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Cabinet urges to prepare list of replaceable expats

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: The Cabinet has issued urgent directives to all ministries, asking them to prepare detailed reports concerning the number of positions occupied by expatriates and to identify who among them can be replaced by Kuwaiti employees, reports Al- Anba daily. According to informed sources, the directives included …

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Vehicle found under water as hunt for journalist continues

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: The search continues for the missing young photojournalist, identified as Sabah Al-Jandeel, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting reliable sources said Jandeel went missing in Subbiya 100 kms from Bubiyan Island. The same sources said his vehicle was found underwater off the Subbiya beach. The vehicle …

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UN Women for Peace Asc honors Sheikha Rima with peace award

Haley describes her as ‘a doer … a global game changer’ NEW YORK, March 10, (KUNA): The United Nations Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) honored late Thursday the spouse of Kuwait’s Ambassador to the US and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah with the prestigious Peace Award for her …

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Manila sets counter checks on departing Overseas Filipino Workers

Filipinos warned against misrepresentation MANILA, March 8: The Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has put in place counter-checking measures for overseas Filipino workers or OFWs as they are called who leave the country to work in Kuwait, reports the Gulf Times quoting the Manila Times. The newspaper said …

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EU backs Gulf mediation by Kuwait – NATO, Qatar sign pact

BRUSSELS, March 8, (Agencies): EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/ Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, met in Brussels late Wednesday with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of Qatar, and discussed bilateral and regional issues as well as the Gulf crisis. A press release …

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‘Amir’s efforts to prevent Gulf row escalation has succeeded’

‘Iraq reconstruction event shows Kuwaiti triumph in moral role’ KUWAIT CITY, March 8, (KUNA): Efforts exerted by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to prevent the escalation of the Gulf dispute were a success, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Jarallah said on Wednesday. His Highness the Amir …

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Kuwait, Sweden role in ‘ceasefire’ lauded

KUWAIT CITY, March 8, (KUNA): The President of the European Union’s Middle East-Gulf (MOG) Working Party Roberto Storaci said on Thursday that the neutrality and credibility of the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Sweden in Security Council was behind the adoption of Resolution No. 2401 on the humanitarian …

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Brothers trade accusations in citizenship forgery case

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The Criminal Court has assigned the session of March 11 to review the citizenship forgery case filed against four brothers from a particular tribe. They were released on bail worth KD 1,000 each. The court session held on Thursday was full of drama as one of …

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Kuwait said to agree MoU for Overseas Filipino Workers – MOU strictly forbids confiscation of mobile phones and passports

MANILA, March 7, (Agencies): Kuwait is said to have given nod to the conditions contained in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of the Philippine government to lift the total ban on deployment of first-time Filipino workers to Kuwait, says LBG, GMA News. The ‘Unang Balita’ quoting the Department of Labor …

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‘Firemen risk own lives to save man’

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Aiming towards arming themselves with knowledge and fortifying partnerships with other concerned bodies, the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) held its 5th International Fire and Safety Conference Tuesday evening, under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. Held at the Regency …

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