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Kuwait

MPW yet to collect KD 15.363 mln in dues for fiscal 2015/’16: sources

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) has yet to collect dues amounting to KD 15.363 million for fiscal 2015/2016, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting sources. Indicating this is in line with the State of Kuwait’s ongoing efforts for public institutions to collect unpaid dues as one of …

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Some people claim being cheated by certain ‘travel’ firms

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has received complaints from some individuals who claimed to have been cheated by certain travel companies, which specialize in ticketing and hotel bookings, through bogus offers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed source. The complainants explained that those companies called people …

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Former FM warns against radical ‘intellects’ represented by Guards

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Former minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Dr Mohammed Al-Sabah says Iran now has two types of intellects — rational and radical. During a lecture organized by Kuwait International Law Society, he warned against the radical intellects, which are represented by the Revolutionary Guard which seeks to …

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‘Chance for thunderous rainfall’

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Meteorologist Mohammed Karam has said the country is currently experiencing Sudan seasonal low from the west accompanied by various cumuli clouds; therefore, there is a chance for thunderous rainfall in some areas accompanied by moderate active winds that provoke dust. In a statement to KUNA, he …

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Speaker presides at budget talks – Panel tackles economic situation

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Thursday presided over the Finance and Economic Affairs Committee meeting, during which the panel members and other concerned officials discussed a number of issues related to the current economic situation and ways to address the budget deficit. Besides the committee chairman …

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MPW announces detour and closure on Al-Ghazali Road – Ministry requests drivers to comply with traffic safety rules

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The Ministry of Public Works announced today the permanent closure of the current ramp connecting Jahra Road to the Al- Ghazali bridge. An at-grade detour will be made available early morning this Saturday 5th March, and users of this road will be able to access Al-Ghazali …

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‘Eurofighter jets to boost Kuwait fighting potential’ – Makers eye quick final deal: minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 3, (KUNA): The European countries that manufacture Eurofighter jets throw their support behind Kuwait in its bid to purchase a number of these jets for the Kuwaiti armed forces, said Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah in a press statement on Thursday. The …

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State Audit Bureau refuses to approve tenders of 27 projects – Move tied to implementation of ‘Finance’ decision

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: State Audit Bureau (SAB) has refused to approve the tenders of 27 projects, owing to implementation of the decision no 1/2016 issued by Ministry of Finance, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting official sources from Ministry of Public Works. They said these projects include 11 of the Roads …

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Palm-weaving… a surviving handicraft – Kuwaitis mastered art for decades

KUWAIT CITY, March 3, (KUNA): Palmweaving is a handicraft Kuwaitis mastered for decades, just like ship-building, pearl-diving and trade across the sea. The country has had plenty of the materials of the industry, palm trees loofas and fronds that were woven together to produce various products, using a five-inch needle. …

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Parliament okays suggestion regarding overseas treatment – MPs call on govt to find radical solutions to Bedouns problems

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The Parliament approved on Wednesday the recommendation to prevent the government from implementing the new regulation on overseas treatment, including the financial allocation for patients and their companions. The recommendation was then referred to the Health Affairs Committee which will prepare its report within 60 days. …

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