Tuesday , October 23 2018


‘Need for joint efforts to fight pharma products adulteration’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The activities of the second regional meeting of Middle East and North Africa concerning the war against adulteration of pharmaceutical products began on Sept 5. Several Arab and friendly countries participated in the two-day meeting hosted by the Interior Ministry’s Department of Arab and International Criminal …

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AMIR ORDERS AMNESTY FOR PRISONERS – ‘No plan to block Twitter’ – Kuwait to prosecute medical ‘tourism’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on the occasion of the forthcoming Eid Al-Adha, has ordered amnesty for remaining duration of imprisonment for some prisoners. He has also ordered commuting sentences for some of the convicts, said the Acting Deputy Amiri Diwan …

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‘Indonesia will not send maids to Kuwait, Mideast’ – ‘Need to improve treatment of workers’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (Agencies): Indonesian Manpower Minister M. Hanif Dhakiri was quoted as saying the Indonesian government is not in favor of sending domestic workers to Kuwait. “As of today, the government has not entertained the idea of revoking the moratorium on sending labor in the domestic sector to …

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Take their cars, MP says in petrol tug-of-war

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: MP Saleh Ashour has called for withdrawal of cars granted to ministers, MPs and other State officials in solidarity with the citizens on the issue of lifting petrol subsidies. The lawmaker pointed out that if the government does not rescind its decision to increase the prices …

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Sacrificial sheep at average price this yr: Livestock Union – Farwaniya slaughterhouses ready for upcoming Eid Al-Adha

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (KUNA): The sacrificial sheep is at an average price this year compared to previous years, circling between KD 80 to 130, according to Kuwait’s Livestock Union. Since the beginning of 2016, Kuwait has imported about 600,000 sheep, 122 camels and 424 goats, compared to 1.5 million …

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Kuwait to mobilize officers to cope with school traffic

KUWAIT, Sept 6, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior has crafted a new strategy to ensure traffic flow with onset of the new scholastic year. The ministry said in a statement issued on Tuesday that the MoI Undersecretary, Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad, during a meeting with field assistant undersecretaries, noted that …

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Stay limits eyed to cut expats – Kuwait seeks demographic balance

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: The State Ministry for Planning and Development Affairs has prepared a strategy to address the lopsided population structure issue through the medium-term development plan for fiscals 2015/2016 to 2020/2019 with demographics as the focus in the field of human development, says Minister of Social Affairs and …

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Kuwait to launch insurance hospitals for expats

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5, (KUNA): Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi announced on Monday that the Fatwa and Legislation Department of the Cabinet approved a project to provide medical insurance for expatriates via “the Health Insurance Hospitals Company.” The project, to be executed by the contracted company, falls in line …

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‘Be good reps as ever of Kuwait on regional, int’l arenas’ – HH the Amir receives Kuwait’s newly-appointed envoys overseas

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Monday First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al- Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled introduced to His Highness the Amir a host of Kuwait’s newly-appointed envoys overseas. The …

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MoSAL eyes field tours to make sure citizens receiving financial support are living in Kuwait – Panel mulls reviewing subsidized diesel sold to firms

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Senior officials in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor have instructed the researchers and administrative staff in the six governorates to conduct field tours in order to make sure that the citizens who are receiving financial support are living in Kuwait, reports Annahar daily quoting …

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