Arab Times

US vows to keep waterways open

GUARD SAYS READY TO PREVENT REGIONAL OIL EXPORTS DUBAI, UAE, July 4, (Agencies): The US military is reiterating a promise to keep Arabian Gulf waterways open to oil tankers as Iran renewed threats to close off the region. Capt Bill Urban, a spokesman for the US military’s Central Command, told …

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Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan down

Tokyo’s overall imports of oil grow 7.1 pct y/y TOKYO, July 3, (KUNA): Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan fell 8.9 percent in May from a year earlier to 6.30 million barrels, or 203,000 barrels per day (bpd), for the first decline in two months, government data showed. As Japan’s …

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Growth seen at 2.4% in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: According to ICAEW’s latest report (Economic Insight: Middle East Q2 2018), Kuwait economy is on track to recover from a difficult year in 2017, when growth contracted by 2.7 percent. Overall, Kuwait’s GDP growth is expected to rebound to 2.4 percent in 2018 and stabilize around …

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Elders value Amir perspective on international issues

‘Kuwait voice for stability’ KUWAIT CITY, July 3: The Elders, Lakhdar Brahimi and Martti Ahtisaari, discussed regional security and political issues with HH the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, senior political leaders and representatives from civil society and reaffirmed the belief that dialogue and diplomacy offer …

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Deep-rooted Kuwaiti-Chinese ties raise trade exchange to $12 billion

Relations developed in all fields KUWAIT CITY, July 3, (KUNA): Kuwait and China are witnessing deep-rooted and developed relations in all fields, mainly the economic sector, supported by the strategic visions of the two countries’ leaders that pushed ties to new levels. Exchange trading volumes between the two countries rose …

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‘Can’t blame expats for traffic chaos on roads’ – Better planning must

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE) has reacted to the report on traffic congestion with KSE Chairperson Eng Faisal Al-Otul arguing that the issue is not about building new roads, because this solution is not enough unless a comprehensive system is in place; while exonerating expatriates from …

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1,431 expat staff terminated from public sector jobs in 2nd qtr of ’18

MoE has the highest number of civil employees KUWAIT CITY, July 3: A total of 1,431 expatriate employees were terminated from their jobs in the public sector during the second quarter of 2018. Therefore, the total number of expatriate employees whose services were terminated since the beginning of 2018 reached …

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6,000 job applications submitted will be handled as per agreement

‘Refusing offered jobs that match their qualifications will be frozen’ KUWAIT CITY, July 3: About 6,000 job applications submitted to the Civil Service Commission (CSC) will be handled in line with an agreement between CSC and the Parliament’s Replacement Committee, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources from CSC. They revealed …

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