Kuwait

Pearl diving trainees prepare dhows by applying shouna

30th expedition to be held from July 19-26 KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Maritime Heritage Committee at Kuwait Sea Sports Club continues its preparations for the 30th annual Pearl Diving Expedition to be organized under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah from July 19-26, …

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MPs mull legislation on criticizing public figures

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Although it falls within the social norm, criticizing a public figure through various media outlets will most likely be covered by legislation on safeguarding freedom of speech while protecting the integrity of the person. MPs Ahmed Al-Fadel, Khaled Al-Shatti, Awda Al-Ruwai’i, Salah Khourshed and Khaleel Abul …

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Bachelors evacuated in Ahmadi Governorate

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: As part of continuous efforts to enforce laws, the Audit and Engineering Follow Up Department at the Kuwait Municipality branch in Ahmadi issued evacuation notices to five bachelors’ accommodations in Ahmadi Governorate, reports Al-Anba daily. Meanwhile, the branch closed four commercial shops for violating the Municipality …

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HH the Amir returns home after China visit

KUWAIT CITY, July 10, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah returned home on Tuesday after concluding an official state visit to the People’s Republic of China. At His Highness’s reception at the airport were His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly …

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18% increase seen in June travel by people

KUWAIT CITY, July 10, (KUNA): Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased by 18 percent last June with 1,222,449 passengers compared to 1,034,477 passengers in June 2017. In a statement to KUNA, Deputy Director-General of Air Transport Emad Al-Jalawi said on Tuesday that …

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Absence of MoCI monitoring has led citizens falling prey to ‘e-auctions’

Shuaib clarifies rumors circulating on social media KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Electronic auctions have become widespread and many citizens have fallen into this trap, reports Al- Rai daily. The absence of monitoring by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry is glaring despite the fact that his phenomenon is spreading rapidly. …

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Prosecution preparing warrants to arrest convicted ‘stormers’

‘Only one convict has surrendered’ KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Public Prosecution has started preparing warrants for arresting those who are convicted in the case of storming of the National Assembly building via Interpol in order to execute the verdict issued by the Court of Cassation, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed …

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Amir urges closer Arab-Sino ties

KUWAIT, CHINA SIGN OIL JOINT MARKETING DEAL BEIJING, July 10, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday called for pushing forward mechanisms of cooperation between Arab countries and China to attain mutual interests and strengthen historical ties. Addressing the 8th session of the ministerial meeting …

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Resignations, legislation to pardon eyed

MPs CONSIDER REACTIONS TO COURT RULING ON JAILINGS KUWAIT CITY, July 9: The local political scene is abuzz with talks after the Cassation Court announced Sunday its verdict on the National Assembly building storming case. Gearing towards protesting against the verdict, MP Mohammed Al-Muttair invited a number of his colleagues …

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Expats with non-specialised skills won’t be given work in govt sector

CSC should implement unification of salary scale: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed about the establishment …

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