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Kuwait urges implementation of ceasefire in Syria

Pro-Syria forces move away from US troops NEW YORK, March 28, (Agencies): Kuwait and Sweden are keen on fully implementing UNSC Resolution 2401 which regards to the 30-day ceasefire in Syria, an act providing a leeway for humanitarian efforts to take effect, said a Kuwaiti diplomat late Tuesday. In a …

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Temporary work permits of 100 days who transferred to another sponsor and for first timers

KUWAIT CITY, March 27:  The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said the Labor Inspection Department has started issuing temporary work permits valid for 100 days to employees who transferred to another sponsor or during the probationary period if the employees entered the country for the first time. The source called …

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Kuwait Exchange Companies Union says left out of ‘decision’ to tax remittances of expatriates

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: Deputy Chairman of Kuwait Exchange Companies Union (KECU) Talal Bahman has accused the Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Kuwait and the relevant parliamentary committees of trying to eliminate the role of the union as they did not ask for the union’s opinion about imposing tax …

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Death penalty for Lebanese man for murdering Filipina maid possible

BEIRUT, March 27, (AP): Lebanon’s state-run news agency is reporting that a Lebanese man has been charged with murdering a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait. National News Agency reports that a south Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged 40-year-old Nader Essam Assaf and that …

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177 Kuwaitis among 428 dead in 71,161 accidents filed in ’17

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: Annual statistics issued by the General Directorate of the General Traffic Department shows 71,161 accidents took place in 2017, as a result of which 428 victims died, 177 of them Kuwaitis, 21 bedoun, 16 citizens from the GCC countries and 214 people of various nationalities, reports …

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Fraud money exchange shut

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The concerned authorities have shut down a money exchange office for cheating expatriates and bedoun, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting police said this came after the security authorities received several complaints that the money they sent to their family and friends was not delivered. Sources …

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IRAN DENIES SUPPLYING MISSILES … SAUDIS VOW RESPONSE – ‘Right time, right place’

LONDON, March 27, (Agencies): Iran’s Revolutionary Guards denied on Tuesday Saudi accusations that Tehran has provided the Houthi movement in Yemen with ballistic capabilities, a day after a Houthi missile hit the Saudi capital, Riyadh. “Everyone knows that all routes to send arms to Yemen are blocked,” political deputy of …

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Kuwaitis & Expats decry bid to impose tax on remittances

Kuwait Constitution frowns on ‘bid’ KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Several citizens and expatriates have expressed disappointment over parliamentary attempts to impose tax on expatriates’ remittances, asserting most expatriates have very limited income. In an investigative report, they pointed out that imposing tax on remittances of expatriates is against the Kuwaiti …

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AMIR DENOUNCES ATTACK … VOICES SOLIDARITY WITH SAUDI ARABIA

Saudis intercept 7 ballistic missiles – Riyadh, Khamis Mushait, Jizan, Najran targeted RIYADH, March 26, (Agencies): Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles on Sunday, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen. One Egyptian was …

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14 companies suffer from shortcomings – Kuwait Airways losses reach KD 46 mln

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Fourteen companies of the public sector that are subject to monitoring suffer from shortcomings in the internal monitoring process that should aim at enhancing the performance of financial and administrative departments, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting sources from monitoring bodies. They explained that 11 companies did not …

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