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Monday , November 12 2018

Arab Times

Kuwait central bank looks to regulate ‘e-payment’ system

Bid to propel banking sector KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued instructions for all service providers, including companies and institutions, to register in its electronic payment system. All service providers are required to regulate their e-payment transactions in line with established regulations, CBK …

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US citizen caught with drugs, liquor, gun, ammo

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: After taking into custody two US citizens a few days ago – one in Mangaf and the other in Jabriya – for allegedly trafficking in drugs, personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have arrested one more US citizen from Mangaf, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily …

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Young Jordanian held in armed Hawally bank theft; cash found

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have taken into custody in the early hours of the night a young Jordanian, with no criminal past and believed to be in his 20s, in connection with the armed robbery at a Gulf Bank branch, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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Cigarette packs smuggling bid foiled

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Customs officers at the Nuwaiseeb border post have thwarted the attempt of an unidentified passenger to smuggle cigarettes packs to a neighboring country, reports Al-Anba daily. Officers have discovered a new means of smuggling after cigarettes packs were found hidden in packs of flour manufactured by …

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‘My girl kidnapped’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: A Kuwaiti woman accused two of her daughter’s relatives of kidnapping the girl who has been missing since Sept 5, 2018, reports Al- Seyassah daily. In a telephone call with the daily, the woman disclosed that she exerted tremendous efforts to search for her daughter who …

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It’s suicide attempt, say police

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: An unidentified Asian housemaid who tried in vain to end her life by consuming a large dose of pesticide was rushed to the intensive care unit of the Jahra Hospital and given stomach wash, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the female employer she heard the screams …

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Verdict in two fraud cases set for Thursday

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasser Salem Al-Heid has adjourned to Thursday the two cases “embezzlement in Ministry of Health” and “fingerprint forgery in Ministry of Electricity and Water” for issuing verdicts . In the “embezzlement” case, the Criminal Court previously had ruled …

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Kuwait welcomes visit of Saudi Crown Prince

‘Great opportunity to exchange views’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The government of Kuwait Sunday congratulated the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Saudi people for the Kingdom’s national day, and welcomed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s upcoming visit to Kuwait. The visit is part of deep-rooted relations between …

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Modi under fire over French defence deal

NEW DELHI, Sept 23, (AFP): India’s Narendra Modi was under fire after French ex-president Francois Hollande added fresh fuel to corruption allegations in a bilateral defence deal, with the prime minister branded a traitor by his chief political opponent. French defence firm Dassault picked Reliance Group, run by Indian billionaire …

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‘Deny immigrants on benefits green cards’

DHS proposes new rule promoting immigrant self-sufficiency WASHINGTON, Sept 23, (Agencies): US immigrants who get public benefits like food stamps or housing vouchers could be denied green cards, under a new proposal from President Donald Trump’s administration. Trump came to power pledging to make immigration to the United States more …

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