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Four Seasons staff greet me at the airport and show me into a black BMW SUV that has Wi-Fi, always most welcome when you're without roaming. Before we arrive, the driver's phone rings and he passes it to me: it's the guest experience manager, who wants to know if there's anything I need. We're only 20 ...
KUWAIT: A three-day international health exhibition opened yesterday at the Kuwait International Fair Ground in Mishref. The Kuwait Health Exhibition & Conference showcases various local clinics and international hospitals, along with health products and services. The event from April 3-5 is being held ...

In the meantime, the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) ordered 28 Typhoons in April 2016, again specifying a 22 single-seater/six two-seater split. Construction is under way for a first delivery in 2020, with all due to be in service by 2023. They are being assembled at Leonardo's Turin-Caselle plant and will be the first ...
Manama: Kuwait's parliament is gearing up for a tumultuous debate over the introduction of a remittance tax for foreigners after two parliamentary committees expressed opposed views on the matter. Whether to endorse a bill that calls for imposing taxes on the money transferred by foreigners to their home ...
Kuwait will recruit Ethiopian nationals to make up for a “deficit” in domestic workers, authorities said Tuesday, following the grisly murder of a Philippine maid in the Gulf state. The Philippines banned its citizens from working in Kuwait after the body of 29-year-old Joanna Demafelis was found in a freezer ...
KUWAIT CITY • Kuwait will recruit Ethiopian nationals to make up for a "deficit" in domestic workers, the authorities said yesterday, following the grisly murder of a Filipino maid in the Gulf state. The Philippines banned its citizens from working in Kuwait after the body of 29-year-old Joanna Demafelis was ...

Kuwait and the Philippines, eager to end the crisis, signed an agreement last month regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the Gulf Arab State. There are more than 250,000 Filipinos in Kuwait, the Philippine Foreign Ministry estimates, with most working as domestic helpers. There are ...
Kuwait City:Seven Indians were among 15 oil workers killed on Sunday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, officials said. Seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, said Mohammed al-Basri of the state-owned Kuwait Oil ...
KUWAIT, April 1 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) revised Sunday's road accident death toll saying it claimed up to 15 lives. ... Meanwhile, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) announced that the buses were transporting employees of contracting firms that work for the company when the accident ...
Kuwait City: Kuwait has bought 28 Super Hornet fighter jets from the US giant aerospace company Boeing, according to Alqabas. The Government of Kuwait sealed the military deal with Boeing in a contract costing up to $1.2 billion. Under the agreement, Kuwait will purchase 22 single-seat F/A-18E models ...
Kuwait City - A Kuwaiti court on Sunday sentenced in absentia a Lebanese man and his Syrian wife to death by hanging over the murder of a Filipina maid, a judicial source said. The court issued the sentence in the first hearing in the case of Joanna Demafelis, the 29-year-old maid whose body was found ...
KUWAIT: Kuwait Parliament's financial and economic affairs committee approved bills on Sunday stipulating fees on expatriates' financial remittances to parties outside the country. Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) quoted MP Salah Khorshed, the committee chairperson, as saying in a statement that the ...
Boeing was awarded a $1.16 billion long-anticipated contract for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet tactical fighters for the Kuwait Air Force, according to a Friday Pentagon contract announcement. The 22 single-seat 'E' and six two-seat 'F' variants are set to replace Kuwait's 27 current crop of F-18C Hornet ...
"The court has ruled in absentia to punish the defendants by hanging on the charges they were assigned to," the court documents, obtained by al-Rai newspaper, read. Demafelis went missing in September 2016, and her body was found on February 6 in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait City ...
Fifteen oil workers, most of them from the Indian subcontinent, were killed in a head-on collision between two buses near Burgan oil field in southern Kuwait on Sunday. Seven of those killed were Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, said Mohammed Al Basri of the ...
Both newspapers reported the death sentence. The sentencing can still be appealed if the couple returns to Kuwait, a source told AFP news agency on condition of anonymity. The Demafelis murder triggered a diplomatic crisis between Kuwait and the Philippines, prompting Manila to impose a departure ...
Announced on March 30, 2018, Boeing's contract with the government of Kuwait for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets has a price ceiling of about $1.2 billion. ... WASHINGTON — Boeing and the government of Kuwait on Friday finalized a long-awaited deal for 28 Super Hornets, with a contract value that could amount to almost ...

