Monday , November 20 2017

Kuwait

MP panel to tackle population structure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee will discuss on Sunday the two proposals on forming a committee to follow up and organize the population structure. On the other hand, it is expected that the committee will not discuss in its meeting on Sunday the two …

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The Central Bank of Kuwait approves partial raise in staff salaries

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Board of Directors has approved a partial raise in the salaries for its employees within the permissible margin which was approved by the Civil Service Commission in 2007, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. The sources pointed out the decision …

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‘IS-linked Kuwaiti is alive’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: A Kuwaiti, identified only as HL, who was earlier reported to have been executed by DAESH or the so-called Islamic State militants is alive and in the group’s prison, reports Al-Rai daily. The sources pointed, according to the latest information given by the DAESH leader, Abu …

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Govt taken aback by threats to grill reappointed ministers

‘Inconsistent with the Constitution’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The government was taken by surprise when some MPs threatened to grill ministers who are reappointed after the formation of the new Cabinet after they take the oath of office, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. The sources said this is a …

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Injured Kuwaitis brought home

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Commander of Kuwait’s Air Force Major General Abdullah Al-Fodari stressed on Friday that the Kuwaitis, injured during a road accident in Iraq, were professionally transported to the country. Upon instructions by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister …

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Kuwait 129 of 144 in gender gap

WAIT OF 217 YEARS FOR GENDER PAY PARITY KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 129th out of 144 countries with a score of 0.628 in the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2017. Last year, the global ranking of Kuwait was 128th out of 144 countries with a …

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No rent allowance for Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The parliamentary Housing Affairs Committee has rejected the proposal to grant rent allowance to Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis and are receiving social support from the Ministry of Social Affairs, as well as the divorced Kuwaiti women and widows who have no house, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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Decisions on traffic timely, in the interest of Kuwait – Big change noticed: Al-Jazzaf

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The head of the traffic safety team, Sultan Al- Jazzaf, said he supports the decisions issued by the Ministry of Interior in recent days, describing them as bold and important and in the interest of Kuwait, reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Jazzaf added, these decisions will impose the …

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Domestic office owners warned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry will refer domestic labor offices proven to have not complied with its instructions to the Competition Protection Authority for investigation and other necessary action, reports Annahar daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the ministry gave these offices two weeks to submit …

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‘Cut telephone lines over text msgs on donations’

MoSAL sends official letters to telecom firms KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has sent official letters to the three telecommunications companies to disconnect immediately the telephone lines of those who ask for donations through text messages, reports Al- Jarida daily quoting reliable sources. The …

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