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Monthly Archives: May 2016

JEDDAH: Gulf Arab states grappling with lower oil revenues yesterday formed a new agency to tighten economic cooperation in the region. The Economic and Development Affairs Authority "will boost coherence, integration and coordination between member states in all economic...
KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly budgets committee MP Adnan Abdulsamad said yesterday that capital spending in the 2016/2017 budget will reach KD 2.7 billion, a rise of KD 560 million from the past year. He said the arrangement...
KUWAIT: The Kuwait Human Rights Society organized a seminar titled 'Oppressed Women,' moderated by attorney Athraa Al-Rifaie, the head of the complaints committee at the society. Three speakers spoke about the meaning of oppression, providing shelter for those who...
KUWAIT: Astronomer Dr Saleh Al-Ojairi said the first day of Ramadan would fall on Monday, June 6. The fasting period will be 15 hours and 37 minutes long, and the non-fasting period would be 8 hours and 23 minutes...
KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality plans to crack down on advertising agencies that have been placing signs and commercial ads on different occasions on various streets and public facilities, informed sources said. The sources added that the municipality will launch a...
KUWAIT: Acting Director of the Manpower Public Authority (MPA) Ahmad Al-Mousa said the authority’s organizational structure was modified by creating a fourth sector for planning and evaluating professional skills, to join the three current sectors - recruitment and employment,...
KUWAIT: The Ministry of Information is keen on streamlining the process of news coverage, having just acquired four state-of-the-art mobile remote broadcast television studio vans to cover TV and Radio events at their live locations, said Minister of Information...
KUWAIT: Pakistani Naval frigate, PNS Zulfiquar, docked at Shuwaikh Port Monday on a four-day goodwill visit to the country aimed at boosting bilateral ties with Kuwait. "Pakistan Navy (PN) enjoys close and cordial relation with Kuwaiti naval forces. I'm...
KUWAIT: Public funds forgery departments busted a five-member international gang who stole from companies through financial transfers that were forged professionally, then left the country as soon as they completed the transactions. Security sources said the five, all Indians,...
KUWAIT: Seven fire brigades joined forces and succeeded to control a fire that broke out at carpentry in Al-Shuwaikh industrial area, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said yesterday, adding that no causalities were reported. The fire covered an area...
KUWAIT: Capital and Mubarak Al-Kabeer municipality branches found 100 houses in violation of the construction law. Assistant Director General for Capital and Mubarak Al-Kabeer Affairs Faisal Al-Jumaah said the owner of a house under construction had built more than...
DOHA: The economic slowdown gripping countries across the Arabian Gulf can be seen in layoffs, slowed construction projects and government cutbacks. For the millions of foreign workers drawn by brighter job prospects, it can have a far-darker side if...

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