Wednesday , August 22 2018


Working hours set in Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, May 18, (KUNA): Working hours during the Holy Month of Ramadan will start from 09:30 am to 02:00 pm for the state’s ministries, and from 10:00 am to 02:30 pm for those of special work nature, Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced on Wednesday. It added that institutions of special …

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MPs discuss proposals on granting citizenship

  KUWAIT CITY, May 18: The parliamentary Interior and Defense Affairs Committee discussed Wednesday the proposal to amend the law on the number of people who will be granted Kuwaiti citizenship this year. Earlier on May 11, the National Assembly approved the proposal to grant citizenship to 4,000 applicants this year. …

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Kuwait Airways makes changes to its weight and luggage rules – KPC grants SAB access to Oracle system

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) made vital changes to its rules on the number and weight of luggage for all passengers, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the circular — a copy of which was obtained by the daily, the changes will be implemented from May 16 to Oct …

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Women must unite to build a better future: Sheikha Hessa – ‘Kuwait eager to enhance women’s contribution to dev’

NEW DELHI, May 17, (KUNA): Chair of the Arab Businesswomen Council (ABC) Sheikha Hessa Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah urged on Monday the womenfolk across the world to unite to build a better future through entrepreneurship and businesses. In an exclusive interview to the Kuwait News Agency on the sidelines of …

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MPs ask Europe to step up humanitarian role

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee met the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula on Tuesday to discuss humanitarian and political issues of mutual concern, says Committee Chairman MP Jamal Al-Omar. Al-Omar disclosed the meeting focused on Domestic Labor Law, human rights legislation, Kuwait’s …

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Relations between EU & Kuwait historically rich, fruitful: official – Govt’s move to host Yemen peace talks lauded

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: The relations between the European Union (EU)and the State of Kuwait is historically rich, and important in every level, as proven by the visitation of the European delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula (DARP) to the State of Kuwait on the 16 and 17 of …

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Play more proactive role in tackling global issues, Kuwait urges AALCO – Counselor Al-Dhabibi heads delegation to 55th meet

NEW DELHI, May 17, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti delegation from the Ministry of Justice called on the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) to play a more proactive role in resolving issues pertaining to the international law and achieving peace and stability in Asia and Africa. This remark was made, Tuesday, by Chairman …

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MoE to cut official working hours for female teachers – Move to breastfeed babies

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Ministry of Education will soon send a circular to all educational zones and schools to oblige them to reduce the official working hours by two hours for female teachers who breastfeed their babies, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the ministry decided to …

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Cabinet says very unhappy over FIFA’s failure to lift suspension – Acting PM Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled chairs weekly meeting

KUWAIT CITY, May 16, (KUNA): The cabinet held its customary weekly meeting at Bayan Palace on Monday under chairmanship of Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. At the onset of the meeting, the cabinet was apprised of a letter received by His Highness the Amir …

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Phenomenon of child labor starts spreading in Kuwait – Experts cite separation of parents, difficult financial circumstances as reasons

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Child labor phenomenon in various professions has started spreading in Kuwait due to the difficult financial circumstances of their parents, hence, the recurring scenes of a child selling watermelons or other kinds of fruits on the roadside under the scorching heat of the sun, or a …

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