Sunday , January 21 2018

Kuwait

Revellers, worshippers usher in New Year – Churches, malls, streets packed to capacity

 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Many public and entertainment places, including the Gulf Road, were crowded as a large number of people – citizens and expatriates – opted to celebrate the New Year outside their homes; exchanging greetings and wishes for prosperity and happiness in the coming year. Th e …

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New law for Kuwaitis working in private sector – Move to attract citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh revealed that the new law regarding the percent of Kuwaiti workers in the private sector will be issued within the first quarter of 2018, reports Aljarida daily. She stressed that the …

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CSC lifts ban placed on 127 vacancies for expat Doctors, Nurses, technicians & pharmacist in MOH

Kuwaiti medical scholarship holders criticize stipends cut down KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Civil Service Commission (CSC) has lifted ban placed on 127 vacancies for expatriates in the Ministry of Health, reports Al-Anba daily. In a letter to the Ministry of Health which the daily obtained a copy, CSC stated the …

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Ministry of Education won’t bear the cost of ‘expired’ residencies

Ministry to prepare guide for cert equivalence KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Ministry of Education will not bear the costs for the expired residencies of workers of schools after Ministry of Interior decided to refuse extending the residencies of workers of cleaning companies for six months, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting a …

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Punishments in play on errant employers – ‘Manpower’ activates labor law provisions

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The Public Authority for Manpower has activated the legal provisions and decisions for violators of the Labor Law, reports Al-Rai daily. The law stipulates punishing the employer who hinders work of the authority with a fine of not less than KD 500 and not more than …

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208 students barred from taking English language exam

Student transfer from public to private schools to start from Jan 28 KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Ministry of Education disclosed that 208 students have been barred from taking the English language exam in the high school examinations of first semester in all science, arts and religious institutes sections, reports Aljarida …

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No dearth of water in country – MEW gearing up for summer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Assistant Undersecretary for Power and Water Distillation Stations in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Fuad Al-Oun has affirmed that the current water reserve of the country is secure and stable, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-AOun disclosed the water reserve did not …

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Panel to discuss request to lift Safa Al-Hashem’s immunity in Municipal Misdemeanor case

‘Judicial Independence Draft Law to be ready for debate within a month’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Chairman of the parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee MP Al-Humaidi Al-Subaiei has confirmed that the Judicial Independence Draft Law will be ready for discussion within a month after completion of files included in …

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Report saying Kuwait a nightmare for maids denied

Embassy not received any complaints: envoy KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: In response to the claims that Kuwait is a “nightmare” for African domestic workers particularly a media report issued in Gabon which declared that women from Africa, Asia and Latin America are sold and treated like slaves in Kuwait, Assistant …

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Kuwait country of religious tolerance, says Dr Al-Ojairi – ‘Fear led to astronomy’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Kuwaiti scientist and astronomer Dr Saleh Al- Ojairi has affirmed that Kuwait is a country of religious tolerance where Muslims have been living peacefully alongside Jews and Christians, reports Aljarida daily. In an interview with the daily, the Kuwaiti astronomer indicated that the Jews in the …

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