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Kuwait’s sovereign ratings affirmed by CI – Outlook remains stable

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Capital Intelligence (CI) today announced that it has affirmed Kuwait’s Long-Term Foreign Currency and Local Currency Ratings of ‘AA-’, and its Short-Term Foreign and Local Currency Ratings of ‘A1+’. The Outlook for Kuwait’s Ratings remains  ‘Stable’, according to CPI financial. Kuwait’s ratings are underpinned by strong …

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Kuwait earn second victory in Gulf Ice Hockey Championships

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30, (KUNA): Kuwait’s ice hockey team defeated Qatar 7-4, its second victory in the ongoing fourth edition of the Gulf Ice Hockey Championships, the country’s club for winter sports said Saturday. In a phone call to KUNA, the club’s Chairman Fuhaid Al-Ajmi described Kuwait’s victory against host …

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Panel discussion explores ‘Kuwait Taxation’- British Business Forum holds meeting

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: With falling oil prices, a budget deficit, and a recent rise in the Fed interest rates, it looks almost inevitable that Kuwait will introduce corporate taxation, was the general consensus during a panel discussion which was hosted by Donald Teale a BBF Director, during the British …

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‘Athletes became the victims’ –  Kuwait Oly head deplores escalation of dispute

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20, (AP): The head of Kuwait’s national Olympic committee condemned what he called on Wednesday the “serious escalation” of government interference that could prevent the Gulf nation’s athletes from representing their country at the Rio de Janeiro Games. Sheikh Talal Al Fahad Al Sabah said in a …

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Kuwait, Armenia meetings fruitful – Bid to upgrade trade relations

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh stressed the importance of boosting economic and technical relations with the Armenian Republic, especially in the fields of transportation and tourism. Al-Saleh said on Thursday, as he headed the Kuwaiti side at the second …

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Kuwait ranked 1st in attracting GCC banks

RIYADH, Dec 8, (KUNA): Kuwait ranked first in attracting branches of Gulf commercial banks with eight branches, followed by the UAE and Saudi Arabia, with six branches each, three branches in Bahrain and two branches in Oman and Qatar. The General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council said in a …

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Figo to play at Kuwait Champions Challenge – One of the greatest wingers in Football Champions Tour team

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: Luis Figo is the latest name revealed to play alongside international football players in the Footabll Champions Tour team against a Kuwaiti all-star team at the upcoming Kuwait Champions Challenge, to be held on Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in the State …

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FIFA postpones Kuwait next World Cup qualifying match – Becker backs Beckenbauer in World Cup graft row

ZURICH, Nov 13, (Agencies): FIFA has postponed Kuwait’s next World Cup qualifying match because its federation is suspended from international soccer for government interference. Kuwait was to play at Myanmar in neutral Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday in an Asian qualifying group. FIFA says “taking into account the suspension, the match …

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SI Kuwait helps women achieve potential – Organisation built on diversity, meritocracy

Twenty eight extraordinary Kuwaiti and expatriate women, their distinguished guest speakers, international delegates, and guests, celebrated the establishment of the Soroptimist International Club Kuwait with an elegant ceremony and gala dinner at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The name Soroptimist is derived from the Latin soror meaning sister, and optima meaning …

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13th Asian Shooting Champ’ship to be held in Kuwait as planned

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): The 13th Asian Shooting Championship (Quota Distribution for RIO 2016 Olympics) will be held in Kuwait as previously decided, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said on Friday. The distribution of the qualifying seats for the Brazil 2016 Olympics is …

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