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Wednesday , November 14 2018


Nod to distribution of banned books

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18:   Assistant Undersecretary for Press and Publication at the Ministry of Information Muhammad Al- Awash said the ministry will allow the distribution of banned books at the Kuwait Book Fair scheduled for November, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Awash clarified the ban will be lifted only on books …

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Call to relocate Egyptian Consulate

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17:   MP Abdulwahab Al-Babtain has submitted a proposal to relocate the Consulate of Egypt from Al-Rouda to a place which is more suitable for serving the Egyptian community without causing traffic congestion and other inconveniences to residents. He said the residents in Al-Rouda have been complaining …

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Smart-app accidents without casualties KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: MP Mohammed Al- Huwaila has presented a proposal to develop the Ministry of Interior smart phone application such that traffic accidents without casualties can be reported through the application and then receive the police report electronically. Considering that accidents are one of …

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Ministry of Commerce will not allow gender mixing in sports clubs & health institutes

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Ministry of Commerce and Industry will not allow gender-mixing in sports clubs and health institutes as it violates Islamic law, commercial laws and public morals in the country, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting informed sources. They added the ministry, based on instructions from Minister Khalid Al-Roudhan, investigated …

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Kuwait ranked 54th in competitiveness index – Up 2 places

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 54th out of 140 countries with a score of 62.1 in the Global Competitiveness Index 2018 released by the World Economic Forum Tuesday. The index measures national competitiveness based on 12 pillars — institutions, infrastructure, ICT adoption, macroeconomic stability, health, skills, product market, …

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Every country has full sovereign right over its natural resources – Al-Otaibi

NEW YORK, Oct 17, (KUNA): Kuwait has stressed that each country has full sovereign right to control and exploit its natural resources in accordance with the Charter and the principles of international law as a key factor if they are to be used for long-term economic growth and sustainable development. …

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Kuwait reducing its A350-900 order from 10 aircraft to 5

Deliveries to start from March 2019 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Until today, the Airbus A330-800neo was the aircraft no one wanted. In March, Hawaiian canceled Airbus’ only order for the jet that’s been on sale since 2014, but Kuwait Airways is saving a dying program by ordering eight of the …

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Kuwait keen on ‘executing’ economic deals with China

Cabinet approves trade cooperation with Turkmenistan KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16, (KUNA): Kuwait government is keen on transforming recent economic agreements with China into reality, assigning relevant departments to implement them and remove all obstacles facing execution. The government, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, …

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Domestic workers should be referred for medical test on return to Kuwait from vacation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The General Department for Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior has called on employers of domestic workers to refer their employees for medical examination after they return from vacation for fear they may be carriers of contagious diseases such as hepatitis, AIDS and TB, reports …

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Panel plans to cut no of expats to 10% in public sector

Committee set to put finishing touches KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: In its efforts to limit the rate of expatriates in public sector to 10 percent of the entire workforce, which would be restricted to the medical and educational professions, the Parliamentary Committee on Replacement and Employment will meet soon to …

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