The Second Arab Indoors Rowing Tournament (Argometer) organized by the Sailing, Rowing and Kayaking Committee in Kuwait Sea Sports Club (KSSC) concluded on Saturday. Eight Arab national teams from Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon and Kuwait ...
KUWAIT CITY, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 26th Mar, 2018 ):An exhibition displaying over 1,000 Chinese books kicked off Monday in Kuwait City, the Kuwaiti capital. At the opening ceremony, the Chinese Embassy in Kuwait presented to the National Library of Kuwait (NLK) more than 1,000 ...
KUWAIT CITY, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait firmly condemned Monday the missile attacks on Saudi Arabia by the Houthi militias in Yemen, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. An official source at the Foreign Ministry of Kuwait said that Kuwait followed with full condemnation the news about missile ...
Kuwait: Kuwait's Mabanee is set to sign more than 5 billion Saudi riyals ($1.33 billion; Dh4.89 billion) worth of financing from banks to develop The Avenues Riyadh shopping mall, chief executive Waleed Al Sharian said on Monday. The agreement is with a consortium of Saudi, UAE and Kuwaiti banks, ...
Global Investment House, the Kuwait-based asset management and investment banking firm, said on Monday its alternative asset management arm, Global Capital Management, has sold its 51 per cent stake in Muscat-listed Al Jazeera Steel Products Company. Global did not disclose the value of the sale ...
The visit is part of the ongoing efforts of Kuwait and the Philippines to further discuss issues on the welfare and protection of overseas Filipino workers amid the deployment ban on newly hired Filipino workers bound for Kuwait. At the same time, according to the DFA, there would be a second round of joint ...
Wednesday, March 14, The Avenues mall in Kuwait, the largest shopping mall in the country is bustling with shopaholics from across the world. Of the total 800 stores, Starbucks and H&M are some of the busiest joints at the mall. Here at these stores many Bhutanese have made their mark by gaining much ...
KUWAIT CITY, March 24: Ensuring Kuwait has taken a series of steps to criminalize human trafficking and eradicate this practice, and understanding the significance of international cooperation to wipe out this crime are some of the points raised at a recent seminar on human trafficking organized inside ...
This is a “political, professional and ethical commitment” by all the staff of the health sector, as well as state institutions, in Kuwait, the minister said in Doha where he was attending a major three-day forum on quality and safety in healthcare, and the launch ceremony of Qatar National Health Strategy ...
Procedures and Documents required for Engineers to stamp residence in Kuwait. 9 hours ago. Dear Arab Times, we are a construction company with this new law we are confused about engineers residence for no objection certificate and exams from KES, can you please let us know details and documents required so our ...
KUWAIT, March 24 (KUNA) -- 1960 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues decree regulating tasks of "mukhtars" (mayors). 1963 -- The Kuwait Bar Association was proclaimed for regulating the profession, ensuring lawyers' sound performance, their interests and rights. 1991 -- Kuwaiti ...
KUWAIT, March 24 (KUNA) -- Living up to its UN-bestowed status as an International Humanitarian Center, the State of Kuwait continued providing humanitarian aid to needy people in several countries throughout the week In Bangladesh, the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) distributed relief aid to the ...
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will clash with the Al-Azag of Kuwait in an international friendly encounter on Sunday March 25, 2018 at the Jaber al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The encounter which has been scheduled to kick off at 5:00 p.m. (Cameroon time) and 11:00 a.m. in ...
Doha: Minister of Public Health H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari met with Minister of Health in Kuwait, Sheikh Dr. Basel Hamoud Al Sabah, who is currently vising the country to attend the Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, which begins today and runs for three days. According to the ...
Kuwait's Ambassador to Jordan, Dr. Hamad Al-Duaij on Thursday handed $2 million in financial support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) as part of Kuwait's annual financial contribution to the agency. The official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) quoted Al-Duaij ...
HUMAN TRAFFICKING kingpin who is believed to be part of a syndicate which traded desperate female job seekers to Kuwait has been caged 50 years by a High Court Judge. Norest Maruma was convicted in December last year for selling women and girls into sex abuse and slavery by a Harare ...
A video which has gone viral on social media shows a group of individuals who threw rocks at a police car that was chasing their a motorist who had been drifting in a civilian area of Kuwait? reported Al Anba. The man had executed a number of dangerous driving stunts along a road in front of a patrol car ...
