Thursday , November 23 2017

Kuwait

MEW keen on rationalization of water consumption: official – Construction starts for Juveniles Affairs’ new building

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: Undersecretary of Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Bushahri stressed the keenness of the ministry to achieve rationalization of water consumption and increase public awareness concerning this matter, reports Al-Kuwaitiah daily. He revealed that Kuwait has the third highest rate of water consumption in the …

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Resignations of teachers tied to enforcement of law on indemnity – Move will not affect educational process: KTS

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: The big number of resignations among Kuwaiti teachers, which increased from 400 to 1,700 this year, surprised the Public Education Department in the Ministry of Education especially since most of the resignations were submitted within a short period, reports Al-Rai daily. Human Resources Department Director Soud …

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‘77 pct of Kuwaiti citizens still prefer govt sector jobs’ – Fight for ‘Bedouns’ Hajj rights continues

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: Recent information by the Central Bureau of Statistics points to futile efforts of the government in motivating Kuwaitis to seek employment in private sector, considering approximately 77 percent of the national personnel are working in public sector. Statistics indicate 89,152 Kuwaiti men and women are employed …

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Water consumption hits record on July 14: MPW – Al-Furij attends fair on rationalization of water in houses

KUWAIT CITY, July 24, (KUNA): Consumption of water in Kuwait hit a record on July 14, with 475 million imperial gallons, a rise of five million gallons more than the same period in 2016, said the Ministry of Electricity and Water. The ministry’s Undersecretary for the Operation and Maintenance Sector …

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Al-Ghais says not worried about ambiguity in OPEC monthly quota – ‘Quantity of oil production does not affect signed deals’

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Governor of Kuwait in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Haitam Al-Ghais said he is not worried about the uncertainty in the monthly oil production of OPEC as this is the natural result of maintenance works and development of oil tankers, reports Annahar daily. He …

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Kuwaitis gather as a sign of solidarity with Palestinians – Officials denounce Israel’s desecration of holy sites

KUWAIT CITY, July 24, (KUNA): Kuwaiti civil groups Sunday gathered in front of the Palestinian Embassy in Kuwait as a sign of solidarity with the Palestinian people and Al-Quds. During a rally at the embassy, hundreds of representatives of Kuwaiti civil organizations, citizens and residents voiced total support to Palestine, …

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Bill seeks to criminalize Hezb membership, links – MP wants movement designated as terrorist

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei submitted Monday a bill to criminalize membership to Hezbollah. The bill states that Hezbollah is a terrorist organization and this applies to its founders, activists, supporters and those who invite others to join the group. The bill also stipulates imprisonment for a period …

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Al-Fares seeks ‘report’ with names of those linked to fake certificates – MGRP saves KD 26m over suspension of fake appointments

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares has requested members of the Fatwa and Legislation Department who are part of the committee formed to investigate fake certificates to prepare a report with names of the individuals who helped in sending a group of people …

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Firefighters battle Sharq blaze

A huge fire engulfed a few garages in Sharq Industrial Area, spreading across an area of 1,500 square meters and resulting in heavy smoke throughout the area. A total of 80 firefighters from six fire stations exerted tremendous efforts to contain the fire before it spread further. The Public Relations …

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Legislator prepares bill on escapees – Stiffer penalties sought

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: MP Abdul-Kareem Al-Kandari has prepared a bill on amending five articles of Penal Code No. 17/1960 in a bid to impose harsher penalties on those who hide prisoners or help them escape. He explained the amendments are necessary in view of the escape of those convicted …

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