Monday , January 22 2018

Arab Times

Saudi invites bankers to pitch for Aramco listing roles

LONDON/DUBAI, Jan 8, (RTRS): Saudi Aramco has invited banks pitching for roles in its stock market listing, including Citi and Goldman Sachs, for meetings in the kingdom in the coming weeks to make their case, according to three banking sources familiar with the matter. The meetings are an indication that …

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Aussies complete rout of England – Hosts win series 4-0

SYDNEY, Jan 8, (AFP): Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday. The beleaguered tourists, with skipper Joe Root weakened by a stomach bug and unable to continue batting, …

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Philander blasts S. Africa to victory over India

Tourists bowled out for 135 in 72-run defeat CAPE TOWN, Jan 8, (AFP): South Africa’s fast bowlers, led by Vernon Philander, blasted through India’s batting as the host nation gained a 72-run win on the fourth day of the first Test at Newlands on Monday. Set 208 to win the …

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Documents required to bring family to Kuwait

I am working in Kuwait with profession of general observer. I have a engineering certificate. I would like to bring my family (wife and kids, aged 2-1/2 and 5 years). Could you please guide me through the documents and the stamping/attestations required. Name withheld Answer: In answering this question we …

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Imprisoned activists announce hunger strike

KUWAIT CITY: Thirteen imprisoned activists in Kuwait have announced they started a hunger strike to protest what they say are the country’s “paradoxical” statements supporting protests in Iran, but barring protests at home. The 13 activists say they began the hunger strike on Sunday. Their published letter of intent, with …

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‘Govt agencies violate regulations governing foreign training courses’ – SAB report cites many violations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Some external training courses, which some ministries and government institutions prefer is more of a compliment for employees to spending a few days in foreign capitals, reports Al-Rai daily. A report by the State Audit Bureau (SAB) revealed a number of government agencies and departments have …

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MP VOICES CONCERN ON DECLINE IN CREDIT RATING

Panel nod on draft to borrow KD 25bn  – Proposal to raise financial assistance to private sector workers rejected KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee approved Sunday the government’s draft law on borrowing KD 25 billion from domestic and international markets, says Committee Chairman MP …

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‘Govt warned against controlling the country’s economic sectors’

Deficit reaches almost KD 6b due to fall in oil prices KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The State Audit Bureau has warned the government against controlling the economic sectors of the country, especially since it weakens the private sector. It urged the government to bear the responsibility and tackle the shortcomings …

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