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Death for Kuwaiti citizen in woman’s kidnap, violent rape

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: The Court of Cassation has sentenced a Kuwaiti man to death by hanging for allegedly impersonating the police, and kidnapping and engaging an Asian woman in an immoral act under armed threat. Lawyer Abdul Hamid Al- Sarraf on behalf of the plaintiff urged the court to …

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Amir urges closer Arab-Sino ties

KUWAIT, CHINA SIGN OIL JOINT MARKETING DEAL BEIJING, July 10, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday called for pushing forward mechanisms of cooperation between Arab countries and China to attain mutual interests and strengthen historical ties. Addressing the 8th session of the ministerial meeting …

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Expats with non-specialised skills won’t be given work in govt sector

CSC should implement unification of salary scale: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed about the establishment …

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Kuwait & Beijing sign MoU on sustainable e-commerce

BEIJING, July 9, (KUNA): Kuwait and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on e-commerce on the sideline of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s state visit Monday. The memorandum, signed by Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on the Kuwaiti side, aims to boost cooperation …

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Why scrapyard so far away: Kuwaitis, expats

‘Let youths set shop closer’ KUWAIT CITY, July 9: A number of citizens and expatriates expressed their displeasure over the transfer of the car scrapyard to the outskirts of Kuwait near the Saudi border. They lamented that the trip to the scrapyard exhausts those who frequent this place especially since …

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Cabinet discusses HH the Amir’s state visit to China

Kuwait condemns terror attacks in Saudi, Somalia, Tunisia KUWAIT CITY, July 9, (KUNA): The Cabinet discussed, during its weekly meeting on Monday, outcome of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s state visit to China and his meetings in Beijing. The Cabinet, chaired by His Highness the Prime …

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Johnson quits UK govt in mounting Brexit crisis

Davis says couldn’t support May’s plan LONDON, July 9, (AP): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that threaten to tear apart Prime Minister Theresa May’s government. May’s office said in a terse statement that the prime minister had accepted Johnson’s resignation and would name …

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‘Kuwait to be hardest hit if Iran closes Strait of Hormuz’

Need to look for alternative ways in order to avoid dangerous consequences: experts KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Analysts have pointed out that Iran’s threat to prevent the passage of oil shipments through Strait of Hormuz if America pushes ahead with its plan to stop all countries from buying Iranian oil …

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Rights groups sound alarm over domestic workers for sale advts

Such practices will affect Kuwait’s global reputation: Bouqreis KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Widespread advertisements in electronic applications explicitly saying “Domestic Workers for Sale” are among the individual practices rearing heads to distort and block Kuwait’s efforts in fighting human trafficking in the face of confident steps taken to preserve its …

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Many jewelry shops blacklisted for money-wash, terror funding

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Several jewelry shops have been blacklisted for money laundering and financing terrorism as inspectors from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry found big quantities of gold in their possession without any bill or data showing the source, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources said the ministry …

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