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Kuwait

Number of AIDS patients in Kuwait increases to 320

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: The number of AIDS patients in Kuwait has risen to 320, an increase of about 30 cases from last year, while the number of infection from the virus was about 290 in 2016. The main reason for the increase is the drop in awareness campaigns that …

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Temperatures set to drop – ‘Weather to be relatively hot at night’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14, (KUNA): Temperatures are expected to become moderate in the upcoming days, said Kuwait Meteorological Center. The low pressure will begin to decrease allowing improvement in weather conditions. Moderate to fresh northwesterly wind with speed of 20-42 kms per hour (kph) with a chance for blowing dust …

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Quantity of fish reduced by 80 pc compared to 1990s

Studies indicate natural and human-related reasons KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: The quantity of fish in Kuwaiti territorial waters has reduced by 80 percent compared to the 1990s, as per private and official studies. These studies indicate about some natural and human-related reasons for the reduction in the fish quantity. According …

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Ministry ready to deal with traffic congestion – 69 cameras to monitor vehicle movements at intersections

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14, (KUNA): Undersecretary at the Ministry of Public Works Ahmad Al-Hissan recently announced that the ministry managed to open several detours after removing the iron bridge on Jamal Abdul-Nasser Street to guarantee smooth traffic fl ow for students of the university and colleges. The statement was issued …

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KUWAIT, TURKEY AMEND DOUBLE TAXATION ACCORD

Security among 6 agreements signed – Sides eager to enhance ties ANKARA, Sept 14, (KUNA): Upon the kind invitation of Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah visited Turkey on Sept 13, heading a high level delegation, and a joint statement was …

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Security grills long-absent Kuwaitis on return

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The Ministry of the Interior is currently interrogating all Kuwaitis who return to Kuwait after long stay overseas. The sources pointed out the security authorities at border crossing points have been instructed to apply the procedure on Kuwaitis and bedoun to identify reasons for their long …

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MP ‘calls’ for more environment police

Panel discusses fish kill, oil spill KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has forwarded questions to Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on the Military Health Office in London. He requested for details such as the budget of the office from 2015 until the end of August …

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500 receipts issued per day through ‘WhatsApp’ – MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: Ministry of Electricity and Water issued 1,000 receipts on the first day of implementation of electricity and water bill payments through “WhatsApp”. According to sources affiliated to the ministry, the average number of receipts issued by the ministry through its new payment service is about 500 …

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3,608 cases of Kuwaitis faking disability uncovered in review

Culprits illegally benefited from KD 15m in privileges KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The automated review of the disabilty files from October 2016 until August 2017 uncovered 3,608 cases of citizens faking disability to benefit illegally from an estimated KD 15 million in privileges the government provides for people with special …

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KRCS, IHH coordinating in helping Rohingyas

4,000 food parcels distributed to 16,000 refugees KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation are working together to deliver relief aid and assistance to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, said a statement Wednesday. KRCS Chairman of the Board Dr Hilal Al-Sayer told KUNA …

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