Friday , September 21 2018


Ministers, top officials urged to submit financial disclosures – Cabinet hails PM’s submission of ‘report’ to anti-graft body

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): The Cabinet has called on ministers and senior officials of state bodies to submit their financial disclosure reports to the Anti-Corruption Authority as soon as possible. The call was made by the Cabinet during its customary weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace on Monday under …

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Passion for travel … hobby turns into ‘lucrative’ trade

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): Kuwaitis are fond of travelling and visiting different world countries, both for recreation, and to get acquainted with peoples’ culture. The rising trend requires travel agencies that can organize such journeys, provide favorable offers and discover attracting destinations. Recently, a host of initiatives were launched …

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‘Private firms investments KD 3.5b in govt’s projects’ – Law seeks boost in FDI: Al-Sharrah

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): Secretary General of the Union of Investment Companies Dr Ramadan Al-Sharrah said on Monday overall private sector’s investments in the State development projects amounted to KD 3.5 billion in 2015. In a statement, Al-Sharrah said the new corporate law aims at boosting direct foreign investments, …

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Kuwait expects rise in oil prices; 4 mln bpd by 2020

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (Agencies): Oil prices are likely to rise early next year amid signs of a decline in production of highcost crude and improved economic growth, Kuwait’s Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair said Monday. “There are signs that much of the highcost oil has started to exit the market …

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Kuwait won’t slow development of oil projects

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11, (Agencies): Kuwait will not slow the development of its oil industry projects in response to the fall of crude prices, its Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair told an industry conference on Sunday. The chief executive of state energy giant Kuwait Petroleum Corp, Nizar Al-Adsani, told the conference …

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‘Hike still in study’ – Fears allayed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Senior security sources allayed fears of expatriates on the proposed increase of service fees in the coming phase, as many expatriates expect the step will affect their earnings, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources said a recent study submitted to the Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid on …

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‘Passengers can sue if rights violated’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: The Deputy Director-General for Aviation Safety and Air Transportation Affairs Emad Al- Jalawi said the Directorate- General of Civil Aviation is receiving complaints from passengers who feel their rights have been violated, reports Al-Qabas daily. He went on to say these complaints are then referred to …

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MP calls for economic reforms – Cabinet reshuffle seen

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: MP Talal Al-Jalal has called on the government to carry out necessary economic reforms to address the budget deficit caused by the falling oil prices. He stressed the need for government to find alternative sources of income that will contribute to address the imbalance in the …

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MoH launches ‘awareness’ campaign on breast cancer

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health launched Sunday an awareness campaign on the breast cancer prevention as part of a national program which coincides with the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that falls on October to increase awareness of the disease. Speaking at a press …

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DAESH spreads poison through ‘online games’; Expert stresses importance of domestic s

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: After posting videos on social media of slaughtering, torturing and burning people to death with the aim of distorting the image of Islam and Muslims, the terrorist organization DAESH has now infiltrated the world of video and online games to spread its poison among 1.2 billion …

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