Monday , February 19 2018

Kuwait

Oil sector plans to hire 6,845 Kuwaitis from 2018/2019

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20:The oil sector plans to employ about 6,845 Kuwaitis over the next five years starting from fiscal 2018/2019, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an official oil source. The source pointed out the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries intend to employ about 1,810 Kuwaitis within the next …

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MP VOWS DEADLINE CALL TO CANCEL REVERSAL – Interior in U-turn on car impounds

‘Fines don’t work’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Ministry of the Interior in a press release has said the Ministry has neither postponed nor cancelled the activation of Article 207 of the Traffic Law. According to the law the vehicle will be impounded for two months in addition to the …

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‘Plan to cut down number of expats irks visa traders’

Green light on reduction of foreigners in state institutions KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh denied that visa traders or influential people are keeping the pressure on her to prevent implementation of the plan to cut down …

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State waiting for Al-Rajaan extradition

‘British ruling based on merits’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Kuwait is waiting for the extradition of former Director-General of the of the Public Institute for Social Security Fahd Al-Raja’an from Britain to appear before the Kuwaiti judiciary to answers charges of misappropriation of public funds, reports Al-Rai daily. In this …

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‘Rain expected until Wed … temp to drop’ – ‘Authorities ready’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): The next three days will witness scattered midrange showers followed by a temperature drop at the weekend, a meteorologist suggested on Sunday. The rains, which will reach their peak on Tuesday, are a result of low surface pressure arriving from Europe which will be focused …

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Govt spares no efforts to curb e-crimes; 3,500 cases tackled

Top officer probed in bribe, commission accusations KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The e-Crimes Department of the Criminal Investigations Department spares no efforts to arrest those who intend to commit electronic crimes which are punishable by law to protect the public, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting knowledgeable security sources. The sources revealed …

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CSC asks MoE to end services of 1,507 non-Kuwaiti employees

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has asked the Ministry of Education to end the services of 1,507 non-Kuwaiti employees during the current academic year 2017/2018, reports Al-Qabas daily. The aforementioned number includes 660 teachers, 214 social workers and 584 executives. The request comes as part of …

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Approval given to amend status of expat children from Article 22 to 18 for 21 yrs and above

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Interior has given its Social Affairs counterpart the go signal to approve the proposal to amend the status of expatriate children under Article 22 visa to Article 18 (private sector) once they reach 21 years old without obtaining a letter of initial approval from the …

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Jazeera Airways starts new route to Kochi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low cost airline, inaugurated its daily new flights to Hyderabad, India on Saturday. Kochi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad will follow in early 2018 as the airline expands its network to serve its Indian sub-continent targeting the nearly one million Indian nationals residing in …

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‘Dormant’ accounts contain millions of dinars in deposits – ‘Inactive for over 20 years’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Millions of dinars remain ‘dormant’ in about half a million bank accounts in Kuwaiti banks. Some of these accounts have millions of dinar deposits while others are in hundreds of dinars, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources familiar with these accounts. These millions of dinars are ‘dormant’ …

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