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Wednesday , November 21 2018


No visas to Kuwait for Sudanese born outside Sudan

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19:  The Ministry of Interior has stopped issuing visas for Sudanese born outside Sudan for security reasons, reports Al-Qabas daily. An informed source said the circular, which was distributed to the residency departments in the six governorates recently, clearly rejects any request to issue visas for Sudanese …

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Speaker tamps down altercation over video clip

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: MP Safa’a Al-Hashem and Egyptian Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram recently engaged in a verbal political altercation over the video clip posted on social media showing an Egyptian woman and her children being beaten by a mob of Kuwaiti women who also threatened …

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‘Fines for blocking drains with garbage’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Compensation will be granted to those who suffered damages caused by the heavy rains, while others will be obliged to pay huge fines for committing violations which resulted in the floods, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources said the Environment Public Authority (EPA) received a notification …

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MoE denies ‘extension of school hours’ rumors

Bid to make up for missed lessons KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The educational sector recently discussed ways for students to make up for lessons they missed due to the cancellation of classes when the country witnessed floods, reports Al-Qabas daily. Some academicians suggested condensing lesson plans in the coming period …

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Cabinet meeting to ‘focus’ on rain, aftermath and forecasts

Kuwait to compensate farmers KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18, (Agencies): This week’s Cabinet meeting will focus on the report on heavy rains that the country witnessed a few days ago, its aftermath particularly the damages it caused, local and international weather forecasts for the coming days, and restoration of roads, reports …

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Thousands of expat job titles in private sector cancelled – ‘Not qualified’

Titles from Managers to mandoub changed KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has cancelled the job titles of thousands of expatriates who occupy supervisory positions in private sector companies after discovering that they are not highly qualified or their certificates are not accredited by Kuwait’s Ministry of …

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Kuwait, China sign MoU on finding mechanism for Silk City, 5 islands

‘Reviving Silk Road project to restore Kuwait’s commercial, economic role’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18, (KUNA): Kuwait and China signed a memorandum of understanding Sunday on forming a mechanism for development of cooperation for Silk City and the five Kuwaiti islands. The MoU signing ceremony was held at the National Development …

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‘Losses estimated due to torrential rains about KD 300 mln and rising’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Officials of varied specializations including financial, engineering and insurance agree that the estimated value of the losses resulting from the recent torrential rains in the country is about KD 300 million, reports Al- Qabas daily. They indicated that this number is expected to increase in the …

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GCC ministers propose unified decision on domestic workers

Automated service for recruitment in place: Al-Sabeeh KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Ministers of Labor and Social Affairs Committee concluded its fourth meeting and referred its recommendations to the concerned officials for approval, including the proposed unification of decisions regarding domestic workers, reports Al-Rai daily. Kuwait’s …

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HH Amir hails Kuwaitis’ unity during rains, severe weather

HH Crown Prince thanks all officials KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Friday a cable of thanks to National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. His Highness expressed his utmost gratitude and appreciation to the Parliament Speaker and fellow MPs for …

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