Thursday , September 20 2018


Study on for Petrol ‘rise’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: A proposal is being currently studied to increase the prices of petrol by 70 to 90 percent, reports Al- Qabas daily quoting reliable financial sources. The same sources said a special committee has been formed to study the possibility of reducing subsidy gradually to bring the …

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Contagious virus was spreading in a private school

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Health (MoH) Sunday denied rumors in social media network that a contagious virus was spreading in a private school. The MoH quickly rushed to the school after it heard of the rumor and took some students to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital for tests, but the pupils, …

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MoI, UN ink deal to resettle expats from strife-hit nations

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Assistant Undersecretary for Correctional Facilities and Sentences Enforcement in the Ministry of Interior Major General Khaled Al-Dayeen disclosed that the ministry has signed an agreement with the UN High Commissio-ner for Refugees (UNHCR), reports Al-Rai daily. The agreement is related to the resettlement of expatriates who …

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96 undocumented Pinoys fly home under the AVRP – Ambassador oversees repatriation at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: A total of 96 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait were repatriated on Friday night to the Philippines on board Gulf Air as part of the ongoing mass repatriation of overstaying Filipinos under the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program (AVRP) by the Kuwait government in cooperation …

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‘MoI won’t allow undermining security of Mosques, Husseiniyat’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Friday reaffirmed he would not allow the security of mosques, Husseiniyat and their visitors to be undermined. Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled made the remarks during a field visit to see first-hand implementation of the security plan aimed …

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Two murders committed daily in Kuwait: statistics – Crime rate up

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: One murder is being committed in Kuwait every 12 hours, which means two individuals are being murdered in the country on a daily basis. According to statistics issued by the Public Prosecution, the crime rate, particularly the murder rate, has increased in the State of Kuwait …

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Foundation honors HH the Amir, Kuwaiti people for charity roles

OXFORD, Britain, Oct 24, (KUNA): Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation honored on Saturday His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah by publishing a commemorative book documenting His Highness the Amir’s and the Kuwaiti people’s charitable and humanitarian work. Al-Babtain said, on the sidelines of the …

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SMEs fund to start receiving entrepreneurs’ requests today – Fund needs support of public and private sectors

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): The national fund for the development of small and medium enterprises will start receiving applications of entrepreneurs as of Sunday after it had concluded its first forum last week. The entrepreneurs will submit their applications on the fund’s website and get answers on any inquiry …

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Appeals commences Al-Sadiq Mosque bomb blast trial today

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): The Court of Appeals is set to start Sunday the trial of the defendants involved in the blast of Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque that took place on June 26 and left 26 worshippers killed and 227 others wounded. The Criminal Court had sentenced seven suspects to …

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Current fish prices can be afforded by all: official – ‘Sales fraud will not be tolerated’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Following the huge turnout of public at the fish and shrimp auction on Thursday, Chairman of Kuwait Fishermen Union Dhahar Al- Soyaan revealed that 879 baskets of shrimps were presented for the auction sale and the fish prices differed on basis of the type of fish. …

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