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Rape, killing heighten Indian outrage

The body of a seven-year-old girl who had been raped and strangled was found in India Tuesday, compounding outrage over a series of horrific sexual attacks on women or girls. Nationwide protests have been held in the past week over the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in …

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‘Shelter can take in mistreated workers’ – One of best in Mideast

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Shelter for Expatriate Workers can achieve the purpose of its establishment in the form of accommodating workers who are mistreated by their employers, says Deputy Director General for Manpower Protection Affairs at Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Abdullah Al-Mutawtah, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Mutawtah declared the …

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MPs submit grilling request on oil

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Finance and Economic Committee of the National Assembly, has given nod for voluntary retirement for men who have served the nation in government service for 30 years and women 25 years without age condition. After the meeting Rapporteur of the Committee Saleh Ashour said the …

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Saudi prince gets 7 years jail, fine of KD10,000 over ex-Kuwaiti wife’s kids

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Court of Appeal chaired by Judge Hani Al-Hamdan has sentenced a Saudi prince to seven years in prison and fine of KD 10,000 over the allegation of abducting his children from their mother (a Kuwaiti woman). Lawyer Emad Al-Seif, representing the plaintiff, thanked the Kuwaiti …

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Leaders condemn Iran interference – Probe gas attack

PUTIN PROPOSES WORKING WITH LEAGUE ON REGIONAL SECURITY DHAHRAN, April 16, (RTRS): An Arab League summit called on Sunday for an international probe into the “criminal” use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what it saw as Iran’s interference in the affairs of other countries. Saudi Arabia and Iran …

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Group accused of rape, murder of 8 yr old in India plead not guilty

Case ignites moral outrage, mass demonstrations   NEW DELHI, India, April 16, (Agencies): Eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Monday to the horrific crime that has sparked revulsion and brought thousands to India’s streets in protest. Four police and a Hindu temple custodian …

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Remittance tax on agenda – Fee in exchange for providing services to Expats

IMF Section 2 – Article 8 “No member may impose restrictions without the approval of the International Monetary Fund on payments and remittances in respect of current international transactions” KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The thirty-first report of the National Assembly’s Finance and Economic Committee on bills on taxation of expatriate …

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AMIR VOWS RELENTLESS EFFORTS TO DEFEND ARAB CAUSES

‘Arab sky overcast, action stagnant’ – Saudi King slams Iran interference DHAHRAN, April 15, (Agencies): Sky of our Arab nation is overcast; joint action is stagnant if not paralyzed at times, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said on Sunday. The remark came at the beginning of His …

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Economists say early retirement bill will have negative consequences

‘Solving a problem should not happen by creating a bigger problem’ KUWAIT CITY, April 15: A number of economists revealed their objection to the implementation of the early retirement bill in terms of its high cost and negative consequences, reports Aljarida daily. Executive Chairman of National Bank of Kuwait Essam …

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Ministry officially announces openings for expat teachers – 11 subjects include English, French

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Ministry of Education officially announces openings for local contracts with expatriate teachers in 11 subjects that include English and French languages, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, geology, decoration, physical education, art and music, reports Al-Qabas daily. The ministry stipulates that applicants should not be more than 45 …

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