Thursday , December 14 2017

Kuwait

Some teachers threaten to take Kuwait to int’l courts – MoE warns of actions against complainants

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: The crisis related to the rights of expatriate teachers has escalated to the extent that some teachers have threatened to resort to international courts to prosecute the State of Kuwait, represented by the Ministry of Education, reports Al-Qabas daily. Reportedly, hundreds of complaints were submitted to …

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CAIT chief briefs HH the Amir on national cybersecurity strategy – Vision to protect Kuwait’s national interest

KUWAIT CITY, July 31, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Monday Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah and Chairman of the Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT) Salem Al-Uthaina. During the …

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‘Pull citizenship of those in Abdali cell’ – Farm also in focus

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has called for the withdrawal of citizenship of those convicted of involvement in the Al-Abdali cell. According to the court verdict, the Abdali cell’s objectives include toppling the regime, sharing intelligence with a foreign country, destroying basic systems, attacking social and economic systems, …

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‘Kuwaiti fishermen are suffering from governmental negligence’ – 3,800 expat laborers in fishing sector

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: President of the Kuwaiti Fishermen Association Zaher Al-Souyan says Kuwaiti fishermen have been suffering from governmental negligence since the inception of the association in 1982, reports Al-Nahar daily. He explained that Kuwaiti fishermen are unable to find good locations to anchor their boats along the coastline. …

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‘Indian embassy addresses grievances of its nationals’ – Workers seek help

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The Indian Embassy issued a statement on the condition of Indians working in the country and actions taken to address their problems, reports Al-Anba daily. In its statement, the embassy disclosed that it receives complaints from Indian workers daily such as maltreatment, long working hours, malicious …

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MPs weigh in with Abdali cell queries – Consultative meeting Tuesday

KUWAIT CITY, July 30:  National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said the MPs have been invited to a consultative meeting scheduled for Tuesday in the National Assembly Office to discuss the current situation in the country and the region, as well as the results of the emergency conference of the Arab …

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Kuwait Airways ‘revamp’ scheme in the works: min – ‘Strategy would lead to increased competitiveness’

KUWAIT CITY, July 30, (Agencies): A plan to develop Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) is currently in the works and “will be completed before the year is out,” Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor said on Sunday. In an interview with a local newspaper, Hind Al-Sabeeh, who is also Minister …

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Government preparing study on privatization of co-op societies – ‘Violations increasing’

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The government is preparing a study on the privatization of cooperative societies after which the study will be referred to the National Assembly in the coming parliamentary session, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the study includes a schedule for gradual privatization of …

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‘Cabinet to decide on costs of housing units in South Khaitan’ – Interior minister conducting surprise visits to security sectors

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The Cabinet, in its meeting on Monday, is expected to decide on the costs of the housing units in South Khaitan, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the decision to delay the fixing of costs of the housing units in North Khaitan was …

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‘Site supervisors responsible for most fire incidents’ – ‘KFSD taking ‘necessary measures’ against anyone causing fires’

KUWAIT CITY, July 29, (KUNA): Supervisors of sites under constructions are responsible for most of fire incidents erupted in those sites in Kuwait, Kuwait’s top fireman said. But Kuwait Fire Service Directorate “does not cover on arson and is ready to take necessary measures against anyone trying to mess with …

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