Kuwait

November 1, 2000

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The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the emirate's largest bank, on Sunday launched an online brokerage, saying it was the first bank in the Middle East to introduce the service.

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<b>Date:</b> Nov 1 - Nov 10, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 7, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co. <b>Contact:</b>

October 31, 2000

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Kuwait and Bangladesh signed a technical agreement on the recruitment of workers and skilled laborers from the South Asian country to the emirate.

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Kuwait posted a net surplus of 707 million dinars ($2.3 billion) in the 1999/2000 fiscal year which ended June 30 after deducting 10 percent of revenues for a reserve fund, the finance minister said M

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The Kuwaiti national assembly reconvened on October 28th after a three-month summer recess and is expected to weigh in on the question of foreign oil company participation in the country’s upstream se

October 30, 2000

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed on Monday started a three-day visit to Kuwait during which she will discuss efforts to lift a ban on Ba

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A by-election is to be held on December 7 in Kuwait to fill a parliamentary seat left vacant by the death of veteran liberal MP Sami al-Munayyes.

October 29, 2000

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Kuwait's cabinet on Sunday dismissed Iraqi charges that the emirate has been stealing oil from a border field and called for a UN commission to invest

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Crown Prince Sheikh Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah is set to return to Kuwait on November 1 after two months of medical tests abroad.

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Bangladesh is expected to sign a deal with Kuwait to protect the interests of thousands of expatriate Bangladeshis during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

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The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) launched an online brokerage, saying it was the first bank in the Middle East to introduce the service.

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Twelve students and their teacher were wounded in a blast that damaged a chemistry laboratory at a Kuwaiti college.

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Kuwait's parliament reopens Saturday to tackle a series of essential economic bills, but the highest fiscal surplus in two decades is certain to cast serious doubts on the urgency of reforms.

October 28, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 28 - Nov 3, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait Sheraton, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> Event showcasing Gold and other Jewelry items <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co.

October 26, 2000

03:00 GMT

Kuwaiti-Palestinian relations, which have been strained since Iraq's 1990 invasion of the emirate, are rapidly improving.