Monday , October 23 2017

Kuwait

No contagious viruses transmitted through fingerprinting devices: MoH

‘Fingerprint attendance applies to all directors, heads of depts’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Ministry of Health has denied the reports concerning the possibility of transmission of several contagious viruses such as Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C viruses, and even Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) through fingerprint attendance devices. Head of …

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Ruling in increase of fuel price by govt on Thursday

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Court of Cessation Monday decided to adjourn to next Thursday the ruling on the appeal filed against the government’s decision to increase the fuel prices. Earlier, the Court of Appeals had overturned the verdict issued by the lower court to suspend the Cabinet’s decision which …

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MP ‘questions’ Al-Sabeeh over Kaifan Co-op Board dissolution

Focus on bills beneficial to citizens: Al Mutairi KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has forwarded questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh about Ministerial Resolution No. 32/T/2017 on the dissolution of Kaifan Cooperative Society Board of Directors. He wants …

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Panel set to ‘probe’ unqualified doctors – Focus on health services

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has formed a committee to investigate the truth about doctors who allegedly graduated from the Arts section in secondary stage, reports Annahar daily. In a statement, Al-Harbi noted the most important aspect of the issue involves a doctor who earned …

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USA sets 3 conditions for Kuwait for entry to United States from Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The United States of America has set three conditions for Kuwait to open a pre-clearance facility for entry to the United States from the Kuwait International Airport, reports Al- Qabas daily quoting informed sources. The sources said the negotiations between the two countries will continue for a long …

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MPs seeking changes to some clauses of social insurance law

New legislation to allow families to choose between 2 kinds of support KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24, (Agencies): A number of MPs are on the verge of presenting a request to the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim to prioritize the report No. 15 of the financial committee for amending some clauses …

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Minister denounces action of some school managers over female teachers

‘CSC granted two hours off from work to female employees who gave birth’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Muhammad Al-Fares has affirmed that he is keen on supporting teachers and administrative staff at the ministry, reports Al-Seyassah. The minister made the statement when he …

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Noose pulled on visa traders – Permit selling for KD 2,300

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: The issue of demographics has to be tackled with patience and careful planning, reports Al-Rai daily quoting concerned government sources. The source added addressing the imbalance will be done through regulatory decisions related to the labor market that are expected to be issued by the Supreme …

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‘Database’ of 118 local firms compiled so far under FATCA

Finance has no clue about number of people covered KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Unconfirmed statistics indicate there are about 13,000 Kuwaitis holding US citizenship and they have the option now to file bank and tax statements and benefit from the tax reconciliation program or make a formal request to the …

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Customs to retire 80 employees – ‘No exceptions made’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Director of the General Administration of Customs Jamal Al-Jalawi said no exceptions are made when it comes to sending into retirement all those who have completed 34 years of service, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Jalawi revealed the customs administration is in the process of issuing a decision …

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