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Cabinet OKs New York Consulate,studies means for higher revenues

KUWAIT: The Cabinet held its weekly session yesterday at the Cabinet Hall at Seif Palace under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Highlights of…

Special mobile apps monitor, protect maids

KUWAIT: After the memorandum of agreement (MoA) between the Philippines and Kuwait was signed last month, a group of recruitment agencies (both local and Philippine-based agencies) has come up with…

Amir, Crown Prince meet top state officials at Seif Palace

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Seif Palace yesterday. His Highness also received His…

Amir congratulates Kuwaitis,expats, urges youths to invest

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in his address to the people of Kuwait on the last ten days of Ramadan, called on the parliament and…

MP Fadhl threatens to grill Social Affairs and Labor Minister

KUWAIT: MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl said yesterday he will file to grill Social Affairs and Labor Minister Hind Al-Sabeeh today over alleged violations at the Transparency Society which is an NGO…

Amir, Crown Prince meet state officials

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations yesterday to Bader Mohammad Al-Saad on the Order of Friendship presented by Russian President Vladimir…

Palestinian minister in Kuwait with ‘ message of thanks’

KUWAIT: Palestinian Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister Riyad Al-Maliki said that Kuwait is under great pressure because of its tough stance in support of Palestinians. “Kuwait’s position on Palestinian issues…

Budgets panel links debt to reforms and non-oil income

KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly budgets committee MP Adnan Abdulsamad said yesterday that the government borrowing program must be linked to key budget reforms and raising non-government revenues. Abdulsamad’s…

Palestinian Ambassador hails Kuwait’s efforts

KUWAIT: The Palestinian Ambassador to Kuwait Rami Tahboub highly commended Kuwait’s efforts as a representative of the Arab nations in the UN Security Council, noting that Kuwait managed to block…

National Assembly term to close on June 28: Speaker

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday that the current term of the National Assembly is scheduled to close on June 28 after the approval of the state budget.…

Kuwait holds Israel responsible for escalation in Palestinian territories

NEW YORK: Kuwait on Wednesday held Israel responsible for the recent flare-up of violence in the Palestinian territories, especially Gaza Strip, and backed Palestinians’ right to struggle against the Israeli…

MPs object decision on Kuwaitis in private sector

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday objected to a government decision to place a body overseeing Kuwaitis employed in the private sector to the Public Manpower Authority which supervises over two million expatriate…