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Kuwait

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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40 forged diplomas found – MPs voice ‘backing war’ on fraudulent credentials

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: The Parliament supports every initiative in the war against fraudulent credentials, with Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah and Minister of Education and Higher Education Hamid Mohammad Al- Azmi at the forefront. Some parliamentarians have submitted draft legislation and proposals while others …

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‘Gold’ is no longer haven for investors – Plagued by suspicions

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: It is no longer realistic that gold is regarded the safe haven of investors, considering Kuwait recently witnessed an illegal profit in the gold trade, which is plagued by suspicions of money laundering, foreclosure or sale by installments in a manner that competes with banks in …

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Expatriate workers ‘remittances’ increase by 3.5 pc in 1st quarter

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: Central Bank of Kuwait revealed that the remittances of expatriate workers in Kuwait increased by 3.5 percent during the first quarter of this year, reports Al-Anba daily. In a press statement, the Central Bank said expatriates’ remittances reached KD 1.029 billion in the first quarter of …

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Avoid violating workers’ rights – KABEHR urges PAM to look into issue of low salaries

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: President of Kuwait Association of the Basic Evaluators for Human Rights (KABEHR) Dr Yousef Al-Saqr has requested Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and other concerned authorities to look into the issue of very low salaries of fuel station workers, delay in the payment of their salaries …

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‘Expedite establishment of new labor cities’

Project to start in 2019, after contract is signed: Al-Roumi KUWAIT CITY, July 21: Minister of Public Works and State Minister for Municipal Affairs Hussam Al- Roumi sent a memo to the National Assembly to expedite the establishment of new labor cities, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed that the project …

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World must act to curb Israeli crimes – Kuwait

Strong Arab rebuttal needed: Speaker CAIRO, July 21, (KUNA): A triumvirate of Kuwaiti parliamentarians have urged the international community to take decisive action over “Israel’s perpetual atrocities against the Palestinian people.” “We need an appropriate and responsive action that addresses the reality on the ground,” Kuwaiti MP Dr Abdullah Abul …

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Be cautious driving during dust: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: The Interior Ministry has issued Saturday severe weather warnings across the country, calling on drivers to take extra precaution due to impaired visibility. Motorists are encouraged to strictly abide by traffic regulations and should not hesitate to ask for assistance by dialing the emergency number 112. …

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KD 18m contract inked to renovate, maintain roads

PAM approves procedure to cancel govt deals KUWAIT CITY, July 19, (Agencies): Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hussam Al-Roumi signed on Thursday three contracts worth KD 18.079 million (about $59.6 million) to enhance and maintenance roads in the governorates of Al-Ahmadi, Hawalli and Al-Assima. …

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Total number of unemployed Kuwaitis reaches 11,741

GMRP secures appointments for 7,704,  and 7,823 Kuwaitis in govt and private sectors respectively KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The number of Kuwaiti jobseekers enrolled in the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) who do not work currently, or receive pension or enrolled in educational institutions reached 241 in June, bringing …

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