Ministry employees resume protests

KUWAIT: Several employees at the Ministry of Public Works resumed their sit-in yesterday at the ministry’s building in South Surra, in protest over not receiving their dues and allowances. The protesters said the ministry did not cooperate with engineers’ demands and deliberately stopped paying site allowances to ministry engineers and technicians, depriving them of their basic rights, according to their statements. They are demanding site, remote area, risk, shift and screen allowances. – Meshaal Al-Enezi

Attempted murder
A Kuwaiti woman was found stabbed in her neck in front of her house. The woman was rushed to hospital, where medical tests revealed the stab is deep. The woman accused her husband of stabbing her, but he denied it. A case of attempted murder was filed. – A Saleh

Mobile traffic cameras
The traffic department has adopted the use of mobile traffic cameras to cover the new road network until permanent cameras are installed. Security sources said this deployment is important in areas that lack cameras, as it is easier to move them according to reports received by the department about reckless driving, and this will curb such behaviors. – A Saleh

Medical center bills
KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah asked the assistant undersecretary for financial affairs at the ministry Mohammad Al-Azmi, head of the Kuwait health office in Washington Dr Ali Al-Enezi and financial and administrative employees to settle hospital and medical center bills after getting discounts in favor of public funds. – Meshaal Al-Enezi