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Kuwait

Uneducated expats deteriorate quality of services in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: About 83 percent of expatriates, which is more than 1.2 million expatriates, working in the public and private sectors do not hold university- level educational qualifications, as per recent official statistics. They lamented that this rate is extremely high, explaining that there are many reasons behind it, such …

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GCC Traffic Week begins today; ‘No hike in fines’

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: The GCC Traffic Week will kick off on Sunday, March 12 under the slogan “Your Life is Faith”. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Security media affirmed that the campaign is aimed as an awareness and …

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Environs, desert life ruined – Campers ignore rules

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Several citizens are worried that many people do not comply with the decisions of Kuwait Municipality on the allocation of specific sites for garbage. They have brought to the notice of concerned officials that many people erected spring tents before obtaining permits, and the high rate …

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Philippine envoy inducts new IECEP-Kuwait officers

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa inducted the officers of the newly founded Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines (IECEP-Kuwait) Kuwait Chapter composed of Filipino Electronics Engineers from various companies in the country aimed at embodying the common goals and aspirations of each electronics …

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Expats must pay for medicines; Collect 5% from the remittances sent by expatriates

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: Al- Seyassah adds, MP Safa Al- Hashim is once again targeting expatriates through two new proposals. Previously, she had urged the concerned authorities to charge expatriates for using roads, water and electricity. She had also blamed expatriates for the shortage of oxygen in emergency rooms in …

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US may send 1,000 troops to Kuwait – Deployment seen to open options against DAESH

WASHINGTON, March 9, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing a deployment of up to 1,000 American soldiers to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force in the fight against Islamic State as US-backed fighters accelerate the offensive in Syria and Iraq, US officials told Reuters. Proponents of the …

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‘Violators of residency law not found on PACI record’ – Coordination with MoI lauded

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: Director of Statistics Department at the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) Mohammad Hussain Al-Omar, in response to reports about the existence of about 100,000 individuals who are not registered in the database of PACI, said these people could be violators of residency law, reports Arab …

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Plan to link health docus to iqama expiry of workers in foodstuff fields – ‘Interior’ to transfer top officials in various depts

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: The Ministry of Health and Kuwait Municipality are coordinating to link the validity of health fitness certificate to the residency permit expiry for those who work in foodstuff trading fields like restaurants and catering service as well as other expatriates, reports Arab Times daily quoting informed …

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Kuwait faces threat of major quake, huge damage: Official

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: General Supervisor of the National Seismic Network at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research Dr Abdullah Al-Enezi indicated that Kuwait is not far from the dangers of a huge earthquake that could leave serious impacts on buildings especially skyscrapers, reports Arab Times daily. He said the oil …

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Huge hike in service fees, traffic fines awaits expats – Phone subscribers asked to pay bills

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The time to increase charges for expatriates, particularly in terms of residency permits, family visit visas and traffic violations, is fast approaching, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The National Assembly, in its session scheduled for March 14, is expected to table the proposals concerning the increase in the …

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