Sunday , October 21 2018


Mechanism eyed to handover public toilets to cleaning firms

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Director of Kuwait Municipality Engineer Ahmed Al-Manfouhi addressed the committee for counting public toilets in all six governorates to study proposals presented on public toilets, reports Al-Qabas daily. The proposals include laying down mechanism to handover public toilets to cleaning companies at the beginning of their …

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MoH calls for withdrawal of some cough medicines – New hospital in Central Prison eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: The Ministry of Health issued a circular on the withdrawal of some cough medicines from pharmacies to return them to the concerned industrial company in order to make certain modifications and then supply the pharmacies with the modified medicines, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting sources. Sources said …

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KUWAIT KEEN TO HELP SOLVE REGIONAL ISSUES – Push on for non-permanent SC seat

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25, (KUNA): Senior Kuwaiti officials have met with UN member countries’ ministers to rally further support for the state’s candidacy to the UN Security Council (UNSC) non-permanent seat, in elections due next June. Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the UN …

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‘Over 100,000 Asian domestics hold licences’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Fahd Al-Shuwea has confirmed more than 100,000 Asian domestic workers hold driving licences, reports Al-Rai daily. He said these people obtained the licences before the Ministerial Decree No. 5598/2014, was issued which specifies the …

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Be alert and show wisdom in traffic congestion — Minister; Top officers asked to be on roads during rush hour

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Sabah has called for officers of the traffic, public security and rescue departments to be on the alert and exhibit exceptional wisdom and experience in dealing with emergency traffic congestion, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a statement …

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Mall dance shakes MP … grilling set – Experts review request for emergency petrol session

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The belly dance performance of an Arabian dance troupe at the Avenues Mall during the weekend as part of the festivities organized by the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) sparked a debate on various social media platforms over the indecency and morality of …

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e-system for visa 20 renewal soon

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Ministry of Interior will soon launch an electronic system for the renewal of domestic worker visas (Article 20), reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources pointed out this will expedite the processing of domestic work visa renewal applications as well as reduce the crowd in the …

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Cleaning drive in schools, bird market – Govt blames contractors for project loss

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: General Sanitation and Road Works Department at the Capital Municipality in a recent campaign cleaned up 15 yards and 13 parking lots of the schools, reports Al-Qabas daily. Director General of Sanitation and Road Works Meshal Al-Azmi stressed the importance of cleanliness and the need to …

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International organizations urge abolition of sponsorship system – Expat workers complaining of high residency costs in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Complaints filed by expatriate workers over the high residency costs in Kuwait are increasing while international organizations are calling for the cancelation of the sponsorship system in Kuwait. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that the sponsorship law and other related laws are …

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Domestic Workers Law will reduce cost of hiring: MP Lari – Leasing fees seen as source of revenue

GENERALLY, the Domestic Workers Law will give a civilized picture of how to deal with domestic workers globally. It will reduce the cost for hiring domestic workers – more reasonable than the current cost, MP Ahmed Hajji Lari stated in an exclusive interview with the Arab Times. During the interview, …

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