Friday , December 15 2017

Arab Times

CSC asks MoE to end services of 1,507 non-Kuwaiti employees

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has asked the Ministry of Education to end the services of 1,507 non-Kuwaiti employees during the current academic year 2017/2018, reports Al-Qabas daily. The aforementioned number includes 660 teachers, 214 social workers and 584 executives. The request comes as part of …

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Approval given to amend status of expat children from Article 22 to 18 for 21 yrs and above

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Interior has given its Social Affairs counterpart the go signal to approve the proposal to amend the status of expatriate children under Article 22 visa to Article 18 (private sector) once they reach 21 years old without obtaining a letter of initial approval from the …

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Jazeera Airways starts new route to Kochi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low cost airline, inaugurated its daily new flights to Hyderabad, India on Saturday. Kochi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad will follow in early 2018 as the airline expands its network to serve its Indian sub-continent targeting the nearly one million Indian nationals residing in …

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‘Dormant’ accounts contain millions of dinars in deposits – ‘Inactive for over 20 years’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Millions of dinars remain ‘dormant’ in about half a million bank accounts in Kuwaiti banks. Some of these accounts have millions of dinar deposits while others are in hundreds of dinars, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources familiar with these accounts. These millions of dinars are ‘dormant’ …

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Fake goods coming from China destroyed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Customs officers at the Shuwaikh Port have confiscated and destroyed the imitation goods — bags, glasses, cell phone chargers and electrical appliances — coming from China, reports Al-Rai daily. According to sources the confiscated merchandize carried names of world renowned brands. Earlier the General Administration Customs …

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Death for Egyptian in murder of Kuwaiti woman, her mom

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Criminal Court of Menia, Egypt has sentenced to death by hanging the Egyptian who is suspected of murdering a Kuwaiti woman and her Saudi mother, reports Al- Anba daily. The court will look into the case of other accused in the case in January 2018 …

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Kuwaiti ‘fined’ KD 3,000 for insulting compatriot on Net – Asian prostitutes nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Misdemeanor Court fined a Kuwaiti citizen KD 3,000 for insulting another citizen on Instagram. The court referred civil aspect of the case to the relevant court. The case file indicated the Public Prosecution charged the defendant for abusing and humiliating the plaintiff on the social …

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Many arrested as fake maids offices busted; Syrian stabs GCC expat

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Personnel from the General Department for Residence Affairs have arrested a number of expatriates for running fake domestic labor recruiting offices in Salmiya, reports Al-Anba daily. During the raid police have also arrested 16 domestic workers some of whom had run away from their sponsors and …

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Indian woman, Nepali man commit suicide

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: An Indian woman, identified only as Shehnaz, allegedly ended her life by jumping from the sixth floor of a complex in Sharq, reports Al- Anba daily. It is reported the victim was suffering from psychological problems. In another unrelated incident, a Nepali man ended his life …

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Government submits draft law on borrowing to cover deficit – MP renews impound queries

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The government has submitted a draft law on obtaining loans from international and local financial institutions to address the State’s budget deficit, says Rapporteur of Financial and Economic Affairs Committee in the National Assembly MP Saleh Ashour. However, Ashour argued that there are alternatives for the …

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