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Saturday , November 17 2018



MPs pull PM grilling – Government initiatives solve issues By Ahmed Al-Naqeeb Arab Times Staff KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The grilling request which was filed against HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak by MPs Shu’aib Al-Muwaizri and Mohammed Al-Mutairi, and which was to be discussed during the opening session …

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Kuwait ranks 33rd in ‘World Giving Index’ – Indonesia tops chart

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), in its annual World Giving Index (WGI) on global generosity says there is a significant growth in volunteering and helping a stranger around the world, according to a report issued by the foundation. The report based on the WGI shows more …

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PACI to open new branch in Fahaheel Cooperative Society

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) announced Sunday that it will open a new branch in Fahaheel Cooperative Society to serve over one million citizens and residents in Al-Ahmadi governorate. The new branch would lessen the pressure on the main headquarters in Hawalli Governorate, which …

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Panel rejects dumping sentenced MPs

STACKED AGENDA AS ASSEMBLY SET TO RECONVENE KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly during its meeting Sunday morning unexpectedly voted against ‘dropping’ the memberships of MPs Waleed Al-Tabtabaei and Jama’an Al-Harbash. The committee was to decide whether Al-Tabtabaei and Al-Harbash could still …

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MoE to issue explanatory memo about exam malpractice decree

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Ministry of Education intends to issue an explanatory memo concerning the decree on malpractice during examinations, reports Al-Rai daily. The explanatory memo is aimed at standardizing the enforcement of regulations in the decree especially for the articles that can be interpreted in different ways. It is …

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Half of employees in MGRP and PAM against merger

‘Decision to merge to badly hit work situation’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Nearly 50 percent of the employees in Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) are against the merging of MGRP and Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), reports Al-Nahar daily quoting informed sources from MGRP. They explained that approximately 100 …

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Activist advocates for women rights, gender equality

A training course on “Leadership Skills and Strategic Communication” was organized by a group of elite Kuwaiti women on October 22- 25 as part of the project to support Kuwait in executing the fifth sustainable development goal 2018 concerning women empowerment and gender equality. According to a press release, Kuwaiti …

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Amiri decree issued to convene National Assembly

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: The Amiri Decree No. 284/2018 has been issued for the National Assembly to convene its third regular session of the 15th legislative term at 10:00 hours, Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018. The session will be inaugurated by HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. After the …

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‘KD 1,800 annual fees for private nurseries’

Fees should be reviewed every five years KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Assistant Undersecretary for Social Development Affairs at Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Hana Al-Hajri has affirmed that the ministry will continue applying the provisions of the Private Nurseries Act, especially in terms of the annual fees which should …

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Team formed to follow, expedite workflow of T2 airport projects

KAC opens Air Dispatch Dept KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Minister of Public Works and State Minister for Municipal Affairs Eng Hussam Al- Roumi issued a directive to the Understecretary of the ministry Eng Awatif Al-Ghunaim to form a work team for following up the execution of the new passenger terminal …

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