Wednesday , September 19 2018


Kuwaiti social media celebrity remains unrepentant on Filipino workers rights

Backlash on internet KUWAIT CITY, July 23, (AFP): A Kuwaiti social media star remained unapologetic Monday over comments she made against new laws aimed at improving conditions for Filipino domestic workers, despite a backlash on the internet. Sondo al-Qattan faces criticism for a video posted on July 10 to Instagram, …

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‘Companies showing ghost workers will be penalized’ – Files will be shut

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has warned against the registration of national manpower under the files of companies even if they are not working in these companies, reports Al-Anba daily. The authority affirmed all those engaged in such acts will be held legally liable, indicating …

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Panel tasked to probe credentials of doctors to uncover fake certificates

MoH can cancel contracts KUWAIT CITY, July 23: The Ministry of Health has established a committee to investigate and examine the credentials of doctors with bachelor, master or doctorate degrees, reports Annahar daily. The committee has been tasked to evaluate the credentials of doctors who signed a contract with the …

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MP warns forgery corrupts society

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has urged the government to hold accountable all officials involved in the fake certificates scandal, as well as beneficiaries of the scandal who took the rights of those who are more qualified than them. Al-Adsani warned that the scandal could destroy the entire …

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Judgement on ‘stormers’ to change political equilibrium

‘Blanket pardon unacceptable’ KUWAIT CITY, July 23: MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl affirmed that judgments concerning the storming of National Assembly premises will change the political equilibrium a great deal, reports Al-Rai daily. He added the verdict has proven that the judiciary does not give in to political pressure and blackmail, noting …

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Jobs panel takes up expat termination

MP voices fear public sector expatriates hold unauthenticated credentials KUWAIT CITY, July 22: MP Safaa Al-Hashem revealed that the parliamentary Replacement and Job Crisis Committee will meet next week with the concerned governmental bodies to discuss the termination of all expatriates working in the public sector. She claimed most expatriates …

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Philippine-Kuwait ‘relations’ calm despite tension experienced lately

New crisis has hit recruitment market KUWAIT CITY, July 22: The Philippine-Kuwaiti relations remain in a state of calm in the wake of tension experienced in the last period, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting an official source at the Philippines Foreign Ministry in response to a question about the …

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MOH intends to target Doctors, pharmacists, nurses etc for fake PhD certificates

Employees have obtained fake certificates from Pakistan, Philippines and Jordan KUWAIT CITY, July 22: Ministry of Health intends to launch an extensive investigation on the fake certificates, pointing out that the investigation will target several doctors, pharmacists, nurses, technicians, and employees who obtained PhD certificates while on their jobs, reports Al-Jarida …

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Egyptian suspect admits forging certificates during interrogation – 1,000 out of 9,000 issued fake

KUWAIT CITY, July 22: An Egyptian suspect identified as M.S during interrogation admitted forging several bachelor’s and master’s degree certificates bearing the names of Egypt’s private and government universities, reports Al-Qabas daily. Apparently, the forgery was done quite professionally, because the accused was part of a team that sealed and …

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Dusty weather in Kuwait expected to continue until today — Al-Ojairi

‘Temperatures expected to rise’ KUWAIT CITY, July 22: Veteran Kuwaiti astronomer Dr Saleh Al- Ojairi says the dusty weather in Kuwait is expected to continue until Monday, July 23, indicating that the temperatures are also expected to rise this week, reports Al-Anba daily. Meanwhile, Meteorologist Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi said Kuwait is …

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