Arab Times

Indemnity issue

Dear Sir, A controversial situation has arisen in our company with regard to the indemnity calculations. The company policy being followed is as follows: Upto 5 yrs — 30 days salary per annum; above 5 yrs till 10 yrs — 45 days salary per annum and above 10 yrs — …

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Study on work permit fees for expatriate workers ends

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: The team tasked to regulate the labor market has presented results of a study on work permit-related fees to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh, in addition to the schedule for implementing new fees for expatriate workers, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting a reliable source …

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‘Dusty weather during the weekend’

KUWAIT CITY, April 20, (KUNA): The weather during the weekend will be dusty due to the moderate and active winds, said the official at the Kuwait Meteorological Department Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi Thursday. Speaking to KUNA, Al-Qarawi said that the lowest temperature on Thursday reached around 23-26 Degrees Celsius during the evening …

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‘New roads, bridges cannot solve Kuwait traffic chaos’

Project delays cause of rush: expert KUWAIT CITY, April 20: Several experts unanimously agreed on the need for holistic solution to the traffic snarl in the country at a recent seminar organized by the Transport and Traffic Committee of the Engineers Society titled “Effects of Al-Ghazali Bridge Project and Project …

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MP warns off bid to cancel ‘grilling’

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has voiced objection to any attempt to cancel the interpellation motion against HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, stressing that the interpellation is hundred percent constitutional and it should be discussed in an open session. Al-Adsani along with MP Shuaib …

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US Embassy warns on demo

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: The US Embassy in Kuwait informs US citizens that localized demonstrations are expected to take place in the Al-Andalous area in the Farwaniya Governorate beginning Friday morning on April 21, 2017. The localized demonstrations may produce crowds. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational …

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Asian bootlegger held

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: The Hawally police have arrested an Asian for bootlegging, reports Al-Shahed daily. The suspect was reportedly standing beside a car and when he saw police, he started running. Police chased and caught the Asian and seized from him 95 polyethylene bags filled with local booze. Drugs …

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Diesel thieves busted

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: Three expatriates of Asian and Syrian nationalities were arrested for stealing diesel from oil sites and storing it in specialized containers inside a livestock pen in Kabad area, reports Al-Shahed daily. After the suspects were arrested, they confessed during interrogations that they work for a company …

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Kuwaiti gets 7-yr jail in bombing bid, joining ISIS

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: The Court of Appeals obliged a Kuwaiti citizen to pay for the monthly expenses of his children, monthly house rent of the mother of his children, for furnishing the house, car and the expenses of a domestic helper and driver. In a case filed by Lawyer …

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