Friday , October 20 2017


Kuwait hosts ‘workshop’ on primary, family health issues

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (KUNA): In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Abdullah Yusuf Al- Abdulhadi Health Center is organizing a training workshop for leading officials of the family medicine and primary health centers in the Middle East. Addressing the opening ceremony at the center — based in Al-Yarmouk …

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Kuwait well-placed for optimal provision of e-services: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (KUNA): Kuwait is well-placed and qualified for achieving the optimal benefit from the internet in providing world-class services in various domains, Vice President and Middle East Regional Director of the CISCO Mike Weston said. Kuwait also is able to take effective initiatives to use the new …

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Panel rejects bill to impose fees on expats remittances – MP files grilling against minister

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on Sunday rejected a bill submitted by MP Kamel Al-Awadhi to amend the Central Bank of Kuwait Law in order to impose five percent fee on the remittances of expatriates. Speaking to reporters after the committee meeting, Rapporteur MP …

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GCC must ‘impose’ taxes in order to strengthen their fiscal positions

DUBAI, Nov 15: ICAEW members and guests gathered at The Oberoi in Dubai recently (Nov 4) to discuss how fiscal reform will affect businesses in the GCC countries. Panellists included Jeanine Daou, Partner and Head of Indirect Taxes at PwC; Gary Dugan, Managing Director – Global Wealth, CIO and Head …

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‘8,000 ‘bedoun’ registered in 1965 deserve naturalization’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major- General Sheikh Mazen Al- Jarrah said 8,000 of the 32,000 stateless people or the so-called ‘Bedoun’ who had registered during the 1965 census deserve naturalization, reports Al- Qabas daily. On the other hand, …

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Kuwaiti official hails close cooperation with UNESCO – Ties date back 70 years

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15, (KUNA): Dr Ahmad Al-Enezi, the Secretary General of Kuwait National Commission for UNESCO, has underscored Kuwait’s partnership with the UNESCO since more than 70 years ago, noting the country’s contributions to serving global humanitarian causes. Dr Al-Enezi, in an interview with KUNA on the occasion of …

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Kuwait reaffirms solidarity with France after attacks – Amir offers condolences

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait followed, with profound concern and grief, the news of the despicable acts of terrorism which have hit Paris, a Foreign Ministry official said Friday night. Such heinous acts can only strengthen the resolve of the friends in France to pursue their …

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CyberCaliphate IP address ‘traced’ to Kuwait – group; ‘Anonymous’ keeps an eye on jihadists Twitter accounts

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The hacker group ‘Anonymous’ has uncovered interesting findings on ISIS terrorist hacker group ‘CyberCaliphate’. It managed to trace the operations of CyberCaliphate to a single IP address in Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. JhonJoe, a hacker with Anonymous said in an interview over Twitter, “They operated under …

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Six Kuwaiti students in foreign schools infected with Swine Flu

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: Six Kuwaiti students in a foreign school, aged six to 10 years old, have been found to be infected with swine flu. According to sources, five of these students are currently undergoing treatment in Amiri Hospital; whereas the guardian of the other student has submitted a …

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