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‘Kuwait poised to step up anti-money-wash battle’ – KFB launches food parcels project

KUWAIT CITY, July 25, (KUNA): Kuwait makes it a point to keep abreast of global efforts to stifle such nefarious practices as money laundering and terror financing, the country’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said Wednesday. Kuwait has made tremendous headway in the fight against these unscrupulous deeds, …

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Do your homework Haley – Numbers, facts talk for themselves: Otaibi

UNITED NATIONS, July 25, (Agencies): US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help, calling out countries like Egypt, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Haley listed how much …

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No indemnity for expat government employees ( Article 17) till they present proof of leaving the country

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has reactivated the decision on non-payment of indemnity to expatriate employees in government agencies unless they present a proof of leaving the country, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the CSC has asked the ministries and government agencies to submit …

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MoH terminates services of 200 male, female expatriate nurses

Ministry registers 162 fines on 64 inspected co-op societies KUWAIT CITY, July 24, (Agencies): The Ministry of Health has terminated the services of 200 male and female expatriate nurses who are more than 65 years old and are on second contract, reports Al-Anba daily. The ministry granted these nurses a …

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‘Kiki’ dance challenge forbidden by law and religion – Participating in this challenge could lead to 3 months jail term and KD 100 fine

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The ‘Kiki’ dance challenge, which has reached Kuwait, is forbidden by law and religion, reports Al-Rai daily. Religious scholars, psychologists and securitymen have warned about the dangers of the challenge — dancing to the tune of the new song of Canadian singer Drake entitled, “In my …

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How can people get high degrees in a short time?

KD 40m for teachers’ indemnity KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Professor at the Faculty of Business Studies in the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) Dr Mohammad Al-Wattiyan has affirmed that the forged academic degrees disaster is the responsibility of the Ministry of Higher Education, reports Al-Anba daily. He …

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‘Expedition brings to mind sacrifices of ancestors’

30th Pearl Diving Voyage exceeds all national expectations, targets: Maj-Gen Al-Fahad KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Head of Kuwait Sea Sports Club Major General Fahad Al-Fahad highlighted that the 30th Memorial Pearl Diving Voyage, which is being organized by the Marine Heritage Committee at the Kuwait Sea Sports Club under the …

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Iran warns US of strong response

TURKEY TELLS U.S. IT OPPOSES SANCTIONS ON TEHRAN TEHRAN, July 24, (Agencies): Iran’s armed forces chief of staff on Tuesday warned the US of a robust reaction if it continued to threaten Iranian interests. “They will receive a firm and strong response to an unbelievable degree in the places and …

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Kuwaiti social media celebrity remains unrepentant on Filipino workers rights

Backlash on internet KUWAIT CITY, July 23, (AFP): A Kuwaiti social media star remained unapologetic Monday over comments she made against new laws aimed at improving conditions for Filipino domestic workers, despite a backlash on the internet. Sondo al-Qattan faces criticism for a video posted on July 10 to Instagram, …

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‘Companies showing ghost workers will be penalized’ – Files will be shut

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has warned against the registration of national manpower under the files of companies even if they are not working in these companies, reports Al-Anba daily. The authority affirmed all those engaged in such acts will be held legally liable, indicating …

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