Tuesday , October 16 2018


OCA sets up sub-offices as Kuwait row rumbles – ‘Asian Games protected’

DANANG, Vietnam, Sept 24, (RTRS): The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to set up five new sub-offices to enable it to function effectively while the row with the Kuwait government continues over its headquarters in the Gulf State. Kuwait was suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in …

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Fuel prices reset for October

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Ministry of Finance has set the new price of diesel and other types of fuel for October, indicating a liter of kerosene and diesel will be sold for 100 fils, and 105 fils for Octane (95), 165 fils for Ultra (octane 98) and 95 fils for …

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Bid to prepare future leaders – Deal guides youths

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The Ministry of State for Youth Affairs and Ali Sabah Al-Salem Military Academy signed on Thursday an accord for boosting cooperation in the sectors of sciences and investments, with aim of guiding the youth and bolstering patriotism among them. The Ministry’s Undersecretary, Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah, …

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MoSAL to allocate 787 workers to serve inmates with special needs at SWS

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has been working on allocating 787 male and female workers to serve inmates with special needs at the Social Welfare Sector (SWS) through a three-year contract that will ensure the workers provide all necessary services to the inmates. According to …

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Appearance of dead fish reported at beach

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: A number of citizens and environmental activists reported about the appearance of dead fish in Shuwaikh beach on Wednesday, September 21, urging Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), Environment Public Authority (EPA) and Environment Police to take necessary action in this regard, reports …

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Dashti’s ‘special passport’ to be stopped

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to submit an official letter to the Passports and Nationality sector to stop the work on ‘special passport’ of Shiite lawmaker Abdulhamid Dashti who has been sentenced in absentia to 11 years imprisonment, reports Al-Rai daily. He was jailed for …

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‘Residencies of cooks holding Driving Licenses will not be renewed’ – Ban on visas for Bangladeshis denied

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Assistant Undersecretary for Passports and Citizenship Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has announced the suspension of the renewal of residency permits of 100,000 domestic workers and cooks who hold driving licenses illegally, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press statement, Al-Jarrah pointed …

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MPs demand urgent debate – Emergency session on petrol sought

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Despite the political analysts’ prediction of its failure, the parliamentary request for an emergency session to discuss the government’s decision to lift petrol subsidies reached the required number of signatories and has been officially submitted to Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. MP Ahmed Al-Qudhaibi, who prepared …

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Kuwait ‘denies’ reports charities funding terror – ‘Ministries jointly battle extremism’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti diplomat denied Wednesday recent media reports that accused Kuwaiti charities of funding terrorism, pointing out these charities’ firm commitment to the country’s laws and regulations. “I’m 100 percent sure that not a single fils from Kuwait goes to any terrorist organization or person …

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MoI warns parents – DAESH targeting young men

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: The Interior Ministry has warned parents and urged them to keep track of their children because e-mails sent from unknown sources are known to incite young people to join the terrorist organization DAESH, reports Al-Shahed daily. Security sources stressed on the need for the parents to …

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