Kuwait

Expenditure rationalization ‘plan’ proposal presented to government

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: Parliamentary sources disclosed that a proposal has been presented to government, as part of the expenditure rationalization plan, to stop providing financial aid to Kuwaitis working in the private sector whose salaries exceed KD 10,000 per month, reports Al-Anba daily. Meanwhile, high ranking government sources explained …

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‘Boycotters decision to participate in upcoming polls a good one’

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah says the decision of those who boycotted the previous parliamentary elections to participate in the upcoming one is a positive and good one, reports Al-Rai daily. He stressed the need to appreciate when someone changes his …

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Heavy fines on the cards for throwing garbage from cars

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Head of the Citations Department, and acting supervisor of cleanliness at the Kuwaiti Municipality, Hawally branch Nasser Al-Ghanim has said the Municipality will deal strictly with those who throw cigarette butts onto the street from moving vehicles, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the fine will …

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Private Syrian airlines flights suspended – Rules violated

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: The incoming flights of Cham Wings Airlines previously known as Sham Wing Airlines — a private Syrian airline with its head office in Damascus, Syria — have been suspended at least for three months for what civil aviation authorities called exceeding the weight specified for aircraft, …

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Postal Sector ‘checks’ modern tracking system

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: The Postal Sector has launched, on trial basis, the modern tracking system called International Postal System (IPS); in a bid to establish an electronic link to track shipments and parcels until they reach the receivers wherever they may be. Sources close to the Ministry of Communication …

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KPC to compensate employees who did not participate in strike – Bonus to be paid ranging between KD 250 and KD 1,500

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation has decided to compensate its employees, who did not participate in the strike organized by the Union of Oil Workers Syndicates on April 17-19, by paying them bonus ranging between KD 250 and KD 1,500 depending on the category of each employee. According …

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Minister Ali to up number of inspectors to monitor market

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: MP Faisal Al-Kandari was quoted as saying the Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali has taken a decision to increase the number of inspectors and observers and also pressed into service 30 inspectors with the status of law enforcement officers to monitor the performance …

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MP stresses need for efforts to control prices

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has stressed the need to intensify efforts of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to regulate prices in supermarkets and cooperative societies, especially during the holy month of Ramadan. According to Al-Kandari, he urged Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali Yusuf to strictly …

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Main opposition ends poll boycott

KUWAIT CITY, May 26, (AFP): Kuwait’s largest opposition group announced on Thursday an end to its four-year boycott of elections ahead of next year’s polls. The Muslim Brotherhood- linked Islamic Constitutional Movement (ICM) was among a broad alliance of Islamist, nationalist and liberal opposition groups which boycotted two general polls …

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Workers prohibited to work under the sun from 12 pm to 4 pm – Effective from June 1 to August 31

KUWAIT CITY: Deputy Director General of Manpower Protection Department at Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Abdullah Al-Mutawtah declared that the decision to prohibit workers from working under the sun from 12 pm to 4 pm will be effective from June 1 to August 31, reports Al-Nahar daily. Al-Mutawtah revealed that …

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