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Kuwait

Nazaha talks strategy with the private sector – ‘Forged certificates’ referred to prosecution

KUWAIT CITY, April 22, (KUNA): The Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) has held talks with private sector’s representatives as part of the efforts to hammer out a national strategy against irregularities. Louai Al-Saleh, member of Nazaha’s board of trustees, told KUNA on Sunday that the authority officials held discussions with officials …

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MoH denies reports about storing medical waste in unsafe manner

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The Ministry of Health has denied reports about the existence of medical waste being stored and destroyed in an unsafe manner at the Amiri Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily. A statement issued by the ministry said what was photographed and shown as medical waste is in fact …

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Import of beef, goats, birds from several countries banned

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The Ministry of Commerce has issued 11 administrative decisions to ban the import of beef, goats, sheep and birds from several countries due to the emergence of anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu, while five decisions have been issued to lift the ban on birds and …

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Filipino envoy summoned in protest – Security forces identify accomplices in maid extraction

MPs VENT ANGER OVER PHILIPPINE ‘VIOLATION OF SOVEREIGNTY’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Kuwait on Saturday summoned the Philippines’ ambassador for the second time this week in protest over “inflammatory comments” he made to a local newspaper, said a foreign ministry source. The Filipino envoy’s remarks, along with the “inappropriate behavior” …

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73 candidates are contesting in Municipal Council elections

Voting process to be held in 120 schools KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwait’s general directorate of elections announced on Saturday the end of candidacy registration for the 2018 Municipal Council elections. It said that there are 73 male and female contesters in the elections slated for May 12. The …

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Premier stresses the importance of boosting business competitiveness

‘Private sector partner in Kuwait development’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah received on Saturday at Seif Palace head of the Permanent Committee for Streamlining Business Environment & Enhancing Competitiveness (PCK) Sheikh Dr Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al- Sabah and its …

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Increase fines to preserve dignity, reputation of people – Lawmakers submit bills

KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Parliament’s Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee will Monday meet to discuss topics on the agenda, topped by two bills — amending the Penal Code and increasing fines with the aim of preserving the dignity of the people and their reputation, and including modern mass media. Lawmakers …

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KAC refutes rumors over halt in its flights to Europe

KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways flights to Europe are proceeding regularly, the national carrier said on Friday. The airways, in a press release, categorically denied social media rumors alleging that the European Union would examine halting the KAC flights to some European countries. Such reports are baseless, said …

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400 undocumented Filipinos in Kuwait to be repatriated this week

KUWAIT CITY, April 20 : More than 400 Filipino undocumented workers are expected to arrive in Manila within the week as the Kuwaiti amnesty expires on April 22. The Philippines Embassy said that they will repatriate 113 workers  by Philippine Airlines  and other 326 through Qatar airways. These will be …

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MP files grilling motion against PM – Al-Rashidi grilling hit

BEDOUNS, SPORTS, CITIZENSHIP … DROP IN CORRUPTION INDEX KUWAIT CITY, April 19: MP Hamdan Al-Azmi Thursday submitted a six-pronged request to grill the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. The points mentioned in the interpellation concern the decline in the Corruption Perceptions Index, the non-issuance of executive instruments for some …

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