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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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PARLT re-positions railway, metro projects to zero again

17 firms, consortium to vie for execution of solar energy project KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport (PARLT) has re-positioned the railway and metro projects to zero again to conduct new studies on the two projects which the authority and the Ministry of Services …

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US Army at Camps in Kuwait fights highly contagious virus – 77 affected

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The United States Army Central is currently working to contain the outbreak of highly contagious norovirus at Camp Buehring and Camp Arifjan in Kuwait, according to armytimes.com. The website quoting deputy chief of public affairs and communications for US Army Central, Kavanaugh Breazeale, told Army Times …

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Workers ‘prohibited’ to work in open areas starting from June 1

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmad Al-Mousa said the authority, based on provisions of the private sector Labor Law No. 6/2010 and in compliance with the international conventions, has issued a decision to prohibit employers from making their workers work in open …

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