reliable outlet to familiarize the electorate with ideologies of the candidates, while boosting awareness of the electoral process. In separate statements given to KUNA, a number of media specialists employed by state television …

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Chaos as domestics go for medical test

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Subsequent to the recent decision requiring domestic workers to undergo medical test each time they renew their residency, the Expatriate Workers Medical Service Center has been witness to a large number of visitors. Many of them voiced dissatisfaction on the unprecedented anarchy and congestion saying the …

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Dune-buggies ban in cities begins on Wednesday – Push for bill on e-transferable records

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): The Interior Ministry warned Sunday it will revive decision 245/1983 of banning all four-wheel motorbikes inside residential areas, or major roads and highways, including coastal areas during a campaign that will start next Wednesday. The ministry’s Undersecretary Lieut-General Suleiman Al-Fahad called, in a press statement, …

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Real estate prices slide over low oil rate

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): Real estate price in Kuwait have remarkably plummeted due to the continuing dip in international oil prices, a commerce offi cial said Monday. Speaking to reporters while opening Kuwait International Real Estate Fair held on Nov 7-12, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and …

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‘Expat workforce 2.42m’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The Secretary General of Supreme Planning Council’s General Secretariat Khalid Mahdi says the expatriate manpower in Kuwait has reached 2.42 million, constituting 60 percent of the Kuwaiti population, as per the statistics of 2014, reports Al-Rai daily. During a press conference launched to present the initiative …

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