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Sunday , November 18 2018

Arab Times

Plan to ban expat families from living in ‘private’ and ‘model housing’ areas

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Kuwait Municipality intends to amend some provisions of law number 125/1992 on bachelor housing in a bid to ban expatriate families from residing in private and model housing areas, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said Director General of the Municipality Eng Ahmad Al-Manfouhi has informed …

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‘Some ministries suffering due to absenteeism among employees’

SAB accuses PACI of public fund wastage KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The new organizational structure of the public sector will have no place in any of the ministries or state institutions for employees who do not work hard, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a governmental source. He affirmed that the government …

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Family visa to work visa transfer

I have been in Kuwait since 2015 on family visa. Now I have landed a new job. Is it possible to transfer my visa to the new job? I am waiting for your prompt response. Name withheld Answer: So far as you have been in Kuwait for over two years …

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Students receive social ‘allowance’ by mistake – Professor dies during lecture

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: A report released recently by the State Audit Bureau unveiled academic and administrative violations at Kuwait University, citing weak internal monitoring systems and procedures for payment of social allowances to students because some students received allowances they do not deserve, reports Al-Qabas daily. The report disclosed …

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Kuwait on hold in rain – Ministries, schools, banks shut

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: MP Thamer Al- Suwait wondered how a rich country like Kuwait could come to a grinding halt due to rainstorm, as a decision to close schools and the entire public sector was issued a few hours after the rain – a manifestation of lack of collaboration …

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42 health centers operating over-time, says MoH official

No casualties as result of heavy rain: Al-Jalahmeh KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Ministry of Health (MoH) official Dr Rehab Al-Watyan said that 42 health centers are operating over–time on Tuesday. Health centers operating in Al-Asimah Health District are Sulaibikaht, Daiya, Adaliya, Kaifan and Yarmouk, she said. Health centers operating …

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New Amiri amnesty rules soon; deportation of all expats serving judicial sentences eyed

1,000 inmates expected to benefit KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt-Gen Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah received Monday morning the Chairman of the Amiri Rules and Regulations Committee Counselor Mohammed Fuhaid Al-Zuabi who was presented with instructions on the adoption of Amiri amnesty for this year, …

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Kuwait bans Vietnamese labor, Georgians and Guinea-Bissau domestic helpers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Positive steps have been taken to regulate the labor market because of problems ‘faced’ by the criminal security sector recently, reports Al-Anba daily. The Residence Affairs, Nationality and Passports Department headed by Major- General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf is said to have circulars to concerned departments in …

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Murder charges slapped on a Kuwaiti woman for murdering Ethiopian maid

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The Public Prosecution has ordered the detention of an unidentified Kuwaiti woman for 21 days at the Central Prison on the charge of allegedly murdering her Ethiopian maid, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source told the daily, the Farwaniya Prosecution has slapped a premeditated murder charge …

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Bank accounts of ‘Lion of Hawalli’, family frozen

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The Central Bank has issued circulars to all local banks to freeze the accounts of Sheikh Ahmed Al-Khalifa, known as Lion of Hawalli and that of the members of his family (wife and children), reports Al-Rai daily. Without giving details, the daily added, the case is …

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