Monday , December 11 2017

Kuwait

‘Stop ‘recruiting’ non-Kuwaiti staff’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has instructed the Education Ministry to stop the recruitment of non- Kuwaiti staff, except the teachers, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed there is no non-academic job slot for expatriates this school year as the open job for them is …

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No unilateral decision to be taken on economic reforms: Al-Ghanim

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The government has no intention to issue one-sided decisions on lifting subsidies and the economic reforms that the State intends to implement will not affect ordinary citizens, says National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. Al-Ghanim revealed he had earlier met His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber …

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Society-protecting Cybercrime Law comes into effect – ‘Beware of some websites’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior declared in a press release that the Cybercrime Law will come into effect on Tuesday, Jan 12 with the aim of protecting the society from widespread online violations and cyber crimes. It explained that the …

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Cancel decision to withdraw billions from fund: lawsuit

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: In an unprecedented move, Lawyer Mohammad Al-Ansari filed a lawsuit against His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh and Chairman of Kuwait Investment Authority, requesting the cancelation of the decision to withdraw billions of dinars …

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NO BLACKLISTING FOR VIOLATORS WHO COME FORWARD – ‘Rectify status, or pay fines & leave’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior has announced its new humanitarian initiative for those who violated the Residency Law by allowing them to legalize their status, pay fines and leave the country without depriving them of the chance to come back. In a press statement, Director General …

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Indian envoy highlights achievements of govt’s

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Indian Embassy in Kuwait Saturday evening organized a meaningful Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at its auditorium to discuss various issues related to the Indian community in Kuwait. This year the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) which was introduced by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs on Jan …

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54 ambulances with online services join fleet

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10, (KUNA): Fifty-four ambulances that are linked to hospital casualty departments and other ambulances via the internet will join the fleet as of Sunday, Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi announced late Saturday. “The online services will enable doctors on board of the new ambulances to consult …

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Proposal to raise power charges for chalets, farms and complexes – Sponsors asked to seek KD 250 refund for each worker

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The Economic Affairs Committee in the Cabinet has asked the Finance Ministry to consider the study on the proposal to increase fees for electricity in chalets, farms and investment complexes, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part of the proposed changes in the …

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Panel tackles real estate properties Kuwaiti women pass on to children

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee on Sunday discussed with representatives of the Justice Ministry the registration of real estate properties which Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis pass on to their children. Committee Chairman MP Saleh Ashour explained the law stipulates that the right to …

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30 pct of expats in Labor to be replaced by citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The Administration Affairs Department in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has instructed all departments in the ministry to submit names of 30 percent of expatriate employees to end their services before the start of the new fiscal year – 2016/2017, reports Al-Rai daily quoting …

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