A 31-year-old Harare woman has been jailed 20 years effective for facilitating the trafficking of five Zimbabwean women to Kuwait where they were turned into slaves and prostitutes. Norest Maruma, the ring leader of the trafficking gang, was in December convicted on five counts of contravening the ...
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announced that it has opened its first location in the Middle East at The Avenues in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The build-your-own pizza chain, known for its chef-driven recipes and fun, modern restaurants, also announced that a total of ...
Foreign direct investment (FDI) is still underdeveloped in the country, and now is the right time to invest in Kuwait, the prime minister noted. Kuwait, which gets 90 percent of its government revenues from oil, has been slow to diversify its economy because of its high capital reserves and because it has the ...
Sources confirm the sofa was shipped from the airport by a certified and registered company. (@customsgovtkw). Related Articles. Pharaohs end 28-year hoodoo to send Egyptians into dreamland · Spalletti hails Salah as 'Pharaohs' rule Roma · Pharaoh statues found in muddy pit by Egyptian-German ...
A parliamentary committee in Kuwait has reportedly approved a proposal requiring the country's interior ministry to set up a panel to screen driving licences held by foreigners. The approval comes amid continued debate at the National Assembly regarding the country's traffic problems, with some MPs ...
I deliver this speech today on behalf of the Kuwait and Sweden as co-penholders for the humanitarian aspect of the Council's work on Syria. At the outset I would like to thank you, Mr. President, for convening this meeting at the request of my delegation, Kuwait, and Sweden, pursuant to Security Council ...
Crier Colin delights in Kuwait trip. Lytham St Annes town crier Colin Ballard is welcomed to the Kuwait Kite Festival. Published: ... “The Festival coincided with Kuwait's Independence Weekend and was such a colourful spectacle. “I took over the St Annes town flag among a number of souvenirs and that flew ...
Kuwait's finance minister Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf and the Turkmen deputy prime minister were also the signatories of an agreement for economic cooperation, in addition to a trade deal signed by Kuwaiti minister of commerce and industry Khaled Al-Roudhan and the Turkmen minister. An MoU between Kuwait ...
HER Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade yesterday launched the Kuwait Culture and Arts Week at The Airport Mall's Atrium in Berakas. Dr Fahad Mashary Al-Thafiri, Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Brunei Darussalam welcomed ...
The proposed pact is called the "Agreement on Domestic Workers' Recruitment, Employment, and Protection between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Government of the State of Kuwait." In a statement, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano explained, "President ...
Speaking at the Middle East Rail conference and exhibition in Dubai on March 12, Part board member Mr Mohammad Saud Alhadba told delegates that the Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (Kapp) will establish a public joint stock company to tender individual project packages for the Kuwait ...
Kuwait's central bank has instructed local lenders to increase the percentage of Kuwaiti's in their workforce to 80 per cent by the end of the year, according to reports. The news follows indications in January that banks had been urged to set a schedule for the phasing out of foreign staff and the limiting of ...
A large number of Philippine expatriates will take part in a march in Kuwait on Friday (March) 16 in support of relations between Kuwait and the Philippines. Kuwaiti national Dr. Khalid Al-Enzi launched the initiative and coordinated with the Philippine community to take part in the event under the slogan ...
KUWAIT: The ongoing activities of Kuwait Ninth Tennis Open 2018, which started on March 4th under the patronage of President of Arab and Kuwait Tennis Associations, Honorary President of Asian Tennis Association Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah continued at the Tennis Center of KTA, ...
Kuwait's ministry of finance has increased the duty applied to imports of rebar to 10% from the previous 5%, effective from March 1 this year until the end of February 2019, Metal Bulletin has heard. There is only one rebar producer active in Kuwait, KWT Steel, with capacity for 1.2 million.
KUWAIT CITY, March 12 (Xinhua) -- Kuwait provides 984 loans and grants for 106 countries from across the world with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), an official said Monday. Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs of Kuwait Ali Al-Saeed made the announcement in a speech ...


 

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