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Kuwait

Al-Ansari opens door for workers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Deputy Director General of the Administrative and Financial Affairs Sector in the Firefighting General Department Major General Saleh Al-Ansari has announced opening the door for accepting ministry workers who resigned or were terminated under certain circumstances, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision states that applicants should pass …

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Amir, Bocelli open Kuwait cultural center – Culture back at core in landmark facility

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (Agencies): Under the auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah and with His Highness the Amir in attendance, the inauguration ceremony for the Sheikh Jaber Al- Ahmad cultural center was held on Monday. Upon arrival, His Highness the Amir was received …

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Subsidies end by 2020 – Phase-out to ease financial stress

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (AFP): The Gulf state of Kuwait, under financial stress due to low oil prices, plans to end all forms of public subsidies by 2020, a report published on Monday said. A committee set up by the finance ministry to review all public subsidies said it plans …

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‘Amend some parts of Juveniles Draft Law’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Prosecutor at the Appellate Court and Deputy Director of Kuwait Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies Judge Owaied Al-Thowiamer said some parts of the Juveniles Draft Law must be amended, especially the stipulation on the formation of courts consisting of one to three judges, reports Al-Rai …

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Call to pass ‘law’ on protecting teachers – Ministry condemns attack

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Eissa has affirmed the need to pass a law on protecting teachers. In a statement when he visited the director of Umayyah Bint Qays Middle School for Girls who was attacked by the guardian of a student and …

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Al-Tabtabaei predicts opposition in minority

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Most opposition groups which boycotted the 2013 elections had no problems with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and they never intended to undermine his authority or constitutional prerogatives, as they were against the government and its policies because the performance of the …

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The Public Authority for Manpower starts processing of work permit renewal ‘applications’ – 20 foreign cos request to invest in Kuwait still pending

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: The Public Authority for Manpower has started processing applications for renewal of work permits and assets disclosure certificates in citizen services centers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources enumerated the locations of citizen services centers as follows: Sharq, Jaber Al-Ali, Jahra, Sulaibikhat, Government Mall in Tahrir …

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Ex-MP vows grill carry-over on education

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Second Constituency candidate and former MP Ouda Al- Ruwaie has threatened to grill Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al- Essa on the alleged administrative violations in his ministry in case he remains in his post. In a press conference recently, Al-Ruwaie disclosed he does …

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Parliament polls reflect genuine identity of Kuwait’s democracy – Candidates invited to air manifestos on TV, radio

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Since the announcement of opening registration for the 2016 Parliament elections’ candidacy on Oct 19, Kuwaitis have been living, and enjoying, the true sense of democracy once again, with all eyes locked on the Nov 26 ballot. An observer can sense it almost everywhere and …

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Info ministry refers private channel to trial for violation – New law to regulate web-based publications

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Information referred on Sunday a private satellite channel to the general prosecution for breaching the law pertinent to announcement of result of consultative elections in one constituency. The ministry last July began implementing Law No. 8/2016 on regulating electronic media which was …

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