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Monday , November 19 2018


Good grades to condition private sector expats for residence renewal in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: While the concerned authorities prepare to start the implementation of a project to verify the certificates of expatriates as a condition for renewal of residence, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) will not issue work permits for university graduates in the private sector in Kuwait, unless …

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Kuwait 55th, Japan first in passport power rating

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 55th, along with Ecuador, in the 2018 Henley Passport Index with its citizens having visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 93 destinations. Using data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the index ranks countries based on the number of destinations that their citizens …

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New list of accredited Egyptian universities has been prepared

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: With the aim of controlling education quality, National System for Academic Accreditation and Education Quality Assurance has prepared a new list of Egyptian universities where citizens can study. They are – Cairo University, Alexandria University, Ein Shamas University, Al-Mansoura University, Assiut University, Al-Azhar University and American …

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Govt’s decree on returning Early Retirement Bill to Parliament ‘rejected’

Parliamentary panel finalizes its report on bill KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee has finalized its report on the Early Retirement Bill. The committee rejected the government’s decree on returning the bill to the National Assembly for revision, rebutting justifications given by the government. It …

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Awqaf intends to start institute for preachers

Dept monitoring sectarian sermons KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Assistant Undersecretary for Mosques Affairs at Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Eng Dawood Al- Asousi revealed the ministry’s intention to establish an institute for imamate and preaching so that students can spend two academic years after graduating from high school to …

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Kuwait safe from natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Meteorological expert Jamal Ibrahim says Kuwait’s geographical location contributes greatly to its protection from natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes, because Kuwait’s land is flat and has no mountains, reports Aljarida daily. Speaking to the daily, Ibrahim indicated that Kuwait Meteorological Agency, where he …

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Govt determined to crack down on holders of ‘fake certificates’

Acting Premier and FM chairs weekly Cabinet meeting KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday commended Ministry of Higher Education for cracking down government employees – citizens and expatriates – whose education certifi cate were fake. The ministry has been examining university certificates of government employees and referred …

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MP acts on crime rise

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: MP Osama Al-Shaheen has submitted a proposal to obligate administrative, supervisory and technical committees at the Ministry of Communications to include Social Science experts as members to evaluate media content and eliminate anything which promotes crimes. He presented the proposal based on a statistical report stating …

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Civil Aviation launches 42 new flights from new terminal

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation announced on Monday that all flights to and from the Arab countries will start operating from the new terminal (T4) on Wednesday. The Director of Operations at DGCA Engineer Saleh Al-Fadaghi said in a press statement that Kuwait Airways …

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MEW intends to launch smart parking system to solve crisis

Many buildings with high number of employees lack sufficient spaces for parking KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Services at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Al-Sharhan revealed that the ministry is planning to benefit from the current technological progress in launching smart parking in order to …

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