Wednesday , October 18 2017

Arab Times

‘Private firms investments KD 3.5b in govt’s projects’ – Law seeks boost in FDI: Al-Sharrah

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): Secretary General of the Union of Investment Companies Dr Ramadan Al-Sharrah said on Monday overall private sector’s investments in the State development projects amounted to KD 3.5 billion in 2015. In a statement, Al-Sharrah said the new corporate law aims at boosting direct foreign investments, …

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Kuwait expects rise in oil prices; 4 mln bpd by 2020

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (Agencies): Oil prices are likely to rise early next year amid signs of a decline in production of highcost crude and improved economic growth, Kuwait’s Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair said Monday. “There are signs that much of the highcost oil has started to exit the market …

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Mystery over disappearance of Kuwaiti woman & mother

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Following reports by local media that the remains of the 28-year-old Kuwaiti woman and her 61-year-old Saudi mother were found dumped in a well, 20 meters deep, after their murder in Upper Egypt, Kuwait’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Undersecretary of the Ministry Khaled Al-Jarallah …

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Juvenile goes free for attacking with cleaver

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: The Court of First Instance acquitted a Kuwaiti juvenile who was accused of attacking another using a cleaver which resulted in a permanent deformity in the victim. The Public Prosecution accused the suspect of beating the victim and causing injuries on the palm of his left hand, …

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Court sets Nov 18 hearing in cleric harming unity lawsuit

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Some judges have submitted a joint petition to the Prosecutor General against ex-MP Khalid Al-Sultan accusing him of grumbling and offending the judiciary by his recent statement on “Abdali cell”. In a separate case, the Misdemeanor Court has set Nov 18 …

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Bangladeshi arrested; Cop stabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Police have arrested an unidentified Bangladeshi for possessing drugs, reports Annahar daily. The daily quoting security sources said the suspect was caught in the parking lot of the General Department for Nationality and Passports in Dajeej. He has been handed over to the General Department for …

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Kuwait won’t slow development of oil projects

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11, (Agencies): Kuwait will not slow the development of its oil industry projects in response to the fall of crude prices, its Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair told an industry conference on Sunday. The chief executive of state energy giant Kuwait Petroleum Corp, Nizar Al-Adsani, told the conference …

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‘Hike still in study’ – Fears allayed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Senior security sources allayed fears of expatriates on the proposed increase of service fees in the coming phase, as many expatriates expect the step will affect their earnings, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources said a recent study submitted to the Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid on …

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‘Passengers can sue if rights violated’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: The Deputy Director-General for Aviation Safety and Air Transportation Affairs Emad Al- Jalawi said the Directorate- General of Civil Aviation is receiving complaints from passengers who feel their rights have been violated, reports Al-Qabas daily. He went on to say these complaints are then referred to …

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