Sunday , December 17 2017


MP expects grilling against finance and labor ministers

‘Gasoline price hike, VAT decisions disturbing’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: MP Sadoun Hammad Al-Otaibi expects political questioning and interpellation motions against Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh, and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh in the next legislative round. He said some ministers …

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Kuwait ranks 31 as generosity declines worldwide

World’s poorest continent bucking trend of declining signs of charity KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 31st out of 139 countries with a score of 41 percent in the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index 2017 released Tuesday. The overall ranking is based on three aspects of giving …

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Only ‘six’ agencies named to hire Indian housemaids

‘Guarantee cut to have direct impact on domestic labour market’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: The head of the Federation of Home Employment Offices, Fadhel Ashkanani, said the offices will begin recruiting Indian maids following a decision by the government of India to do away with the $2,500 bank guarantee that …

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Controlled termination of public sector expats seen

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Foreigners working in ministries and other public sector institutions will not have their jobs ended abruptly quoting high level government sources. The same sources said the services of expatriates working in the public sector will be terminated gradually or in other words it will be what …

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Additional charges of KD 250 imposed for extra work permit exceeding quota

KUWAIT CITY: Public Authority for Manpower has imposed additional charges of KD 250 for each work permit that exceeds the quota of 25 percent allocated for the companies listed in the Kuwait Boursa and classified by the Central Agency For Public Tenders as first, second and third class, trademark agencies, …

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Millions spent during the Eid

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Before the start of the Eid Al-Adha holidays, which extended over 5 days in all state institutions, local banks had made all preparations to ensure there was no shortage of money for their customers. The daily added, the banks had pumped approximately KD 700 million in …

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‘Germany plans to file lawsuit against Kuwait on tax evasion

KD 200 million can be recovered: MP Hammad KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: MP Saadoun Hammad, a member of the committee that was formed by the National Assembly to investigate the financial irregularities committed by the Overseas Medical Treatment health offices, says one third of the money or KD 200 million …

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Amir set for Trump talks – New horizons

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah started Friday an offi- cial visit to the United States. His Highness the Amir is expected to hold talks with US President Donald Trump in Washington DC on Thursday, Sept 7. During his …

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Amir performs Eid prayers, congratulates Saudi King

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah celebrated Friday the first day of Eid Al-Adha by performing Eid prayers at the Grand Mosque of Kuwait. His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah was accompanied by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- …

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