Monday , February 19 2018

Arab Times

‘EQUATE achieves $739 million total profit in 2015 fiscal year’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, announced realizing a net profi t of $739 million for the fiscal year ending 31 Dec 2015, in comparison to $1.04 billion achieved in 2014. EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “EQUATE’s human capital exemplified …

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‘Development needs joint efforts by all State bodies’ – Economic situation exaggerated: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12, (Agencies): Achieving development in Kuwait is a joint responsibility and needs concerted efforts from all bodies, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh has stressed. Al-Sabeeh said some bodies delayed reply to letters sent by the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD) on some …

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MEW’s request for consultant rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Ministry of Finance has refused to employ an international consultant for preparing the tender of Nuwaiseeb Station Project, which is supposed to produce 3,000MW in the fi rst phase, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained that Ministry of Electricity and Water had requested for …

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NEW SAUDI-LED COALITION AGAINST TERRORISM TO MEET – US seeks to speed fight against IS

BRUSSELS, Feb 11, (Agencies): US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he expects a gathering of more than two dozen countries contributing to the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq to endorse a US plan for accelerating the campaign. “That will be new, for there to be …

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Al-Habtoor receives Lieutenant Governor of Kansas

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed Jeffrey W. Colyer, M.D., M.Phil., the Lieutenant Governor of Kansas at his office on Al Wasl Road on Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016. Dr Colyer briefed the chairman on the latest advancements made in the field of stem cell research …

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Two female suicide bombers kill over 60 people in Nigeria – Attack bears the hallmarks of Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Feb 11, (Agencies): Two female suicide bombers killed more than 60 people at a camp for people displaced by an insurgency of the jihadist Boko Haram group in the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa, military and emergency officials said. The attack occurred 85 kms (50 miles) outside the …

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Pak army ‘confirms’ death for 12 militants

ISLAMABAD, Feb 11, (AP): Pakistan’s powerful army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif, on Thursday confirmed death sentences awarded by military courts to 12 “hardcore terrorists” over their involvement in a series of attacks against security forces, the military said. In a statement, it said the men included a Pakistani Taleban militant, …

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Case of 87 embezzlers goes to experts – Detective jailed in slander suit

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Criminal Court referred to the panel of experts the case involving 87 people charged with embezzlement of public funds through the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program’s financial aid. Case files indicate the Public Prosecution leveled embezzlement charges, accusing the 87 defendants of registering dummy names …

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