Tuesday , October 17 2017

Kuwait

MoH ‘renews contract’ with Health Insurance Company – Surprising move

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi, in a surprising move, approved the renewal of the contract with the Health Insurance Company for six months. Through such a step, he has contradicted the series of statements he issued in the previous phase. Ministry of Health renewed the …

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‘No medicines sale in co-ops’ – ‘Violators face law’

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: In reaction to the decision of the Health Ministry banning the sale of pharmaceutical products inside cooperative societies, supermarkets and perfume stores as per the executive decree of Law No. 28/2996 and ministerial decision no. 102/2016, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for …

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Prices high as Pomfret season kicks off

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The season for fishing Zubaidi started Sunday, after being banned for 45 days. Meanwhile, the current prices per kilo of different types of fish are as follows: KD 6 for Hamour, KD 7 for Balol, KD 13 to KD 14 for Zubaidi, KD 5.500 for Sha’am, …

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Most companies in GCC states not completely ‘VAT prepared’ – ‘Kuwait withdraws KD 28.575 bln from national reserve’

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Most of the companies in GCC member states are not completely prepared for implementing Value- Added Tax (VAT) system, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to a new survey conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK in cooperation with Thomson Reuters, there is massive absence …

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3-year maximum validity for work permits – Can be renewed six months before date of expiry

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: Public Authority for Manpower has issued decision No. 70/2017, which stipulates that maximum validity of work permit should be three years, and they can be renewed six months before their date of expiry. According to the spokesperson of the authority and Director of Public Relations and …

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Daggers out on move to rectify maid hiring – ‘Mafia’ in foreign contacts

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: The mafia, which is running domestic labor offices, through which they have collected millions of dinars from the pockets of several Kuwaiti families, have been struggling to thwart and suspend the activities of the Government Domestic Workers Company that is set to open in September. This …

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General reserve ‘cuts’ not indicative of deficit

KUWAIT CITY, July 16, (KUNA): Deductions worth KD 28.5 billion ($94 billion) in the general reserve from 2015 to 2017 do not represent the deficit for those three years, said Kuwait’s Finance Ministry on Sunday. The majority of subtractions from the general reserve in the last three years aimed to …

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Number of applicants for private sector jobs increases: statistics

Fate of MGRP and PAM on merger to be decided this week KUWAIT CITY, July 16: Statistics issued by the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) reveal an increase in the number of individuals seeking jobs in the private sector, reports Al-Qabas daily. As of end of 2016, the rate …

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MP slams deficit – Government blamed

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: MP Saleh Ashour has attributed the budget deficit to governmental procedures; citing issues related to consultations, research, missions, committees, excellent job performance incentive and tenders which he considers wastage of public funds because these are unnecessary expenditures. He urged his fellow MPs to present relevant proposals …

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Al-Kandari queries about alleged fake doctor at public hospital

MP plans to grill govt officials on questionable expenditures KUWAIT CITY, July 15: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has reiterated the lawmakers’ plan to grill government officials on the questionable expenditures, indicating the solution is in the hands of HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah and Finance …

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