Thursday , September 20 2018


‘Spending cut plans not attempt to tax citizens’ – NEW ELECTRICITY TARIFFS SOON

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Planned economic reforms aim to rationalize spending, and are not an attempt by the government to levy taxes on the people, Minister of Electricity and Water Ahmad Al- Jassar said on Saturday. In a press statement after attending a meeting of the parliamentary committee on …

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DAESH terrorist organization planning of pumping KD 500 million into the bourses of Kuwait and the Gulf countries

KUWAIT CITY: DAESH terrorist organization is studying the possibility of pumping KD 500 million into the bourses of Kuwait and the Gulf countries and entering into partnerships with the Muslim Brotherhood Group that support the organization. However, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has objected to such a plan and will …

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Some women visit spice shops to buy head lice for KD 1.25 each in Jahra

Women believe it makes hair grow longer, thicker and they protect against strokes KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Some women have been visiting spice shops in Jahra to buy live head ‘lice’ for KD 1.25 each because they believe lice makes the hair grow longer and thicker and they protect against …

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36 pc of 833,861 citizens in age group of 15 & above ‘unmarried’ – Divorce becomes easy among Kuwaitis: Dr Muhaini

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Recent statistic report from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) revealed that 833,861 citizens are in the age group of 15 years old and above, among them 292,409 representing 36 percent are unmarried and 457,455 constituting 54.8 percent of the group are married. The report …

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Dev plans falter in absence of public support – official

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (KUNA): It is not unusual for state-sponsored development plans to run into a brick wall because a wide swath of the society reject them, said a Kuwaiti official on Saturday. Secretary General of the Higher Council for Planning and Development Khaled Mahdi made that statement following …

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400,000 Kuwaiti, non-Kuwaiti diabetics in Kuwait – Al-Attar

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Internal medicine and diabetes consultant at the Amiri Hospital Dr Abdul Nabi Al-Attar said that recent statistics showed that the number of diabetics of Kuwaiti and non- Kuwaiti amounted to about 400,000 where treatment of each of them costs about $2,000 per year. Al-Attar said …

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‘Cattle allowed to graze around the tree hedge of Sabah Al-Ahmad City’ – Regulations being violated

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Head of voluntary committee for Sabah Al-Ahmad City inhabitants Terki Al-Osaimi disclosed that shepherds allow their cattle to graze around the tree hedge of the city in violation of regulations and contributes to the depletion of international funds, reports Al- Jarida daily. He called on the …

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‘About 3,000 back Hezbollah’ – Sympathizers under surveillance

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: About 3,000 people in Kuwait are believed to be sympathizers of the Lebanese group Hezbollah, which recently has been labeled by the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and Arab ministers of Interior as a ‘terrorist’ outfit, reports Al-Qabas daily. It is believed these sympathizers adopt the thought …

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Kuwait tweaks oil pricing – Bid for share

DUBAI/LONDON, March 4, (RTRS): Kuwait has changed the way it prices oil for Europe, trading sources said, in a rare tactical move aimed at making its crude more competitive as the battle for customers between OPEC and non-OPEC rivals intensifies. The European market, long dominated by Russian oil supplies, has …

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MPW yet to collect KD 15.363 mln in dues for fiscal 2015/’16: sources

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) has yet to collect dues amounting to KD 15.363 million for fiscal 2015/2016, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting sources. Indicating this is in line with the State of Kuwait’s ongoing efforts for public institutions to collect unpaid dues as one of …

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