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MoE extends deadline for receiving applications from Kuwaiti teachers

Budget hiked for fingerprinting project KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Minister of Education and Higher Education Hamed Al-Azmi has extended the deadline for receiving applications from Kuwaiti teachers specialized in 18 subjects who did not graduate from the Faculty of Education, reports Al- Shahid daily. Al-Azmi told the daily the decision …

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130 general trading & contracting companies asked to renew licenses

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Ministry of Commerce and Industry is planning to ask owners of about 130 general trading and contracting companies, whose licenses have expired for over one year and are yet to be renewed, to choose one of both activities or lose their licenses, reports Al-Rai daily. According …

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Activist hails decision taken by minister over ‘fake certificates’

MoE heeds opinion of experts to discontinue Tablet project KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Political activist Rakan Bin Hathlien praised the decision taken by Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Hamid Al-Azmi to refer hundreds of suspected fake certificates to the Public Prosecution, describing the decision as bold, reports Al-Nahar …

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Renew Bedoun family’s security cards in Kuwait since 1965: Court

UWAIT CITY, March 20: The Administrative Court has instructed the chairperson of the Central System for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR) to renew the security cards of the members of a family who have been living in Kuwait since before 1965, indicating in the citizenship section that they …

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Intragastric balloons … technological means to cut spread of obesity in Kuwait

MoH keen to take FDA reports into account: Al-Shatti KUWAIT CITY, March 20, (KUNA): Kuwait is ranked first in the Arab world and second globally as the most obese country, with 80 percent of adults and 30 pc of children diagnosed as obese, according to a study by Kuwait Obesity …

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Kuwait, Ukraine agree to issue entry visas at each others ports

KUWAIT CITY, March 20, (KUNA): Kuwait and Ukraine agreed to issue the entry visas for the nationals of each other at their respective air, sea and land ports, a senior Kuwaiti official said Monday. “The move takes effect as of April 18, 2018, in synchronization with the silver jubilee of …

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Philippines fails to lift total ban on deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The lifting of the total ban on deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait has not yet been recommended by the Labor Secretary of the Philippines Silvestre Bello III to the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte even though a final draft agreement has been reached to …

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Move to vacate overstaying Kuwaiti and expatriate patients

Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital seeks more beds: Dr Jumaa KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Director of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital Dr Nadia Jumaa revealed that there are 50 Kuwaiti and expatriate patients who have been staying in the hospital for a long time, due to which a team has been formed to help …

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Kuwaitis must constitute 80% of staff in foreign missions

‘Vital’ NATO Convention wins nod ASSEMBLY FOREIGN AFFAIRS PANEL APPROVES 9 AGREEMENTS KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday approved nine agreements, stressing the importance of the NATO Convention that the National Assembly returned to the committee for further study. Committee Rapporteur MP Mohammed Al-Huwailah confirmed …

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CSC to ban expatriates joining committees – Social Affairs already effecting ban

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Ministry of Social Affairs has prevented its expatriate staff from joining committees since more than two months ago as the Civil Service Commission (CSC) is expected to issue a decision in this regard at the beginning of fiscal 2018/2019, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press …

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