Tuesday , September 25 2018


‘Penalties to be imposed on delaying consultancy firms’

80 pc of contract payment covered KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Minister of Public Works and State Minister for Municipality Affairs Engineer Hossam Al-Roumi affirmed the ministry maintains the current agreement for the correctional institution complex, saying penalties will be implemented against the consultancy firms in case of delay. While responding …

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‘Enforce more measures, policies to prevent, fight heart diseases’

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Dr Hind Al-Shoumar, a member of Kuwait Heart Foundation, urged for enforcement of more measures and policies in various sectors for preventing and fighting heart diseases and non-communicable chronic diseases as part of Kuwait’s obligation towards the United Nation’s declaration issued in September 2011, and the …

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Coordination between GRP, PAM to support private sector: Al-Sabeeh

Municipal panel okays modified planning of university city KUWAIT CITY, June 20, (KUNA): Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh has revealed that there would be a coordinative meeting between officials of the Government Restructuring Program (GRP) and Public Authority for Manpower …

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Oil price hike to record budget surplus in fiscal 2018/’19

State to increase production of non-associated gas up to 500 mln cubic feet per day KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Governmental and private investments support the average growth of non-hydrocarbons – about 3.5 to 4 percent from 2018 to 2021, reports Al-Shahed daily. Concurrent with the increasing prices of oil compared …

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Bahra oil field reserve shows very promising ‘black gold’ deposits

Development of field will raise oil production KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The surveys and technical studies conducted recently at the Bahra oil-field which extends until the ‘Sabah Al-Ahmad’ reserve, show very promising ‘black gold’ deposits, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable oil sources. The sources, without going into details about the …

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Philippine domestic workers to cost KD 990 as set by MoCI

‘No change’ in working hours: CSC KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Head of the Union of Domestic Labor Offices Khaled Al-Dekhanan announced that requests for domestic workers from the Philippines will now be accepted at a cost of KD 990 as set by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Steps taken to end ‘agony’ of domestics stranded at airport

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: In a humanitarian gesture the Director-General of the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Eng. Yousef Al-Fawzan has taken steps to put an end to the ‘agony’ of domestic workers who remain for long hours and even days and months at the airport after arriving in the country, …

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Most ‘govt bodies’ suffer from red tape – Need radical solutions

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: MP Adel Al-Damkhi says most of the ministries and government bodies suffer from bureaucracy and red tapes that obstruct administrational procedures inside the ministries within its departments and external administration relations with other governmental bodies, reports Al-Qabas daily. MP Al-Damkhi lamented that this phenomenon cripples the …

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Worshippers surprised by drone

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Worshippers at Al-Zeben Mosque in Salmiya were surprised when they noticed a camera drone filming above them while they were performing Eid Al-Fitr prayers, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The worshippers were worried that the drone might belong to a terrorist. One of the worshippers told the daily …

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MPW loses KD700 mln in 15 delayed projects

Boeing wins $179mn deal to fix jets KUWAIT CITY, June 19: The total value of the variation orders issued for 15 projects belonging to Ministry of Public Works in the last five years reached KD 700 million, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable sources. They explained that these projects include Jaber …

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