Wednesday , June 20 2018

Arab Times

Tax on remittances will generate new income: Al-Kandari

THE proposal to impose tax on the remittances of expatriates, once approved, will generate huge revenues for the State, MP Faisal Al-Kandari in an exclusive interview with the Arab Times during which he expressed his views on various issues affecting citizens and expatriates. He also talked about the law on …

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Rationalization of fuel prices bold move: Raad – ‘Decision to enhance Kuwait’s competitiveness’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7, (KUNA): Kuwait’s partial deregulation of gasoline prices represents a politically and economically bold move in a country where subsidies are amongst the highest in the world at a per capita level, said Firas Raad, World Bank Country Manager in Kuwait Sunday. Energy subsidies in Kuwait represent …

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Al-Majdali warns against leasing of commercial licenses to expats – Employers with less than 5 staff can pay directly

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Secretary General of the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali has cautioned against transforming the process of leasing commercial licenses to expatriates into another backdoor for redundancy that will marginalize the national manpower to make them license owners rather than employers, just as bogus …

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Accountants exempted from salary and residence conditions for driving license

Just wanted to get a clarification. I passed my driving test in May 2015 and was directed to Farwaniya Traffic Department for collection of license. I went there and got the necessary signatures and again they directed me to Capital Traffic Department to get some signatures but at this Traffic …

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UK rejects 35 Kuwaiti students – No to Dutch universities pupils

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Knowledgeable sources from the Ministry of Higher Education disclosed that some universities in London have rejected 35 Kuwaitis studying in Dutch universities that require students from the Faculty of Medicine to study in Dutch to prepare them for their service in Netherlands hospitals, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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Legal help for Indian women – Indian Embassy Press Release

THE Government of India scheme is available to Indian women who have been deserted by their overseas Indian/ foreigner husbands or are facing divorce proceedings in a foreign country, subject to the following conditions:- (i) The woman is an Indian passport holder. (ii The marriage of the woman has been …

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Al-Tijaria achieves net profit of KD 5.3 mln in 2nd Quarter – Growth in shareholders, equity 5.4 pct

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: Abdulfatah M. R. Marafie — Chairman of The Commercial Real Estate Company ‘Al Tijaria’ has stated that the business outcome of the company for the financial period ended on 30.06.2016 resulted in achieving net profits of KD 5,359,622 (Five Million Three Hundred & Fifty Nine Thousand …

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‘AT LEAST 500 FIGHTERS KILLED IN A WEEK IN ALEPPO BATTLE’ – Rebels break Aleppo regime siege, says Syria opposition

BEIRUT, Aug 6, (Agencies): Syrian rebels claimed on Saturday they broke a threeweek government siege of second city of Aleppo, turning the tables on Russian-backed regime forces who are now on the defensive. To the northeast, a Western- backed alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters scored a major victory against …

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UK keeps teenager in custody after ‘attack’

LONDON, Aug 6, (AP): A 19-yearold Somali-Norwegian man accused of carrying out a stabbing rampage in London’s Russell Square was remanded into custody Saturday after a court appearance in the British capital. Zakaria Bulhan of London is accused of slaying 64-year-old American Darlene Horton, a retired teacher. Bulhan also faces …

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Bangladesh shuts news sites

Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an offi cial said Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship. The head of the national telecoms regulator said he ordered the closures late Thursday night, citing “objectionable contents”. “We’ve shut down 32 news portals and websites …

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