Monday , January 22 2018

Kuwait

PAHW refuses variation order by Chinese company

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8, (Agencies): The plan to benefit from Chinese expertise in the construction of new cities, based on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers, will expose some problems and obstacles associated with the first practical implementation of the model by a Chinese company supervising the second contract …

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MPs question violations of CSC laws at Health Ministry

Committee to probe new appointments KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: A number of MPs raised some questions concerning the appointments made in August 2017 based on decisions taken by the former minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi, reports Al-Rai daily. The MPs sent their questions to the new Health Minister Dr …

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Imprisoned activists announce hunger strike

KUWAIT CITY: Thirteen imprisoned activists in Kuwait have announced they started a hunger strike to protest what they say are the country’s “paradoxical” statements supporting protests in Iran, but barring protests at home. The 13 activists say they began the hunger strike on Sunday. Their published letter of intent, with …

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‘Govt agencies violate regulations governing foreign training courses’ – SAB report cites many violations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Some external training courses, which some ministries and government institutions prefer is more of a compliment for employees to spending a few days in foreign capitals, reports Al-Rai daily. A report by the State Audit Bureau (SAB) revealed a number of government agencies and departments have …

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MP VOICES CONCERN ON DECLINE IN CREDIT RATING

Panel nod on draft to borrow KD 25bn  – Proposal to raise financial assistance to private sector workers rejected KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee approved Sunday the government’s draft law on borrowing KD 25 billion from domestic and international markets, says Committee Chairman MP …

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‘Govt warned against controlling the country’s economic sectors’

Deficit reaches almost KD 6b due to fall in oil prices KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The State Audit Bureau has warned the government against controlling the economic sectors of the country, especially since it weakens the private sector. It urged the government to bear the responsibility and tackle the shortcomings …

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Egypt’s Coptic Church in Kuwait holds Christmas mass

Egyptian envoy Tarek Elkouny, Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah grace event  KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The Egyptian Coptic Church in Kuwait held a Christmas mass in Hawally in the presence of the Patron of the church Archbishop Anba Bishoy Bigol and Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Tarek Elkouny as well as a …

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User of the vehicle must face law – Traffic Department

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The General of Traffic Department, in coordination with the Information Systems Department of the Ministry of the Interior, is considering a project to record citations against the user of the car instead of the owner. A source said one of the conditions of the project is …

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