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Sunday , November 18 2018

Arab Times

Panel calls for reducing number of expats in public sector

‘Give jobs to elementary-level certs holders’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Parliament’s Replacement and Employment Crisis Committee has asked the government to provide jobs to the holders of elementary-level certificates, as they constitute 7,037 out of total 12,000 unemployed citizens, reports Al-Rai daily. According to recent statistics, holders of elementary-level and …

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‘Kuwaitis place 3rd in Turkish real estate Sept acquisitions’ – 360 units purchased

ANKARA, Oct 20, (Agencies): Kuwaiti nationals were placed third in the acquisition of Turkish real estate behind the Iraqis and the Iranians for the month of September, said an institute in Turkey on Friday. According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, Kuwaiti nationals purchased 360 real estate units last September behind …

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Sirb Al-Hamam, Al-Ghurfa win second Kuwait Cinema Festival’s top awards

Panel honors Al-Buraiki for his role in Ateej KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20, (KUNA): Sirb Al-Hamam (Flock of Doves) won the long movie category of second Kuwait Cinema Festival while Al-Ghurfa (Chamber) won the short movie category, in a ceremony held at Kuwait National Library on Friday. In the long movie …

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No change in school timings during winter

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: There will be no change in the school timings for all educational levels during the winter season, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from the education sector. They stressed that the starting time of the schools during winter will be the same as the starting time during …

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Kuwait envoy to India takes charge

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Kuwaiti Ambassador to India Jassem Al-Najem handed in Saturday his credentials to President of India Ram Nath Kovind during a ceremony held in the capital New Delhi. A press release by the embassy, obtained by KUNA, said that Ambassador Al-Najem conveyed to President Kovind greetings from …

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Audit finds misappropriation of funds – More then KD 120,000 paid for absentees

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: After the State Audit Bureau found out that the Ministry of Education wrongly paid a large amount to certain staff on study leaves and missions, the bureau discovered payment of salaries– more than KD 120,000 – to some employees who have been absent from work for …

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Two Asians hurt in Salmi road collision

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Two Asians who were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Al-Salmi road have been admitted to the intensive care unit of Al-Jahra Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily. Paramedics and firemen rushed to the scene when the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry received information about the incident, …

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Indian held with ‘paan’ and another caught drunk

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: An Indian passenger was arrested at Kuwait International Airport in possession of 250 grams of betel leaves (paan). According to sources, customs officers were checking the luggage of passengers who arrived at the airport from an Asian country when they found the betel leaves inside the …

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Ruling annulled as Kuwaiti acquitted of carrying drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The Criminal Court cancelled the verdict issued in absentia against a Kuwaiti citizen who was sentenced to two-year imprisonment with hard labor and imposed a fine of KD 1,000 over allegations of possessing methamphetamine. The arresting officer testified that he was patrolling Al-Oyoun area when he …

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Kuwaiti man manhandled by French police

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The French security authorities have released a Kuwaiti, identified only F.S.A., after detaining for two days, reports Al- Anba daily. The daily added, the suspect was arrested at dawn and the release came after tremendous efforts were exerted by the Kuwaiti Embassy in the French capital, …

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