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Kuwait

Social media usage – ‘Some professors lack knowledge’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Head of Information Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Kuwait University Dr Sultan Al-Daihani is troubled by lack of knowledge among some professors on using the websites and social media for scientific purposes, reports Al-Qabas daily. He pointed to a recent study he conducted …

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Impounding cars for 2 mths begins Wednesday; ‘No removing plates’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Director General of Public Relations and Media Security Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash affirmed that General Traffic Department has suspended the removal of number plates from vehicles parked at “No Parking” zones. He added the policy will be replaced by impounding for two months all vehicles whose drivers …

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MoH’s move aims to cut number of non-Kuwaitis in govt sector

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: The Ministry of Health is currently coordinating with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to apply decision number 11/2017 regarding the rules and procedures for Kuwaitization of government sector jobs, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources Sources said this move aims to reduce the number of non- Kuwaitis …

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‘Hold to account MPW for huge losses over wrong translation’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: MPs Salah Korshid, Majed Al-Mutairi, and Khalil Al-Saleh have called on the concerned authorities to hold to account the Ministry of Public Works for wasting public money which was the result of wrong translation, reports Al-Rai daily. Assistant Undersecretary for Construction Sector Engineer Ghaleb Shalash said …

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Foreign Affairs to take legal action against those ‘criticizing’ Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Subsequent to pervasive social media campaigns of calumny against Kuwait by some individuals from various countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed its commitment to monitor individuals offending or dragging the country’s name through the mud, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily quoting a diplomatic source stated the …

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Financial links to held-Saudis sought

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11, (Agencies): The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has asked banks and local financial institutions to disclose their businesses with Saudi princes and businessmen who were arrested by Saudi authorities a few days ago for involvement in corruption, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily pointed out, the Saudi …

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MP wants three former ministers out of Cabinet – Al-Otaibi unveils plan to petition PM on issue

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: MP Khalid Al-Otaibi has unveiled his plan to present to HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah the names of three former ministers who should not return to the government due to failure to perform their duties. He will also demand for reappointment of …

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Panel no to airport medical checks – Entry ban deemed unconstitutional

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee in the Parliament on Thursday rejected a proposal requiring foreigners to undergo medical examination upon arrival at Kuwait International Airport because it interferes with their personal life, it is not limited to a certain category, and the State is not …

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AUDIT BUREAU CALLS FOR IMPOSITION OF NEW TAXES

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The Audit Bureau (AB) has called on the government to impose new taxes to increase the non-oil revenues by amending the tax laws to reform the state’s tax system saying an increase in non-oil revenues is the only way to remedy the budget deficit in light …

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Govt fails to collect approx $5bn owned by various sectors: report

Ministry of oil tops the list of defaulters KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The government has failed to collect approximately 1.5 billion dinars (equivalent to $5 billion), owed to it by various sectors, reports Al-Anba daily citing a government report. The report stated the Ministry of Oil tops the list of …

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