Monday , December 18 2017

Kuwait

6,000 Kuwaitis ‘face’ sanctions

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: The US passports of some 6,000 Kuwaitis, among other 250,000 GCC citizens are vulnerable to sanctions by early next year unless they pay their taxes next month, according to the Foreign Account Taxes Compliance Act (FATCA), reports Al- Shahed daily. As of the beginning of January …

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Law to boost Kuwaitization in private sector set for ’16

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26, (Agencies): The twelve recommendations which have been proposed by the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister for Development and Planning Hind Al-Sabeeh to amend the population structure have received credible reaction from the concerned government agencies, reports Al-Rai daily. Reacting to the recommendations, the …

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Unified efforts, stability vital in fight against terror: Al-Zaid – Need to intensify awareness campaigns’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Professor at Kuwait University Dr Fayez Al- Zufairi has expressed concern over the prevalent terrorist attacks, adding the trend will yield dangerous repercussions if the ideology is not curbed. He indicated the importance of intensifying awareness campaign among the general public and the youth in particular, …

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Al-Awadhi suggests putting PACA under National Assembly jurisdiction

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26, (Agencies): MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has suggested putting the Public Anti-Corruption Authority (PACA) under the jurisdiction of the National Assembly like the State Audit Bureau, claiming the government failed to match the efforts exerted by its legislative counterpart in terms of approving laws, reports Al-Qabas daily. In …

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MoI reiterates respect of all faiths within law framework – Interior Minister visits churches to check security

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al- Sabah on Friday reiterated the State’s respect of all religions, and keenness on providing a climate of religious tolerance and freedom within the framework of law and public morals. “Kuwait is the country …

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New Year holiday shifted to 3rd Jan

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25, (KUNA): The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced on Friday that the New Year holiday would be forwarded to Jan 3 instead of Thursday Dec 31, due to school exams. His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the delay of the New Year …

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Coordination to shut down unlicensed charities, nurseries

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: The Kuwait Municipality will soon coordinate with the ministries of Social Affairs and Labor, and the Interior to shut down unlicensed branches of charitable societies and nurseries in private residential areas, starting from January 2016, reports Al-Qabas daily. A source said acting Director General of the …

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New e-media law gives judiciary authority to block websites: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: A member of the National Assembly’s Education Committee MP Khalil Abdullah has disclosed that the e-media law in its new form gives the judiciary the authority to block websites, and not the Ministry of Information as in the old law. He pointed out some fines have …

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Interior pays utmost attention to money laundering, fraud issues – Forensics archives 7.6m fingerprints electronically

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: Director-General of the General Department of Criminal Investigation Major- General Mahmoud Tabbakh said the Ministry of Interior pays utmost attention to issues related to money laundering and counterfeiting or pumping counterfeit currency into the Kuwait market because of the seriousness of the danger to national economy …

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Christians in Kuwait pray for peace, love, kindness – Thousands throng churches on Christmas Eve

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: It is celebration time once again and the Holy Family Cathedral in downtown Kuwait City welcomes the faithful like every other part of the world to witness the birth of Child Jesus who according to legend was born in a stable in the most humble of …

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