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China imposes new restrictions on outbound investment

BEIJING: China has issued new rules increasing oversight of overseas acquisitions by its companies, as it seeks to reduce investment in assets ranging from golf courses and movie studios to…

S Korea prosecutors seek 12 years jail for Samsung heir Lee

SEOUL: South Korean prosecutors sought a 12-year jail term on Wednesday for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee, in a corruption case that led to the ouster of the…

In Pakistan, questions raised over GE’s faulty flagship power turbines

Problem was acute in the crucial summer months ISLAMABAD/SINGAPORE: General Electric’s flagship gas turbines ran into problems in Pakistan earlier this year, leading to delays and lengthy outages at three…

S Korea dog meat campaigners accused of barking up wrong tree

Sparked mixed reactions, claims of Western hypocrisy NAMYANGJU, South Korea: Barking at their rescuers, labradors, beagles and mongrels desperately scrambled out of rusty cages in South Korea: saved from the…

Turning e-waste into art at Ghana’s toxic dump

People think we are bad because they think we are mad persons Joseph Awuah-Darko sits on a stool at one of the world’s largest electronic waste dumps, watching polystyrene and…

28th Dec

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Lawmaker warns of Qatar-like blockade, calls for readiness

Opposition MPs clash with govt – Five arrested over offending video KUWAIT: Opposition lawmaker Hamdan Al-Azemi yesterday said that Kuwait could face a Qatar-like blockade and called on the government…

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

To my avid readers, those who are celebrating, I hope you had a Merry Christmas, and to all my readers, I hope you have a wonderful year ahead of you.…

Court order compels cabinet to ban water gun celebrations

KUWAIT: The administrative court recently issued a verdict by powers of which the cabinet is to issue a decision banning the usage of water guns in National and Liberation Days’…

2,900 non-Kuwaitis working in oil sector

KUWAIT: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) statistics showed that the total value of wages paid to KPC and its subsidiaries’ employees in the period between April 30 and September 30, 2017…

Kuwait, Oman postpone Value Added Tax until 2019

KUWAIT: Oman’s finance ministry decided to postpone the implementation of the Value Added Tax (VAT) until 2019, and transitive tax until mid-2018. Meanwhile, a CNBC Arabiya TV said that Kuwait…

TEC Introduces ‘The Golden Age’ Circus

Developed with the world-renowned Cirque Madona Bouglione – Starting January 18th at Entertainment City KUWAIT: At a press conference held at its head office yesterday, the Touristic Enterprises Company (TEC)…