Thursday , October 18 2018

Arab Times

Kuwait bourse retreats amid ‘soggy’ sentiment

Zain slips 11 fils, Humansoft Holding soars KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Kuwait stocks slipped into red on Tuesday, erasing last session’s gains. The All Shares Index dropped 20.9 pts in choppy trade to 4994.31 pts as sentiment turned soggy. Most of the blue chips closed lower whereas some of the …

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Kuwait keen on ‘executing’ economic deals with China

Cabinet approves trade cooperation with Turkmenistan KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16, (KUNA): Kuwait government is keen on transforming recent economic agreements with China into reality, assigning relevant departments to implement them and remove all obstacles facing execution. The government, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, …

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Domestic workers should be referred for medical test on return to Kuwait from vacation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The General Department for Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior has called on employers of domestic workers to refer their employees for medical examination after they return from vacation for fear they may be carriers of contagious diseases such as hepatitis, AIDS and TB, reports …

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‘Selection of Incheon to operate T4 milestone in Kuwait & Korean ties’

Separate entries for arrivals, departures KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Executive Vice-President of South Korea’s Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) and the T4 Operations Manager Kwang-Soo Lee has affirmed the government of Kuwait’s selection of Incheon operate T4 is a milestone in the bilateral relations between Kuwait and Seoul, which …

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‘Cinema contributes to building cultural bridges among people’

NCCAL recognizes Abdullah Al-Muhailan KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16, (KUNA): Cinema is one of the most important means that contribute effectively and forcefully to building cultural bridges among people, the Secretary-General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), Ali Al-Youha said. The remarks were made on his behalf …

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Panel plans to cut no of expats to 10% in public sector

Committee set to put finishing touches KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: In its efforts to limit the rate of expatriates in public sector to 10 percent of the entire workforce, which would be restricted to the medical and educational professions, the Parliamentary Committee on Replacement and Employment will meet soon to …

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MoCI receives 2,028 requests for registration of trademarks

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has announced that the Department of Trademarks and Patents received 2,028 requests for registration of trademarks through its website in the month of September, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, the ministry explained that it completed 818 transactions related …

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‘Need to cut prices of fruits & veggies from Syria, Lebanon’

Transportation costs down KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Chairperson of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies Khalid Al-Hudaiban stressed the need to reduce prices of fruits and vegetables from Syria and Lebanon by 25 percent after opening the Jaber-Naseeb passageway between Syria and Jordan, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Hudaiban told the daily …

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Early Retirement Bill referred to National Assembly for deliberation

‘Bill is not a tool for political maneuvers or agendas’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Considering the report on the Early Retirement Bill has been referred to the National Assembly for deliberation in the upcoming legislative term, MP Al-Humaidi Al-Subai’i called for cooperation of the government and determination of his fellow …

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Saudi Arabia … Another day

FOR two weeks, Saudi Arabia remained silent over the unjust campaign because it has adopted the policy to refrain from replying to ghost sources. Moreover, Saudi Arabia does not trust the Turkish government. It knows well that relations between the two countries will remain in the right frame, bound by …

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