Tuesday , December 12 2017

Kuwait

3,608 cases of Kuwaitis faking disability uncovered in review

Culprits illegally benefited from KD 15m in privileges KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The automated review of the disabilty files from October 2016 until August 2017 uncovered 3,608 cases of citizens faking disability to benefit illegally from an estimated KD 15 million in privileges the government provides for people with special …

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KRCS, IHH coordinating in helping Rohingyas

4,000 food parcels distributed to 16,000 refugees KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation are working together to deliver relief aid and assistance to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, said a statement Wednesday. KRCS Chairman of the Board Dr Hilal Al-Sayer told KUNA …

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Blank Syria passport fears tighten border security

SECURITY GRILLS KUWAITI ‘I.S.’ SUSPECT ON ENTRY FROM TURKEY KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12, (Agencies): Kuwait has tightened security measures at land, sea and air ports to monitor those who enter the country on visit visas on Syrian passports, reports Al-Rai daily. This came following reports coming in from Germany that …

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Rumors denied on ‘rent allowance’ cancellation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: Spokesman of the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) Ibrahim Al-Nashi has vehemently denied rumors spread on social media about the cancellation of rent allowance for housing grant applicants who fail to update their data before Sept 15, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Nashi …

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Several loopholes detected in airport security

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12:The authority in the Interior Ministry overseeing the performance of the personnel at the Kuwait International Airport have spotted several loopholes and sent a report to the Assistant Undersecretary for Ports Affairs. The report stated the metal detectors are defective and have been out of order since …

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MP plans to question Al-Sabeeh on collision between aircraft and balloon

Readiness for academic year nothing but media frenzy KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: MP Jaman Al-Harbash has unveiled his plan to forward questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh about the collision between a civil aircraft and air balloon at the Air …

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Kuwait 96 in Human Capital rank

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 96th out of 130 countries with a score of 56.08 in the Human Capital Report 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. The report ranks countries based on four key areas of human capital development as follows: 1. Capacity: past investment in formal …

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Expat hires stoke anger – MP hints on taxation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: MP Salah Khorsheed said an unstudied plan to appoint expatriates in ministries, particularly the Ministry of Social Affairs and its affiliates, provoked the ire of citizens who are searching for jobs. He warned that the recruitment of expatriates has become a serious issue, since Kuwaitis are required …

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Steps to bring drivers, cooks, houseboys from India begin

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Al-Durra Domestic Company has started procedures to bring in domestic workers from India. India was selected as the first destination of recruitment, because Indian domestic workers are familiar with Kuwaiti way of life and also considered less trouble-making. General Manager of the company Saleh Al-Wehaib said …

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‘Some companies manipulate with renewal of work permits’

MP Al-Kandari urges FM to deal with those who offend Kuwait, its icons in a firm manner KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: MP Dr Abdulkareem Al-Kandari has urged the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to deal with those who offend Kuwait and its …

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