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Kuwait forum attracts entrepreneurs from Belgium to ‘build partnerships’

Planned vision 2035 very convincing: Marliere BRUSSELS, Feb 20, (KUNA): A number of Belgian entrepreneurs and financial experts have expressed their keen interest to forge links with Kuwaiti companies to promote bilateral economic and financial cooperation after they participated in a Kuwait Economic Forum here on Tuesday. “When you come …

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Trudeau gets cold shoulder treatment from Indian govt

NEW DELHI, Feb 20, (Agencies): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met India’s corporate titans on Tuesday as he pursued a tour of the country marred by reports he has been snubbed by political leaders. Trudeau addressed a business conference in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, attended by leaders from the Tata …

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DEAL REACHED TO NORMALIZE HIRING – Kuwait invites Duterte to visit

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (Agencies): Kuwait has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, as the countries seek to settle their differences over allegations of extreme abuse of migrant workers in the wealthy Gulf state. After the body of a Filipino was discovered …

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Interpol seeks suspect couple in murder

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (Agencies): The Lebanese Interpol upon a request from its Kuwaiti counterpart is looking for the alleged murderers of Filipino domestic worker Joanna Daniela Demafelis, reports Al-Anba daily. The Lebanese man Nader Issam Assaf and his Syrian wife Mona Hassoun are accused of murdering the Filipina and …

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Pledge to hunt bachelors – Residential homes survey vowed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Faisal Al-Hamoud has affirmed that the governorate will leave no stone unturned in fighting the problem of bachelors residing in private residential areas. He stressed that it is not allowed for bachelors to stay in private houses, disclosing about a comprehensive survey that …

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Citizens, expats urged to avoid wasting water during holidays

937 Kuwaiti employees referred for retirement KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Undersecretary of Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Bushahri called on all citizens and expatriates to avoid wasting water during the celebrations of the National Days, reports Al-Rai daily. Bushahri warned about the water that people would use during …

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MP queries expat hire for Kuwait Airways Corporation post

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: MP Saleh Ashour has forwarded questions to Minister of Finance Nayef Al- Hajraf on the appointment of a foreigner as assistant commercial chief executive officer at Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC). Ashour disclosed that Philip Sander was previously appointed as assistant commercial chief executive officer but he …

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Amir orders National-Liberation Day grants to orphans

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah ordered on Monday giving financial grants to the orphans at his personal expense. His Highness the Amir made the initiative toward the orphans on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of Kuwait’s National Day and …

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Manila nabs ‘ Islamic State commander’

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 19, (AP): Philippine police and army troops have arrested an Arab man they believe was a former commander of the Islamic State group along the Syria and Turkey border in a raid on a Manila apartment, where they found bomb-making materials and an IS-style flag, the national …

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LIBERATION FOR KUWAITIS, EXPATS JAILED FOR DEBT – Amir orders payment of prisoner debt

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the payment of debts for citizens and expatriates in prison, said the Amiri Diwan in a statement Sunday. His Highness the Amir’s generous step came in celebration of Kuwait’s 57th National Day and 27th Anniversary …

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