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MGRP lays plan to ‘provide’ jobs to Kuwaiti youth in private sector – Fish stalls to be leased at symbolic prices

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) has laid down plans to provide a number of new jobs to Kuwaiti youths in the private sector where they will work by themselves in order to support national economic development efforts and to raise the value of work, …

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‘Growing number of jobless people social, security risk’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Parliamentary Committee for Subsidies warns of social and security repercussions arising from the growing number of unemployed people in the country, which currently stands at 17,498 expatriates and 11,670 citizens as per the most recent statistics, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based on the statement of Ministry …

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29 dual-nationality citizens renounce Kuwaiti citizenship – Hold on to Saudi, Qatari nationalities

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: About 29 Kuwaiti citizens with dual citizenships of either Saudi Arabia or Qatar have voluntarily given up their Kuwaiti citizenship after they were summoned by the concerned authorities and have decided to hold on to their Qatari and Saudi citizenship, reports Al-Rai daily. A report in …

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Kuwait aggravating tensions after ban, says IOC – ‘No concessions offered’

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20, (AFP): The International Olympic Committee on Friday accused Kuwait’s government of “aggravating” the tensions that led to the country’s ban from the Rio Olympics. New and proposed laws on state controls over sporting bodies have led the IOC and world football body FIFA to suspend …

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State Security, DCGD seek to increase secret agents abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The State Security Department and the Drug Control General Department (DCGD) have adopted a new plan to increase their overseas secret agents, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They explained that this move is aimed to obtain preliminary information on any operations targeting Kuwait, mainly information …

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MoI to update data in citizenship files – Exercise a prelude to start of DNA testing

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Ministry of Interior will next month embark on an extensive process of updating data in the citizenship files of Kuwaitis prior to the end of this year and before starting the DNA testing process due early 2017, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting official sources. They said the …

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‘PAM accomplishes 80 pct of automation transfer from CSC’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Deputy Director General for Human Resources and Finance at the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Khloud Al-Shehab affirmed that the sector has accomplished 80 percent of the automation transfer from Civil Service Commission to PAM. He noted over KD 120,000 service charges were paid via K-Net …

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MP denies panel nod to gasoline price rise – Support urged for citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: Rapporteur of the Priorities Committee of the National Assembly MP Ahmed Lari has refuted ‘allegations’ that the committee has agreed to an increase in the price of gasoline. He stressed the decision to hike the price is in the hands of the government because it neither …

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A-team to take on terror – Interior forms specialized strike force

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: Ministry of Interior has formed a team of specialized officers to fight terrorism and confront those affiliated to extremist groups due to the ongoing terror activities in the Middle East region as well as in some other parts of the world, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed …

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877 Kuwaiti women marry foreigners in 2015: Minister Al-Sana’e

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sana’e disclosed that 877 Kuwaiti women were married to non- Kuwaitis in 2015 and the unions entailed 771 wedding ceremonies and 106 marriage endorsements, reports Al-Rai daily. Meanwhile, 431 Kuwaiti women had registered their marriages to non-Kuwaitis as …

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