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Kuwait

MP panel cuts legal detention – Warning on tenders

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly during its meeting Sunday turned down requests by the Public Prosecution to lift the immunity of two MPs Jama’an Al-Harbash and Naif Al-Mirdas and approved an amendment to the Pre- Detention Law. The amendment to the …

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Kuwait will implement the joint tax agreement by early 2018

KUWAIT CITY: Ministry of Finance settled the controversy concerning the schedule for implementing Value Added Tax (VAT) system, when the Undersecretary of the ministry Khalifa Hamada diminished any possibility for its postponement by affirming that Kuwait will implement the joint tax agreement by early 2018, reports Al- Seyassah daily. Regarding …

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Three schools ‘suspend classes’ in Ahmadi area due to Friday’s rains – Govt to compensate ‘victims’

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Ministry of Education Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari disclosed that classes have been suspended at three schools in Ahmadi Educational Zone due to damage caused by last Friday’s heavy downpour, reports Al-Anba daily. The affected schools include Al-Nasr Secondary School for Boys, Ohm O’Mara Primary School for …

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Office boys at Ministry of Education not paid for months

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The office boys at Ministry of Education have not received their salaries for last three months, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable sources. They said most of them have families and monthly financial commitments, indicating that this problem has been occurring annually even though the ministry has …

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‘No deaths’ Rain complaints

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Observer of Ambulance Services at the Medical Emergency Department Jassem Al-Foudari stated the sector received 333 complaints on Friday, of which 145 were related to the rain. He noted the callers requested for assistance, transfer of sick people to hospitals, and traffic accidents. However, no report …

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MINISTER VOWS TO NAME, SHAME COMPLACENT PERSONNEL – MPs angry … want answers on floods

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: Kuwaiti lawmakers have expressed their concern and displeasure when they saw some Kuwaiti areas under water following a heavy rainfall in some parts of the country. The MPs say the government must hold the contractors and workers of the concerned ministry responsible for the ‘floods’. The …

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Panel to probe files tied to drugs, massage centers, illegal cafés – Move to register driver position under commercial activity

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: Chairman of the Negative Phenomena Committee MP Mohammad Al-Hayef declared that the committee will start discussing several files which are under the responsibility of Ministry of Interior, Reports Al-Anba daily. He revealed that the committee will investigate files related to drugs, massage centers and illegal cafés. …

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‘Preventive steps protect kids from cyber hazards’ – ‘Dialogue, monitoring yields results’

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: (KUNA): The application of social preventive approaches is essential and instrumental in protecting children from hazards of online exposure to extremist and violent contents, a US executive official affirmed Friday. Opening dialogue between parents and their children about various social issues and monitoring children’s online use …

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Six PAAET experts say received threats of probe and punishment

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: Six academics from the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) revealed that they have received threats of investigation and punishment due to their posts on their Twitter accounts, reports Al-Qabas daily. In an interview with a number of academics, they said such moves by …

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Kuwait urges citizens in Rome to avoid crowds

ROME, March 25, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Embassy to Italy Friday urged Kuwaiti citizens in Rome to avoid crowds and protests to be held during a European Union summit, due in central Rome on Saturday, marking EU foundation. The embassy, in a statement, called on Kuwaiti citizens to abide by instructions issued …

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