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Kuwait

Curb on growing population of expats

KUWAIT CITY: Public Authority for Manpower is inclined to stop issuing work permits because many companies and establishments were granted work permits exceeding the allowed quotas, reports Al-Shahid daily. The daily quoting sources mentioned the move is expected to curb the growing population of expatriates in the country, contrary to …

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Minister vows strict action against fake degree holders – Kuwait-Iran University rumours rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa has affirmed that strict measures will be taken against professors who obtained degrees from unrecognized universities or those who presented fake academic certificates, reports Al- Jarida daily. In a press statement, Al-Essa announced the formation of a …

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Kuwait spares no effort to keep up with remote sensing systems – Bid to raise awareness in importance of GIS

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): Deputy Director General in the Central Agency for Information Technology Majida Al- Naqib said on Sunday that Kuwait spares no effort to keep up with remote sensing system and harness all the capabilities to take advantage of the latest in science in this area. She …

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Pressure builds on Al-Omair – MP urges resignation

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Minister of Oil and State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al- Omair has been under fire from MPs, especially among those planning to grill him on the alleged financial and administrative violations in the oil sector and Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources …

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Kuwait Airways welcomes Airbus A350 XWB

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait Airways hosted the Airbus A350 XWB at the Amiri Airport on Thursday morning, a precursor to the ten aircrafts ordered by KAC that will join its upgraded fleet, starting 2020. The special event was attended by popular political and diplomatic personalities, representatives from Airbus, and …

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Replacing expats employees with Kuwaitis (Kuwaitization)

KUWAIT CITY: The Interior Ministry has conducted an extensive study on replacing expatriate employees with citizens (Kuwaitization) in some of its departments, especially in traffic and immigration departments, for security reasons, says an official source from the ministry. According to the source, the Kuwaitization move came after widespread incidents of …

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Boeing upbeat over possible Kuwait jet sale soon

DUBAI, Nov 7, (RTRS): Boeing on Saturday gave its strongest indication yet about a near term sale of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to Kuwait, although the world’s second-largest weapons maker said lower oil prices were delaying some arms purchases by Gulf states.“There are things that we’re waiting on …those things are …

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Kuwait second in ‘prosperity’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait came second in the Arab world behind UAE in the 2015 Legatem Prosperity Index, where Saudi Arabia came third, followed by Morocco and Jordan in fourth and fifth places respectively, reports Al-Seyassah daily. As per index published by the British Legatem Institute, Norway occupied first …

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‘Accept proposal to allow sons of Bedoun military personnel in army’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: MP Askar Al-Enezi has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah to approve the proposal for his ministry to accept the sons of Bedoun military personnel as protectors of the nation. In a press statement, Al- Enezi argued the sons …

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Health Ministry denies rumors on cholera outbreak

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (Agencies): Health Ministry denied rumors on cholera outbreak in the country, after it has spread in Iraq, Ministry official announced on Friday. Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Affairs at the Ministry Dr Majidah Al-Qattan told KUNA that five cases of cholera, in fact, were confirmed in …

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