Friday , November 24 2017

Kuwait

3 days holiday for Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) birthday

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The holiday for the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) this year will be three days — Thursday, Friday and Saturday — from Nov 30 to Dec 2. According to the Cabinet’s decision, there is no change in the holiday for the birthday of the Prophet (PBHU) …

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‘Be wary of water filters’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Head of Chemical Analysis Laboratory in the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) Sameera Al-Houwly has advised the public to be wary of water filters, indicating the water supplied by the ministry is 100 percent safe and does not need filtering, reports Al-Rai daily. In her …

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Social media usage – ‘Some professors lack knowledge’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Head of Information Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Kuwait University Dr Sultan Al-Daihani is troubled by lack of knowledge among some professors on using the websites and social media for scientific purposes, reports Al-Qabas daily. He pointed to a recent study he conducted …

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MoH’s move aims to cut number of non-Kuwaitis in govt sector

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: The Ministry of Health is currently coordinating with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to apply decision number 11/2017 regarding the rules and procedures for Kuwaitization of government sector jobs, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources Sources said this move aims to reduce the number of non- Kuwaitis …

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‘Hold to account MPW for huge losses over wrong translation’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: MPs Salah Korshid, Majed Al-Mutairi, and Khalil Al-Saleh have called on the concerned authorities to hold to account the Ministry of Public Works for wasting public money which was the result of wrong translation, reports Al-Rai daily. Assistant Undersecretary for Construction Sector Engineer Ghaleb Shalash said …

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Financial links to held-Saudis sought

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11, (Agencies): The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has asked banks and local financial institutions to disclose their businesses with Saudi princes and businessmen who were arrested by Saudi authorities a few days ago for involvement in corruption, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily pointed out, the Saudi …

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