Friday , December 15 2017

Kuwait

‘Database’ of 118 local firms compiled so far under FATCA

Finance has no clue about number of people covered KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Unconfirmed statistics indicate there are about 13,000 Kuwaitis holding US citizenship and they have the option now to file bank and tax statements and benefit from the tax reconciliation program or make a formal request to the …

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Customs to retire 80 employees – ‘No exceptions made’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Director of the General Administration of Customs Jamal Al-Jalawi said no exceptions are made when it comes to sending into retirement all those who have completed 34 years of service, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Jalawi revealed the customs administration is in the process of issuing a decision …

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PM urged to attend panel meeting on alleged setting fire to Bedoun

Panel discusses delayed setting up of rights commission KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee discussed Sunday the delayed establishment of the National Commission for Human Rights, during which State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Al- Abdullah affirmed there are no issues concerning names that the government …

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‘Health’ refutes reports on medicine price rises

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has refuted rumors spread on various media platforms about the increase in prices of medicines, stressing that Kuwait remains committed to the decision of the Supreme Council of Health Ministers in GCC countries to standardize the cost of importing medicines. …

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Philippine envoy inducts new PhilSoc MSK officers

Group caters to skilled, professional job opportunities in Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa inducted this weekend the new officers of the Philippine Society of Marketing Specialists in Kuwait (PhilSoc MSK), a group of Philippine Manpower Agencies that caters to skilled and professional job …

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Remarkable decline in rent seen

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Tariq Al-Saqabi, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Combined Global Real Estate Co, said: “The local real estate market (rent) is witnessing a remarkable decline, especially in terms of investment and housing under pressure from the Central Bank, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Saqabi added the decline in …

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KFSD plan to secure Husseiniyas

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced Friday the launch of its plan to secure Husseiniyas during the month of Muharram. All preparations have been taken to ensure the safety of Husseiniyas either by precautionary measures or rapid intervention, said (KFSD) Director of Public Relations and Media …

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Kuwait continues to aid those in hardship

Kuwait-Turk Bank donates $285,000 to TRCS KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): Kuwait maintained its unwavering approach of aiding nations ravaged by natural and man-made disasters across the globe throughout the past week, ended on Friday. In Turkey, Kuwait-Turk Bank has donated one million lira ($285,000) to the Turkish Red Crescent …

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MP rails against expat mafia on health

Fingerprint attendance for State employees hit KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: MP Mubarak Al-Hajraf has asked those doubting the intentions of lawmakers who are pushing for the implementation of reforms to see the announcement posted by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) about the one-time recruitment of all citizens who hold certificates …

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‘90,000 seats per week to be granted to Kuwait Airways carriers to India’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh disclosed Kuwait’s desire to increase the number of seats granted to Kuwait Airways carriers from 12,000 to 90,000 per week, as the current number of seat allocation does not match the number …

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