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Sunday , November 18 2018

Kuwait

New round of talks to determine the best way to impose tax on local cos

Govt bodies, reps of private sector to meet KUWAIT CITY, June 28: A new round of talks between concerned governmental bodies and representatives of private sector will begin soon to determine the best way to impose the previously agreed ten percent tax on local companies, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting sources …

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Amir visits First Deputy Prime Minister in Germany

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah paid a visit Thursday to First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah in Germany. His Highness the Amir visited Sheikh Nasser Al-Sabah in the hospital, where he recently underwent a lung surgery, to reassure about his …

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‘Avoid stapling e-passports to maintain validity’

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Stapling electronic passports can damage them and obstruct passage through electronic gates in airports around the world, reports Al-Anba daily. Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior explained that stapling the new e-passports with the old ones can cause damages of the new …

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Adoption of amendments on the Companies Law receives plaudits

Call on ministry to continue to reform all existing trade laws KUWAIT CITY, June 27: The economic and legal circles have praised the amendments adopted by the National Assembly on the Companies Law, which are expected to reflect positively on Kuwait’s ranking in the Business Environment Index issued by the …

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Kuwait holds last place among GCC in ‘terms’ of living costs for expats – 122nd in the world

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: According to a recent survey by Mercer, Kuwait occupied the last place among the GCC countries and 122nd place in the world in terms of living costs for expatriates, while Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh topped the chart among the Arab cities. With this statistics, Kuwait …

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Filipinos in Kuwait advised not to abscond from their sponsors

Contact embassy experts: Fuente KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Philippines Labor Attaché Rustico Dela Fuente has advised the Philippine community in Kuwait especially domestic workers to avoid absconding from their sponsors, urging them to instead contact the specialists in the embassy for advice and relevant actions, reports Al-Rai daily. The Embassy …

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No extension, renew, transfer, visit, work or family visa for Syrians

KUWAIT CITY: The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Nationality and Passport Affairs, Brigadier-General Talal Marafie, has issued instructions to the directors-general and their assistants at all immigration departments in the six governorates of Kuwait not to extend, renew or transfer visit, work or family visas for Syrians, reports …

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Traders slam MoCI’s policy of setting commodity prices

2 mln cyber attacks against Kuwait detected in Q1 of ’18: report KUWAIT CITY, June 27: It seems that the policy adopted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to specify the prices of commodities bothers many traders, reports Al-Rai daily. Chairman of Ali Abdulwahab Al-Mutawa Group and Chairman of …

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‘Drive carefully, visibility poor’

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Kuwait’s Interior Ministry has issued severe weather warnings across the country, calling on drivers to take extra precaution due to impaired visibility. Motorists are encouraged to strictly abide by traffic regulations and should not hesitate to ask for assistance by dialing the emergency number 112. Meanwhile, …

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Medical centers in Kuwait register 21 million visits a year – 64% Kuwaitis, 36% Expats

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: According to a recent report issued by Ministry of Health, the number of medical centers located in various parts of Kuwait is 104, and these medical centers registered a total of 21 million visits in the year 2017, reports Aljarida daily. The report explained that 64 …

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