Wednesday , July 18 2018

Kuwait

Bill bid to broaden public assistance

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: MP Saleh Ahmad Ashour has presented a draft bill to amend Public Assistance Law No. 12/2011 in order to include more beneficiaries especially the Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis. Article One of the bill stipulates amending the second paragraph (b) of Article Three to read as …

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Number of wanted Kuwaitis more than foreigners – 22,616 travel bans and 23,115 arrest orders issued against defaulters in Q1 2016

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: About 22,616 travel bans and 23,115 arrest orders were issued against defaulters during the first quarter of the year 2016, as per statistics issued by the General Department of Sentences Enforcement. According to the statistics, the number of wanted Kuwaitis is more than the number of …

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‘Companies not paying salary on time will face legal action’

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: Acting head of the Public Authority for Manpower Ahmed Al-Mousa stated Tuesday afternoon that the authority has summoned the cleaning and sanitation company whose workers demonstrated at the airport earlier the same day, in order to answer to labor rights violations that have led to the …

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Kuwait set to collect DNA

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: Kuwait will start implementing the law requiring all citizens, expatriates and visitors to submit DNA samples later this summer, reports Alternet quoting Kuwaiti officials. According to the report published Monday on the website of Alternet, the DNA samples of at least 3.3 million people will be …

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MoI eyes 21 yrs age limit for young traffic law violating citizens to apply for ‘license’ – Minister Al-Essa receives report on fake certificates file

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: Ministry of Interior is considering the possibility of implementing a new regulation for young Kuwaiti citizens who commit three or more traffic violations, whereby they will be able to apply for license only after they reach 21 years of age instead of 18. The names of …

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Light shed on importance of equal treatment for all employees of state – MP Al-Zalalah criticizes CSC

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Chairman of the Parliamentary Priorities Committee MP Dr Yousef Al-Zalzalah shed light on the importance of equal treatment among all state employees. He added 40 percent of state employees have not been lucky as their counterparts who received increment in 2010 and previous years through series …

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Municipal Council okays Saad Al-Abdullah housing expansion

KUWAIT CITY, July 11, (KUNA): The Municipal Council on Monday approved a request by the Public Authority for Housing Welfare for expanding the South Saad Al-Abdullah housing project, adding 5.52 square kilometers from the west. Thus, the total area of the project will be 64.42 square kilometers, Municipal Council Acting …

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Bargain deals at Souk Juma for Bedouns, many residents

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Some expatriates and Bedouns say they resort to the Friday Market (Souq Juma) where prices of clothes, electronics and home appliances are relatively cheap. Hassan Al-Deib said he buys secondhand clothing from Souq Juma to fulfill the family’s needs. He explained a pair of training suit …

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Minister urged to take action against KU staff – Lawmakers express anger over ‘tweets’

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Academic staff at Kuwait University allegedly exploited the National Assembly recess to tweet certain statement deemed offensive to a disciple of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) on his Twitter account “Bu Adnan”. In reaction, some lawmakers expressed anger, saying the incident is one of the crises the …

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LAWMAKER SEEKS IMPRISONMENT FOR UP TO 20 YEARS – MP bill criminalizes DAESH support

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: MP Saleh Ashour has presented a bill to criminalize the acts of supporting and joining the terrorist organization — DAESH, proposing a maximum of 20 years in jail for anyone proven to be involved in such activities. In the explanatory note of the bill, Ashour pointed …

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