Monday , February 19 2018

Kuwait

PAM no longer dependent on state budget, says Al-Shihab

Almost 98 pc of people in Kuwait use Internet KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: Revenues of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) in the 2017/2018 fiscal year exceeded KD 54 million, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press release, the Vice-Director for Human Resources and Financial Affairs at the authority Eng Khuloud …

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Weather to be moderate – ‘Chances for some dust in open areas’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1, (KUNA): Kuwait’s weather currently stable due to the impact of high air altitude with northwesterly winds which will lead to dust on some open areas, said Abdul Aziz Al-Qarawi, the weather forecaster at Kuwait Meteorological Center (KMC). In a statement to KUNA, Al-Qarawi Said Thursday weather …

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‘Shun terrorism, return home’ – ‘Surrender, face courts’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: Director of the Center for Moderation Abdullah Al-Sharikah has sent a message to the Kuwaiti youth who join radical groups outside the country, especially in Syria and Iraq, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, according to the message the director has urged them to quickly abandon …

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Govt to review petition on expat health charges

31 officials in KD 5.5m scam probe KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: The Court of Appeals Wednesday adjourned to March 4 the petition presented by the counsel to a group of expatriates who called for the cancellation of increase in health charges for expatriates. The petition was adjourned for review by …

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MOI preparing visitors database wanted by law to prevent entering Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Interior is preparing a database who visit the country and who carry an electronic visa as part of the security measures adopted by the country to protect Kuwait’s security, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the security sources all border ports automatically take the fingerprints of …

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MPs renew confidence in Hind Al-Sabeeh

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The National Assembly, in its special session on Wednesday, renewed confidence in the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh. A total of 29 members rejected the no-confidence motion presented against the minister, 13 voted in favor while three …

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KPC plans $500bn oil spend by 2040 – Capacity to surge

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (RTRS): Kuwait Petroleum Corporation expects to spend over $500 billion as it boosts its crude oil production capacity to 4.75 million barrels per day in 2040, the national oil firm said on Wednesday, outlining ambitious growth plans for the next two decades. “KPC is expected to …

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450 expats leave without fine, thousands to avail of amnesty

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Due to the amnesty period that came into effect two days ago, thousands of expatriates who are in violation of the residency law have been thronging the embassies of their countries for receiving a temporary travel document “Laissez-passer”, which will allow them to travel without their …

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Number of Filipino politicians criticize president’s decision

Suspension should only be tied to cases of emergency KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: A number of Filipino politicians, writers and officials through the Philippine newspapers and media have criticized the Philippine president’s decision to suspend the employment of Filipino workers to Kuwait under the pretext of ‘violations’ committed against Filipino …

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Fired ‘public sector’ expats get 6 months notice with pay

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: The Civil Service Commission, headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh, has decided to double the time limit for expatriates who were officially informed that their services would be terminated in January to six months with full payment, reports Al-Anba daily. Informed …

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