Kuwait

Call to impose security bond on family & visit visa Syrians – ‘E-visa makes entry easier’

KUWAIT CITY, July 28: High-ranking security officials have instructed the Residency Affairs and Residency Investigation general departments to impose security bond on nearly 4,200 Syrians who entered the country on family or visit visas and remained here in violation of the Residency Law due to the current situation in their …

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MP queries Mujahideen fundraiser

KUWAIT CITY, July 28: MP Saleh Ashour has forwarded queries to Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid about the fundraising campaign organized by some scholars to prepare Mujahideen (fighters) in Syria. He pointed out the social media published photos of the ‘Scholars Campaign for Preparing Mujahideen in Syria’ organized by …

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MP claims nod on health fees for ‘visitors’

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: MP Khalil Saleh said the government has approved his proposal to impose fees for health services provided to foreigners who entered Kuwait on visit visa. According to the lawmaker, he submitted the proposal at the beginning of the previous legislative round but the Ministry of Foreign …

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Legislator Dashti given 14.5 years in jail terms

KUWAIT CITY, July 27, (AFP): A Kuwaiti court on Wednesday sentenced a Shiite lawmaker to 14 years and six months in absentia for remarks deemed highly offensive to fellow Gulf states Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Abdulhameed Dashti received 11 years and six months for insulting Saudi Arabia and three years …

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Embassy and POLO ‘warn’ Filipino nurses against illegal recruitment – Some nurses file complaint at POEA in Manila

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The Philippine Embassy and Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO) in Kuwait warned all Filipino nurses from falling prey into the modus operandi of some individuals or companies that offer jobs to nurses at the Kuwait Ministry of Health hospitals and clinics in exchange of a hefty …

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Non-implementation of law being queried

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: MP Hamoud Al-Hamdan has forwarded queries to Minister of Commerce and Industry Yusuf Ali on the non-implementation of Livestock Company Law number 29/2015. He pointed out the law, which was issued on June 8, 2015 at Seif Palace, stipulates the establishment of a shareholding company for …

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All transactions under single roof appreciated by Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Overseas Filipino Workers in Kuwait joined other Filipinos across the globe on Monday in watching the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. The SONA that latest for almost two hours outline the promises he made during his election campaign, …

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Our 54 may be ‘Asian record’

GENEVA, July 26, (Agencies): The UN weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere. The World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday it is setting up a committee to look into whether the temperature recorded Thursday in Mitrabah, …

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MP questions DNA sampling

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: MP Faisal Al-Duwaisan has forwarded queries to Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Sabah regarding the implementation of the DNA Testing Law; which requires all citizens, residents and visitors to submit their DNA samples. He said the National Assembly passed the law on …

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3 Kuwaitis prevented from entering the US – E-passports after DNA tests

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: US authorities deprived three Kuwaiti youths from entering the country through Los Angeles Airport. They faced marathon interrogation before they willingly returned to Dubai, reports Al-Seyassah daily. A source at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the US authorities did not declare reasons behind the …

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