Kuwait

Squatting women dilemma – Minister vows more seats

  KUWAIT CITY, May 5: A high-level health source commenting on a video clip that has gone viral in social media showing women squatting on the floor in front of clinics at the Adan Hospital said these women prefer to sit on the floor in spite of a lot of …

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Kuwait gives priority to address Islamic world concerns

KUALA LUMPUR, May 5, (KUNA): Kuwait has vowed to give priority to efforts to address the concerns of the Islamic world in collaboration with the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The State of Kuwait, that received support to have a nonpermanent seat at …

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Sheikh Mohammad attends festive mass

Armenian patriarch voices his deep love to Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, May 5, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah on Friday attended a festive mass at the Armenian Archdiocese in Kuwait and neighboring countries. …

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Filipino labor row ‘reheats’ – Filipino diplomats in Kuwait face kidnapping charges

MANILA, May 3, (Agencies): Filipino diplomats in Kuwait face kidnapping charges for allegedly carrying out illegal rescue operations of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) – the Philippines government termed ‘distressed’, according to rappler.com. Kuwait had earlier issued arrest warrants against 3 Filipino diplomats while 4 embassy ‘hires’ were arrested by the …

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‘Metaphage 500’ declared safe for diabetics

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Assistant Undersecretary for Drug and Food Control at the Ministry of Health Dr Abdullah Al-Bader said ‘Metaphage 500 mg’ which is given for diabetes patients is safe, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Bader explained the ministry had requested the manufacturer of this product to analyze test the pill …

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Jail, fine for hiring workers not on sponsorship of firm

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has called on employers not to hire any worker who is not under the company sponsorship to avoid being subjected to legal action quoting reliable sources. PAM has warned that the law stipulates that the violating employer shall be imprisoned …

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Several legislators sign on to ‘Jerusalem Charter’

MP Al-Adsani to abstain in no-confidence votes KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Several parliamentarians Thursday signed the ‘Jerusalem Charter’, in support of efforts to protect the legitimate rights of the Palestinians and to ensure Jerusalem remains the capital of the State of Palestine. Meanwhile, MP Riyadh Al- Adsani said he will …

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‘Rise in population main cause of traffic disorder’

‘Hurdles in new cities construction’ KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Dr Hassan Kamal, one of the candidates in the Municipal Council elections, says the solutions that the previous municipal council had presented did contribute to solving the housing crisis, reports Al- Qabas daily. In a statement he issued during his meeting …

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‘Friday to witness some clouds’

Sudanese low pressure affecting weather KUWAIT CITY, May 3, (KUNA): Seasonal Sudanese low pressure, coupled with incoming hot and humid heat waves, are currently causing unfavorable weather conditions in Kuwait. These factors have clouded the skies over the country, thus causing bouts of rain at times and spewing dust at …

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Kuwaiti protests absence of MEW staff from duty

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Citizen Fahad Al-Anzi mounted a signboard near the Social Care Unit of Family Nursery Department in Al-Oyoun area to protest against the absence of some Ministry of Electricity and Water staff from duty, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a message to the Minister of Electricity and Water, …

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