Kuwait

New ministry guidelines issued on increasing/decreasing cos capital

No request for increase in last quarter of fiscal yr KUWAIT CITY, March 12: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued new conditions and procedures for increasing or reducing the capital of shareholding companies, reports Al-Rai daily. According to decision No. 100/2018 issued by Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid …

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DHAMAN begins construction of 2nd hospital in Jahra governorate – Groundbreaking ceremonies held

KUWAIT CITY, March 12: Health Assurance Hospitals Company (DHAMAN) celebrated the start of construction on the company’s second hospital located in Jahra Governorate, during a groundbreaking ceremony held under the patronage of HE the Minister of Health Dr Basil Homoud Al-Sabah. In 2017 DHAMAN broke ground on its first hospital …

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Al-Hashel outlines road to prosperity

‘CHANGE, CHALLENGES PART OF CONTEMPORARY REALITY’ KUWAIT CITY, March 12, (KUNA): Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Dr Muhammad Al-Hashel affirmed Monday necessity of Gulf countries’ careful response to different challenges facing the region to ensure sustainable economic prosperity. Dr Al-Hashel said in a speech delivered at the …

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Amir condoles Bangla crash

KUWAIT CITY, March 12, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable Monday to Bangladesh’s President Mohammad Abdul Hamid, expressing his deepest sympathies over the victims of a Bangladeshi plane crash in Nepal. In his cable to Abdul Hamid, His Highness the Amir wished all …

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Bill to toughen penalties for national manpower ‘cheats’

Draft law to replace Article 14 of Law No. 19/2000 KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Secretary-General of Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali disclosed that MGRP will present a draft law to toughen penalties for Kuwaiti citizens who receive national labor subsidy based on false claims of being employees …

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Bill ends social security cuts from end-of-service in oil

Probe urged into Port Board resignations KUWAIT CITY, March 11: The parliamentary Health, Social and Labor Affairs Committee on Sunday met representatives of the oil sector, Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS), Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, Kuwait Workers General Union, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), and …

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Manila push practical steps – Progress praised

Min. salary KD 120, at least 8 hrs rest per day, allowed to keep mobile phones and passport, work only one household MANILA, March 11, (Agencies): The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sunday praised the progress made by the negotiating parties – Kuwait and the Philippines – to the …

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Activists voice displeasure over hate speech targeting expats

‘Emulate the example of HH the Amir in dealing with expatriates’ KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Several Kuwaiti activists have expressed displeasure on the rate of discrimination and hatred against expatriates who entered the country legitimately in search of greener pastures, given that Kuwait is in dire need of expatriate workers. …

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Kuwait Engineers Society nod vital to renew the residency permits of expatriate engineers

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) issued a circular to all labor departments not to renew the residency permits of expatriate engineers unless they obtain a no-objection certificate from Kuwait Engineers Society (KES), reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Meanwhile, sources confirmed that vacant leadership posts in …

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Number of top brand agencies plan to vacate rented sites

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: The managements of some commercial complexes have received letters from a number of agencies of well-known brands about their intention to leave the sites they rented by the end of March, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained that these letters came from agencies in …

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