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Kuwait

Kuwait acts against fake degrees … 259 to prosecution

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: Kuwait has started taking procedures to determine reasons behind the spread of fake university certificates and also to fi nd ways to prevent the use of such certificates in the future. A report published by Al-Fanar Media on its website recently said this came after the …

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Nearly 900,000 Indians said ‘legally’ residing in Kuwait – 28,000 overstayed their visas

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: As per the latest statistics (FEb 10, 2016) received by the Embassy from the Kuwaiti authorities, the number of Indian nationals legally residing in Kuwait has reached 8.8 lakh mark. In addition, there are approximately 28,000 Indian nationals who have overstayed their visas and, therefore, are …

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Pinoys can cast votes via OAV

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: It’s all systems go for the upcoming 2016 Philippine national elections for some 1.3 million Overseas Filipino voters who will cast their votes via the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) which will commence worldwide on April 9, 2016 to May 9, 2016, disclosed Commission on Elections (Comelec) …

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Real estate prices high in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: A real-estate expert Tareq Al-Ateeqi says investing Kuwaiti capitals for purchasing real-estate overseas has negative impacts on the national economy and the real-estate market, especially when comparing those prices to the inflated prices of real-estate in the country. He revealed that the price of a house …

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Majority say prefer fast-food despite knowing its ‘dangers’ – ‘Healthy food too expensive’

 KUWAIT CITY, March 30: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared the unhealthy food they continue to consume despite knowing it’s dangers to their health and well-being. The majority of respondents shared that they could not give up fast-food for healthy counterparts. 27 percent voters revealed their preference …

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Nod to law on firm for domestic hires – Mechanism set to limit expats

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Parliament, in its regular session Tuesday, approved the proposal to amend law number 69/2015 on the establishment of a closed joint stock company for the recruitment of domestic workers in the first and second readings. Article One of the bill stipulates changing the first paragraph …

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Municipality working to end services of expat workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Kuwait Municipality has started taking legal procedures to terminate the services of 100 expatriate employees by the beginning of April and then replace them with citizens in line with the Kuwaitization policy, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed the decision is in compliance with …

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Municipality to announce soon barbecue areas in public parks, coastlines

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Kuwait Municipality will make an announcement soon regarding the barbecue areas in public parks and coastlines, says Director General of the Municipality Ahmad Al-Manfouhi. In a press statement, Al-Manfouhi disclosed that representatives from the concerned authorities such as the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and …

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MoSAL sets guidelines to collect donations during Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: A source at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor said the ministry is setting guidelines to collect donations during the Holy Month of Ramadan, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the donations can be collected only via the K-Net, from bank accounts and online e-transfer. …

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Tourism boost needed to ‘diversify revenue’

KUWAIT CITY, March 29, (KUNA): The government is seeking to boost the tourism sector in a bid to diversify the country’s revenue sources, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said on Tuesday. Speaking at a conference on tourism and development, …

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