Monday , December 18 2017

Arab Times

Kuwait ranks 2nd among GCC in Passport Index ’17 – Singapore tops the list worldwide

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 49th in the world and second among the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) in the Passport Index 2017. According to the index, those holding Kuwaiti passports are allowed to travel to 85 countries visa free or visa upon arrival. Meanwhile, Singapore topped the list …

Read More »

New screening to US-bound passengers

US resumes refugee admissions … 11 countries blocked DUBAI, UAE, Oct 25, (Agencies): Five global long-haul airlines will begin new security interviews of all passengers on US-bound flights starting Thursday at the request of American officials, the companies said Wednesday. Long-haul carriers Air France, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates and Lufthansa …

Read More »

Tillerson to highlight US strategy – Terror dominates talks

NEW DELHI, Oct 25, (Agencies): Combating terrorism and India’s role in war-torn Afghanistan dominated talks between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Indian counterpart Wednesday as the US official highlighted the Trump administration’s new strategy for South Asia. India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said that India had agreed …

Read More »

Kuwait to stiffen traffic penalties

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah recently announced a decision to impose harsher penalties on those who violate traffic regulations in a bid to guarantee the safety of road users. According to the decision, the vehicles of those caught using mobile phones by hand while driving …

Read More »

‘Rise in labor law violations’ – ‘330 firms under probe’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Subaih revealed an increase in the number of verdicts that have been issued against companies violating the labor law, reports Al-Anba daily. She added the Manpower Public Authority has referred nearly 330 companies …

Read More »

Rate of increase in number of expats down by 65 pc in ’17

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The rate of increase in the number of expatriates has decreased by 65 percent in 2017 for the first time since 1992, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Demographics Affairs Committee of the Cabinet carried out a comparative study as per which the number of non-Kuwaitis increased by …

Read More »

No pressure from traders on real estate market, affirms Al-Ghanim

‘Ministry will protect citizens from falling prey to fraud’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Secretary General of Kuwait Real Estate Union Qais Al-Ghanim affirmed that there is no pressure from traders on the real estate market, and that the controller of the market continues to be demand and supply only, reports …

Read More »

‘We’re always alert for security threats’ – ‘Fight against terrorism continues’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Lt- Gen Mahmoud Al-Dousari said Monday the ministry is constantly assessing the terror threats in order to prepare the proper responses. “There is a security team who are tasked with analyzing the level of security risks,” he said, affirming …

Read More »
Translate »