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Saturday , November 17 2018

Kuwait

‘Fingerprint’ in public schools will start next year

Delayed due to the tendering procedures KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The fingerprint system in public schools will be implemented in academic year 2019/2020, not the second semester of this year, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. This comes at a time the Ministry of Education is seeking to complete the tender …

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Kuwait Airways to buy eight Airbus A330-800neo aircraft

Step towards large-scale fleet overhaul TOULOUSE, France, Oct 15, (KUNA): Kuwait’s national carrier, Kuwait Airways, said on Monday that it has signed a deal to purchase eight aircraft from the medium to long-range Airbus A330-800neo family. The planes are much more fuel-efficient than their predecessors, Kuwait Airways’ Chairman Yousef Al-Jassem …

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Air traffic normal at airport despite sandstorm

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Despite the abnormal weather condition as a result of a sudden sandstorm, aviation at Kuwait International Airport continued as usual, said the Kuwait General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday. DGCA’s Deputy Director for Aviation Services Khaled Al-Shuaibi told KUNA that as the weather continues …

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Probe-panel completes its report – Issues tied to grilling of Al-Rasheedi

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: The committee formed by the Cabinet to probe into issues included in the interpellation of Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Bakheet Al- Rasheedi has completed its report on these issues, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily obtained some parts of the committee’s report, which concluded with …

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Govt’s decision to reinstate Kuwaiti citizenship is intimidating … like a silly play

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: “The government’s decision to reinstate the Kuwaiti citizenship of those suspected of destabilizing national security is intimidating. It is like a silly play which justifies a vote of no cooperation in the upcoming interpellations,” says MP Mohammed Hayef. Asked about his concept of no cooperation with …

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MEW collects KD 160m dues until Sept – KD 320m collection eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Consumer Affairs in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Dr Masha’an Al-Otaibi has announced that the Consumer Affairs Sector collected dues amounting to KD 160 million from the beginning of the current fiscal year until September compared to KD 220 million within …

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Bangladeshi zubaidi (Pomfret fish) sold as Pakistani zubaidi in Kuwait fish market

 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14:  How has the Bangladeshi zubaidi fish invaded the Kuwaiti markets? This question was answered by an informed source at the fish market in Sharq who confirmed the existence of cases of commercial fraud away from the eyes of the Ministry of Commerce, pointing out the …

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Kuwait can be an attractive touristic destination: Yousef

CBK studying proposal to reorganize loan procedures KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Assistant Undersecretary for Tourism Affairs at Ministry of Information Yousef Mustafa says the ministry has placed tourism as its top priority because it strongly believes that Kuwait can be an attractive touristic destination not only locally but also in …

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Recruitment of non skilled expats jobs must be ended

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: With the final touches being made by the Parliament’s Replacement and Employment Crisis Committee to its draft report on implementation of the government’s Kuwaitization policy to ensure employment for Kuwaiti citizens, the private sector’s participation in solving the unemployment crisis and implementing the Kuwaitization policy has …

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‘Over half subjected to violence’ – Corruption seen as main issue

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: A study conducted by Dr Fatima Al-Salem at the Faculty of Social Sciences on the prevalence of violence against women in Kuwait revealed that more than half of the Kuwaiti society (men and women) is subjected to violence, reports Al-Rai daily. “This is the first scientific …

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