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Kuwait

Fishing Zubaidi banned for 45 days in Kuwaiti territorial waters

Import of fresh, frozen fish allowed: PAAAFR KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Fishing Zubaidi in the Kuwaiti territorial waters has been banned for 45 days starting from June 1 to July 15 based on the decision of Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), reports Aljarida daily. The ban …

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‘Disabled’ list reviewed – 1,000 face cut

KUWAIT CITY, June 2: The Public Authority for the Disabled Affairs (PADA) has deleted the names of 1,000 ‘disabled’ persons from its list after reviewing their files and sending them to medical evaluation committees as part of the process of updating their files and medical data, reports Al-Rai daily. A …

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Speaker postpones Thursday’s session due to lack of quorum

MP forwards questions to interior minister KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim postponed the special session slated for Thursday until June 25, 2018 due to lack of quorum. Items in the agenda of the special session include the mental health and antidoping draft laws, reports of the Budgets …

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After UAE, Kuwait intends to ban import of vegetables and fruits from Kerala

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: After the United Arab Emirates (UAE) banned the entry of fresh produce from the State of Kerala in India, the concerned authorities in Kuwait intends to prepare recommendations on banning the import of vegetables and fruits from the aforementioned Indian State considering the death of 13 …

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Power cut ordered as bachelors given ultimatum to quit houses

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality has disclosed that the Audit and Monitoring Engineering Department in Ahmadi Governorate carried out an intensive campaign in various residential areas of the governorate to issue evacuation notices to bachelors living in private houses. Director of the department Eng. …

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Under-30 hires ban cancellation tied to education, medical sector demands

CBB refuses blood donations from some Bedouns KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh has added the recommendation of the technical office of Parliament’s Replacement Committee for reviewing the private sector labor law to the list of recommendations to …

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MoCI seeks ways to ensure advanced level of food security and maintain prices of live sheep

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been studying ways to ensure advanced level of food security in Kuwait and maintain the prices of live sheep in case a crisis of food supply occurs in the country due to reports about Australia’s intention to reduce the quantity …

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About 3 pct of Kuwaiti public school students vape: Health

Seven smoking-prevention clinics opened KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Health (MoH) said that raising public awareness and establishing more smoking- prevention clinics are the best ways to open channels of communications with citizens and residents in Kuwait. This manifested in the opening of seven accredited clinics under …

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Girgean … Ramadan’s trick-or-treat

Practice dates back hundreds of years KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): While many children of the world eagerly await for Halloween each year to wear their elaborate costumes and go trickor- treating, their peers in Kuwait and most of the eastern parts of the Gulf region have their own version …

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Women’s empowerment a top priority of GCC states: Sabeeh

Kuwait’s labor minister attends 107th Int’l Labor Confab GENEVA, May 31, (KUNA): The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states said Thursday women’s empowerment in the labor sphere is of paramount significance to relevant GCC blueprints and programs. The remark was given by Kuwaiti’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and …

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