Thursday , April 26 2018

Kuwait

Philippines Embassy still accepts amnesty applications

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: Visiting Migrant Workers Affairs Undersecretary at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sarah Lou Y Arriola confirmed that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Kuwait, the moment the Philippines and Kuwait are all set to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Protection …

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1,495 Swine flu cases recorded in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 14:  Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah revealed that 1,495 cases of swine flu were recorded in the country during the last three months of 2017. He said this in response to a parliamentary question submitted by MP Mohammed Al-Dalal about the presence of cases of infection …

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League summit to tackle major threats

KUWAIT CITY, April 14, (KUNA): The 29th Ordinary Summit of the Arab League Council will open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sunday to discuss the formidable threats to the national security of the Arab countries, including the external interferences in their domestic affairs. The Arab leaders are expected …

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Panel to continue deliberation on issue of dead fish

Assembly to discuss lifting immunity of two legislators KUWAIT CITY, April 14:The Environment Committee of the National Assembly will continue to discuss the issue of dead fish during its meeting Monday and also the committee’s mandate to follow up the issue of protecting public parks, developing them and looking into …

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Govt urged to recruit domestic workers from African countries

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: The Kuwaiti Federation of Home Office Employers affirmed the domestic workers crisis continues but there are no new demands for recruitment before Ramadan, reports Al- Rai daily. It added the ball is now in government’s court to save the situation by expediting the recruitment of domestic …

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Kuwait alarmed at Syria developments – Kuwait Airways to resume Beirut flights

KUWAIT CITY, April 14, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait has followed up, with deep concern and alarm, latest dangerous developments in Syria namely the military operations, carried out as a result of the Syrian authorities’ use of internationally prohibited chemical weapons, an official source at the Foreign Ministry said. The …

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Kuwaiti inventor Meshari Al-Mutairi wins international award

‘Device to treat oil-polluted soil’ GENEVA, April 14, (KUNA): Management of the International Exhibition of Inventions has awarded the Kuwaiti inventor, Dr Meshari Al- Mutairi, its golden prize for making a device to treat oil-polluted soil. Al-Mutairi, in remarks to KUNA, dedicated the internationally renowned award to Their Highnesses the …

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Medicine for lice used to battle ‘scabies’ – MOH still in denial

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Ministry of Health is still burying its head in sand by refraining from facing the fact that scabies is spreading in Kuwait and denying once again the latest report in this regard published in Al-Seyassah daily, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The ministry had issued a statement to …

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Duterte will travel to Kuwait for signing labor pact to protect Filipino workers

  MANILA, April 12, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will travel to Kuwait for the signing of the agreement that will guarantee protection to overseas Filipino workers (OFW), reports philstar.com. He was particularly referring to the security of the Filipino domestic helpers in the Gulf state. Duterte …

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Minister of Commerce and Industry cost set for domestics has resulted in ‘confusion’

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The decision taken by Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Roudhan to set a cost for recruitment of domestic labors has resulted in confusion in the market and increased number of complaints from citizens, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to sources, several citizens complained that every time …

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