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British Centres for Business to Represent British Lamb in the Middle East

August 10, 2020

British Centres for Business to Represent British Lamb in the Middle East

The British Centres for Business (BCB) has been appointed as the official representative for British lamb in the Middle East, working on behalf of the UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). The appointment comes in response to rising demand for British lamb internationally and particularly in the Middle East. This appointment will help promote British lamb in the region through the"... Continue Reading

Thales High Tech to Offer Thai Citizens One of the World’s Most Secure E-Passports

August 10, 2020

Thales High Tech to Offer Thai Citizens One of the World’s Most Secure E-Passports

  • The DGM Consortium, which comprises Thales, has successfully delivered the next generation of e-passports to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Thailand.
  • Launched on the 8th of July and commemorated on the 5th of August through an official inauguration ceremony, the latest e-passport includes enhanced security features such as embedded biometric data and an embossed signature.
  • 15 million technologically-advanced and high-security e-passports... Continue Reading

Kuwait resumes flights to Frankfurt and Kabul

August 10, 2020

Kuwait resumes flights to Frankfurt and Kabul

Kuwait City: Kuwait Civil Aviation Administration has revealed that weekly flights to Frankfurt and Kabul have begun as part of operations to gradually activate departures to and from the countries.

Flight Administration head Abdullah Al-Rajhy said in a press statement that the German aviation company Lufthansa will be managing flights"... Continue Reading

PROJECTS: Kuwait awarded projects dip 81% in Q2 due to lockdown

August 10, 2020

PROJECTS: Kuwait awarded projects dip 81% in Q2 due to lockdown

The value of projects awarded by Kuwait tumbled by nearly 81 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 due to the spread of Coronavirus and austerity measures taken by the government, local press reported on Sunday.

From around 588 million Kuwaiti dinars ($1.94 billion) in the second quarter of 2019, the value of awarded public projects"... Continue Reading

ACC seeks info on food deal of Kuwait friendship hospital

August 10, 2020

ACC seeks info on food deal of Kuwait friendship hospital

The Anti-Corruption Commission on Sunday asked Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital and Regent Discovery Food and Travel Ltd to provide details of the agreement between the organisations over allegations of irregularities.

Regent Discovery Food and Travel Ltd supplied foods for physicians and health workers at the COVID-19-dedicated"... Continue Reading

ICD Brookfield Place wins Leed Platinum ratings

August 10, 2020

ICD Brookfield Place wins Leed Platinum ratings

ICD Brookfield Place, the region's premier lifestyle and business destination, has been awarded with the prestigious LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum rating for sustainability and green building initiatives.

Located in the"... Continue Reading

BIG multi-functional repair facility opens in Hamriyah

August 10, 2020

BIG multi-functional repair facility opens in Hamriyah

Orient Source Hong Kong Group of Companies (OSHK), an international commodity trader and project investor, has made its foray into the UAE by launching its state-of-art 247,570 sq ft multi-functional offshore and repair facility at the Port of Hamriyah in Sharjah along with a trading platform with Hamriyah Free Zone.

The"... Continue Reading

Minister supervises first day back to school for 12th graders

August 10, 2020

Minister supervises first day back to school for 12th graders

KUWAIT: Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Saud Al-Harbi visited a number of schools yesterday to inspect the process of work on the first day back to school for 12th grade students through e-learning.

Twelfth grade students in public and Arabic private schools resumed the 2019-2020 academic year after a five-month"... Continue Reading

Only 2 applicants pass aptitude test organized by KIPIC

August 10, 2020

Only 2 applicants pass aptitude test organized by KIPIC

Only two applicants managed to pass the aptitude test organized by the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) last week to fill vacant posts for field operators, reports a local daily. A pool of some 200 applicants, who were all diploma holders specialized in chemical industries and refinery operations sent in their applications after a job announcement was posted before the Coronavirus pandemic"... Continue Reading

New state-of-the-art driving licenses to limit illegal licenses

August 10, 2020

New state-of-the-art driving licenses to limit illegal licenses

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) at the start of 2021 is expected to replace old driving licenses with new state-of-the-art ones for about two and a half million people, comprising one million and 650 thousand expatriates and 800 thousand Kuwaiti citizens, reports a local daily.

The new driving licenses are likely to incorporate the"... Continue Reading

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