Tuesday , December 19 2017


Corrupt officials in ‘Health’ will be dealt with: Al Harbi – Hike in fees part of reform program

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi affirmed that any employee of the ministry proven to be involved in corruption will be referred for questioning irrespective of his/her position, reports Aljarida daily. He indicated that the coming few weeks will witness further preparations for the inauguration of …

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MoSAL to inspect nurseries – ‘Almost 100 operating illegally’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: The Ministry of Social Affairs is currently coordinating with every authority in charge of private nurseries to link procedures with the inspection report issued by the Women and Children Unit in the Nursery Section at the Social Development Department, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed …

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Kuwait donates $15 mln in Rohingya refugees aid

‘Untenable situation’: Bangladesh GENEVA, Oct 23, (Agencies): Kuwait announced on Monday its commitment to donate $15 million offered by official and public bodies during the International Donor Pledging Conference for the Rohingya Refugees to alleviate their sufferings. This came in a speech by Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah in …

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Women empowerment Kuwait’s strategic goal, says Al-Sabeeh

Int’l conference on women leaders kicks off KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23, (KUNA): Kuwaiti women empowerment is one of the objectives of Kuwait sustainable development strategy, said Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Dr Hind Al-Sabeeh on Monday. “Today we have seen Kuwaiti women serving as doctors and researchers and engineers …

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International confab to fight diseases in Africa kicks off

‘One in six already afflicted with disease’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23, (KUNA): Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) Abdulwahab Al Bader has stressed Kuwait’s support to developing countries to achieve development. Founding KFAED half a century ago embodied Kuwait’s vision of the significance of international …

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MP calls for ‘exit permits’ for domestic workers – Must obtain permission from their sponsors

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: MP Majed Al-Mutairi has presented a proposal to prohibit domestic workers from traveling unless they obtain permission from their sponsors. The lawmaker also pointed out that once a domestic worker is reported absconding or arrested, a thorough investigation must be carried out immediately to determine their …

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Fuel prices could rise 47% if panel nods KPC request

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has presented a request to the concerned committee to review all kinds of subsidies related to fuel for November 2017 based on recommendation to increase the prices by roughly 47 percent due to recent hike in the global fuel prices, reports Al-Qabas …

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Kuwait informed about threat from ISIS – Security tightened

KUWAIT CITY: The security and intelligence wing of an unidentified friendly country recently informed Kuwait about a threat coming from the Islamic State or the socalled DAESH without identifying the location or time, reports Al-Qabas daily. However, according to reliable sources the security authorities in Kuwait in recent days have …

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No throwing ‘butts’ from car – KD 200 fine

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22:  The Kuwait Municipality has warned against the throwing of cigarette butts while traveling by car, on sidewalks, in parks and public places, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, those caught will have to pay KD 200 fine. The Head of the Municipality’s emergency team Zaid Al-Enezi …

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