Sunday May 12
KFH-Turkey posts Q1 net profit of TL 51m
KUWAIT CITY, May 12: Kuwait Finance House CEO and KFH-Turkey Chairman Mohammed Al-Omar announced that KFH-Turkey has achieved profit during Q1 of 2013 that reached TL 51 million, and assets reached TL 19.7 billion with a 4% increase.
Fri May 10, 2013
'Help world fight toxic chemicals'
GENEVA, May 10, : The State of Kuwait called for offering all required technological and financial help to parties to the S t o c k h o l m , Rotterdam, Basel conventions to help handle hazardous chemicals and wastes.
Wed May 08, 2013
Kuwait's BOP figures show rise in surpluses
KUWAIT CITY, May 8, : The Central Bank of Kuwait released today the provisional figures for the Balance of Payments of the State of Kuwait for 2012 and revised data for the 2010 and 2011 in accordance with the guidelines of the sixth edition of BOP Manual issued by the International Monetary Fund in 2009.
Somalia wins cash, military aid at London donor summit
LONDON, May 7, : Somalia won international pledges of extra cash and military assistance on Tuesday at a major conference convened to help the East African country cope with the twin threats of Islamic militancy and piracy.
Call for reciprocity on visas, fees with Britain
KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Finance and Economic Affairs Committee agreed on Tuesday to raise housing loans for citizens from KD 70,000 to KD 100,000 as well as to increase rent allowance from KD 150 to KD 250.
Mon May 06, 2013
337 Expats deported for committing traffic violations
KUWAIT CITY, May 5: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic affairs Major-General Abdulfattah Al-Ali said the campaigns against traffic law violators will continue, reports Al-Qabas daily.
Sun May 05, 2013
'The Bamboo Stalk' raises questions of identity
FEW imagined that such a young Kuwaiti author could take the Arab world, and the whole world by storm, but Saud Al-Sanousi's The Bamboo Stalk proved to be a force to be reckoned with, and even after winning the award, the book continues to disappear as soon as it hits the shelves of all major bookstores.
Fri May 03, 2013
'But some just don't want to work'
KUWAIT CITY, May 2: The National Assembly Thursday discussed the national unemployment issue in heated special session.
Thu May 02, 2013
Unfair decisions a and citizen subdued
WE thank Allah the Almighty because our colleague Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Zhikra Al-Rashidi has retracted her earlier decision - the decision to deport from the country 100,000 foreigners each year.
Wed May 01, 2013
Kuwait eyes higher charges for expats
KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Kuwait plans to increase service charges on foreigners, media reports said Wednesday, triggering the ire of the main labour union which also blasted the government for deporting hundreds of expatriates.
Kuwait to receive $11.2b from Iraqi compensation: Al-Mudhaf
GENEVA, April 30, : There are $11.2 billion remaining in Iraqi debt for Kuwait, said a Kuwaiti official here Tuesday at the Seventy-fifth Session of the Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission .
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Jahra Road Development Project starts its bridges
The supervising authority of the Jahra Road Development Project, Kuwait's leading infrastructural project, announced the recent updates in project works as Engineer Yasser Budastour shed lights on the progress of structural works which includes the launch of the bridge erection process in The UN Roundabout, by installing 55 segments connected with ... (more)
Turkey and Kuwait signed eight agreements
Turkey and Kuwait signed a total of eight agreements regarding aviation, higher education, livestock breeding, culture and arts, visa exemption and defense, following a meeting held at the Presidential Residence, with the participation of the President, Abdullah Gl and... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you already don't ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Is Algeria's Strongman on His Way Out?
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika welcomes the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Djaber al-Sabah at the Djenane El Mufti residence in Algiers, on January 14, 2013.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Compulsory military service for Kuwaitis on the table
KUWAIT CITY, April 27: The Interior and Defense Affairs Committee at the Parliament will discuss a draft bill on the compulsory military service on Monday, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Committee Chairman MP Askar Al-Enzi. Al-Enzi revealed the government presented the proposal based on a similar suggestion presented in 2008 to obligate all Kuwaiti ... (more)
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Grantham war veterans' memorial campaign boosted by A 10,000 donation from Kuwait
Two Grantham veterans who have taken it upon themselves to get a national memorial built to their fallen comrades have received a massive financial boost.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Rage of those who mourn over debris
MEMBERS of the 'Give us back our seats' have nothing to do except use offensive language, issue threats, intimidate others and hold meetings to mourn over the debris.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Prime Minister reiterates full commitment to press freedom
KUWAIT CITY, April 24, : In a candid, frank and expanded meeting with chief editors of Kuwaiti press, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah reiterated Kuwait's full commitment to and respect of the freedom of expression and freedom of press.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Govt unveils blanket 'youth care' strategy
KUWAIT CITY, April 22, : Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah said Sunday the high consultative committee of the Ministry has set out a comprehensive strategy for caring for the youths.