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Facebook shut 583 mln fake accounts

US Justice, FBI probe Cambridge Analytica: report PARIS, May 16, (AFP): Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces “community standards” against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech. Responding to calls for …

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Kuwait expected to delay VAT to 2021

DUBAI, May 15, (RTRS): Kuwait will not implement value-added tax before 2021 but will push ahead with introducing excise tax, Parliament’s budget committee said in a statement posted on the Assembly’s website on Tuesday. “The committee said implementation of value-added tax in Kuwait will be postponed until 2021, and that …

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Ramadan on Thursday

KUWAIT CITY, May 15, (KUNA): Kuwait’s crescent sighting authority announced on Tuesday that the crescent moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan did not appear this night. The authority added that the last day of Shaban will end tomorrow (Wednesday), and as a result the Holy Month of Ramadan, 1439 …

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Manila announces partial lifting of ban – Ban on household works stays in effect

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: “We are now preparing everything and we will be ready to accept and process new job orders of skilled and semi-skilled workers as soon as we receive the written order from the home office in Manila,” disclosed Philippine Labour Attache to Kuwait Rustico Dela Fuente on …

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Jail-term, fines hiked in Traffic Law amendment

We seek to protect public: MPs KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Five MPs Mubarak Al- Hajraf, Abdullah Fahad, Faraj Al-Arbeed, Usama Al-Shaheen and Al-Humaidi Al-Subaie have submitted a bill to amend some provisions of Law No. 76/1976 of the Traffic Law, giving it urgency, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the proposed …

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Kuwait seeks probe of Gaza carnage

JERUSALEM STATUS IN JEOPARDY, SAYS SPEAKER … HITS VIOLENCE KUWAIT CITY/NEW YORK, May 15: Kuwait has presented to the UN Security Council a draft statement on the tragic developments on Palestinian territories, calling for the launching of an independent investigation into the killing of peaceful Palestinian protesters in Gaza Strip. …

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Kuwait warns of increasing rate of ‘organized crimes’ worldwide

Rohingya community being ethnically cleansed: Al-Otaibi VIENNA, May 15, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait has warned of increasing rates of organized crimes and their connection with terrorist organizations. Kuwait’s Representative to the 27th session of the UN-affiliated Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), Badr Al-Masaad, called for raising …

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KUWAIT REQUESTS URGENT SECURITY COUNCIL MEETING

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza – US opens embassy GAZA/JERUSALEM, May 14, (Agencies): Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. Meanwhile, Kuwait, a non-permanent member of the Security Council, …

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Exit for Expats over-65’s studied

“Expats do not care about Kuwait’s development , Their main concern is getting high salaries, live a prosperous life” – MP Safa’a Al-Hashem KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The proposal to dispense with expatriates who are 65 years old and above which was discussed at a meeting between representatives of the Kuwait …

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VAT seen finalized in next Assembly term

Expat cuts public, governmental demand, says MP KUWAIT CITY, May 14: Reducing the number of expatriates in the country has become a public and governmental demand due to the lack of jobs for Kuwaitis, says Chairman of the parliamentary Job Replacement and Employment Crisis Committee MP Khalil Al-Saleh. While pointing …

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